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by NovakOmaha
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Speaking of Eppley... https://www.facebook.com/OMAairport/photos/a.274398339740240.1073741828.274369069743167/298628150650592/?type=3&theater It's from the Eppley Facebook page. It's a photo of construction of the new terminal in 1985. Shows the old terminal and the new one under construction. I...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

What is even more telling is that wowt posted the original story at 3:26pm and updated it at 7:55pm and still didn't correct it. Granted it wasn't the biggest story of the day but still...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Ok. Somebody needs to send the entire payroll of WOWT back to journalism class. Delta is adding a SECOND daily nonstop flight. Did no one at wowt even read the tweet? Did no one at wowt read the story in the owh? Does no one at wowt know how to read? They are embarrassing themselves. KETV had an eq...
by NovakOmaha
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

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 NovakOmaha
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1901
Views: 155344

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 NovakOmaha
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Double Tree (72 and I 80)
Replies: 35
Views: 3083

Re: Double Tree (72 and I 80)

They also built a big chunk of their business on racing at Ak Sar Ben. The 72nd corridor got so much out of town business during racing season. When that went away that whole area changed. Think about the row of restaurants and hotels in that area. Greg In the 70s & 80s hotels in Omaha could ar...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Lincoln Airport News
Replies: 31
Views: 4236

Re: Lincoln Airport News

Lincoln going after another grant for a new destination. This one to Dallas, likely on American. http://journalstar.com/business/local/airport-will-seek-grant-to-help-attract-dallas-service/article_c0de27dc-cba7-56e9-ba3d-8510b1942811.html Edit: Also he blames Lincoln's 4% drop in passengers this y...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Voters approve new KCI
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Voters approve new KCI

Sorely needed yes. I think it's funny reading about the new KCI. When it's finished, whenever that is, it will for a time be the nation's newest airport. Just like every other newest airport in the nation. I am enjoying reading comments and stories about how cool it's going to be and how it will bri...
by NovakOmaha
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Double Tree (72 and I 80)
Replies: 35
Views: 3083

Re: Double Tree (72 and I 80)

I called there to make a reservation and after several transfers I finally an oriental lady telling me Hilton can no longer book that hotel. How many changes have they gone through? At least three I think since I have been here (15 years). Wasn't that a Howard Johnson's back in the days, then a Hol...
by NovakOmaha
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253406

Re: Official: Capitol District

MadMartin8 wrote:Yeah...but Lincoln and KC have...... :(

:mrgreen:


And Oklahoma City has, and Boston has, and Fargo has..... :D
by NovakOmaha
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I think jetblue is a long shot, but hey these days anything is possible.
by NovakOmaha
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

As always this is MY OPINION only Boston via Southwest with Delta as a longshot BWI via Southwest, possibly Allegiant Dulles via United JFK is a bigger longshot but maybe via United or Delta Ft Lauderdale via Frontier or Southwest New Orleans and Nashville possibly via Southwest. As I said, just for...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253406

Re: Official: Capitol District

Capitol District has already consumed one surface lot. It's hard to compare Haymarket (more like Old Market) to this area surrounding a CenturyLink complex with arose from a rail yard. It really isn't a bad evolution. Establish your anchor convention center/arena, served by surface lots. As the sur...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Boston, bwi, jfk, ft Lauderdale are my next. For fun Memphis, Nashville, Cancun. Maybe other Mexico or Caribbean destinations. The list of next ones is sure getting small. Whoever is responsible for the growth is to be commended. Remember that Eppley doesn't bribe airlines like other airports. And ...
by NovakOmaha
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Boston, bwi, jfk, ft Lauderdale are my next. For fun Memphis, Nashville, Cancun. Maybe other Mexico or Caribbean destinations. The list of next ones is sure getting small. Whoever is responsible for the growth is to be commended. Remember that Eppley doesn't bribe airlines like other airports. And t...
by NovakOmaha
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: In-N-Out - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: In-N-Out - Colorado

I do like Whataburger in Texas. Pretty cheap & tasty
by NovakOmaha
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: In-N-Out - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: In-N-Out - Colorado

Shake shack opened up 2 places here in the Detroit metro. Overpriced & average.
by NovakOmaha
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

That is awesome news. I expected this service at some point. Not for nothing but if you're flying internationally, especially to Europe, flying out of Toronto is much more civilized than flying through New York or Chicago or Atlanta. It can also be much cheaper. A side note. I was looking last nigh...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I like Albuquerque, Sunport Bottom line: you can nail antlers on a mouse & it's still a mouse. OMA has nonstops to 27 cities & 35 airports. Dsm, Tulsa, others don't. Scoreboard. Omaha is growing faster than most. Call it Eppley Municipal Toilet & it's still got more service than the othe...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

That is awesome news. I expected this service at some point. Not for nothing but if you're flying internationally, especially to Europe, flying out of Toronto is much more civilized than flying through New York or Chicago or Atlanta. It can also be much cheaper. A side note. I was looking last night...
by NovakOmaha
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

October 2017 numbers are out. Another nice increase for the month over October 2016 of 7.5%. For the year an increase of 6% All airlines showed good increases except for United, which was down 2.7% for the month while still up for the year 12.7%. Anybody know why the anomaly? My updated prediction, ...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253406

Re: Official: Capitol District

This may sound petty or whatever but take a look at the Haymarket area near the PBA in Lincoln and the P&L District in KC, then take a look at this and the rest of the area around and near the CLink. Just my OPINION but 1) Omaha blew it by insisting on parking lots as the main theme of the CLink...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 28
Views: 4991

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 NovakOmaha
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 28
Views: 4991

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 NovakOmaha
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Gene Leahy Mall
Replies: 728
Views: 68213

Re: Official: Gene Leahy Mall

The idea initially was to spur development along the mall. It did that in a small way with the library, office buildings, etc., but it didn't actually do what was envisioned, high rise housing, retail, 24/7 push. In the beginning it did bring people back downtown after hours and it did get downtown ...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 132943

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

The never-ending saga of the latest Crossroads rebirth continues... Ciao..LiO...Peace Well, my trifecta is blown. I was all about Crossroads, the new terminal at Des Moines Airport and the new terminal at KCI airport. KC voted for a new terminal, though there are still hoops to jump through. I'm st...
by NovakOmaha
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1545

Re: Toast

I just keep thinking that "sales" could mean telesales (glorified call center), customer satisfaction (most certainly call center).... and that ultimately it'll be 90% call center, and 10% support staff. Naturally, we'll have to wait and see, but I have my "MTO (Trademark)" Pess...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1545

Re: Toast

It's pretty much a done deal. From the company web site and others... https://pos.toasttab.com/ Company Home Page https://pos.toasttab.com/careers/job-listings?gh_jid=913437 Sales Recruiter https://pos.toasttab.com/careers/job-listings?gh_jid=902342 Help Desk Manager https://pos.toasttab.com/careers...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Yeah. Anyway, I'm going to change my prediction and guess that OMA finishes with about 4.6 million. I'll guess that next year OMA finishes with somewhere around 4.8 to 4.85 million. The caveat is that there isn't a month long hurricane near a city that OMA sends a lot of people to, or there isn't a ...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 143
Views: 14859

Re: Birthdays

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 I got socks older than you...and I'm wearing them. Kids these days, with the hair & the music.... Well your hearing the...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Last night I took a minute and emailed the director of the Omaha Airport Authority. Today I got a nice response from the Manager of Airline Affairs, Steve McCoy, who said they are looking into the matter and hope to have it resolved soon. Yeah, I know. On the surface it sounds boilerplate but I'll g...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 143
Views: 14859

Re: Birthdays

Garrett wrote:
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


I got socks older than you...and I'm wearing them.

Kids these days, with the hair & the music....
by NovakOmaha
Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 204th & Pacific Retail
Replies: 32
Views: 4520

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 Ne...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1656

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

I'm not saying Vals is terrible...just not as good as I remember from the 60s to the late 70s.

As for La Casa for breakfast. You got that right. The hard part was remembering to save some for morning....
by NovakOmaha
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1656

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 NovakOmaha
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1656

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

There are a number of pizza places in Chicago that are really good. I'm not going to list them all but there are lots of them. I do like Girodanos & Lou Malnatis. Both are good. That's one thing about Detroit that I guess I'll never get used to. Here they are all about square pizza with burnt ch...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1656

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

Well don't tell the Detroit location that it's in the suburbs. It thinks it's downtown, like RIGHT downtown.

https://giordanos.com/locations/all-locations/
by NovakOmaha
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 979
Views: 103031

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Well it's the 27th. If they wait a couple of weeks they can just post Sept & Oct at the same time. It's actually happened before. Either that or they are using a legal pad & a number 2 pencil and counting by writing each person's name and then counting them that way. On to a totally differen...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 732
Views: 67506

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

A caveat that I know nothing about these things.

This forum has had problems over the years while I haven't had similar problems with the Des Moines or Kansas City forums. What is the difference with the forums? Is it the host or the software or something else?

Just curious.
by NovakOmaha
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Hayneedle.com
Replies: 15
Views: 2950

Re: Hayneedle.com

Read the history of Hayneedle. It started in 2002 as Hammocks.com and has grown to somewhere around $500 million. Another Omaha company began with a little idea that grew into a huge company. A real success story. Here's a somewhat downside to Omaha. Hayneedle's customers aren't mainly from around O...

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