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by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 11
Views: 273

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

I remember like 10-15 years ago Pueblo ran a TV ad campaign in Omaha where they asked people on the street in new York or something if they could name what town was voted best in some magazine's likely |expletive| best cities list. At the end when it was revealed to be Pueblo everyone said "Oh!...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 384
Views: 49692

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

Meh...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2367
Views: 216191

Re: Official: Capitol District

I've always thought it was weird when you had to pass through a closet to get to the bathroom. Some of the more expensive units here seem to have this layout.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: South Sioux--New Hotel
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: South Sioux--New Hotel

:sly: seems awfully fancy pantsy for S Sioux City.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: DISCUSSION: Sarpy County/Royals Stadium
Replies: 1515
Views: 93033

Re: DISCUSSION: Sarpy County/Royals Stadium

I feel like they missed an opportunity to keep some corn behind the outfield wall for a Field of Dreams effect. Granted it's not in Iowa.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 630
Views: 50105

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

I'm guessing the design and layout will change substantially as the project moves along as they alluded to in the article.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol
Replies: 16
Views: 1276

Re: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol

The building looks great! I'm so glad this lot is finally being developed.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Rush Market @114 & Dodge
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: The Development of Regency, Old Mill, and Miracle Hills

Weren't they going to tear this down?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2597

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

A lady I used to work with in Omaha said she missed the big city life...of Madison, Wisconsin (which currently has 300,000 fewer inhabitants in its metro). LOL.. Well, hopefully you educated her on the error of her ways :lol: .. Sometimes ignorance isn't always bliss :cheers: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153616

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Were none of you taught how to cross a street when you were kids? If at a traffic light, wait for the walk signal, otherwise look both ways and wait for traffic to clear. Again, this is Omaha. You take your life into your own hands each time you cross the street, or even walk next to one... regardl...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153616

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Were none of you taught how to cross a street when you were kids? If at a traffic light, wait for the walk signal, otherwise look both ways and wait for traffic to clear. Because it would replace I-480, it's not like there would be any traffic anyway. never taught to understand a little humor? :D Y...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153616

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Were none of you taught how to cross a street when you were kids? If at a traffic light, wait for the walk signal, otherwise look both ways and wait for traffic to clear.

Because it would replace I-480, it's not like there would be any traffic anyway.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153616

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

I am still beyond confused how making 480 a street level boulevard is better, you are making an even bigger barrier than an elevated road. Depends on how it's designed. In general, from a pscyhological standpoint, something like this is more inviting to cross... https://www.cnu.org/sites/default/fi...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153616

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

something like this is more inviting to cross... Except double the width, remove the stop lights, and the vehicles are traveling at 60MPH. Or are you saying to eliminate the interstate entirely and make it a city street? Get rid if it completely. I-480 between US-75 and the river is completely usel...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2597

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

I've always contended and will stand by the eventual Omaha/Lincoln CSA (It might take a decade to happen..but mark my words- it will)..I know it's on another level, but look at the Dallas/Ft Worth CSA now including counties in southern Oklahoma nearly 100+ miles away.. Sheesh... Ciao..LiO...Peace I...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153616

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

I am still beyond confused how making 480 a street level boulevard is better, you are making an even bigger barrier than an elevated road. Depends on how it's designed. In general, from a pscyhological standpoint, something like this is more inviting to cross... https://www.cnu.org/sites/default/fi...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 267
Views: 7026

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Welcome to St Louis. Thanks. Ironically. I'll most likely be moving there this summer. With OPS circling the drain, North Omaha's chronic violence, and the general "toys for girls and boys" attitude towards public spending, you would rapidly fail. Some judge would order mandatory fees to ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 267
Views: 7026

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

4. West Omaha is full of voters who are still upset off about all the downtown spending that turned into big tax bills for them. The traditional model for the layout of cities used nearly everywhere around the world utilizes a hub and spoke system where the hub, the city center, is where all the cu...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 764
Views: 82902

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

The rental car place looks pretty cool. Does anyone have a timeline for when these projects will be completed?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 267
Views: 7026

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Is no one going to champion extending the BRT that already has some grant funding as an alternative? Omaha needs to get it's transportation act together. The TIGER grant is on Trumps chopping block. Omaha's BRT might be one of the last round of projects with that funding. Yes it is. I was wondering...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 267
Views: 7026

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Is no one going to champion extending the BRT that already has some grant funding as an alternative?

Omaha needs to get it's transportation act together.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2597

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

It'll all depend on the commuting numbers, not just proximity alone. For example, the San Francisco-Oakland and the San Jose metropolitan areas are contiguous - there is no buffer of undeveloped land between the two. And yet they are separated.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: I-80 expansion between Omaha/Lincoln
Replies: 98
Views: 17316

Re: I-80 expansion between Omaha/Lincoln

The Facebook official announcement made me think if this(I know that data center wont have much traffic, but just the growing investment in the area). Is there a timeline that is out there for when 168th and 192nd will get on/off ramps for I80? Also, who decides this? City, county, state? Ultimatel...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153616

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Nice! That bay window is gorgeous.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Jensen Tire
Replies: 8
Views: 245

Re: Jensen Tire

Brad wrote:
TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Looks pretty bleak.


Its in the middle of an industrial park in Rural Sarpy County, nobody will ever really see it.

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Oh I know. I'm just thinking about the people working there. I feel like they could spring for some bigger windows.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Jensen Tire
Replies: 8
Views: 245

Re: Jensen Tire

Looks pretty bleak.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Farm Credit Services of America (120 & Q)
Replies: 17
Views: 1701

Re: Farm Credit Services of America (120 & Q)

Any news on what it entails? Is it for the whole property or just the half-circle shaped parcel?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1843
Views: 141212

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Why? Seriously, why? A street car system like Prague is crowded like crazy, yet it doesn't seem to add to the value there. This system will go from downtown to UNMC shuttling back and forth. How will this add value? Please give me some actual numbers here. I am tired of fan boys' rosey scenarios. W...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 267
Views: 7026

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I'm going to give you the benefit of the doubt that you're aware Royal has no sway in Sarpy or Saunders County.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1843
Views: 141212

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I am friends with a guy and his family who own some land and property right on Farnam along the proposed streetcar route. Nobody has come along and made any offers for their property or mentioned any plans for a street car or asked them what they thought about it. They have not heard anything from ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 267
Views: 7026

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I like the candidate on the front page of todays paper named Taylor Royal. He says screw the stupid streetcar lets get a NFL team. Now were talking! And then Taylor says Stothert is a traitor for not supporting Trump and Mello is a crazy who supported Hillary. Those are 2 undeniable good points. It...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)
Replies: 16
Views: 1245

Re: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)

Looks really nice. They really must be really ambitious about that neighborhood though.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2597

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

It appears that a lot of people around the country are retiring. Many of the fastest growing metros had negative natural increase numbers, which implies to me that most of the people moving there are coming to live out their final years.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2597

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

Hopefully they're not accounting for multiple time zones and are just going to wait until midnight in the east. I was up too late waiting for the media to report something the past two days. I'm tired tonight.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1843
Views: 141212

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

The numbers for the Rail dont make any sense to anyone who can do math, so look realistically at what this is - corporate welfare for Mutual of Omaha, the company that designs the Rail (HDR), the company that builds the Rail (Kiewit), and the company that manages the Rail (some relative of a city o...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1843
Views: 141212

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

That'd certainly be nice, but if you're worried about astronomical taxes, I'm not sure an elevated maglev train is going to be a good idea.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2597

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

Athomsfere wrote:My guesses:

Metro 445,572
CSA 962,491


A loss of 500,000 in the metro?

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by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Judgemental map of Nebraska
Replies: 6
Views: 559

Re: Judgemental map of Nebraska

Who are the yuppies in Hastings?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 48
Views: 5215

Re: Gordman's Business News

KETV is reporting that the 450 jobs are currently threatened, but not eliminated. Granted, someone's going to have to come in and buy the company for them to be saved. http://www.ketv.com/article/dmv-cracks-down-disabled-placard-sting/9140562 Unfortunately, that link is to a story about the DMV.. I...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 48
Views: 5215

Re: Gordman's Business News

KETV is reporting that the 450 jobs are currently threatened, but not eliminated. Granted, someone's going to have to come in and buy the company for them to be saved.

http://www.ketv.com/article/dmv-cracks-down-disabled-placard-sting/9140562

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