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by jessep28
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: New Perkins
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: New Perkins

Silverspoon wrote: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.
by jessep28
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5018

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Addendum: Seeing Nebraska fans fretting already over this hire makes me realize how stupid certain segments of that fan base are. A lot of people on the internet can be complete idiots. There is also a segment of the fan base who will never be happy unless the team time warps back to the 1990's, be...
by jessep28
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5018

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The anti-Pelini experiment is likely over even if they run the season out undefeated.
by jessep28
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5018

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Nebraska fans want instant results, not an up and coming project coach. Some big $$$ guy will get hired before Frost.
by jessep28
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 389
Views: 9631

Re: Nebraska License Plates

If I recall correctly, when Nebraska went to a common alphanumeric plate pool for Douglas, Sarpy and Lancaster, it was to cut down on waste from excess production. Printing the county name would not be any different than using numbers. Iowa doesn't resdesign their plates every six years, so producti...
by jessep28
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 329

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

GrandpaaSmucker wrote:


Sounds like we got us a closet Crapper Barrel lover on our hands here. I know lots of old skeets who go to the Crapper barrel once a week religiously. I go there about once a year.


When was the last time you had a home cooked meal?
by jessep28
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Golden Coral in Council Bluffs abruptly closes for good.
Replies: 17
Views: 329

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

Mort Sullivan's finally winning his ten year fight against Omaha and Lincoln area Golden Corral locations?
by jessep28
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Gretna Annexation
Replies: 35
Views: 809

Re: Gretna Annexation

Papillion and LaVista have a boundary agreement.
by jessep28
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Gretna Annexation
Replies: 35
Views: 809

Re: Gretna Annexation

I always thought that 144th was the line for La Vista and Gretna. I searched for an agreement but could not find anything. Would the Woodhouse dealership provide much tax revenue since you pay based on where you register a vehicle? I can't pull the link from my phone's download history, but LaVista...
by jessep28
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Gretna Annexation
Replies: 35
Views: 809

Re: Gretna Annexation

If Gretna tried to snap up property along Harrison South to Giles around the Chalco area, LaVista might get mad and start an annexing fight.
by jessep28
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Gretna Annexation
Replies: 35
Views: 809

Re: Gretna Annexation

Silverspoon wrote:Not that Im a fan of Gretna, Im a huge fan of making our city as large as possible. Why doesnt Omaha try and annex Gretna? I believe we share a border on the north side of Gretna.


State law currently prevents annexation across county borders.
by jessep28
Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 870
Views: 108924

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 efficient...
by jessep28
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 331
Views: 34617

Re: The Omaha World Herald

It generally bothers me that Berkshire owns the two largest newspapers in Nebraska. If any legitimate story critical of the Buffetts, Berkshire or related entity materializes, it won't see the light of day, unless one of the TV outlets or other regional/national newspaper people actually pay attenti...
by jessep28
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)
Replies: 10
Views: 283

Re: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)

Smells like a franchise, but I can't find any information on it.
by jessep28
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5018

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Before too much longer schools will probably start offering Nebraska a million dollars per game to be their tune-up team.
by jessep28
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: HOW TO POST PICTURES
Replies: 9
Views: 3415

Re: HOW TO POST PICTURES

It's not as no frills as it was in the past, but Imgur is what I use.
by jessep28
Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 431

Re: Amazon HQ2

Amazon supposedly has a pretty brutal corporate culture. They will need a large available workforce pool to keep the revolving door spinning.
by jessep28
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 870
Views: 108924

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

There are no re-transmission fees with rabbit ears.
by jessep28
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Fires affecting Omaha's Air
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Fires affecting Omaha's Air

I find the gap in air quality deterioration to be interesting. One would think that there would be a discernable alleyway of poor conditions between Colorado and Eastern Nebraska.
by jessep28
Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 317
Views: 5018

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

A new coordinator and going to a 3-4 defense aren't simple changes. Hopefully things on the defensive side will get better quickly.
by jessep28
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Gas Prices
Replies: 741
Views: 58691

Re: Local Gas Prices

We use no alcohol gas for the small engines and mowers on the farm, and the guy that owns the dump truck stop at the interchange charges $.50/gallon more for 87 non-ethanol gasoline.
by jessep28
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 28
Views: 1810

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

It's too early to decide on a street lamp upgrade citywide. The minimum number of studies haven't been performed yet.
by jessep28
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Millard Family Hospital
Replies: 9
Views: 818

Re: Millard Family Hospital

Wonder if its going to be one of those stand alone Emergency Rooms that people think are an "express care", but when they get the bill, the realized they charge ER prices? I have seen several stories about places like that on the national news. Mike McKnight, WOWT's veteran dumpster diver...
by jessep28
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 389
Views: 9631

Re: Nebraska License Plates

Iowa's chosen plate design is fairly nice. My only criticism is that the opposing rural and city skyline idea isn't terribly original. https://dmv.nebraska.gov/sites/dmv.nebraska.gov/files/1993-1995.jpg https://dmv.nebraska.gov/sites/dmv.nebraska.gov/files/1996-1998.jpg https://dmv.nebraska.gov/site...
by jessep28
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toyota looking to build new US plant
Replies: 24
Views: 1030

Re: Toyota looking to build new US plant

Would Nebraska have the labor pool to staff a 1-2,000 employee car factory? Yes, and they would probably get at least 10 applicants for every position. These are good paying blue-collar jobs, and Nebraska should be bending over backwards to attract jobs like these. Not if it involves the legislatur...
by jessep28
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toyota looking to build new US plant
Replies: 24
Views: 1030

Re: Toyota looking to build new US plant

Would Nebraska have the labor pool to staff a 1-2,000 employee car factory?
by jessep28
Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Don & Millie's
Replies: 12
Views: 887

Re: Don & Millie's

The last one that I remember being built was on Highway 50 and Harrison. That was around 2000.

The one in Bellevue according to property records looks to have been built around the same time as well.
by jessep28
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 331
Views: 34617

Re: The Omaha World Herald

One of their ad vendors served up one of those hijacking "YOUR HTC 10 HAS A SUPER NASTY VIRUS" advertisements while reading an article last night. That was super awesome.
by jessep28
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 64705

Re: Westroads Development

I doubt that Flagship would have wanted a ton of competitors and may have negotiated some sort of exclusivity in their contract.
by jessep28
Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Work Boot Recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 524

Re: Work Boot Recommendations

Three weeks later, I've been very happy with these Red Wings. I did have to take them in after the first week to have the heel counter hammered down, but outside of that, they've been a good boot.
by jessep28
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 331
Views: 34617

Re: The Omaha World Herald

I still prefer to read physical newspapers. I can go through one more efficiently, I don't have to interact with a glowing screen, no auto play videos, no popover ads. The experience is more enjoyable in my opinion.
by jessep28
Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Salt 88 (CLOSED)
Replies: 8
Views: 1550

Re: Salt 88 (CLOSED)

The owner's obstructing government operations charge that he was acquitted of wouldn't have been cheap to defend. OWH article stated that sales were down during the legal battle as well.
by jessep28
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.
Replies: 14
Views: 531

Re: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.

Maybe the DNC is just going to throw stuff at the wall and see what sticks until their next messiah, Chelsea Clinton, finishes her House/Senate experience, and can make a run for office.
by jessep28
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 870
Views: 108924

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

mrsticka wrote:Going from one NBC affiliate to another?


Both are owned by the same company.
by jessep28
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Flanagan Lake
Replies: 109
Views: 11224

Re: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)

I’ve got $20 on Lake Orozco There's a five year waiting period after a person is deceased to be eligible, unless they gave a bunch of money (emphasis mine). City ordinance 38803 specifically outlines the process for naming public property: “Upon an application for a naming or renaming of a park pro...
by jessep28
Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Work Boot Recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 524

Re: Work Boot Recommendations

Didn't get much guidance at the Lincoln store, but at least I can wear the boots for a month and take them back if I don't like them. Settled on some Red Wing 2280's.
by jessep28
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Work Boot Recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 524

Re: Work Boot Recommendations

Random update. I ended up filing a warranty claim on these Keen boots I bought in May. A lace eyelet separated from the leather. Despite attaching a receipt showing that I paid way less than MSRP, Keen gave me a credit for the full retail price. The catch is that it has to be from their website. I h...
by jessep28
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Super Target - 178th and W Center
Replies: 11
Views: 614

Re: Super Target - 178th and W Center

Has the Papillion Super Target gotten a remodel yet? If not, I'm kind of surprised. That store still has the mid-90's design from when it originally opened. I hate the location of that store and how it is situated way lower than the main street in front of it. I don't mean to hijack the thread, but...
by jessep28
Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Super Target - 178th and W Center
Replies: 11
Views: 614

Re: Super Target - 178th and W Center

Has the Papillion Super Target gotten a remodel yet? If not, I'm kind of surprised. That store still has the mid-90's design from when it originally opened.
by jessep28
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Cabela's wouldn't take my card without using PIN no.
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Cabela's wouldn't take my card without using PIN no.

That's really strange. It can be hard to find, but usually there's an option on the card reader to skip the PIN prompt and run the transaction as a credit. Maybe the cashier didn't know what they were talking about. Stores want check card transactions run as an ACH debit due to lower interchange fee...

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