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by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 970
Views: 102749

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Per Channel 6 WOWT News: Omaha Airport Authority announced Tuesday that Delta will be adding two daily departure flights from Omaha to LaGuardia in July. http://www.wowt.com/content/news/Delta-to-offer-Omaha-to-LaGuardia-Airport-flights-beginning-in-July-463728233.html Ok. Somebody needs to send th...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1897
Views: 155157

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

You should root for this to happen & fail. It would make your day! Read My Lips! ITS GOING TO HAPPEN! There is what I want and there is what you want and that don't matter to the guys looking to get rich off this boondoggle. Were just magpies sitting on the power line shooting the breeze. They ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1897
Views: 155157

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Simpler would be to make it a private Corp and let folks buy stock in it. There is no need for the wheelers and the dealers and the schemers to put their own money at risk. They will get the taxpayers to take all the risks and they will make their money building it and setting it up and tying up th...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1897
Views: 155157

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Hopefully very soon. Some sort of viable public transportation at least. SOMEBODY needs to start pushing for viable transit.


Unless I miss my guess the FAKE NEWS should be telling us this on their Front
Page by Friday! :yes:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1897
Views: 155157

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Right.. No news. Nothing to update. But the W-H places a large front page piece in the Sunday paper.. Maybe we need to commission a “study” to analyze the reasoning for the W-H article... Ciao..LiO...Peace I think we know what the FAKE NEWS is up to with this. First they have a big front page artic...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Shadow Lake Towne Center (72nd and 370)
Replies: 348
Views: 79971

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

With Charming Charlies slated to close, this leaves another huge hole in Shadow Lake Towne Center. This development is dangerously close to a death spiral. Maybe folks just didn't like Charming Charlies. I can't say if I like Charming Charlies or I don't since I have never had the misfortune of a d...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 255
Views: 21682

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

You really do look at the world through a very small keyhole don’t you... I look at this rumor that Mutual of Omaha is moving to West Dodge to be full of huge holes not just little key holes. I would like to see Mutual move out West but I don't see it happening. I don't see how Mutual abandons thei...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 255
Views: 21682

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

I heard a rumor last weekend I absolutely hate and many on here will too. I hope to God it isn't true. Rumor is Mutual of Omaha is relocating its headquarters here. Not just the bank. Everything. Depression/anger commence. Its hard to believe that they have woke up and realized it would be so nice ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Realtor and Neighborhood/Subdivision recommendations
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: Realtor and Neighborhood/Subdivision recommendations

I'm not a Realtor but I did stay in a Holiday Inn Express once........... :fruit:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1950
Views: 274433

Re: Midtown Crossing

Just got home and most of it is gone now. You'd think they would have known this wasn't going to work. I heard the real reason is that the top of the parking garage they had it on was uneven. Not suitable for skating. Greg That would make sense. The whole demand thing sounded like a BS excuse. Mayb...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3172

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Not sure what's going on the the second half of these games, they just mysteriously go cold. Too tired from running in the first half? By half time Gonzaga was in real danger of letting the game get away from them and they knew it. Gonzaga was able to regroup and come out in the second half and ste...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9552

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Dear Scott Frost:

Could you please ban The Big Red Insider Sean Callahan from Memorial Stadium for life and promise to never listen to him ever :fruit:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 411
Views: 11282

Re: Nebraska License Plates

Okay, this is getting out of hand http://www.omaha.com/news/nebraska/choose-life-nebraska-license-plate-design-unveiled/article_61d45354-d38d-11e7-b70c-dbf48d27f60b.html Start with the standard issue license plate. Have your school branded plates, not a problem. Distinguish yourself as a military s...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Strouds. I have been there 3 times and its been almost dead. Whatever magic they had in Kansas City does not seem to translate here. I see them closing in 2018. I have no complaints. Firebirds next door is always packed. If your track record holds, Strouds will be here in Omaha for at least a centu...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9552

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

So? Where are all of Nebraska's so-called fiscal conservatives and budget hawks when it comes to the magnitude and duration of these severance payments? Right here. As I posted earlier, the entirety of the NU administration that signed off on Riley's extension should be fired for cause. I believe t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Restaurants Hot Seat

Strouds. I have been there 3 times and its been almost dead. Whatever magic they had in Kansas City does not seem to translate here. I see them closing in 2018. I have no complaints. Firebirds next door is always packed.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9552

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

So? Where are all of Nebraska's so-called fiscal conservatives and budget hawks when it comes to the magnitude and duration of these severance payments? Right here. As I posted earlier, the entirety of the NU administration that signed off on Riley's extension should be fired for cause. I believe t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Begging on Street Corners
Replies: 61
Views: 5570

Re: Begging on Street Corners

You're the one making the claim, so the burden of evidence is on you. Give us interviews from these representatives, police officers, or government officials. Saying "you look it up yourself" will not be sufficient - you present the evidence to back up your claim. I am just the forum idio...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9552

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

On a lighter note................ Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos said he had 2 Runzas during the second half of the Iowa game. Maybe after he gets done making the Huskers great again he can make those Runzas big again. Those Runzas have gotten pretty small and are only about filled with half a...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9552

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Riley said he had not spoken with athletic director Bill Moos since earlier in the week. He said he anticipated coaching the Huskers next season. "When I go to bed tonight I'll be hoping for that, because I would love to do this," Riley said. "I truly believe I'm exactly the right pe...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 28
Views: 4989

Re: Shopko

I wonder I thought if this company would actually be incompetent enough to spend the money running that ad and then not even having a Shopco open in Omaha. Apparently, you're not aware the location at 144th and West Center is still open, and was packed last night for the doorbuster sale. Facts, fac...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Begging on Street Corners
Replies: 61
Views: 5570

Re: Begging on Street Corners

I saw moochers begging on the medians this afternoon (Thanksgiving) all over town. That Meth is some powerful stuff that it can make those deadbeats go out and hustle on a holiday. I did not see anybody stupid enough to be giving them money thankfully. So you're telling me that people don't magical...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 28
Views: 4989

Re: Shopko

Pretty funny seeing the Thanksgiving Day edition of the paper on the porch wrapped inside of a big Shopco Black Friday advertisement bag. I wonder I thought if this company would actually be incompetent enough to spend the money running that ad and then not even having a Shopco open in Omaha. IN sho...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Begging on Street Corners
Replies: 61
Views: 5570

Re: Begging on Street Corners

I saw moochers begging on the medians this afternoon (Thanksgiving) all over town. That Meth is some powerful stuff that it can make those deadbeats go out and hustle on a holiday. I did not see anybody stupid enough to be giving them money thankfully.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 71
Views: 8485

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: 71
Views: 8485

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: 490
Views: 9552

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: 490
Views: 9552

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: 490
Views: 9552

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: 47
Views: 1492

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: 317

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: 192

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: 192

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: 490
Views: 9552

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: 488

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: 2317

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: 2317

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: 2317

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: 3180

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: 490
Views: 9552

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 ...

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