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by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: M's Pub Explosion and Fire
Replies: 266
Views: 15399

Re: M's Pub Explosion and Fire

GetUrban wrote:
Over the life span of a historic building, 18 months is not too long to wait for an excellent restoration.

I agree with that!
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: M's Pub Explosion and Fire
Replies: 266
Views: 15399

Re: M's Pub Explosion and Fire

Its about time...I understand all the litigation that held this up, but it is crazy that it took almost 18 months to rebuild.
by skinzfan23
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 386
Views: 49950

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

Here is the rendering: (I agree, this is pretty bland looking, but I do think it will blend in well with the Yard apts and the Kiewit training center)

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Est completion: mid-2018.
by skinzfan23
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 877
Views: 85906

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

The eight-acre, $20 million exhibit is being built in an area in the northeast corner of the zoo on a previously undeveloped hillside beyond the Simmons Aviary. The zoo expects to open the exhibit in two parts. Red panda, Indian rhino, Père David’s Deer, crane and tufted deer habitats are scheduled...
by skinzfan23
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 386
Views: 49950

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

Joe_Sovereign wrote:Still no details of what the Cambria is going to look like?

Do we even know the number of rooms or number of floors?

Read above....it is going to be similar to the pictured but one floor taller. (5 floors)
by skinzfan23
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)
Replies: 125
Views: 10462

Re: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)

Lets hope so....its already been 3 years in the making.
by skinzfan23
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Maverick Athletics
Replies: 574
Views: 63280

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: 83230

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: 83230

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: 13202

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: 574
Views: 63280

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: 459
Views: 46813

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: 13313

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: 13202

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: 386
Views: 49950

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: 521
Views: 9836

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: 50176

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: 1286

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: 10118

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: 1286

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: 15740

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: 157

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: 1430

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: 521
Views: 9836

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: 307

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: 521
Views: 9836

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: 25
Views: 452

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: 7720

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: 56662

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: 1567

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: 7720

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: 521
Views: 9836

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: 25
Views: 452

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: 9383

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: 20953

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: 1489

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: 407

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: 15727

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: 20248

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.

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