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by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 70
Views: 8080

Re: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)

it's as simple as not patronizing the business(es). If only it was that simple. If we don't like what we see going on there then we should just look the other way and mind our own business and everything will be just hunky dory. Sorry I forgot we were not supposed to expect a business to pay its ow...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 70
Views: 8080

Re: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)

Opened up the door to allow developers to use it. The positive with occupation taxes are that they are a use tax so if you don't want to pay it you don't have to. First they stick it to the restaurants and their patrons for a bogus baseball park down town. Now they are going to stick it to the rest...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

jessep28 wrote:I'll feel bad for Frost if he has too many 3 loss seasons, and the fan base starts treating him like garbage again like they did in the 90's.


He will be making 5 million a year while guys like us will be lucky to make 5 million in our entire careers :lol: Feel sorry for us!
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Scotty Frost is coming to Nebraska. Even that ding bat the Long Island Medium could get that one right. By high noon next Saturday Mike Riley will have been fired! Penn State is favored by 26 1/2 points this afternoon and they will NOT cover the points. Penn State 44 Nebraska 20 I thought you said ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Nebraska, Scott Frost reportedly ‘close’ to deal Nebraska is “close” to a seven-year, $35 million agreement with Frost, per Lars Anderson of Bleacher Report. image.jpeg I'm staying away from speculation. Although I think Scott Frost is a highly viable option, there won't be an announcement until af...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 29
Views: 1141

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Just watched the first away game tonight on Fox Sports 1. Nebraska was never competitive from start to finish. St johns 79 Nebraska 56. I say Nebraska will be lucky if they win 10 games the entire year.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Ponca Tribe Casino -- Carter Lake
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Re: Ponca Tribe Casino -- Carter Lake

The problem is that the casinos in Iowa are not doing good right now. They look dead to me compared to when they opened. This new casino in Omaha may be walking into a dead market. Other then that little problem they could make millions.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Stove Top Stuffing Thanksgiving Dinner Pants -- $19.98 -- oops SOLD OUT
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: Stove Top Stuffing Thanksgiving Dinner Pants -- $19.98 -- oops SOLD OUT

The best joke about Stove Top Dressing is the truth which is that half the people in the country will be eating it for Thanksgiving and liking it. Are you sure that’s not FAKE NEWS?!?!?!? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: I'm sure its not Fake News. I know some of those people. They also luv that Heinz gravy...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Stove Top Stuffing Thanksgiving Dinner Pants -- $19.98 -- oops SOLD OUT
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: Stove Top Stuffing Thanksgiving Dinner Pants -- $19.98 -- oops SOLD OUT

The best joke about Stove Top Dressing is the truth which is that half the people in the country will be eating it for Thanksgiving and liking it.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Even getting rid of the current coach simply piles more money on the contract payouts that they have accumulated over the past 15 years. Time to solemnly pledge that on pain of losing their jobs, they will not sign any more silly contracts like the extension with the current coach. The local versio...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 462

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Can you imagine what it would be like in Lincoln that night if that actually happened for real? It’d be pretty busy in the Haymarket, I know that. Bars would be PACKED . The whole state of Nebraska would be in nonstop party mode all night long. As for Memorial Stadium, I don’t think anybody would w...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Menards (Stony Brook)
Replies: 38
Views: 2242

Re: Menards (Stony Brook)

Silverspoon wrote:I predict that the next business to move into the old K-mart location will be Spirit Halloween.


I was told that they will not lease for less then 2 years and they prefer at least a 3 year lease.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Menards (Stony Brook)
Replies: 38
Views: 2242

Re: Menards (Stony Brook)

Coyote wrote:Also has a good meat dept.


Seriously :what:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Menards (Stony Brook)
Replies: 38
Views: 2242

Re: Menards (Stony Brook)

Supersaver is a slum. Nobody in their right mind goes there instead of Hy-Vee next door. Back in the 80's when I lived in Benson it was always a good idea to avoid the No Frills on 80th & Blondo unless you liked shopping with every weirdo and scrounge in that end of town. Now I live in Millard a...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Annexation
Replies: 50
Views: 3068

Re: 2017 Annexation

Redlining did indeed affect some white neighborhoods, but it overwhelming affected black neighborhoods.That's the one instance you get partial credit for. White families at least were able to secure federally subsidized housing loans that were not available to black people, move into neighborhoods ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Coach Riley has been moved up to #3 on the website http://coacheshotseat.com/ The bad news is they say..... " Scott Frost will or already has gotten around a $6M a year + 5 years offer from Nebraska which if Frost turns down will lead the folks in Lincoln to offering their head coaching job to ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 394
Views: 10592

Re: Nebraska License Plates

It said in the paper today that a set of mountain lion plates cost only 10 bucks more then regular ones. We would all get the Mt Lion plates if we knew it was only 10 bucks more. Of course I think Mountain Lion conservation is stupid. There is that. I thank the people that preceded us in days of old...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1493

Re: Toast

This isn't a done deal. The OWH said the company is considering Omaha. They sound like a salesman using the "assumptive close" prematurely. Some of the biggest risks of using the assumptive close too soon are that it can spook the prospect or make them feel uncomfortable thus causing them...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Tanner Lee's so called promising future in Professional Football is over. Tanner Lee will no more ever play a down in pro ball then Tommy Armstrong or Tony Martinez did. All 3 of these quarterbacks are a huge reason for Nebraska's demise. Scott Frost needs to find a replacement for Tanner Lee or hes...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1876
Views: 153473

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

This streetcar study that they speak of is what is known as a "FAKE STUDY." .............. I guess you could sort of look at the FAKE STUDY as the illegitimate child of FAKE NEWS.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1604

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

Unfortunately I cannot see them going anyplace other than a free standing building. Something like the Olive Garden on Dodge. That eliminates the downtown area right away. Need a big lot with parking. If they come I bet they end up way out west on Maple, Dodge, or Center. Basically all of their loc...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Purdue is favored by 6 points Saturday night. Nebraska may not win another game this season.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: "Daytime" population shifts
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: "Daytime" population shifts

La Vista loosing 1000 during the day is way off. They easily have 1000 people a day coming in to work at Pay Pal alone. They got enough big employers to bring in 5000 people a day and then some.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 602
Views: 88849

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

iamjacobm wrote:
Clearly I was wrong about the pavilion. The finishes they used didn't make it look like an end product from 480.



No you were right the first time! The thing does look rough. It is better then nothing though.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 10
Views: 1301

Re: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold

I went to the neighborhood meeting hosted by NP Dodge last night. This development will be called Arbor Woods. A site plan and couple of renderings are available on their new website, http://www.arborwoodsomaha.com . Here's the basics: 37 single family home lots. 2 different sizes/price points. Sta...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 204th & Pacific Retail
Replies: 32
Views: 4468

Re: 204th & Pacific Retail

nebugeater wrote:

Over under ----- 18 months?



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I'm going to go with the overs. I was thinking the strip mall gets them to agree to a 2yr minimum lease....... so they will stick it out at least that long.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 204th & Pacific Retail
Replies: 32
Views: 4468

Re: 204th & Pacific Retail

I clicked on that link to see how much a franchise cost. It looks like you can buy a franchise for about 25,000. That is cheap. You also must give them 5% a month of gross sales forever and another 1 1/2% forever for advertising. The ad says they can get you up and running in 60 days. You fly to New...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 104
Views: 11137

Re: Tenth Street Market

This is something I don't understand about Omaha and didn't even know much about til we moved to Detroit. We had been to KC's River Market before but I thought it was kind of a letdown. It was ok but rather small. In the Detroit Metro there are what locals call Fruit Markets. Randazzo's, Wesborn, o...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: New Perkins
Replies: 14
Views: 699

Re: New Perkins

I remember Perkins being really bad. Horrible food and worse service. Ill give it a try again when it opens and give you guys my review. The restaurant is a franchise, so it could be a different operator than the one who ran the Omaha area stores which all closed down. Exactly, Coyote and I go to a...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2017 Eclipse
Replies: 21
Views: 1066

Re: 2017 Eclipse

Pretty interesting numbers: http://journalstar.com/news/local/more-than-k-travelers-watched-eclipse-in-nebraska-tourism-officials/article_fed75493-4cbb-5cd5-b3cf-484f5d3b29c8.html?utm_content=bufferc2c1a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=LEEDCC My honest first thoug...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: College Baseball HOF
Replies: 30
Views: 1224

Re: College Baseball HOF

Would love to see a streetcar implemented to go past the new museum as well! Sounds like a winner to me :roll: For an exta $25,000 added on to his consultation fee I'm sure that Creighton's world famous economic professor Ernie Goss will gladly profess that the new College Baseball Hall of Fame alo...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Don't Pet the Pony!
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Don't Pet the Pony!

A woman in La Vista says she is allergic to dogs so she could not get a Comfort Dog. Instead she has a Comfort Horse that she takes into restaurants and stores. She has a rule we all need to know ........ don't pet the pony. Channel 3 did this story- http://www.wowt.com/content/news/Flirty-the-minia...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Thanksgiving weekend coach Riley will be given a pirates chest full of loot and a 1 way ticket back to Oregon. Until then he has a beating to take........Ohio State 71 Nebraska 24
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: College Baseball HOF
Replies: 30
Views: 1224

Re: College Baseball HOF

Stop going out to eat and you don't have to pay thousands and thousands of dollars on the restaurant tax......or you could move. Stop acting like you're forced when you are not. Stop supporting the discrimination of restaurant patrons in Omaha. Restaurant Patrons Lives Matter. We were not put here ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: College Baseball HOF
Replies: 30
Views: 1224

Re: College Baseball HOF

The National College Baseball Hall of Fame is operated by the College Baseball Foundation which has already raise $7m of the projected $13m cost for the new museum. There is no taxpayer money going into this project and I would expect the Foundation would also take care of the operating costs. Than...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: College Baseball HOF
Replies: 30
Views: 1224

Re: College Baseball HOF

Who said anything about the taxpayers building it? I did!...... In the real world there is no way that museum can exist without people like me being FORCED to pay for it. That is how it was and is for the baseball stadium and that is how it will be for the museum. Please explain how a baseball stad...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 331
Views: 35042

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Another complaint about the OWH. Today they listed a story saying Rep Bacon will hold a town hall on Monday night but didn't give a date. Is it October 16? Or did they publish the article today when the event was held yesterday? I didn't see an announcement regarding the turn hall on the Congressma...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Frankly, I am going to stop worrying about Husker football as I have to think that football is about 20 years from done as a serious competitive sport due to the head trauma data that the Huskers themselves are coming up with in their research lab. The game of football is salvageable. We can play m...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: College Baseball HOF
Replies: 30
Views: 1224

Re: College Baseball HOF

NO! I repeat NO! Again NO!!............It would not be a great idea to put a college baseball museum next to a baseball stadium that sits empty 11 months of the year. :what: That baseball stadium is one of the reasons it costs us all a half dollar or two every single time we go out to eat. Now they ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 7527

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

jessep28 wrote:Nebraska fans want instant results, not an up and coming project coach. Some big $$$ guy will get hired before Frost.


Scott Frost is going to "Make Nebraska Great Again"...........You can't stop the train now its left the station and its headed here 200 miles an hour....

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