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by skinzfan23
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area
Replies: 16
Views: 1480

Re: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area

PepperJax hopes to attract 'the highest caliber of talent' after HQ move from Omaha to Denver Founder and former owner Gary Rohwer sold the chain about a 
year ago to TA Associates, a private-equity firm based in Boston. TA put in place a new management team and packed up for Denver. Denver wasn’t ...
by skinzfan23
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 861
Views: 93843

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

All good to hear. Keep in mind 2018 has the NCAA Men's Basketball regional here as well. :)
by skinzfan23
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1533

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton unveiled a new court design for the upcoming season: http://www.gocreighton.com/news/2017/9/20/-m-basketball-creighton-unveils-new-centurylink-center-omaha-court-design.aspx http://www.gocreighton.com/common/controls/image_handler.aspx?thumb_id=14&image_path=/images/2017/9/20/Creighton...
by skinzfan23
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: West Broadway Corridor Plan
Replies: 95
Views: 9022

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

After driving on this numerous times, I can say that I am surprised they decided to use asphalt instead of concrete. With the brick inlay and the concrete in the intersections, I wonder how the asphalt will wear in comparison. Usually asphalt sinks and needs repair more often. I just feel that since...
by skinzfan23
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Ft. Omaha Campus
Replies: 30
Views: 3749

Re: Ft. Omaha Campus

$90 million investment in 3 buildings aims to make Metro’s Fort Omaha campus a go-to place for trades programs A few pictures from the World Herald: https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/omaha.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/0/55/05525174-2cea-5ea5-a0a0-2d89faa455d8/59bff70bacfaf.image...
by skinzfan23
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Lake Manawa Improvements
Replies: 5
Views: 1783

Re: Lake Manawa Improvements

Brought this rendering over from Coyote's post in another CB thread.

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Latest is that they anticipate starting construction on May 11th, 2018 and opening it a week or two later.
by skinzfan23
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)

Coyote wrote:If they can pull off a Manawa "Christy Creme" this could be the bomb.
Isn't there another famous ice cream place in south bluffs near the beginning of the Wabash Trace Nature Trail?

The place near the start of the Wabash is Tastee Treat : http://www.tasteetreetcb.com/
by skinzfan23
Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Fall Color Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 159

Re: 2017 Fall Color Thread

How does the dry weather affect the fall colors? Does it make them less favorable?
by skinzfan23
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Garth Brooks 2017 Lincoln PBA
Replies: 8
Views: 51

Re: Garth Brooks 2017 Lincoln PBA

Can we move this to its own thread? It keeps messing me up thinking that there is another concert in Omaha.
by skinzfan23
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: New St. Patricks Church
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Re: New St. Patricks Church

Here are a few new pictures of the church from the Nonpareil. https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/nonpareilonline.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/4/60/4609d4ae-99b4-11e7-b060-8bba8dfa537f/59bb2b389bf1d.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C743 https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/nonpareilo...
by skinzfan23
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6302

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

I doubt many go to to the Plattsmouth HyVee, especially right now with all the construction on Hwy 75. I and many others in my neighborhood go to the Shadow Lake store. With Capehart being open all the way from 36th to 72nd, it really isn't that bad of a drive.
by skinzfan23
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Runza (50th & Center)
Replies: 10
Views: 445

Re: Runza (50th & Center)

I was in it last winter and wondering why they were kinda letting it go, but this explains it.

Are they completely tearing down the old one of just part of it?
by skinzfan23
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Jones St Reconstruction (11th to 13th)
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Jones St Reconstruction (11th to 13th)

The story on KETV mentioned that there is some news regarding the use of the Fairmont Creamery Building and it will allow for better use on the street, but they didn't really get into any details.
by skinzfan23
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Jones St Reconstruction (11th to 13th)
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Jones St Reconstruction (11th to 13th)

I am so excited for this. This street has needed this for a long time. I remember driving some out of town friends down this street and they thought it was a joke because it was so beat up. I wonder if this will lead to any other street or sidewalk improvements in the Old Market.
by skinzfan23
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 270
Views: 25979

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

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by skinzfan23
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)
Replies: 14
Views: 1511

Re: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)

Looks great. I have been waiting for this area and these properties to get redeveloped.
by skinzfan23
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 20
Views: 4278

Re: Shopko

I agree that Shopko looks pretty dead. I have visited the Bellevue location many times and with the exception around Christmas, the store is usually pretty vacant. I can say that they do have pretty good sales once in a while, but the everyday prices are a little steep for what they are.
by skinzfan23
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1533

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Conference schedule was released today.

Highlights are home game vs Nova and both Xavier games are on FOX.

Oh and there was a 19th game added on Feb 13th playing Bemidji St.
by skinzfan23
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: LB 840 Bellevue Development
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: LB 840 Bellevue Development

I think part of the thinking is that this is flat easily developable land. It is probably going to be used for industrial use than anything.
by skinzfan23
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 626
Views: 56146

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

I agree, I think you nailed it. Increasing the population base near the river is going to be key. I know in the city's master plan there were designs showing condo/apt towers near 480 and ConAgra. With CB at least adding some residential and possibly a few apt towers, it would be nice for Omaha to d...
by skinzfan23
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 270
Views: 25979

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

First angled glass:

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by skinzfan23
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6302

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

I don't think the mayor could prevent them from building, but they may not try to offer any incentives to build.

Also, I am not sure where a good area to put a HyVee would be anyhow.
by skinzfan23
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6302

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

I have mentioned this before, but Bellevue is the largest city in either NE or IA that doesn't have a HyVee.
by skinzfan23
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 398
Views: 54721

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

Ease is key at these 'connected' apartments, touted as the first of their kind in Omaha They say the complex is the metro area’s first apartment project to have a “fully integrated” smart home technology system wired during construction and operational in all 101 units. “This comes with smart light...
by skinzfan23
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Nebraska State Fair 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 444

Re: Nebraska State Fair 2017

Nebraska State Fair attendance up almost 5 percent over last year Joseph McDermott, executive director of the fair, said Tuesday that attendance at the annual event, which ran from Aug. 25 through Monday, was 379,108, up 18,001 over 2016 for an almost 5 percent increase. The 2017 attendance is abou...
by skinzfan23
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1533

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

The Jays now have the 10th best recruiting rank for 2018 according to 24/7.
by skinzfan23
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Gas Prices
Replies: 741
Views: 58549

Re: Local Gas Prices

Gas is still $2.25 at most stations in CB this evening.
by skinzfan23
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Hupmobile & Holiday Inn Express (24 & Farnam)
Replies: 40
Views: 3646

Re: Hupmobile & Holiday Inn Express (24 & Farnam)

Glad to see this is moving forward. I drove through there a few weeks ago and nothing had changed, but this is welcome news.
by skinzfan23
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Nebraska State Fair 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 444

Re: Nebraska State Fair 2017

As always, great pics every year!
by skinzfan23
Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1533

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Time and tv coverage announced for Gonzaga game:

12/1/17 9:15PM CST on ESPN2
by skinzfan23
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha's Fortune 500 Companies
Replies: 65
Views: 8058

Re: Omaha's Fortune 500 Companies

This may have been mentioned before but for 2017 Berkshire has its highest ever rating (#2) and Mutual of Omaha has its highest ranking since 1998 (#342).
by skinzfan23
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 270
Views: 25979

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

First glass in, on the 2nd floor east side of the building:

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by skinzfan23
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 371
Views: 9115

Re: Nebraska License Plates

Sarpy County DMV finds new home in ex-Lockheed Martin building The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, an unwelcome tenant at the Sarpy County Courthouse, is moving east to 45th Street on the south side of Highway 370. It will occupy part of the former Lockheed Martin building at 4502 Maass Road...
by skinzfan23
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5981

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

I was thinking that maybe they would develop some of the land to the east along Farnam.
by skinzfan23
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 24
Views: 1545

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

While in CB the other night, I noticed that even quite a few lights in residential neighborhoods have been converted to LED. Not quite sure why Omaha is lacking in this so much.
by skinzfan23
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?
Replies: 47
Views: 5868

Re: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?

They already sold out on the special for the season ticket passes. Single admission tickets are still on sale though.
by skinzfan23
Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Multisports Complex
Replies: 198
Views: 15477

Re: Nebraska Multisports Complex

Nebraska Multisport Complex to make step forward with selection of contractor for project The Nebraska Multisport Complex is poised to select a general contractor Thursday, an apparent step forward for the project last estimated at $125 million. The site of the complex near 120th Street and Giles R...
by skinzfan23
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?
Replies: 47
Views: 5868

Re: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?

Yes, shady lane might be a bit more your style. It is interesting to think if there was a pumpkin patch with adults only. There are places like the Bellevue Pumpkin Ranch that have haunted hayrack rides. I assume those would be a little bit more adult oriented.
by skinzfan23
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?
Replies: 47
Views: 5868

Re: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?

Looks like Vala's increased their ticket prices yet again. For 2017 admission is $18.95/person for Fri, Sat and Sun in October or $17.95 if you purchase online.

They open 3 weeks from this Friday on Sept 15th.
by skinzfan23
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 270
Views: 25979

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Starting on the 7th and 8th floors:

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