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by Padre
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 246

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

Coyote wrote:Don't touch my Hy-Vee.


They may have already got there. Hy-Vee isn't what it was when I got here 14 years ago.
by Padre
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Thai Rolled Ice Cream
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: Thai Rolled Ice Cream

It seems to be a new fad.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinem ... 179b6623cb

Not really my sort of thing. I’ll go with two years.
by Padre
Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Jinya Ramen Bar
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: Jinya Ramen Bar

Coyote wrote:Omaha will be getting its first Jinya Ramen Bar in the 7010 Dodge building I believe next to Jason's Deli where that glass shop is now. Looking at their menu makes me real interested in their opening.


Actually it looks like it will be on the east end, next to glass shop.
by Padre
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18709

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

BPHusker wrote:I bought a gift card as a Christmas gift two weeks ago and now they close? They had to have known they were closing, yet were still selling gift cards.


I imagine the owner knew. Probably none of the employees did, although they might have sensed it.
by Padre
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18709

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

Brad wrote:Heard some 3rd hand information strouds has closed.


Could be. Their Facebook and Twitter seem to be gone, and when you try to make a reservation for a table, it says nothing is available for the next three days.
by Padre
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 917
Views: 116932

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Silverspoon wrote:
jag42 wrote:He could have been doing Nebraska weather from Massachusetts, just like how Fox 42 newscast originates from Fresno, CA.


Wow, are you serious?


Reporters are local, anchors are in Fresno.
by Padre
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 917
Views: 116932

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Mr.Nuke wrote:Random Tyson Pearsall sighting on KETV this morning. We'll see if he is coming back or just filling in with Alex Alecci's departure. The Laurann Robinson experiment on weekends was less than stellar.


I miss Tyson, I'd love to see him back.
by Padre
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Frank's Pizza
Replies: 13
Views: 1134

Re: Frank's Pizza

Looks like they are open or opening very soon (sign is on) at Twin Creek in Bellevue. A former Sam and Louie's location. Greg I didn't realize that Sam and Louie's closed. There's only two Sam and Louie's left in Omaha now. If the Sam and Louie's in Bellevue was like the one on Blondo, I'm not surp...
by Padre
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Canfield Plaza (84th & Center)
Replies: 39
Views: 5568

Re: Canfield Plaza (84th & Center)

nebraska wrote:Yeah, it's weird. I just bought my carhart jacket from there earlier this year.


I was just in there last nigh. I'm sorry to hear this!
by Padre
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Best Bison Restaurant
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: Best Bison Restaurant

Coyote wrote:I just got confirmation that the Food Truck Best Bison is building a brick and mortar restaurant in the Duluth Trading area north of Dodge.


I’ve never tried them, but I pulled up their menu on Facebook. I will definitely go there!
by Padre
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1023
Views: 109049

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

If the demand is high enough would there ever be any more international destinations like Cancun and would this require an upgrade of Customs? Also are there already plans to upgrade customs once that 5 mil is hit or were international flights never expected at Eppley? Actually, there are internati...
by Padre
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: In-N-Out - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: In-N-Out - Colorado

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Nice. Wonder why they chose Springs over Denver.


Probably cheaper. They will have restaurants in both, it is the distribution center in the Springs.

I only tried In N Out once, in Palm Springs, but I was impressed. I remember it was packed.
by Padre
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1023
Views: 109049

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

If the demand is high enough would there ever be any more international destinations like Cancun and would this require an upgrade of Customs? Also are there already plans to upgrade customs once that 5 mil is hit or were international flights never expected at Eppley? Actually, there are internati...
by Padre
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 81
Views: 8074

Re: G.I looks to build new airport terminal

Dropped off a few family members that flew up from AZ for the eclipse and poked my head in here. Nice facility for GI and Central Nebraska. I tend to agree with earlier comments that it might be better for the Tri City area if Kearney dropped its Denver service and GI were able to attract a larger ...
by Padre
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 81
Views: 8074

Re: G.I looks to build new airport terminal

Dropped off a few family members that flew up from AZ for the eclipse and poked my head in here. Nice facility for GI and Central Nebraska. I tend to agree with earlier comments that it might be better for the Tri City area if Kearney dropped its Denver service and GI were able to attract a larger ...
by Padre
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 5969

Re: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion

mrsticka wrote:Does this mean Nebraska will be the only state without a Kmart?


I believe there is still one in Alliance.
by Padre
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: The Price is Right
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: The Price is Right

I had no idea this even existed.
by Padre
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1938
Views: 158965

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

skinzfan23 wrote:Maybe we should have a study to see if another study is necessary.


A study study?
by Padre
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1952

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

Giordano's is one of my faves in Chicago. However, I have mixed feelings about it coming to Omaha, mainly cuz I think we need more things OMAHA and don't need yet another chain, even though I don't think of Giordano's as I do the Usual Suspect chains. My big question is, will that style of pizza go...
by Padre
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1952

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

I am not sure what Omaha sitting with 5 X more votes than any other of the five options says? Are we desperate for options? Do we just play this game better? Does it mean there are so many other options in the other locations that one more doesn't matter. Who knows Articles about it are in the OWH ...
by Padre
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: New Perkins
Replies: 14
Views: 816

Re: New Perkins

Actually, I think that will work out just fine. We do need a convenient breakfast type place near the airport. A replacement for the Hollywood Diner. Yeah, but that old Hollywood Diner was never open in the morning. Really? With all those hotels around there I would have thought it would be a natur...
by Padre
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: New Perkins
Replies: 14
Views: 816

Re: New Perkins

Omababe wrote:Actually, I think that will work out just fine. We do need a convenient breakfast type place near the airport.


A replacement for the Hollywood Diner.
by Padre
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Benson
Replies: 358
Views: 59693

Re: Benson

Coyote wrote:Benson's Walgreen is for sale ($6.2m).
I wonder what is going on here...


Who owns the building now?
by Padre
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler Funeral Chapel (7805 West Center Road)
Replies: 6
Views: 530

Re: Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler Funeral Chapel (7805 West Center Road)

EricHaley wrote:
GrandpaaSmucker wrote:Open House at a funeral parlor :lafcry: umm no thanks!


Free casket to the first ten visitors... :lafcry:


Would that be considered a "parting" gift?
by Padre
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 719

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 Padre
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 719

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 Padre
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Next Blackstone? - North Saddlecreek Rd?
Replies: 35
Views: 3512

Re: The Next Blackstone? - North Saddlecreek Rd?

I could actually walk there from home! The menu looks interesting, have to give it a try.
by Padre
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)
Replies: 83
Views: 13706

Re: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)

Started grading the corner lot, "McDonald's Coming Soon" sign up. I wonder if they will tear down the old one or let it sit abandoned Tear down what? There's an existing McDonald's not far from there on the west side of 72nd, just south of Lake. Appears it will become toast. That whole st...
by Padre
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: My Pie
Replies: 5
Views: 1007

Re: My Pie

We've eaten a couple times at My Pie. I found it very much like Pie Five (walk down a line while they build your pizza in front of you) which I guess is a hot concept. We were at My Pie recently and the manager said they are taking over the Pie Five near 72nd and Pacific and turning it into a My Pi...
by Padre
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)
Replies: 48
Views: 7143

Re: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)

There is a sign up that says Cavenders coming soon.
by Padre
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 347
Views: 36611

Re: The Omaha World Herald

The number of articles drops as the size of the paper shrinks. I sense a pattern here. :roll:
by Padre
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Eat at The Plume while you can
Replies: 8
Views: 1224

Re: Eat at The Plume while you can

midtown brown wrote:rumblings are afoot. looks like the grey plume and chicago dog house are about to be no more.


I haven't been to the Grey Plume, but I like Chicago Dawg House. I'd be sorry to see them go.
by Padre
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area
Replies: 26
Views: 2343

Re: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area

Maybe I don't have as high a standard, but I rather like Pepperjax. Not for all the time, but good on occasion. They also have things other than Phillys. It should be pointedly out that the current president of Pepperjax, Tim Casey, was the head of Mrs Fields Famous Brands from 2010 to 2013, and he ...
by Padre
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 28
Views: 5148

Re: Shopko

All shopko stores in Omaha and Bellevue are closing when their leases expire. 84th and Center at the end of this year, followed by Bellevue, then Oakview at the end of next year. The Shopko eyecare in the 84th and Center location is moving out to the parking lot in the bay next to Tacoville and Spr...
by Padre
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 108
Views: 7492

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

Wahlburgers was founded by Mark Walburg, who is connected to Performance Inspired, a line of nutritional suppliments that is also heavly promoted and sold mostly by HyVee. They have pictures of him in the stores.
by Padre
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Good Asian Food
Replies: 43
Views: 4248

Re: Good Asian Food

On Wednesday we were in Golden Palace Express, on 84th and Dodge, we go there every couple of months. The owner told us someone had bought the building, then bought out their lease, so they were going to move. She didn't know where they would be going yet.
by Padre
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)
Replies: 78
Views: 12192

Re: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)

Perhaps they'll bring back Romano's Macaroni Grill? :roll: (Well, WE liked it.) Has that ever happened around here? A place closes, is replaced by something else, then the something else closes and the original spot returns? Romano's Macaroni Grill and Joe's Crabshack were both owned by the same co...
by Padre
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)
Replies: 78
Views: 12192

Re: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)

garyomaha wrote:Perhaps they'll bring back Romano's Macaroni Grill? :roll: (Well, WE liked it.)

Has that ever happened around here? A place closes, is replaced by something else, then the something else closes and the original spot returns?



I have to say we liked it too.
by Padre
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)
Replies: 78
Views: 12192

Re: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)

They are being bought out of bankruptcy by Landrys.
by Padre
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Adana's Kebob House
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Re: Adana's Kebob House

The location on Cass is closed and for lease. The Facebook page for the Bellevue location says it will reopen tomorrow, with new ownership.

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