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by choke
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 612
Views: 70934

Re: Westroads Development

I miss the Westroads Gizmo’s AND the Gizmo’s in the Old Market.. I became a true Karate Champ master at the Old Market location... Ciao..LiO...Peace I forgot about the Gizmo's downtown. Oh, man, we'd have quarters/tokens lined across the bottom of the monitor on the arcade games. Karate Champ and P...
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Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 29
Views: 858

Re: 2018 Nebraska Elections

Pete Ricketts is going to win easily. Hes on "Team Republican" and hes got millions. He can't be beat. There is not even a sliver of a chance that Ricketts would not get re-elected. You're right. Ricketts is going to keep making budget cuts to our beloved university system to where everyo...
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Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Kum & Go Business News
Replies: 80
Views: 8886

Re: Kum & Go Business News

which would allow the holder to fill a container, commonly referred to as growlers, up to 32 ounces for consumption off the licensed premises. I thought Growlers were 64 ounces? Kum and Go testified today for LB632. Said they would start selling growlers in Nebraska only if Nebraska raised Growler ...
by choke
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 29
Views: 858

Re: 2018 Nebraska Elections

Pete Ricketts is going to win easily. Hes on "Team Republican" and hes got millions. He can't be beat. There is not even a sliver of a chance that Ricketts would not get re-elected. You're right. Ricketts is going to keep making budget cuts to our beloved university system to where everyo...
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Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 34
Views: 1411

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

Fridays game against North Dakota moved up to 6:30 start. It's a whiteout. All fans in attendance will receive free shirts. They look pretty cool. I was told, Friday is nearly sold out, Saturday is completely sold out How many will be UND fans versus UNO fans? Their fans do like to travel. We had t...
by choke
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5587

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

NU does it again. And I don't think Roby even scored a point in this one. Nice to see them sweep Wisky, even if Wisky is horrible this season.
by choke
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Ponca Hills
Replies: 7
Views: 977

Re: Ponca Hills

Parcel ID #: 0238360009 GREEN SHOE INVESTMENTS LLC 1006 S SADDLE CREEK RD OMAHA NE 68106 May be Forest Green Lawn Care since their current address is "1006 S SADDLE CREEK RD" This is going to be Robert's Nursery. He built a house in the area about 5 years ago. Looks like he is moving his ...
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Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: XFL
Replies: 16
Views: 513

Re: XFL

Vince McMahon has announced that he is bringing back the XFL football league in 2020 with 8 new teams in large and medium size cities. Whats the Chances Omaha scores a team and or do we want one? From what I understand it is Des Moines' turn. And why not? DSM has minor league basketball, baseball a...
by choke
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 486

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

This will be a great project, assuming it happens. It's a good fit near the Old Market and will add more life to the area 24/7, even though it's sad to see yet more office space disappear from downtown. Glad to see APMA is the Architect too. That is too bad about the office space. The article notes...
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Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Multisports Complex
Replies: 207
Views: 18512

Re: Nebraska Multisports Complex

So we went from breaking dirt soon to were hoping to raise more money this year. Did I get that right or did I miss something. This project is chuck full of obvious Fake News mixed in with a strong lack of Transparency. Looks to smucks like me like the patient went FUBAR but still had enough pulse ...
by choke
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Business
Topic: LEGO lighting product straight out of Omaha
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Re: LEGO lighting product straight out of Omaha

I thought I'd share our business with everyone on the eOmaha Forum - i-Brix, the first wirelessly powered lighting product for LEGO, has been a work in progress right here in Omaha for about 5 years. We had a successful funding campaign on Kickstarter this past summer and should have product shippi...
by choke
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 51
Views: 3823

Re: New Kiewit HQ

It's gonna be a whopping 5-stories in height. That's as high as the new water slide going in at Fun Plex
by choke
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 51
Views: 3823

Re: New Kiewit HQ

So this is where it is going?
by choke
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1090
Views: 115491

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Per Channel 6 WOWT News:

Omaha Airport Authority announced Tuesday that Delta will be adding two daily departure flights from Omaha to LaGuardia in July.


http://www.wowt.com/content/news/Delta-to-offer-Omaha-to-LaGuardia-Airport-flights-beginning-in-July-463728233.html
by choke
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Double Tree (72 and I 80)
Replies: 36
Views: 3461

Re: Double Tree (72 and I 80)

swinquest wrote:I drove by this place yesterday and saw all signs of DoubleTree removed....and is no longer found on the Hilton app.

Anyone know what happened? I could not find anything.


I just drove by it also and noticed all of the lettering was off the hotel. I called and they said they are a Holiday Inn now.
by choke
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha
Replies: 9
Views: 715

Re: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha

It's gonna pass. And corporations will probably choose the Coasts before coming to the Midwest. And then NAFTA also. Seems a lot of initiatives are geared toward the Coasts. The administration even gave in on immigration regarding the west and east cost needing skilled employees. Seems the Midwest i...
by choke
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Replies: 43
Views: 6806

Re: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Per Barbara Soderlin / World-Herald staff writer: In 'brutally tough' decision, Omaha chamber's senior VP for economic development resigns for Denver job https://shenandoah-medical-center---agfa-dr-400---2109-fewrmsvxfb.app02-v01.logmein.com/main.html Probably wanted to say close to the people cont...
by choke
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Replies: 43
Views: 6806

Re: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Per Barbara Soderlin / World-Herald staff writer: In 'brutally tough' decision, Omaha chamber's senior VP for economic development resigns for Denver job http://www.omaha.com/money/in-brutally-tough-decision-omaha-chamber-s-senior-vp-for/article_94f7ca82-d51c-11e7-94fc-27da888a72ed.html
by choke
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: King Fong and Sweets of Eden Building.
Replies: 28
Views: 4751

Re: King Fong and Sweets of Eden Building.

Per Micah Mertes / World-Herald staff writer: Alexander Payne is moving home to Omaha, where part of his latest film, ‘Downsizing,’ is set http://www.omaha.com/living/alexander-payne-is-moving-home-to-omaha-where-part-of/article_a5751f92-1f3b-590b-83d0-3703a0c7f85a.html And it’s true I do own the bu...
by choke
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter
Replies: 33
Views: 1170

Re: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter

Record number of attendees for Curling Olympic Trials USA Curling CEO Rick Patzke said this is the largest crowd that the USA Curling Teams has seen at an event like this, with attendee numbers reaching into the thousands. That would include myself. I didn't know what to expect but the players were...
by choke
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 136444

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

MTO wrote:Some guy is serving crossroads.


What is he serving? Pina Coladas?
by choke
Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7991

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Stothert mentioned on the KIOS (NPR) Noon Forum today that ConAgra is still planning on developing the ConAgra Campus. She said that ConAgra does own all of the land down there now but there was some snags with the previous developer. She said ConAgra still intends to move forward with redevelopment...
by choke
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 136444

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

On the Noon Forum on NPR, the mayor hinted that there may be a potential buyer for Crossroads and she is more optimistic than ever that Crossroads is going to move forward. I think everyone saw this coming. You can hear her "Vision for Omaha" at the Noon Forum here: http://kios.org/program...
by choke
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls - Macy's
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Sioux Falls - Macy's

Didn't know Sioux Falls had a Macy's. Hoppin city up here in SD.
by choke
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: I680/HWY133 interchange
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Busguy2010 wrote:What's going to happen? Are we talking a flyover from NB 680 to NB 133?


They are just expanding I-680 in both directions to three lanes between Fort and the Irvington exit.
by choke
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: I680/HWY133 interchange
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Hopeful someone has some information. I saw in one of the links on here about widening I680 that the interchange at Blair High was being re-done. I cant seem to find any information about that project. It would be great as HWY133 is backed up daily at the intersection. Anyone with info to share? Th...
by choke
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1758

Re: Toast

Not a done deal but at least spokesperson acknowledges that Toast will open an office in Omaha:

http://www.omaha.com/money/restaurant-tech-company-toast-of-boston-to-open-omaha-office/article_898547ca-c55d-11e7-9a24-bff9a6f42c97.html
by choke
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1758

Re: Toast

Don't want to get my hopes up until something official comes out, but seems like a lot of smoke to this. The more I read about Omaha's role, the more it makes sense. It sounds like it is basically the same thing that Omaha is doing for First Data. Except, First Data is a little more entrenched in t...
by choke
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1758

Re: Toast

I have heard Con Agra is the likely landing spot. A couple conversations/rehabs are on the short list as well. This is getting good. Exactly a shot in the arm the Downtown Core needs.. A very significant and exciting devlopment for downtown Omaha :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace If Toast can find the ...
by choke
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1939
Views: 160687

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

New website for Omaha backers of the streetcar proposal:


https://modernstreetcaradvocates.org/
by choke
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 2013

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

The trainer I have for my class in South Carolina lives in Chicago. He says he can make better pizza at home than what Giordano's can offer.
by choke
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Center Aloft
Replies: 31
Views: 3231

Re: The Center Aloft

Staying at an Aloft this week in Greenville, SC. Nice concept. I'd stay again.
by choke
Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Kozal's Ponca Business Park (30th & I-680)
Replies: 6
Views: 449

Re: Kozal's Ponca Business Park (30th & I-680)

Would you settle for Kozal's Ponca Business Park Final plat approval tomorrow at the Planning Board... "Lot 1 consists of 3.08 acres which we believe would be an excellent site for a full service convenience store, it could be sized to fit an end users purposes. Lot 2 will be a storage facilit...
by choke
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)
Replies: 151
Views: 18381

Re: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)

Planning for the bridge over Highway 75 has begun and should start getting built this month.


http://www.creighton.edu/publicrelations/newscenter/news/2017/october2017/october22017/pedxbridgenr100217/
by choke
Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attitude about your state
Replies: 17
Views: 865

Re: Attitude about your state

I'd be willing to bet that most folks here don't and haven't ever given Nebraska a second thought unless the Huskers were playing Michigan or Michigan State. They just don't care. And vice versa. Why should I think about Detroit or Chicago? I don't; I have other things to do. I occasionally go to t...
by choke
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toyota looking to build new US plant
Replies: 27
Views: 1449

Re: Toyota looking to build new US plant

Was listening to a piece on NPR about globalization and they were interviewing a guy in Greenville, SC. They guy said the largest BMW plant in the world came down to Greenville, SC and Omaha, NE. I guess we know where that got built. But that was something I didn't know.
by choke
Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Tesla Service Center
Replies: 55
Views: 6081

Re: Tesla Service Center

Tesla building Supercharger station in Sioux Fall http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2017/07/26/tesla-building-supercharger-station-sioux-falls/514803001/ Looks like Sioux City is getting one and Des Moines area a second one and another by Shelby IA but no new ones around Omaha ...
by choke
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 136444

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

One thing I will miss about Crossroads when it is bulldozed is that tall arch of smokey/bronze glass on the old Dillards store. I love seeing that from 90th & Dodge. I wish they would take those panes, and put them on Oak View's Dillard store (Which to this day, still confuses me, why there are...
by choke
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 136444

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

One thing I will miss about Crossroads when it is bulldozed is that tall arch of smokey/bronze glass on the old Dillards store. I love seeing that from 90th & Dodge. I wish they would take those panes, and put them on Oak View's Dillard store (Which to this day, still confuses me, why there are...
by choke
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 136444

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Crossroads Part II: The Complete Boondoggle: Per Roseann Moring / World-Herald staff writer: New plan for Crossroads Mall calls for more city incentives, which Stothert says she didn't agree to http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/new-plan-for-crossroads-mall-calls-for-more-city-incentives/article_fe3db...

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