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by EricHaley
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

HR Paperstacks wrote:I was looking at their Facebook page and came across this photo of the view from the pool:
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So that’s how the Omaha skyline would look without the Woodmen Tower… :lol:
by EricHaley
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Hotel looks to be open according to the construction cam.
by EricHaley
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Hayneedle.com
Replies: 12
Views: 2392

Re: Hayneedle.com

Brad wrote:How many buildings do they have in Omaha, I always picture the one at 94th and West Dodge?


They have two in Omaha that I know of. The corporate headquarters at 94th & Dodge, and their call center at 13831 Chalco Valley Parkway. I only remember the address because it’s a palindrome.
by EricHaley
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Hayneedle.com
Replies: 12
Views: 2392

Re: Hayneedle.com

Looks like Hayneedle is moving to the Old Mill area. Wonder if they are moving or expanding? If they move that great big sign, the I680 frontage might be even better exposure than they already have. New Office: hayneedle.JPG It's kinda funny they're moving there... The building they're in now at 13...
by EricHaley
Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 355
Views: 7621

Re: Nebraska License Plates

The new Husker plates clearly didn’t go through any sort of real-world testing before going to production. The plates are nearly impossible to read from 20 feet out. Makes me wonder if they’ll end up eventually recalling the plates or updating the design…
by EricHaley
Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Blair High Road progress
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: Blair High Road progress

And they just had their ribbon cutting yesterday, the project is finally done. I ran into a friend last night who lives in Blair -- I said "it's done" He replied 'they but the ribbon but it isn't done yet' :shock: Same thing when they “but the ribbon” a few years back on the reconstructio...
by EricHaley
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)
Replies: 88
Views: 9254

Re: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)

I’ve got $20 on Lake Orozco
by EricHaley
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)
Replies: 88
Views: 9254

Re: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)

Lakey McLakeface?
by EricHaley
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Is it just me, or is the “o” of the Marriott sign (that’s visible the construction cam) out of alignment with the other letters? Looks like it’s too low and too far to the right.
by EricHaley
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 239
Views: 21599

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Okay, now I think I understand the tower crane delay… They're waiting for steel to go up to anchor it against.
by EricHaley
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1844
Views: 250360

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

From the World Herald: A short way southwest of Aksarben Village, the Centerline apartments are proposed for 70th and Oak Streets. Two five-story buildings will have 158 apartments, with rents ranging from an estimated $840 a month for the least expensive studio to $1,400 for the most expensive two...
by EricHaley
Wed Jun 07, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Aaaand the same letters are back up again…

According to the rendering, there will be a large red "M" logo above the lettering that's currently there. Looks like another sign will eventually be placed at the very top right corner of the hotel's east side.
by EricHaley
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Looks like they lost the M off the Marriot sign on the south side of the hotel last night. Must have been knocked off by the storm. If you're talking about M "icon" that would be above the Marriott text, it hasn't gone up yet. No, I'm talking about the letters that are currently up there....
by EricHaley
Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Looks like they lost the M off the Marriot sign on the south side of the hotel last night. Must have been knocked off by the storm.
by EricHaley
Sat May 27, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Think! Primary Care Building.
Replies: 198
Views: 21344

Re: Think! Primary Care Building.

According to the Omaha World Herald the founding CEO of Think is no longer with them. As I have said before I don't think Think II is happening. Not so fast my friend. Fergus was an eccentric character that had great sometimes grandiose ideas. Look for Rick Pane on being named the next CEO. Great g...
by EricHaley
Tue May 23, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 13
Views: 1020

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

Lincoln is actively replacing street lights with LEDs. The recently widened stretch of Old Cheney between 70th & 84th is entirely LED and it looks awesome!
by EricHaley
Mon May 15, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Maplewood Estates
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Maplewood Estates

Time to put the wheels back on...
by EricHaley
Mon May 15, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 577
Views: 62156

Re: Westroads Development

I was at Westroads Sunday. The area directly across from the food court where the retailers were pushed out has a sign up and it reads, "Eat Play Drink-Lounge" or "Shop Play Drink-Lounge." I can't remember the exact wording but it had some combo of 3 words then lounge. Kinda lik...
by EricHaley
Sat May 13, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Re: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...

Does anyone know what our current interchange rate is, and whether that means people commuting to Lincoln, from Lincoln, or a combination? I've commuted both to and from Lincoln, and I would welcome a combined Omaha-Lincoln CSA! The Wikipedia article on CSA also said "CSAs often represent regio...
by EricHaley
Tue May 09, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Zio's Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 1572

Re: Zio's Pizza

Pretty good pizza, but in my opinion, the only thing that's "New York style" is the price…
by EricHaley
Fri May 05, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: |expletive| Sushi - Benson
Replies: 12
Views: 795

Re: |expletive| Sushi - Benson

Coyote wrote:$hit $ushi has a ring to it... :banana:


$hitti Sushi

They could even have a challenge where you win something if you can say it three times fast…
by EricHaley
Mon May 01, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Spectrum internet (formerly Time Warner)
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Spectrum internet (formerly Time Warner)

It appears that Spectrum could care less if their customers are happy or not. I recently moved back to Lincoln, and the difference between TWC and Spectrum is night and day. TWC used to over a four or six tuner whole house DVR that was actually pretty decent. When Spectrum took over, they eliminated...
by EricHaley
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: South Sioux--New Hotel
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: South Sioux--New Hotel

This is not a new hotel, this is a rebranding and minor ($4 million) remodeling of the old Marina Inn hotel.
by EricHaley
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1925
Views: 266233

Re: Midtown Crossing

Ray's Original Buffalo Wings is also moving to MTC. They will replace Saints Pub + Patio. Restaurant serving Buffalo wings, beer to replace Saints Pub + Patio in Midtown Crossing A restaurant serving Buffalo wings and beer will open at Midtown Crossing this summer. Ray’s Original Buffalo Wings will ...
by EricHaley
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Looks like the construction elevator on the hotel is coming down this morning.
by EricHaley
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 635
Views: 53898

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

I thought I read that the parking garage was being demolished too. Is this no longer the case?
by EricHaley
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Andover Pointe Apartments (132 & Chandler Rd)
Replies: 16
Views: 1464

Re: Andover Pointe Apartments (132 & Chandler Rd)

The way these went up is very strange too. They'd have the first floor not even completely framed out and were already installing windows...
by EricHaley
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: NE 108th & Q
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: NW 108th & Q

That would be the northeast corner...
by EricHaley
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:24 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

From the World Herald article the other day: Parking garage: An eight-level, 505-stall structure connects to the district by two skywalks. Half the stalls will be public and the rest private. I didn't know the garage was going to be that tall...thought it was only going to be 4 stories. Any idea if...
by EricHaley
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 72nd & Ames (NW Corner)
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: 72nd & Ames (NW Corner)

From their fall 2015 newsletter: Blessing of the ground for the next independent living housing project at 7400 Military Avenue near Marian High School will be offered by Bishop Basil of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church of Wichita and Mid America on Saturday, August 15th at 2:30 p.m. The 24 ...
by EricHaley
Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Turner Park East
Replies: 77
Views: 6305

Re: Turner Park East

Shall we take a moment to remember that Paris, a city of 6-10 story buildings, has more than twice the density of New York? And Omaha's is like 4 times a lot of the cities we are trying to emulate (OKC, KC) I'll say again this project is GREAT (Along with the Children's hospital's new proposal) and...
by EricHaley
Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

It looks like both tower cranes are being taken down, not just the one for the apartments.
by EricHaley
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 72nd & Ames (NW Corner)
Replies: 3
Views: 472

72nd & Ames (NW Corner)

Does anybody know what's going in at the northwest corner of 72nd & Ames? They've been doing some grading over the past week or so.
by EricHaley
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Looks like they are about to put up another (orange) tower crane
by EricHaley
Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

They took off the counterweights, but then put them back on. Were they just making some adjustments, or did their plans to take the crane down somehow get cancelled/delayed? Is it too late for surprise bonus height like the Chrysler Building? That would sure be exciting (but I know it's not going t...
by EricHaley
Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Looks like the MCL tower crane is coming down today. Kinda wonder if the remaining buildings of the Capitol Development will need a tower crane, and if that one is simply being repositoned. They took off the counterweights, but then put them back on. Were they just making some adjustments, or did t...
by EricHaley
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: QT / Arby's on 72 and Hickory
Replies: 50
Views: 4023

Re: QT / Arby's on 72 and Hickory

I drove by about a week ago, and the Arby's had been demolished.
by EricHaley
Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Shadow Lake Towne Center (72nd and 370)
Replies: 317
Views: 76201

Re: Shadow Lake Towne Center (72nd and 370)

Just had a story on KETV that the Shadow Lake HyVee has new lights at the checkout lanes. Instead of On for Open and Off for Closed, they are Green if the lane is moving fast and yellow if the lane is moving slow. Seems awesome for two reasons. One is that it will show customers which lane is fast,...
by EricHaley
Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1133
Views: 125424

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

He blamed the delay on potential winter weather in the coming months.


:roll:
by EricHaley
Tue Nov 08, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

It was a joke people…

I'm not complaining. I was simply pointing out how it was scaled back quite a bit from what was originally presented. I'm happy enough with what we got.

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