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by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

WARNING When I clicked on the link in the previous post I ended up locking my computer up with Malware after I clicked on the document.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 365
Views: 37755

Re: The Omaha World Herald

by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 610
Views: 70817

Re: Westroads Development

Greg S wrote:I miss Gizmo's.
Greg


I won the Silver Medal in the Gizmos 1980 Winter arcade Olympics :o I trained hard for those Olympics er I mean I went to Gizmos way way too much!
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 706
Views: 66963

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

I agree, keeping the library there is a dumb idea. This is too valuable a location for a downtown library that no one visits except the homeless. Des Moines has the same library concept adjacent their downtown "mall." Omaha can surely do better. I have went to the downtown Library dozens ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 365
Views: 37755

Re: The Omaha World Herald

I find the collapse of the newspaper industry very troubling. They can blame it on the internet, kind of like the old school restaurants blamed the casinos or the retailers blame amazon, but I really think its much deeper than that. We are in a day and age where more people care about who the Karda...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 365
Views: 37755

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Behind this latest article is the truth which is The World Herald is close to being out of business. Fact is they already are out of business they just have not admitted it yet. Open question: Is Uncle Warren going to ride this into the ground like Slim Pickens in Strangelove or bundle his media an...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 706
Views: 66963

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

How is keeping the library there a part of 'revitalizing'? Its revitalizing the wheeler dealers and their politician buddies pockets with more cash. Thats the only revitalizing they really care about. Ask Hal Daub how that works he wrote a book on it. If they can tear the current library down and b...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 365
Views: 37755

Re: The Omaha World Herald

The newspaper laid off a several staff members, and is making changes to the printed edition to account for the shift towards online consumption Thats a bunch of nonsense. One of the main reasons they are losing print consumption is because todays entitlement society is stealing it off the net. We ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 55
Views: 3556

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Silverspoon wrote:Godfathers is absolutely terrible! I hear about ppl who used to live here and moved away that come back to visit and make it a mission to get Godfathers before they leave and I dont get why.


Godfathers is terrible and gas station pizzas are good.........does not compute :?:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Oh man....our worst fears have come to fruition...its halftime and Nebraska only has 25 points. What a offensive breakdown this is. Its Palmer who is stinking the place up for the past 2 games. Without Palmer Nebraska does not know where to go for offense. Indiana at the half looks like they are goi...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 706
Views: 66963

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

First time poster, long time reader. What do you think are the odds that Hy-Vee agrees to build here? I've heard that their in-store restaurant concept has been losing them major money and that they have been looking to expand more in Iowa and Minnesota. I think if they do build here, it would be a...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 55
Views: 3556

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

I had Casey's pizza for the first time like a week ago, and it was awesome. I used to always get Papa Johns, but Caseys is my go to now. Well theres your problem. The only places with worse pizza then Papa Johns are Pizza Hut and Little Caesars. Surely you are not going to say that Caseys or Papa J...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

I don't know what teams you people are watching but.......Coach Mac is doing a good job and is a great coach and more then likely is going to be at Creighton for a long time. Creighton is pretty low in the raw talent department and coach Mac is doing fine with what he has to work with. Now coach Mil...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 55
Views: 3556

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Silverspoon wrote:[ Casey's will make it because of their pizza, not their fuel.


Er uh NO! Ive heard of those people that get their pizza from Caseys and luv it.........But I have never met anyone that thought their pizza was worth buying over a regular pizza joint.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Tough Husker road loss at Ill today.... Just when Tim Miles looked like he might get off the hot seat they push him back into the chair again......... This year was substantially better than the last and one of his better years overall. I think he is safe. No extension, no raise, but no pink slip e...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 55
Views: 3556

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Probably not a popular submission...but I’ll say Spin! Pizza in the bay that is notorious for not keeping restaurants on 175th and Center. First few times we were there seemed very promising. However, after a few recent visits we have noticed a decline in the food and service quality. We all know t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 55
Views: 3556

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Boston Market on 114th Dodge closed up shop finally. We always enjoyed eating there. I believe they started out with five locations in Omaha but over time all the others -- and now this one -- closed for one reason or another. Perhaps they weren't as popular with others as they were with us. Some o...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

nebugeater wrote:Tough Husker road loss at Ill today....


Just when Tim Miles looked like he might get off the hot seat they push him back into the chair again.........
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 29
Views: 855

Re: 2018 Nebraska Elections

Ricketts is responsible for pushing candidates to unseat those brave enough to stand for Western values and the Enlightnment ideas, helping facilitate this abomination, and illegally securing the drugs necessary to achieve his diabolical ends. I could probably use less loaded language, but I'm not ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 29
Views: 855

Re: 2018 Nebraska Elections

Pete Ricketts is going to win easily. Hes on "Team Republican" and hes got millions. He can't be beat. There is not even a sliver of a chance that Ricketts would not get re-elected.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

This game reminded me of when Nebraska Football teams are playing super lame inferior teams. .......You got nothing to gain by playing teams like this and everything to lose.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

The problem for Nebraska was 6ft 10in 250 pound freshman Bruno Fernando. He was too much to handle for Issaih Roby. He owned Roby from the start and without help Roby was powerless to stop him. As good as Roby is hes not in Brunos league. Bruno is ready to play in the NBA right now. For the first 7 ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

I was listening to the AM radio Monday and caught Tom Shatel for a few minutes. I enjoy hearing Tom Shatel's opinion and reading his articles but sometimes hes in left field. Monday on the radio he was all but saying Nebraska has no chance of making the big dance. I thinks Tom's blind. I think Nebra...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Ralston Arena (72 and Q)
Replies: 312
Views: 50523

Re: Ralston Arena (72 and Q)

Another front page article in Sundays paper confirming that the Ralston arena is hopelessly incapable of making a profit or even breaking even. The article says that they are sacrificing everything else in order to make payments on the arena. You got to wonder if they don't end up bull dozing that a...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Doug McDermott
Replies: 250
Views: 11526

Re: Doug McDermott

Houston won and Mcdermott scored 8 points in 32 minutes. Probably not what the Mavericks were hoping for.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Korver in the NBA
Replies: 47
Views: 4160

Re: Korver in the NBA

After the big trade Cleveland was short handed tonight so Korver played most of the game and scored 30 points! After trading off half the team Cleveland was able to beat Atlanta tonight 123 to 107. Ditching Isaih Thomas was a great move. Thomas looks like an old man when he walks. Tyrone Lue's hot s...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sorenson Park Plaza
Replies: 204
Views: 34119

Re: Sorenson Park Plaza

I wish them luck. I know a guy who used to manage for Applebee's. Not the best clientele and hard to staff that location. I'd place some odds that the same was the demise of Golden Corral. I drive by that area a couple of times a week but don't really pay attention but that Golden Corral is still l...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westgate Plaza (Mangelsen's)
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Westgate Plaza (Mangelsen's)

They just built a Dollar Tree at the York interchange. I wonder if they are expanding in the region, or if Dollar Trees naturally multiply over time. Dollar Tree has become an absolute hit with the old ladies. They luv the Dollar Tree. I have not seen anything like this since I was a kid back at Wo...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

"thankfully we have one of the best shooters in the country on our team and he stepped up again and hit a big shot" Thats one way of spinning an ugly reckless Creighton finish to the game but a more truthful account would be........ The so called "best shooter" took an ill advis...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: The new USS Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 1471

Re: The new USS Omaha

There are 4 of my Omaha Skyline Photos hanging in the ship! I was really shocked when they buyer told me where they photos were heading. Its good to see you get the recognition you deserve Brad and a piece of the millions of dollars flying around this project. I know its not nice to kiss and tell b...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 927
Views: 119054

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

I noticed channel 3 has recently put up a nice big black security fence around the parking lots. Might be a good idea considering we do have a few folks out there that follow these female newscasters a little too closely for comfort. :yes:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 196
Views: 5573

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Best player for NU, Palmer, Roby or someone else? Its Palmer but Roby has the best chance of being famous someday in the NBA. I could see Copeland making the NBA someday too. I had looked forward to last nights national televised NBA game between Cleveland and Houston. I thought Houston might beat ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: New OPS Superintendent
Replies: 48
Views: 2747

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Reading the front page article in Saturdays paper I could not help but be taken back. The article told about the newly hired Superintendent sitting in the airport the day after she had been hired. The couple next to her had a newspaper that had a front page article telling about the hiring of the Su...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: The new USS Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 1471

Re: The new USS Omaha

Big Party in San Diego this weekend as they commissioned the USS Omaha. Everybody was there from Mayor Stothert to the Pizza King Willie Theisen. Governor Ricketts was there as was Don Bacon. Even Ivanka Trump was there as the official "Ship Sponsor" as she proclaimed at the podium "M...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

[quote="Omaha Cowboy"] Admittedly, Grandpa has upped the anti and increased his college basketball knowledge over the past year.. But Grandpa speaks out of turn on this one.. Barring injury, Khyri Thomas (Taz) is definitely a top notch NBA prospect../quote] I have watched more basketball g...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Actually in the Husker thread on page one, you said Nebraska would be lucky to win 10 games this year. Greg I did say that because at that point in the season Nebraska looked hopeless and terrible.........and then suddenly almost out of nowhere this poorly coached team that did not play well as a t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton had no chance against Villanova. Epperson is not near good enough to be playing in a game against a team of this caliber. Martin Krampelj getting injured for the season has left Creighton in a funk. I actually think Nebraska has a team that is by far more talented then Creighton. If the Ne...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 55
Views: 3556

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

We got another one of those Beer places out here in Millard that is flopping harder then a 300 pound man at a hotel swimming pool. Its the LOCAL Beer, Patio and Kitchen. The only way they have not lost a ton of money is if the Landlord gave them the first 2 years free. The place is always dead. By n...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Berkshire , Amazon and JP Morgan Healthcare
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: Berkshire , Amazon and JP Morgan Healthcare

Those companies are big alright, but they ain't even near big enough to take on the greedy doctors, dentists, hospitals and drug companies. I guarantee it!
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 184
Views: 15328

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

Heard last nigh that Village Inn by Oakview closed. Not on my go to list so will not miss it. Check the VI web site and it is no longer listed. Google shows it as permanently closed and has reviews as recent as 10 days ago. The other part I heard was that someone else has bought the property. Anyon...

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