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by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Maverick Athletics
Replies: 571
Views: 63098

Re: UNO Maverick Athletics

The Valley has a much better history of success, but since both Creighton and Wichita left, there isn't any perennial powerhouse program left. Sure N. Iowa has been somewhat consistent over the last decade but there isn't another team that has had any sustained success over the past 10 years. At lea...
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 764
Views: 82702

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Wow, I just looked at those prices. That is crazy...they even have a one-way on saturday for $35.
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 764
Views: 82702

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Mr.Nuke wrote:March Traffic was up 9.3% over March 2016, overall year to date traffic is up 5.3%

Wow, that puts them on pace for nearly 4.6 million for the year.
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)
Replies: 151
Views: 12997

Re: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)

Thanks for all the updates! So much happening around Capitol and north right now. Yes there is....glad to see development taking off between the businesses (Kiewit training center and Alvine) residences (the Yard, Capitol District, and Capitol Place) and hotel (Marriott and Camria). This area is re...
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Maverick Athletics
Replies: 571
Views: 63098

Re: UNO Maverick Athletics

I still feel that the Valley isn't the best situation for UNO, especially since Wichita left.
by skinzfan23
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 444
Views: 45912

Re: UNO Campus Update

A couple of quick photo updates: https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2857/34115695591_8d32e243d0_k.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4176/34206514786_8ac6b44cb4_k.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2885/34089098102_81ffb4833e_k.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2866/33862054530_58b8114f23_k.jpg
by skinzfan23
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Triangle Apartments
Replies: 141
Views: 13107

Re: Midtown Triangle Apartments

Thanks for the update.
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)
Replies: 151
Views: 12997

Re: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)

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by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 377
Views: 49082

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

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by skinzfan23
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 520
Views: 9781

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Alan Huss, a former player for the Jays, was selected to replace Steve Lutz as assistant coach. http://www.gocreighton.com/news/2017/4/20/-m-basketball-alan-huss-returns-to-creighton-as-mens-basketball-assistant-coach.aspx As an assistant to Craig Neal during the previous three seasons at New Mexico...
by skinzfan23
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 630
Views: 49795

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

iamjacobm wrote:The planning board will be reviewing the new plans for this land today that include a new library. Apparently supposed to be made public Monday.

Lets keep our fingers crossed.
by skinzfan23
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol

Linkin5 wrote:This building is exactly what this lot needed. This could actually end up being good for LOCAL as they won't be on an island any longer.

I agree, some of the residents of the new building will frequent Local.
by skinzfan23
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: 100 Block Broadway
Replies: 73
Views: 9996

Re: 100 Block Broadway

Sounds like they were intending to start construction last October, but glad to see this moving forward.
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol

Looks great!!! Glad to see that corner finally filling in. I always thought that when there are events going on at the Centurylink Center it looked kinda tacky to see the police cars parked in the grassy/dirt lot. This is a huge improvement.
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 189
Views: 15489

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Noticed that the first pieces of the tower crane arrived today. Should see it start going up in the next week or less.
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 NCAA Mens Basketball 1st & 2nd Round @ CLCO
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: 2020 NCAA Mens Basketball 1st & 2nd Round @ CLCO

Glad to see! As Bruce Rasmussen noted, the NCAA usually doesn't award a city a second regional until they have hosted one, which is probably why Omaha is only listed for the 1st/2nd round instead of another regional. With Omaha's track record of hosting these big sporting events, I wouldn't be surpr...
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Harvester Building (Sixth Street and 10th Avenue)
Replies: 10
Views: 1400

Re: Harvester Building (Sixth Street and 10th Avenue)

Glad to see this is still moving forward. I am excited to see the building rehabbed.
by skinzfan23
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 520
Views: 9781

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Jacob Epperson officially signed today.
by skinzfan23
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Space
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Space

Thanks for sharing.
by skinzfan23
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 520
Views: 9781

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Most dunks in 2016-17 (per Florida State research):

183 Florida State
179 Kentucky
159 Florida Gulf Coast
153 USC
144 CREIGHTON
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 426

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Latest update states that ticket sales have surpassed 70,000 and there is a possibility of breaking 2008's record attendance of 80,149.
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 74
Views: 7624

Re: Tenth Street Market

It did state that they are going to apply for grants, federal money and TIF, all of which should help bridge the gap if approved.
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 509
Views: 56328

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

I think I liked the color of brick better in the earlier rendering, but I also noticed that there are now 3 balconies instead of 2.
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Lake Manawa Improvements
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

Re: Lake Manawa Improvements

New Lake Manawa playground might be a dream come true A good portion of the original playground will remain, allowing for a “mix of old and new” in the overall design, Sehn said. The new section will be placed on the playground’s left side with the Gold Rush Trail leading kids into the play area. O...
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 74
Views: 7624

Re: Tenth Street Market

$18M "Tenth Street Market" project moves forward Work has begun at the former postal annex, as organizers continue raising money to reach the goal of $18.6M. Now, the 65,000 square-foot space is stocking up to become the "Tenth Street Market." Hall said the non-profit behind the...
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 520
Views: 9781

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Didn't know where else to put this, but a nice story on the Sudanese population and Ed Chang in Omaha. REFUGEE HOOP DREAMS DO COME TRUE—RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF TRUMP'S AMERICA Thousands of South Sudanese refugees arrived in Omaha in the late 1990s, attracted to Nebraska’s largest city because of its ...
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 426

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Sounds like there could be over 70,000 people for Saturday's spring game. As of Wednesday morning, more than 66,000 tickets had been sold.
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: New restaurant rumors.
Replies: 71
Views: 9355

Re: New restaurant rumors.

Movement on the national building on 12th and harney. Offer coming from a restaurant and bar concept seperated on the first and second floor. Looks like this is finally getting some action. It will be called The Gatsby Restaurant. Dining notes: The Gatsby will bring 1920s feel to Omaha's Old Market...
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha Metro Area's Best BBQ
Replies: 213
Views: 20914

Re: Omaha Metro Area's Best BBQ

For anyone who hasn't tried Swine Dining in Bellevue, they currently have a daily deal $10 for $20 good until 10/14/17: http://www.dailydealomaha.com/deal/omaha/swine-dining?merchantId=4372&wId=13412&utm_medium=AdUnit&utm_campaign=Omaha+Deal_4337052&host=www.dailydealomaha.com&ut...
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: NE Corner of 72nd & Pacific
Replies: 14
Views: 1456

Re: NE Corner of 72nd & Pacific

At 72nd & Pacific in Omaha, Clancy’s Pub will go and Kum & Go will grow Omaha’s original Clancy’s Pub and a few other businesses will be leaving their longtime spots at 72nd and Pacific Streets to make way for a new and bigger Kum & Go convenience store. Reconfiguration of that northeas...
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 College World Series
Replies: 17
Views: 397

Re: 2017 College World Series

mrsticka wrote:What dates will the College World Series be?

June 17-27/28, 2017
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Mid-America Center
Replies: 105
Views: 15583

Re: Mid-America Center

The Mid America Center and Iowa Western were award the NJCAA Wrestling Championships for 2019, 2020 and 2021. In recent years the event had stayed for one year. It was in Rochester, Minnesota, in 2012, Des Moines in 2013 and Spokane, Washington, in 2014.
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge (Part Two)
Replies: 187
Views: 20027

Re: Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge (Part Two)

Just a brief quote from the World Herald article about extending Capitol towards the riverfront:

A connector bridge from the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge to north downtown could come sooner. Construction for “Baby Bob” is scheduled for 2018 or 2019.


Good to hear that it is still a go.
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153377

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Omaha looking at ways to extend Capitol Avenue to riverfront Plans are churning for a new roadway between downtown and the Omaha riverfront. On Tuesday afternoon, the Omaha City Council unanimously approved a study to look at ways to extend Capitol Avenue to the riverfront. An aquarium and events b...
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 College World Series
Replies: 17
Views: 397

Re: 2017 College World Series

Ferris Wheel rides will be $3 for kids 12 and under. Also Sunday, June 25th will be a free day, where anyone can ride the ferris wheel for free. There is also an option to purchase a book of 10 tickets for $20.
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: American White Pelicans @ Manawa
Replies: 10
Views: 284

Re: American White Pelicans @ Manawa

Nice photos!
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 764
Views: 82702

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Here are the renderings from the article: (the article states that construction will last 2 years) http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/omaha.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/e/cc/ecc80feb-b3d9-5dfd-bf69-7223271b2c13/58ec2de9dda98.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C601 http://bloximages.newyork1.vi...
by skinzfan23
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2367
Views: 215891

Re: Official: Capitol District

I agree, the parking garage does look pretty bland. I wish they would add some finishing touches like some of the other garages downtown (Omaha Park 8 ) In other news, it appears that construction fencing is up for the Capitol Place apts on the southeast corner of 10th and Capitol. I knew a previous...
by skinzfan23
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: American White Pelicans @ Manawa
Replies: 10
Views: 284

Re: American White Pelicans @ Manawa

I mentioned this on Facebook, but I have never seen them at Manawa before. Anyone know if they are usually there?

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