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by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Mike Riley on Eichthorst firing "I was flat out upset, I really enjoyed working with Shawn." :hammer: I thought you were trying to save your job, Mike! Riley is like "Old Yeller." They are going to lock him up in a pen and watch him for a few weeks and then they are going to sho...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area
Replies: 16
Views: 1476

Re: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Not that they'll be unsuccessful. I'm sure this'll earn them solid money



I'm not sure that they will be making a bunch of money at all! I am pretty sure the guy that sold them Pepperjax made a pretty profit!
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I suppose its too close to the start of the season for the new AD to fire coach Miles so we will have to wade through another horrible basketball season before he gets his long over due walking papers. By now even the cat knows that we are due for a big FROST :lol:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 534
Views: 91735

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

Social media is all atwitter (!) with rumors of Popeyes going in to the old Fazolis/old Pump & Pantry on 281/old KFC on 2nd St/or where Hardees is going... Additional rumors have Chipotle going into the same places. Stay tuned... :roll: :roll: :roll: The Popeyes here in Millard is in a former H...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Rose & Crown/Hyvee
Replies: 8
Views: 514

Re: Rose & Crown/Hyvee

Silverspoon wrote:That would be an odd place for a Hy-Vee...

I never understood why there really isnt any grocery stores downtown.


Too small of a place for a real Hy-Vee but they could stick one of those baby Hy-Vees in there.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)

There was an ice cream/burger place there for years. I stopped there for a cone or a malt a hundred times before I drove around the lake. Nobody in the car ever once said "Don't stop there I don't want a cone or a drink lets just drive around the lake." Ice cream treats and drives around ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)

There was an ice cream/burger place there for years. I stopped there for a cone or a malt a hundred times before I drove around the lake. Nobody in the car ever once said "Don't stop there I don't want a cone or a drink lets just drive around the lake." Ice cream treats and drives around t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I don't think Mike Riley is going to right this ship. But the coaching carousel hasn't worked for Nebraska, either. What if instead of firing Riley, we don't extend his contract (any more than it already has been), but make one addition to the contract. A $1 million bonus for every Top 10 recruitin...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The offensive woes we saw (4 turnovers and a handful of bad decisions by offensive players) seem entirely correctable over the next one or two games. (Just in time for Wisconsin.) Whats wrong with Tanner Lee can't be fixed in a couple of games. Tanner had a very bad day. After the Oregon game all t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The offensive woes we saw (4 turnovers and a handful of bad decisions by offensive players) seem entirely correctable over the next one or two games. (Just in time for Wisconsin.) Whats wrong with Tanner Lee can't be fixed in a couple of games. Tanner had a very bad day. After the Oregon game all t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 20
Views: 4278

Re: Shopko

I had lunch at the Pizza Ranch today at 84th Center and afterwards I walked into Shopco to see take a quick look around. The place was dead and I didn't buy anything. As I was walking around I came upon a clerk stocking the shelves with Christmas items. :roll: This place is pretty overpriced and I r...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Back to the upcoming game.. It looks like NU is currently favored by 14 1/2 over Northern Illinois (the line stared at 13).. Do the Huskers cover this week?... Ciao..LiO...Peace I'm going to say no!........One of these fake teams might even beat the Huskers straight up this year! It says in the pap...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6302

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

EricHaley wrote:
skinzfan23 wrote:Also, I am not sure where a good area to put a HyVee would be anyhow.


I agree completely.


Oh man this is an easy one...........20th to 25th & Cornhusker!......the place would be packed.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 958
Views: 94157

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

The worst part of this story is he didn't have to die. They say they have to do an animal autopsy to see why he died. That is pretty misleading. We already know why he died. He died because they killed him. Accidentally of course but the fact of the matter is he still would be around if they had not...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I got friends and relatives headed up to Oregon to see that game along with everyone else in Nebraska that needs a life and has a couple of dollars to blow! :lol: That was a joke mostly. :mrgreen: They ain't cancelling that game with tens of thousands of Nebraska Tourists on the way. Oregon is favor...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

As for Oregon next week... Oregon won impressively against Southern Utah 77-21, but one thing to look at : They didn't score a passing TD and only attempted 27 passes. I think Nebraska's defense would fare better against the run than the pass, although they basically got zero practice against the r...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Gas Prices
Replies: 741
Views: 58547

Re: Local Gas Prices

Those of us that don't do the corn gas have been paying around 2.35 for the past few months or more. Whats weird is the corn gas for years was at a standard rate of about 10 cents less then pure gas....then in the past year they changed the standard rate from 10 cents to 30 cents.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: A New BBQ Restaurant Coming?
Replies: 11
Views: 662

Re: A New BBQ Restaurant Coming?

Omaha Cowboy wrote:
NovakOmaha wrote:I miss Skeets. Is it still around? .


It is.. And their hot BBQ sauce remains one of my favorites...

Ciao..LiO...Peace


If I try to go down to Skeets tonight for some BBQ you people around here won't have to worry about me making these dumb posts anymore. :shock:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 163
Views: 2839

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Nebraska is favored in Vegas by 17 points. Nebraska should be a good bet. However...... considering that unbelievable swiss cheese of a defense that Nebraska had last year it is just not all that inconceivable that some garbage team like Arkansas State could score 25 or 30 points on them. Then Nebra...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5980

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

The article said they are looking at an "unspecified acquisition" a "big merger." I have no clue what insurance company they are looking at but I will guess Physicians Mutual. That would be interesting in as much as PMut. moved into the old Northern Natural Gas HQ that was suppo...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Mayweather vs McGregor
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Mayweather vs McGregor

I'm rooting for Mayweather big time. I hope he knocks McGregor out in the first round. I know boxing can be fake and rigged but that UFC nonsense has got to be 10 times more fake. Those UFC dorks need to be taught a lesson. :yes:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: WEST COAST wins $1.25 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga
Replies: 0
Views: 61

WEST COAST wins $1.25 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga

What a trip it was to get home late this afternoon (4:30pm) and flip on the TV to catch the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Springs. West Coast was one of the favorites and was owned by Omaha's Gary and Mary West former owners of West Marketing who sold out for 4 or 5 billion. Good name for the horse don...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5980

Re: Mutual of Omaha Business News

The article said they are looking at an "unspecified acquisition" a "big merger." I have no clue what insurance company they are looking at but I will guess Physicians Mutual.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Millard Family Hospital
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Millard Family Hospital

Wonder if its going to be one of those stand alone Emergency Rooms that people think are an "express care", but when they get the bill, the realized they charge ER prices? I have seen several stories about places like that on the national news. Mike McKnight, WOWT's veteran dumpster diver...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses
Replies: 100
Views: 4061

Re: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses

Watching the start of the coverage on national TV tonight and they show an outside view of the arena. PINNACLE BAN ARENA. The "K" is not working and its on national TV no less. Tisk Tisk Tisk. :no:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Alternatives Analysis
Replies: 340
Views: 26000

Re: Omaha Alternatives Analysis

I might as well say the obvious here. Who is the dufus that decided the buses would need to be so big! Why not start with little baby buses first and then move to bigger buses if you need them ........which you never will! Thanks Mayor Stothert for lying to the taxpayers about repealing the restaura...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Millard Family Hospital
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Millard Family Hospital

That gas station was called Smacks. I must of spent $30,000 and then some in there over the years. Back in the 90s that place was actually the cats meow. They made a fortune off that place.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Huskers get a local commit for 2018: http://www.omaha.com/neprepzone/recruiting/boys-basketball/platteview-big-man-brady-heiman-doesn-t-shy-away-from/article_40a373d2-7cb6-11e7-82eb-0bea119a29d6.html He is going to need at least a redshirt year to get big ten ready physically but has a lot of poten...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Sears
Replies: 57
Views: 2183

Re: Sears

Amazon the great almost seems like more fake news dont it? If everybody is buying half their stuff from Amazon then how come I don't see the UPS stopping at every other house as it goes down the street? I don't buy nothing from Amazon nor does almost everyone I know. On the other hand every woman I ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Don & Millie's
Replies: 12
Views: 853

Re: Don & Millie's

I went to the Don & Millies on Saddle Creek & Farnam today for lunch and there was a 70 year old man in there in a mini skirt with a brown wig on. Its going to take awhile to get that fright mare out of my head.............. :cry:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Shadow Lake Towne Center (72nd and 370)
Replies: 333
Views: 77667

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

I would tend to disagree. If you are basing it on having the development full and healthy as a whole, it's not been nearly as successful as other developments in the city. If we are trying to determine who the "winners" are, I'd say Westroads, Village Point, Gretna Outlets, and AkSarBen V...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Shadow Lake Towne Center (72nd and 370)
Replies: 333
Views: 77667

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

The folks that created and developed the Shadow Lake shopping area clearly cooked up a winner. Sure they have got some empty bays and lots, but times are tough. I have been in just about every Hy-Vee in town and the one at Shadow Lake looks like the biggest of them all and it is always packed. The T...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 144th and Giles... dirt moving? what's being built here?
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: 144th and Giles... dirt moving? what's being built here?

I'm so glad to hear it's a car dealership! I've been watching that dirt being moved around. That 144th & Giles intersection has remained unchanged since I lived as a child in the adjacent subdivision, starting in 1980. FINALLY it's changing. It's good to see. I always wonder what's going to be ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)
Replies: 106
Views: 10819

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

Sorry, that the name of the first Native American Woman doctor in the United States isn't good enough for Omaha. Oh Omaha, I wonder where that name came from? If you read the whole article, it was noted that there is already a school and a park named for her here in Omaha. This is a pissing contest...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 307
Views: 33732

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Not long ago the World-Herald completely dropped their TV listings from all daily editions of the newspaper. You either had to buy a copy of the Sunday paper or you were S.O.L. For the entire week. Apparently enough people complained that they have brought the TV listings back, but they are buried ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 307
Views: 33732

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Not long ago the World-Herald completely dropped their TV listings from all daily editions of the newspaper. You either had to buy a copy of the Sunday paper or you were S.O.L. For the entire week. Apparently enough people complained that they have brought the TV listings back, but they are buried ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Blaze Pizza
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: Blaze Pizza

I think the Capital district could use something like this. I think your plan is a sure fire way to lose a quarter million dollars real quick. Their web site says it cost 30,000 for a franchise and you have to commit to buying at least 3. The Capital district is going to be high rent. I don't see i...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 307
Views: 33732

Re: The Omaha World Herald

I still prefer to read physical newspapers. I can go through one more efficiently, I don't have to interact with a glowing screen, no auto play videos, no popover ads. The experience is more enjoyable in my opinion. Everything you said there is 100% correct. Reading the physical paper is 10 times m...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 307
Views: 33732

Re: The Omaha World Herald

The World Herald posted this weekend that they are now going to make the paper an inch shorter starting next week. About a month ago they said they were not publishing the TV Guide no more to save paper. This is getting ugly. If they cut that paper back too much more its going to be the size of a co...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Cicadas
Replies: 15
Views: 1194

Re: Cicadas

The cat killed about 6 or 7 Cicadas in the last week. He ate about half of them too. It looks like those Cicadas are what he considers to be a pretty tasty bug. The problem the past week was the Japanese Beetles. Thousands of them flew in. They attacked my broccoli plants Thursday like Pearl Harbor....

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