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by lonnie
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Shadow Lake Towne Center (72nd and 370)
Replies: 348
Views: 81055

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

As long as "Chocolaterie Stam" remains in the central mall area, there is hope.
by lonnie
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Redeye Tavern (Formerly Stumble Inn) 178 & Center
Replies: 20
Views: 7239

Re: Redeye Tavern (Formerly Stumble Inn) 178 & Center

nebugeater wrote:As mentioned a while back in another thread as a rumor I believe, this location has moved on to it's next chapter.

The signs are up on the building for SPIN Pizza.

http://www.spinpizza.com/

Their web site lists the location as COMING SOON too.


Now open in West Omaha, as of Sunday 7-30-2017
by lonnie
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: First Watch (72 and Pacific)
Replies: 19
Views: 2157

Re: First Watch (72 and Pacific)

Omaha-area Egg & I restaurants will convert to First Watch cafes The article states "Construction already has begun on the Egg & I near 168th Street and West Center Road, and it will reopen as First Watch in September.". This reads to me the 168th location is now closed and will &...
by lonnie
Wed May 17, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 68196

Re: Westroads Development

I was at Westroads Sunday. The area directly across from the food court where the retailers were pushed out has a sign up and it reads, "Eat Play Drink-Lounge" or "Shop Play Drink-Lounge." I can't remember the exact wording but it had some combo of 3 words then lounge. ... Greg ...
by lonnie
Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Apple Store (17170 Davenport Street)
Replies: 49
Views: 4672

Re: Apple moving?

Was at Village Pointe today and the space is gutted inside and out. It's now just a roof with supports and a back wall. Looks like Apple will be changing everything to fit with their new design, even the facade and windows. Will be a big store and very bright since it's on a corner. Today I saw the...
by lonnie
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Proof @ Midtown Crossing
Replies: 6
Views: 672

Re: Proof @ Midtown Crossing

MadMartin8 wrote:Over/Under on the shelf life of this place? I'll take under on 8 months.

Are you suggesting "Proof" might go poof ? :)
by lonnie
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fresh Thyme
Replies: 49
Views: 5561

Re: Fresh Thyme

Their produce and meat are cheaper than HyVee. And better quality. So true. We now go to Fresh Thyme 2 or 3 times a week and Super Target once a week. The Fresh Thyme visits are smaller purchases, usually fresh, ready too eat items for the main meal. Clearly paper products and other generic staples...
by lonnie
Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 258
Views: 22899

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

There is a sign up for this development along Dodge with the name "West Farm" on it. I truly hope this isn't the name they are actually going with. They have signs up on 144th as well, the one between Pacific and Dodge says "West Farm" but the one on the southwest corner of 144t...
by lonnie
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Shops of Legacy
Replies: 89
Views: 4154

Re: Official: Shops of Legacy

According to Douglas County, "LEGACY ENCHANTED TRAVEL LLC" purchased the lot behind Chic-fil-A last month,... Wow, almost 1/2 million dollars for less then 20K sq.ft. of usable land (notice the hill on two sides). https://www.google.com/maps/@41.2327527,-96.1892707,3a,75y,353.37h,73.36t/d...
by lonnie
Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Twisted Fork Grill & Bar (former Butsy le Doux's)
Replies: 24
Views: 2748

Re: Twisted Fork Grill & Bar (former Butsy le Doux's)

Went to the Twisted Fork over the week end. ... Had the French dip with a side salad. The French Dip was fair at best and the salad was ok but skimpy. The desert was a total joke... @GRANDPASMUCKER I see you enjoy a good French Dip sandwidth, give Lazlo's on 192'nd a try: "FRENCH DIP thinly sl...
by lonnie
Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
Replies: 13
Views: 1442

Re: SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza

Location: An end-cap in Legacy Village at 17520 Wright St (175'th West Center Road), behind Chick-fil-A.

Rumor SPIN! will be going in this spot.

This location started as a Ted's Montana Grill years ago.
by lonnie
Wed Oct 12, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18628

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

UPDATE: We are taking open reservation for LUNCH ONLY tomorrow (10/11) and Wednesday (10/12). We open to the Public and are taking walkins on Oct. 15!! My wife and I had the pleasure of dining at Stroud's for lunch today (Wednesday), excellent food. They were training, even so, excellent service. T...
by lonnie
Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Raising Cane's Omaha
Replies: 103
Views: 16427

Re: Raising Cane's Omaha

14548 West Center Road location proposed opening date is 11/15/2016

https://raisingcanes.com/location/nebra ... 4th-center
by lonnie
Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Ragazzi's Maple
Replies: 11
Views: 1570

Re: Ragazzi's Maple

The 168th and Center location opened Monday, October 3.

http://www.ragazzi-pizza.com
by lonnie
Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)
Replies: 152
Views: 19177

Re: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)

Briefly met the owner of Swartz's this weekend. Construction on pace for an Oct 4 opening. Love how it was the last place announced, and first to open, of the recent Countryside additions. Also, website is up: http://swartzsdeli.com/ Promises to be about as authentic a Jewish deli as can be had. It...
by lonnie
Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:44 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Orchard Plaza - At Home & Panera Bread
Replies: 31
Views: 4142

Re: Orchard Plaza - At Home & Panera Bread

This Panera is now open, Oakview closed.

If you use the self-service kiosk you get a free cookie. Since I got disgusted with the "workers" standing around and ignoring me, I tried the new kiosk terminal, worked quite well.
by lonnie
Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Ruby Tuesdays Closing
Replies: 12
Views: 2707

Re: Ruby Tuesdays Closing

I vote for a Kolache Factory to replace the 168'th Ruby Tuesdays, seems like a good fit.
by lonnie
Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Ruby Tuesdays Closing
Replies: 12
Views: 2707

Re: Ruby Tuesdays Closing

The Ruby Tuesday's at Lakeside (168'th and north of Center) has closed.
by lonnie
Wed Aug 10, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Ragazzi's Maple
Replies: 11
Views: 1570

Re: Ragazzi's Maple

There appears to be a new Ragazzi's coming to the NW corner of 168'th and Center. "Coming soon" sign says September if I read it correctly driving by.

The location is where the (now closed) Harvest Cafe was.
by lonnie
Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:24 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Fresh Thyme
Replies: 49
Views: 5561

Re: Fresh Thyme

What is the story with the location on 132nd and Center? The signage has been up for a while now but I cannot find any concrete information on an opening. From the OWH link I posted in this thread: "Two other west Omaha stores are set: Locations will open shortly after the new year — maybe as ...
by lonnie
Wed Jul 13, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Orchard Plaza - At Home & Panera Bread
Replies: 31
Views: 4142

Re: Orchard Plaza - At Home & Panera Bread

I learned that this Panera will be a relocation of the Oakview Panera.

Additionally, if I heard correctly, the end of September is the tentative opening date, seems aggressive, but not having to train new staff helps.
by lonnie
Fri Jul 01, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fresh Thyme
Replies: 49
Views: 5561

Re: Fresh Thyme

My wife and I shopped at the 150th and Maple location today, an absolutely wonderful addition to our market. A real butcher shop, large selection of fresh fruit and veggies, good prices. IMHO the perfect size of store. Of course it was packed for opening week with it's 6 checkout lanes, but things w...
by lonnie
Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 148
Views: 12683

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

Well said Greg, and given that Westroads is the winner, it makes no sense to me that Crossroads would be redeveloped with any sort of retail focus.
by lonnie
Thu May 12, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Green Beans Coffee (167th and Harrison)
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Green Beans Coffee (167th and Harrison)

I just discovered a coffee shop "Green Beans Coffee" not far from where I live... Green Beans Coffee - Nelson Square 6831 S. 167th St Omaha, NE (402) 891-6143 It seems they have been open for a year or two, but unknown to me. My wife and I stopped in this morning and it was excelle...
by lonnie
Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 258
Views: 22899

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge) up for redevelopment

I just thought of something....what if the buyer of the property is NFM/Berkshire, and they're planning something like Grandscape in The Colony Texas....near Dallas. That would be pretty ambitious. Hmmmm.... HDR would just be another tenant. @GetUrban, great thought. Didn't the Grow Omaha guys a co...
by lonnie
Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18628

Re: Harrington's Family Restaurant (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

Wouldn't the sidewalk repairs fall on the owner, RED? Not the tenant? Those restaurants are separate lots with individual owners. Harrington's: REALTY TRUST GROUP INC 2300 S 48 ST #1 LINCOLN NE 68506-0000 The actual "mall" part: 168TH AND DODGE LP 7500 COLLEGE BLVD #750 OVERLAND PARK KS 6...
by lonnie
Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Orchard Plaza - At Home & Panera Bread
Replies: 31
Views: 4142

Re: Orchard Plaza Panera Bread

Brad wrote:
DAnalyst68135 wrote:New Panera Bread about to begin construction in At Home Parking Lot next to Enterprise Bank.

Concrete has been removed.

I wonder if the Oakview Panera will move there or if this will be an additional location ?
by lonnie
Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Midlands Place
Replies: 40
Views: 4198

Re: Midlands Place

43county wrote:Wild Rice Sushi is pending inspections but I expect them to be open in early February.

Wild Rice Sushi is now open.

My wife and I had a very nice lunch there today (Sunday). Definitely give it a try.

http://www.yelp.com/biz/wild-rice-sushi ... apillion-2
by lonnie
Sun Jan 24, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: New Asian Restaurants in Omaha
Replies: 9
Views: 1548

Re: new asian on 72nd

Not on 72nd, but 84th street and Highway 370 "Wild Rice Sushi". They was activity there today (Sunday) so possibly they are open. http://www.wildricesushi.com/menu/ Sushi restaurant coming to Midlands Place http://www.omaha.com/sarpy/papillion/sushi-restaurant-coming-to-midlands-place/arti...
by lonnie
Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Aldi's
Replies: 29
Views: 2401

Re: Aldi's

Aldi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldi is a German based company, the same parent of Trader Joe's.

Interesting they decided to expand with Aldi and not Trader Joe's in Omaha.
by lonnie
Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:34 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 68196

Re: Westroads Development

I wonder if REI is going into Westroad's old-food court ? The space is about correct, typically 25,000 square feet and General Growth said it would be a 30,000 square foot store new to the market. Is there an open level in the middle of the old food court like at Oakview, I can't remember, but if t...
by lonnie
Tue Dec 29, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 134886

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

.....March is drawing near... the Grow Omaha guys keep hinting at some exciting stuff is coming. I personally hope REI isn't one as they blew past Omaha and opened in DSM. I wonder if REI is going into Westroad's old-food court ? The space is about correct, typically 25,000 square feet and General ...
by lonnie
Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fresh Thyme
Replies: 49
Views: 5561

Re: Fresh Thyme

On the grow Omaha they mentioned they had decided on a location near bakers on 175th and center. I am assuming it's at the circular lot by the Hampton Inn. Not sure where else it would go. I listened to that comment from the GrowOmaha archives, I think the official word was still only the "Lak...
by lonnie
Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 68196

Re: Westroads Development

PotatoeEatsFish wrote:All they're going to do is fail and then have another food court.

If they sell a lot of booze, they can survive. I suspect their food offerings will be scaled back over time.
by lonnie
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 68196

Re: Westroads Development

If you go to http://www.flagshipcommons.com ... The prices seem about the same as their sit-down restaurants. So much for generating a new quick concept for a more price conscious mall customer. Given the prices being about the same, if the quality ever drops below what their sit-down restaurants p...
by lonnie
Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fresh Thyme
Replies: 49
Views: 5561

Re: Fresh Thyme

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will open a store at 132nd Street and West Center Road this fall, and is scouting locations in the Lakeside area of west Omaha and ... Any guesses where a 30,000 ft. sq. building plus parking could go in the "Lakeside area" ? There are a few empty lots around th...
by lonnie
Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Baker Square
Replies: 41
Views: 7584

Re: Baker Square

BTW, there already exists a Fresh Thyme topic here:
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=16542
by lonnie
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 148
Views: 12683

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

I spent an hour patiently waiting for my wife shopping at Dillard's at Oakview, the future does not look good at Oakview. I did not do an exact count, but it seems like only 60% occupied (non-anchors) at this peak shopping time. The management put a little lipstick on this pig by decorating the empt...
by lonnie
Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Do Space (former 72nd St. Borders Store)
Replies: 82
Views: 9142

Re: Do Space (former 72nd St. Borders Store)

... My 11 year old son was very excited about the 3d printing lab and the teen space that had PS4 and Xbox One available to play on 4 screens. He said it was a place that finally "got" him. Great to hear this interested your 11 year old, but there is a significant difference between being...
by lonnie
Sun Nov 08, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Do Space (former 72nd St. Borders Store)
Replies: 82
Views: 9142

Re: Do Space (former 72nd St. Borders Store)

I find this "Do Space" idea quite interesting, and Kudos to those risking a lot of money to try to encourage people to learn. Though I am somewhat puzzled by their evolutionary approach of creating a "library of computers" rather than a revolutionary approach of incubating projec...

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