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by Garrett
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines
Replies: 36
Views: 2603

Re: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines

The theater is from "Omaha based Mainstreet Theaters"

Who are they?
by Garrett
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 136
Views: 14226

Re: Birthdays

Coyote wrote:Happy birthday Garrett, who turns 23 today, and joined eOmahaForums when he was 14!

Losing my place as the child of the forum has certainly given me anxiety. But thank you. :D
by Garrett
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Detroit
Replies: 77
Views: 5787

Re: Detroit

Weird article. Under the pic of the soccer field it says it's tough to keep track of all the developments in downtown Dettroit, so here a sample. Then it only really talks about Gilbert's building. Greg That's because that picture is a video. The OWH does similar things all the time where it puts a...
by Garrett
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attitude about your state
Replies: 17
Views: 672

Re: Attitude about your state

From a few years ago, but definitely some interesting findings here;

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/04/25/state-pride-gallup-montana-alaska/8140879/
by Garrett
Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 148
Views: 20400

Re: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)

iamjacobm wrote:Planning Agenda Waiver asking for a height waiver. Mentions 176 feet.

About the height of the Omaha National Bank building, for reference
by Garrett
Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5996

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

The article said they are looking at an "unspecified acquisition" a "big merger." I have no clue what insurance company they are looking at but I will guess Physicians Mutual. That would be interesting in as much as PMut. moved into the old Northern Natural Gas HQ that was suppo...
by Garrett
Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5996

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

Based on some rough calculations, Mutual of Omaha has about 800,000 sqft. of space between their two buildings in Midtown. For comparison, Woodmen tower is about 525,000 sqft, One First National is 730,000 sqft, and Union Pacific has 1.1 million sqft, of which 780,000 is dedicated to office usage. ...
by Garrett
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5996

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

Based on some rough calculations, Mutual of Omaha has about 800,000 sqft. of space between their two buildings in Midtown. For comparison, Woodmen tower is about 525,000 sqft, One First National is 730,000 sqft, and Union Pacific has 1.1 million sqft, of which 780,000 is dedicated to office usage. B...
by Garrett
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5996

Re: Mutual of Omaha Business News

Will this be a new skyscraper or a sprawling campus, and how many millions of dollars in incentives will this cost the city? http://www.omaha.com/money/mutual-of-omaha-considering-new-headquarters/article_fdfc4f6e-8916-11e7-aa15-678a77aba69a.html Given they want to stay close to where their current...
by Garrett
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Millard Family Hospital
Replies: 9
Views: 809

Re: Millard Family Hospital

Coyote wrote:The NW corner 144th & Stony Brook Blvd will finally get a facelift. The old Phillips 66 gas station will be torn down and will be replaced with a 9638 sq ft Millard Family Hospital.

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Shouldn't this be in the suburban section?
by Garrett
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)
Replies: 78
Views: 11681

Re: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)

Closed.
by Garrett
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Phi Kappa Psi house Redevelopment (36th and Farnam)
Replies: 27
Views: 1932

Re: Phi Kappa Psi house Redevelopment (36th and Farnam)

Those are some small apts. and a few have really interesting shapes. Wow, 580sq ft! That must be a record small size for new apartments in Omaha. The smallest apartment I could find in 2008 was around 700 sq ft. Huh? you realize those are studios right? By comparison, studios at The Corvina are as ...
by Garrett
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 371
Views: 9132

Re: Nebraska License Plates

The new Husker plates clearly didn’t go through any sort of real-world testing before going to production. The plates are nearly impossible to read from 20 feet out. Makes me wonder if they’ll end up eventually recalling the plates or updating the design… They look like some kind of real world Capt...
by Garrett
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 371
Views: 9132

Re: Nebraska License Plates

The new Husker plates clearly didn’t go through any sort of real-world testing before going to production. The plates are nearly impossible to read from 20 feet out. Makes me wonder if they’ll end up eventually recalling the plates or updating the design… They look like some kind of real world Capt...
by Garrett
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)
Replies: 13
Views: 1377

Re: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)

Loveland Flats was approved today 7-0 Westside neighborhood upset with city after approved residential development http://www.wowt.com/content/news/Westside-neighborhood-upset-with-city-after-approved-residential-development-436642303.html Wait... it's only going to be two stories and neighbors say...
by Garrett
Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128817

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Crossroads Village 2: Electric Boogaloo
by Garrett
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 958
Views: 94214

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Went to the zoo today for the first time in about a year and a half and I was rather impressed with all the new stuff. The Africa area was definitely a big highlight, especially the giraffe viewing area and the new lion section. It was also nice to see elephants again.
by Garrett
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 245032

Re: Official: Capitol District

Coyote wrote:According to this map, 5 bays have already been leased.

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This is the first time I'm noticing the office component has been replaced
by Garrett
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Baseball Hall of fame (College)
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: Baseball Hall of fame (College)

buildomaha wrote:Lot B?! :) I think yes

I'll take "Obvious Uses for Lot B for $200 Alex" although the building in the mockup rendering is hideous.
by Garrett
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 245032

Re: Official: Capitol District

Obviously the Capitol District is just getting underway, but does anyone know if there are long term plans to expand the entertainment district? I know they referenced KCs Power & Lights district frequently in regards to this project, and would love to see Omaha grow an entertainment district s...
by Garrett
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: 2016 Census Estimates
Replies: 23
Views: 1393

Re: 2016 Census Estimates

I'm just curious why Council bluff's who has a large county way bigger then Douglas has never expanded as greatly as Omaha has. Stigma is my guess. It's a lovely town east of South Expressway, but many don't venture that far and only know it for what they see immediately over the river. Maybe River...
by Garrett
Fri May 19, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...

Lincoln better get annexing to make it bigger for us we have done our part! Btw why hasn't Lincoln annexed as liberally as Omaha has? There's a problem there. Lincoln actually does annex pretty liberally. Only about %10 of the population of Lancaster county (30,000 people) lives outside of Lincoln ...
by Garrett
Sun May 14, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: |expletive| Sushi - Benson
Replies: 18
Views: 1086

Re: |expletive| Sushi - Benson

Potential rendering of the new restaurant?

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by Garrett
Thu May 11, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 718
Views: 65582

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

My iPad has been working well for a few days, but my Android using Firefox keeps logging me into the same user for the past week. In fact right now when I opened it I am at that users page, and says it is currently Sat Apr 29 2:03 pm, my Last visit was at Sat 11:02 am... I go to Unread posts and it...
by Garrett
Thu May 11, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 10882

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I mean honestly as a fairly liberal Democrat who voted for Sanders in the primary I'm perfectly happy with this outcome. Stothert has proven herself to be a good centrist mayor and not one to walk the party line.
by Garrett
Thu May 11, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 718
Views: 65582

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

RNcyanide wrote:
daveoma wrote:Daveoma here....Yeah I think this might be an issue with Chrome because I was able to login without issue using puffin. Btw it's logging me in as RNCyanide.


Ha!! It kept logging me in as you too!!

I was getting logged in as Coyote and Admin. Almost went on a mild power trip but decided against it
by Garrett
Mon May 01, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 15 stories downtown
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: 15 stories downtown

Maybe the Lanoha site is finally moving?
by Garrett
Mon May 01, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 398
Views: 54749

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

I'm definitely glad it's not the Orange and yellow monstrousity that was shown
by Garrett
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 192nd & Dodge plans
Replies: 96
Views: 15372

Re: 192nd & Dodge plans

Joe_Sovereign wrote:Should this be merged with the Avenue One thread?

They're being built by different developers I believe
by Garrett
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 83
Views: 2758

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

Sometimes I wish I-29 ran through Nebraska instead of Iowa. I've said that before, but it is true. Too many bridges south of Omaha. That, and interstates were originally meant to bypass cities with branches/off ramps going in, which is where you get 680, 480, etc. and also why I-80 is at the edge o...
by Garrett
Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Space
Replies: 9
Views: 441

Re: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Space

That's a bit of an unfair comparison, since San Francisco is just a small part of the greater San Fran metro area. Same thing with most of the cities mentioned. When you account for the large swatch of suburbs we've annexed, Omaha's density doesn't seem very low. It is possible to do this accuratel...
by Garrett
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Space
Replies: 9
Views: 441

Re: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Space

This reminds me... google maps really needs to fix the city limits of Omaha. It's like they took the annexation of Elkhorn has annexing the entire school district.
by Garrett
Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128817

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Coyote wrote:Word on the street... The boystown project is attractive all the tenants Crossroads was courting. Expect little retail now at the Crossroads.

Honestly with the rise of all of the online retailers these days I'm surprised at the amount of retail space a lot of developments are building.
by Garrett
Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 10882

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Coyote wrote:WOWT had theirs right after KETV. Drugs, terroristic threats...

Read both articles. Marijuana possession? Eh. But the terroristic threats part? Big yikes. Especially the part where he tries to play it off as a normal family dispute...
by Garrett
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 10882

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Coyote wrote:KETV Channel 7, tonight at 10:00, will have an expose on D'Shawn Cunningham and his 'criminal background and troubled past'

Oy vey. I'm sure that'll be fun.
by Garrett
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 10882

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I see a certain someone is running for city council in the 3rd district...
by Garrett
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Mixed Use Hotel (9th & O Sts.)
Replies: 51
Views: 4881

Re: Mixed Use Hotel (9th & O Sts.)

Two hotels in one building? That's interesting. I wonder if they'll be two iterations of one large brand, like a Courtyard and a Residence Inn. What flags aren't in Downtown Lincoln right now?
by Garrett
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 245032

Re: Official: Capitol District

I find it odd that any official rendering releases by this group seems to go back and forth between the original and updated office component design. I'm fairly certain the updated version is the one they're going with, regrettably, but I'm longing for the original design. I'm not sure what you mea...
by Garrett
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 43
Views: 4522

Re: Conagra campus development plans

According to a very reliable source, a redevelopment plan for the Conagra campus, know to some as "Project Canyon", will be announced this coming week. It will include a large mix of retail and office space, hundreds of apartments, and a hotel (this one is going to be HUGE for Omaha and V...
by Garrett
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri River Cruises?
Replies: 9
Views: 533

Re: Missouri River Cruises?

Brad wrote:
Silverspoon wrote:how far could you go? You would be trapped between two dams.


There's no downstream Dam. You could take a boat from Sioux City all the way to the Mississippi River in St Louis.

This is correct. The Missouri is considered navigable between these two points.

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