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by TitosBuritoBarn
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Buffalo Wild Wings (132nd & Maple)
Replies: 11
Views: 1479

Re: Buffalo Wild Wings (132nd & Maple)

Bdubs is about the only chain sit down restaurant I like to go to anymore, but I'm in no way a wings aficionado. Their medium sauce is tasty.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 54
Views: 2804

Re: Amazon HQ2

Can't say I'm too surprised about this list either. Hoped to see STL, Detroit, or Cleveland on here too. Personally, my preferred city for it to go to is Pittsburgh. Out of all the cities on the list, it's the one that seems to have fallen the hardest. Chicago would be second, although Chicago hasn'...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 278

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

Curious if this thread is going to go back to discussing changes to 1200 Landmark Center? Or if this "discussion" is going to go back to the same beat-the-dead-horse |expletive| that has absolutely nothing to do with the topic at hand? I'll bite. I was disappointed when this property was ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 278

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

I thought after WWII when there was enough prosperity for everyone that people could actually afford to buy a home was the impetus for the suburbs to be born. There was if you were white and you wanted to build a house in a new, white neighborhood. If you were black and/or wanted to build a house i...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 54
Views: 2804

Re: Amazon HQ2

Interesting article about Amazon's effect on Seattle One walk through Seattle's 'Amazonia' neighborhood made me very uneasy for whatever city gets HQ2 http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-hq-photo-tour-seattle-make-any-city-wary-of-amazon-hq2-2017-12/#construction-on-amazons-third-and-fourth-tower...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future
Replies: 24
Views: 1496

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

"cherry-picking an example such as 132nd & Center to 132nd & Dodge is pretty weak sauce. Living in the suburbs comes with some concessions, and this is one of them" Sounds like discrimination to me. West Omaha pays taxes so fools and scamming businessmen can get their useless 150 ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Methodist Office Redevelopment - 85th and Dodge
Replies: 16
Views: 1608

Re: Methodist Office Redevelopment - 85th and Dodge

I was just told that the half of the 8511 building that runs east-west is going to stay up and be repaired, and the part that runs north-south, and the small part that runs east-west right up front on the frontage road are being demolished. Really?! All these beautiful buildings in the city get the...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18732

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

This is not surprising. The Stroud’s here in Omaha was completely underwhelming. The food was average at best.. It did not resemble Stroud’s in Kansas City at all in my opinion.. Now it’s time for a real quality restaurant with a commitment for providing consistently good food to move in and take o...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 84
Views: 7508

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

If you can cite a city code that prohibits a park from being exchanged or developed I'd be glad to take a look at it. I don't know that there is a law against it. I looked briefly and couldn't find one. Maybe there's something that says a new park must be built of the same size in the general area....
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 84
Views: 7508

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

Ever heard of Turner Park? Was Turner Park bigger before Mutual came in? What was west of 31st Ave. before Mutual came in? It was smaller. 31st St went through from Farnam to Dodge without the oval in the middle. Midtown Crossing added the part that is west of 31st Street. West of 31st used to be a...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 2732

Re: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold

I apologize if it came off too insensitive, but there's no use giving anyone false hope. Because I work in urban planning, I can tell you that they're likely not going to get exactly what they ask for, which as I understand it is to stop the entire project. I can certainly sugar coat it and tell the...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 2732

Re: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold

How exactly do all these people get in and out of this neighborhood - seems like a lot of traffic will be added to Arbor -- http://www.arborwoodsomaha.com/Site-Plan The average daily traffic on Arbor west of 90th is 692. In contrast average daily traffic on Arbor east of 90th is 2,982. https://publ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3282

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Someone said The Session Room is moving... so are they taking out the building on that block? Based on the OWH map it would appear so, pretty disappointing they couldn’t consolidate everything on one block. If they have street level retail it would make up for things though. KETV did a nice report ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 2732

Re: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold

You'll be fine. I promise. This poor neighborhood is about to be turned upside down How? They'll have to share? Blocks upon blocks upon blocks upon blocks of residential houses surround this property. Exactly what will be different about adding several more blocks? You can't blame them for not want...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 2732

Re: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold

It's going to be a disaster for the neighborhood. They originally said less than 5% of traffic will go through the neighborhood (their own engineers to the planning board in Nov), and their most recent traffic study (still a draft) now says approx 20%. You'll be fine. I promise. There is a TON of n...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1938
Views: 159118

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Given the status of the rest of the metro mass transit or lack thereof - I am still not sold on building the streetcar. I also have a problem with the part of the route that takes it down in front of the CLC and the stadium - although I see that part being used when there are events , I also see th...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 19
Views: 1524

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

onelocalfoods wrote:rumblings of trouble coming from Benson Brewery and Baela Rose


darn. The wife and I liked Benson Brewery much more than Infusion when we tried them back-to-back. Could have been a fluke, but Benson was an excellent experience while Infusion was absolute |expletive|.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1026
Views: 109487

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Wait... the current terminals are only 32 years old?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1938
Views: 159118

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Right.. No news. Nothing to update. But the W-H places a large front page piece in the Sunday paper.. Maybe we need to commission a “study” to analyze the reasoning for the W-H article... Ciao..LiO...Peace I think we know what the FAKE NEWS is up to with this. First they have a big front page artic...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7824

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Confirmed with someone from Hines that Great Wolf Lodge is 100% locked in as part of this development. Should be the cornerstone for the entire thing. Great to see Omaha finally acting like a contender instead of a pretender. I’d be really surprised if that were true. They don’t do urban locations,...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 2732

Re: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold

The design is a copy/paste of nearly every other apartment building built in suburban Omaha in the last 20 years. It's not a particularly great design either.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 258
Views: 23019

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

I heard a rumor last weekend I absolutely hate and many on here will too. I hope to God it isn't true. Rumor is Mutual of Omaha is relocating its headquarters here. Not just the bank. Everything. Depression/anger commence. Probably true. For whatever reason the need for sustainability, progress, an...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: In-N-Out - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: In-N-Out - Colorado

Nice. Wonder why they chose Springs over Denver.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1026
Views: 109487

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

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by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: US Conference of Mayors long term metro population report-
Replies: 11
Views: 562

Re: US Conference of Mayors long term metro population report-

I’m pretty sure by 2046 Fremont will become part of the MSA. Would Lincoln ever be added to the MSA? Or would it only be added to the CSA? It’s possible if enough people start commuting between the core counties. I wouldn’t count on it though. Not MSA. But as I stated in a post earlier today, if th...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: US Conference of Mayors long term metro population report-
Replies: 11
Views: 562

Re: US Conference of Mayors long term metro population report-

Louie wrote:
MTO wrote:I’m pretty sure by 2046 Fremont will become part of the MSA.

Would Lincoln ever be added to the MSA? Or would it only be added to the CSA?


It’s possible if enough people start commuting between the core counties. I wouldn’t count on it though.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth
Replies: 17
Views: 2910

Re: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth

Does anyone know if they are keeping the parking lot intact? Iirc they own that entire surface lot just north of their property.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 54
Views: 2804

Re: Amazon HQ2

Meh, it's still a long shot...

I'm mildly annoyed that the author believes New Orleans is in the midwest.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)
Replies: 88
Views: 14979

Re: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)

Someone on the Forgotten Omaha Facebook page mentioned a building permit had been taken out on the property. Can anyone confirm that?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 643
Views: 60877

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

buildomaha wrote:Seems extremely underwhelming. I don’t k is who they expect to spend time on the riverfront when no one will live near it...


Agreed. Unless the soil toxicity doesn't allow for it, they should throw up some mid-rises on the sports field/event lawn on the west.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 68871

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Have Uber/Lyft caught on much in Omaha? In Chicago that’s mostly all people use to get around when going out on the weekend but here in St. Louis many still expect to drive to nightlife. We use Uber on a weekly basis. If you are going somewhere and there is any chance you'll consume alcohol, there ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 5975

Re: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion

mrsticka wrote:Does this mean Nebraska will be the only state without a Kmart?


That sounds like something to take pride in.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 68871

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Have Uber/Lyft caught on much in Omaha? In Chicago that’s mostly all people use to get around when going out on the weekend but here in St. Louis many still expect to drive to nightlife.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1700

Re: Toast

Nice! Hope they find something downtown that they like. Maybe they’ll go thto route of leasing temporary digs until they build a more suitable building for themselves.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Ones at 35th and Dodge
Replies: 43
Views: 5071

Re: The Ones at 35th and Dodge

I’m predicting that this one will suffer the same fate as the Conrad. It looks like a home for seniors
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1700

Re: Toast

MadMartin8 wrote:So.....just call center operations? Likely the lowest paying of their jobs?


Well, I guess any little bit helps the economy.


I hope it's not just another call center.

Depending on how low the wages are, there's research that shows it does the opposite of help the economy.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Annexation
Replies: 51
Views: 3467

Re: 2017 Annexation

Regardless of the history of OPS, the amount of territory they controlled didn't matter, it was the choices they made (or were forced upon them?). If you create a city (or school district) people want to be in and a part of in the present, you'll achieve prosperity regardless of history. If you look...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Anniversaries
Replies: 42
Views: 1943

Re: Anniversaries

Happy Anniversary TitosBuritoBarn, who has been here for 13 years now! Thank you! I was in my first semester of undergrad at Iowa State when I found this place and used it to procrastinate on a lot of homework. Now I’m in my first semester of graduate school and am back to using it to procrastinate...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Conrad (36th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 78
Views: 8676

Re: The Conrad (36th & Leavenworth)

skinzfan23 wrote:Unfortunately the story states that they are only at 40% occupancy so far. I am surprised. You would think being so close to the Med Center it would be full or nearly full.


I dunno. It has some cool features but it looks like it was designed and built in the cheapest way possible.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Annexation
Replies: 51
Views: 3467

Re: 2017 Annexation

Either way Annexation should be a high priority. Why? The amount of land a city controls doesn't correlate to its success or financial prosperity. Yes it does. If Omaha were to let Bennington annex all of west Douglas County outside of Omaha, or let Valley and Waterloo merge and take the trans-Elkh...

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