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by Fort Calhoun
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: DISCUSSION: Werner Park - Sarpy County/Royals Stadium
Replies: 1544
Views: 99425

Re: DISCUSSION: Werner Park - Sarpy County/Royals Stadium

Average attendance at Werner Park is approximately 600 per game higher for the Royals-Storm Chasers than it was at Rosenblatt. Excluding the final season at Rosenblatt (which was inflated because many people attended "one last time") the Royals averaged 4,909 per game for five seasons betw...
by Fort Calhoun
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: DISCUSSION: Werner Park - Sarpy County/Royals Stadium
Replies: 1544
Views: 99425

Re: DISCUSSION: Sarpy County/Royals Stadium

My major complaint with TD Ameritrade Park is its circular configuration of the stadium which creates too much space between the stands first and third base. As a result the people in the seats in this area are not very close to the field. This was how stadiums were designed in the "cookie-cutt...
by Fort Calhoun
Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 83
Views: 2837

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

The plan I heard was to swing east on the Storz Expressway to 16th Street and then turn north. A new bridge would be built and then a new road in Iowa that would connect with 680 at the current exit east of the Mormon Bridge.
by Fort Calhoun
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 105
Views: 3085

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17

The Chicago Tribune today (March 23rd) ranks the Big Ten basketball coaching jobs, from best to worst. It ranks Indiana as the best place to coach. Nebraska is 13th primarily because there are few big-time recruits in the area. Th only job ranking worse is Penn State
by Fort Calhoun
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Grace University
Replies: 29
Views: 3910

Re: Grace University

It is not surprising if Grace wants to sell their campus and relocate to the Dana campus. Grace has serious financial problems as enrollment dropped in recent years. President David Barnes resigned in April, the college listed lots for sale in May at a combined price of $2 million, and one month lat...
by Fort Calhoun
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2551
Views: 246049

Re: Official: Capitol District

I volunteer at the Durham. During the fall we had two "Mystery Tour" groups (the groups that sign up for tours without knowing where they are going) from Albuquerque. When I spoke to people from these groups they were very impressed with downtown Omaha. They liked how the city has preserve...
by Fort Calhoun
Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Omaha NBADL?
Replies: 23
Views: 1286

Re: Omaha NBADL?

According to Our Sports Central the Denver Nuggets are looking at Omaha as a possible location for a D-league team. They have not decided whether they want to own the team or use the "hybrid affiliate" in which the Nuggets would run the basketball operations but local ownership would run t...

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