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by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 204th & Pacific Retail
Replies: 29
Views: 3825

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: 10622

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: 11
Views: 428

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: 904

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: 1147

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: 147

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: 317
Views: 5037

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: 1147

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: 1147

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: 1147

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: 34623

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: 317
Views: 5037

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: 1147

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: 317
Views: 5037

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....
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Riley is now on the 6th most hottest seat in College Football according to Coaches Hot Seat. They are all but guaranteeing that Scott Frost will be our next head coach and we will be lucky to get him. A quote from the site- "As they say about today’s world “things change fast” and they even cha...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Mobile Digital Signs
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Mobile Digital Signs

I heard a story awhile back......A company here in Omaha that owns 3 of those digital sign trucks gets a call in April from the DNC. The DNC ends up hiring the Omaha company for around $30,000 to send 3 of those trucks to Atlanta for a weekend before a congressional run off election to drive around ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Fake News and the Vegas Shooter
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: Fake News and the Vegas Shooter

Why is the Fake News not asking the Casinos about the make up and strength of those glass panels on the side of that building. It don't seem right that any fool can break out one of those panes of glass with a small hammer. The Casino allowed customers to bring guns into a tower that was made with w...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 330

Re: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.

I think the two remaining Golden Corals in the area are about to fold as well. article in newspaper- http://www.nonpareilonline.com/business/golden-corral-closes-its-doors-over-last-weekend/article_242e482c-a8a2-11e7-8e82-0393bae72e89.html The one in Sorensen Park Plaza has a different management c...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 330

Re: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.

I think the two remaining Golden Corals in the area are about to fold as well. article in newspaper- http://www.nonpareilonline.com/business/golden-corral-closes-its-doors-over-last-weekend/article_242e482c-a8a2-11e7-8e82-0393bae72e89.html The one in Sorensen Park Plaza has a different management c...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 330

Re: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.

I think the two remaining Golden Corals in the area are about to fold as well. article in newspaper- http://www.nonpareilonline.com/business/golden-corral-closes-its-doors-over-last-weekend/article_242e482c-a8a2-11e7-8e82-0393bae72e89.html The one in Sorensen Park Plaza has a different management c...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 330

Re: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.

I think the two remaining Golden Corals in the area are about to fold as well. article in newspaper- http://www.nonpareilonline.com/business/golden-corral-closes-its-doors-over-last-weekend/article_242e482c-a8a2-11e7-8e82-0393bae72e89.html The one in Sorensen Park Plaza has a different management c...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 330

Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.

I think the two remaining Golden Corals in the area are about to fold as well.

article in newspaper- http://www.nonpareilonline.com/business ... 72e89.html
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Fake News and the Vegas Shooter
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Fake News and the Vegas Shooter

It looks to me like Vegas is using the Fake News to help them twist the truth......which is that a degenerate gambler losing thousands of dollars a day was actually a professional gambler making a good income :lol: The crock and bull story goes along the lines that he was a math whiz and he was able...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 870
Views: 108947

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

These guys did a nice little teardown of some card skimmers: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/gas-pump-skimmers Summary: Cheap skimmers w/ bluetooth are made en masse in China. The local crooks buy them and attach the cables (usually poorly due to limited skill) and don't update any of the defa...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Shadow Lake Towne Center (72nd and 370)
Replies: 340
Views: 78306

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

OfficeMax is closing at Shadow Lake, which brings the unofficial tally of empty storefronts into the double digits out there. With the groundbreaking for the new 84th Street development in La Vista a couple weeks back signaling that project is actually going to happen, it's looking like Shadow Lake...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 870
Views: 108947

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Busy, well lit and occupied 24/7 stations like that QuikTrip are high risk targets for skimmers. especially if the clerk receives notifications when the door to the electronic components is opened. Mom and pop stations closed overnight are better targets. Unless the skimmers were extremely efficien...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Maybe it'll go into overtime again like last year? :lol: Just kidding. I don't think it will. That's one thing Nebraska never did with Oklahoma or Texas–Go into overtime against them. Well there was that overtime.........way back in 1978 when Nebraska was lucky enough to eek out a regular season 17...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Speaking of FAKE NEWS! Am I the only one that does not know anybody that is mad the Husker game is on a Friday Night. Somebody remind me again why we should be mad that we are lucky enough to get a rare FRIDAY NIGHT GAME on national TV. Could somebody explain to me why the FAKE NEWS and others can s...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 870
Views: 108947

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

I saw on the Channel 3 News today a story about how we can all feel safer knowing that Quick Trip is taking great efforts and precautions to prevent our credit/debit card information from being stolen on the credit card scanners at the gas pumps. That was interesting considering I could pretty much ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

What have ye? I have Nebraska pulling out a low scoring heart stopper at Illinois. Nothing more than Illinois has a certain recent history with us. Nebraska 17-14 Scratch that, I forgot to account for the pick-six and the short field. Make that Nebraska 27-24 Tanner throws one more pick six and the...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 331
Views: 34623

Re: The Omaha World Herald

In other words, this isn't an example of entitlement so much as economic modeling. Look at today's print issue of the Monday paper and count the big advertising ads. There are only about 15 of them in the whole paper. They might of once made a bunch of money off the ads but it sure don't look that ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The odds makers have Nebraska favored by 6 1/2 points Friday night. In reality Nebraska has no better then a 50/50 chance of winning Friday. Illinois is a good bet getting 6 1/2 points.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 331
Views: 34623

Re: The Omaha World Herald

My gut reaction is that this has Warren Buffet written all over it. No freebies. Gimme money I can buy more stuff with. His experience with the Buffalo News gave him insight. The owh is pretty much THE source of news in Omaha. Advertising, subscriptions...the majority of the population will pay wha...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I see they won today. How did they look though? Did they do anything better than in the previous weeks, or was it more "well it was Rutgers"? They looked bad. Tanner Lee is a mess. The coaches are a mess. They almost fooled around and let this one get away to be honest. They were one more...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 331
Views: 34623

Re: The Omaha World Herald

jag42 wrote:Omaha.com is down to offering 6 free articles per month for non-subscribers. Good thing for being able to clear out your browser history lol.


Them that pays gits them that don't are left to scavenge and complain :;):
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I think Nebraska wins and covers the points today. Im betting Riley goes safe and just runs the ball and eats the clock and skates away with a safe easy win.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1764

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Maurice Watson went to court yesterday and basically his lawyers got him off with a plea deal. He says he wants to come back to Omaha and Creighton. Thankfully so far Creighton has been cold to the idea of letting him come back. Creighton letting Maurice Watson come back would be like the NFL welcom...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Riley is staying through next year at least, is my guess, but definitely through this year. If you read the OWH article about it , Bounds announced Riley's contract extension (that Green requested), just days before firing Eichorst, and saying that they were going to wait on either until December. ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5037

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...

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