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by bargainhunter
Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 151
Views: 21747

Re: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)

HR Paperstacks wrote:Another rendering.


I am wondering if the sky-walk that connect CHMS to NMH was left out of the rendering, or if they really are planning to remove it. CHMS currently still occupies space in north tower of NMH.
by bargainhunter
Thu Aug 04, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: T L C Coffee
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: T L C Coffee

Possibly the owners of the former Tazza on Valley View?
I also heard they were putting up a shop by the country club by Lake Manawa. They tore down the old ice cream shack and it is rumored that "Tazza" was putting up a store there.
by bargainhunter
Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: HDR Proposed Downtown Office
Replies: 500
Views: 35744

Re: HDR

To say that Methodist "kicked" them out isn't a fair statement. There were, something like, 3x's the number of Children's employees parking at NMH than Children's was paying for under their contract. There weren't enough spots left for NMH employees and NMC students to park at their own ca...
by bargainhunter
Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Regal Lanes
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: Regal Lanes

In Motion Bounce & Gymnastics will be relocating to the old home of Regal Lanes from their current location at MOTB.
by bargainhunter
Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Regal Lanes
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: Regal Lanes

You are thinking of Lightning Bowl. Regal doesn't/didn't have a stage. But here's news from Lightning Bowl too. That leaves 1 bowling alley in CB! From Lightning Bowl's FB page: Lightning Bowl May 19 at 3:43pm · I want to address the rumors on this bowling alley today. With a heavy heart we will not...
by bargainhunter
Tue May 31, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Regal Lanes
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Regal Lanes

Regal Lanes at 15 State St in CB (3 blocks east of the 100 Block) has closed and been sold.
by bargainhunter
Thu May 12, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 606
Views: 91114

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

Growing up in the Sioux City area, we had the "French Fry" art:
by bargainhunter
Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: HDR Proposed Downtown Office
Replies: 500
Views: 35744

Re: HDR

Awesome, those old buildings that no one really cared about prior to all of this are safe. Yeah, let's blame it on that and not the real reason which is HDR and OPA not getting exactly what they wanted. I would expect these types of comments in the OWH section but not here. Agree! I was shocked to ...
by bargainhunter
Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:07 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Sam & Louie's (Shoppes on Madison)
Replies: 47
Views: 9452

Re: Sam & Louie's (Shoppes on Madison)

thenewguy wrote:If they are one in the same, the restaurant may be called 712. Some folks i know are opening a restaurant, but had not yet announced the location as of a couple weeks ago. Likely just waiting for the lease agreement to go through

Yes we are talking about the same people, same restaurant.
by bargainhunter
Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Sam & Louie's (Shoppes on Madison)
Replies: 47
Views: 9452

Re: Sam & Louie's (Shoppes on Madison)

Pretty sure it is split. I'll look and see if I can see how many suites it is divided into. I cannot remember how far over PV used up when they were there.
by bargainhunter
Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Victory Grill
Replies: 5
Views: 1026

Re: Victory Grill

April 15, starting at 6:00 pm, is the Grand Opening of the Black Squirrel
by bargainhunter
Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Sam & Louie's (Shoppes on Madison)
Replies: 47
Views: 9452

Shoppes on Madison

Shoppes on Madison is getting a little revive: Eileen's Cookies is set to open mid-April where Puerto Vallarta was. I haven't looked close enough, but I think they split up the former space. A sub/wrap shop is rumored to be going in by Eileen's. Also rumored is a restaurant owned by already successf...
by bargainhunter
Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Methodist Hospital (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 11
Views: 2846

Re: Methodist Hospital (84th and Dodge)

Another shot
by bargainhunter
Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Methodist Hospital (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 11
Views: 2846

Re: Methodist Hospital (84th and Dodge)

Update from today
by bargainhunter
Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Think! Primary Care Building.
Replies: 199
Views: 23738

Re: Think! Primary Care Building.

Nope. Independent. Many of the doctors have privileges at those hospitals, and many were employed by those health systems, but not a collaboration of those doctors and health systems. So this "Think", are they an independent medical outfit? No affiliation with UNMC or CHI? I believe it is ...
by bargainhunter
Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:27 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Victory Grill
Replies: 5
Views: 1026

Re: Victory Grill

A couple of weeks ago, Nate and Andy, owners of Victory, opened another bar, Black Squirrel. This one is located on the 100 Block replacing the Fiddlin' Monkey. They have updated the interior and brightened it from the dark hole that was FM.
by bargainhunter
Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Council Bluffs Stadium Renovation
Replies: 7
Views: 1989

Ribbon Cutting Tonight, 3/31/16

Ribbon Cutting for Bob Nielsen Track at the Gale Wickersham Athletic Complex and Stadium
Thursday, March 31, 2016 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wilson Middle School
715 N. 21st Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
by bargainhunter
Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Veridian Credit Union - 21st and Broadway
Replies: 14
Views: 2017

Re: Veridian Credit Union - 21st and Broadway

My friend is the branch manager. Opening April 11.
by bargainhunter
Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2014 Memorial Park Concert Sponsored by Bank of the West
Replies: 17
Views: 1819

Re: Concert in Memorial Park 6-27-14

Does anyone know if we are allowed to bring lawn chairs & how early can we LEGALLY arrive @the park to claim a spot?  A complete list of what is & isn't allowed would be amazing, if anyone knows it.... Bringing relatives from outa-town & I'm climbing walls trying to get the information ...
by bargainhunter
Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2014 Memorial Park Concert Sponsored by Bank of the West
Replies: 17
Views: 1819

Re: 2014 Memorial Park Concert Sponsored by Bank of the West

I wish we could ride our bikes. The kids are too little still. Especially when it'll be dark and busy traffic when we are going to leave.
by bargainhunter
Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2014 Memorial Park Concert Sponsored by Bank of the West
Replies: 17
Views: 1819

Re: 2014 Memorial Park Concert Sponsored by Bank of the West

This will be the first time attending in the 8 years we have lived here. Excited about the lineup! What can we expect for traffic, parking, and crowds? Going over mid morning to put out a blanket. Are people respectful of this?
by bargainhunter
Wed May 14, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Next 2014 Forum Meet
Replies: 16
Views: 1075

Re: July 2014 Forum Meet

Summer is very busy, but would love to try to meet up. Family picnic or beer tour would be fine by me. Not a fan of doing the baseball game; it seems as though it would be hard to meet one another.
by bargainhunter
Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Grey Plume @ Midtown Crossing
Replies: 49
Views: 7404

Re: Grey Plume @ Midtown Crossing

The Grey Plume is adding "Grey Plume Provisions" set to open summer of 2014. From OWH "The new shop will sell the restaurant's coffee, charcuterie, jams, preserves and mustard, among other items. The shop will also sell the ceramic serving pieces used at the restaurant." Grey Plu...
by bargainhunter
Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Fish Fry 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 577

Re: Fish Fry 2014

Gonna check out Mary Our Queen this week.  I'll let you know! I heard they have the second longest line after Holy Name. Tried to go to MOQ last Friday. The line was out the door and wrapped through the whole church/school. We did not stay to eat. Our friends got in line right after 6:00 and didn't...
by bargainhunter
Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Anyone Scared Of Driving In Omaha?
Replies: 72
Views: 4692

Re: Is Anyone Scared Of Driving In Omaha?

Brad, you are absolutely 100% correct. Even pulling over to the right side of the road for anything other than an emergency is dangerous. I see people pull over to use the phone, check loads, etc on the right too and it is also dangerous. There is no reason to pull over on the left side, unless as y...
by bargainhunter
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 643
Views: 60873

Re: Storz Trophy Room Grill & Brewery (Rick's Boatyard)

We started there at noon the day of the beer week craft beer bus tour. We only had drinks, but we enjoyed it there. Our service started off excellent but slacked off as they go busier. Many of the staff seemed preoccupied gearing up for the day. I will grant them that they are not normally open then...
by bargainhunter
Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:33 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Fish Fry 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 577

Re: Fish Fry 2014

Gonna check out Mary Our Queen this week. I'll let you know!
by bargainhunter
Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: The Taco Ride
Replies: 59
Views: 12250

Re: The Taco Ride

I know someone in that commercial!
by bargainhunter
Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Brickway Brewery & Distillery (formerly Borgata)
Replies: 102
Views: 12475

Re: Borgata - New Downtown Brewery/Distillery

And demo for the existing tree?? That's too bad. Mature trees give such character to spaces.
by bargainhunter
Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: eOmahaForum's 10th Anniversary Meetup.
Replies: 109
Views: 4587

Re: eOmahaForum's 10th Anniversary Meetup.

Thanks for the update. See everyone Saturday night. We won't be able to meet up until 5:30.
by bargainhunter
Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)
Replies: 11
Views: 1054

Re: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)

I was so excited to finally make it to this place and was disappointed by a "too hipster for you" kind of attitude out of one of the female bartenders. There was a male bartender working that was warm, welcoming, and helpful. She was the complete opposite and left a bad vibe on the evening.
by bargainhunter
Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: eOmahaForum's 10th Anniversary Meetup.
Replies: 109
Views: 4587

Coyote wrote:
Brad wrote:As far as 2014.
Will Borgota be open by then?


Borgata's is a few weeks away from opening - provided they get that liquor license.


They got it!  It's Facebook official.
by bargainhunter
Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 135171

The IWCC "library" looks like a big study lounge with some computers and printers thrown in.  There is not a single book in the IWCC "library".  Its all digital, online.
by bargainhunter
Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Salty Dog Bar and Grill (CB)
Replies: 4
Views: 1162

Tonight they are working on Bacon wrapped char buff double dipped wings!! The Char Buff Double Dip are amazing, I can't even imagine these!!! https://scontent-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1463094_10151976863502976_1369613997_n.jpg I better not show those to my husband!  He loves their wings...a...
by bargainhunter
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: eOmahaForum's 10th Anniversary Meetup.
Replies: 109
Views: 4587

So, who's bringing the name tags for those of us that are internet strangers?
by bargainhunter
Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Mall of the Bluffs
Replies: 123
Views: 22208

Aunt Molly & Friends

http://www.auntmollyandfriends.com/amfpage2.htm

Aunt Molly and Friends.  
A children's TV show will be holding audtions and debuting its show on WOWT.

Auditions are being held at MOTB:  http://www.metromediaworldwide.com/auntmollyauditionform.htm
by bargainhunter
Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Big Mama's Kitchen And Catering
Replies: 16
Views: 1971

Went there a couple of years ago.  Unimpressed.  Terribly overpriced. Overpriced? You must eat at KFC too much. Unnecessary comment, but I'll indulge you.  I actually don't eat KFC at all.  I thought the prices were too high for what you got along with the bad atmosphere.  I like a good atmosphe...
by bargainhunter
Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Dixie Quicks (157 W. Broadway Downtown Council Bluffs)
Replies: 38
Views: 5288

That chalkboard was the one weird thing for me as well.  I don't mind walking over there and looking at the board, but it felt like I was bothering the tables around it.  Great food though! They have explained that the big reason for the chalkboard menu is that it is more sanitary than having to wi...
by bargainhunter
Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Bar Rescue in the Omaha Metro (possibly 3 bars)
Replies: 85
Views: 9444

Heard through the rumor mill that the third metro bar will be "O" Face bar in CB.

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