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by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 21
Views: 1815

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: 39
Views: 1438

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: 21
Views: 1815

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: 21
Views: 1815

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: 1906
Views: 155663

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: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 17
Views: 966

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: 982
Views: 103350

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: 1906
Views: 155663

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: 7362

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: 21
Views: 1815

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: 255
Views: 21743

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: 247

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: 982
Views: 103350

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: 425

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: 425

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: 16
Views: 2544

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: 41
Views: 1954

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: 14655

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: 59148

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: 67259

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: 5747

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: 67259

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: 1546

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: 4945

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: 1546

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: 50
Views: 3195

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: 32
Views: 1591

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: 8257

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: 50
Views: 3195

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...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Methodist Office Redevelopment - 85th and Dodge
Replies: 9
Views: 1085

Re: Methodist Office Redevelopment - 85th and Dodge

NP Dodge says it plans to redevelop 8601 Dodge into mixed-use, which could house retail or service businesses and restaurants


What’s the mixed use component of this?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1906
Views: 155663

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Unless the city realizes that the streetcar needs its own dedicated lanes, forget it. Build a second BRT line instead
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1659

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

Don't forget about Gino's East when talking about Chicago pizza, it is also considered one of the best. Yes, that's another good one. I believe the one in River North has closed, but the one near the Water Tower is still going. There’s a Gino’s East still in River North. I think they moved somewhat...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1659

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

For what it’s worth I think that I, like most Chicago transplants (and probably natives), started off eating pizza at the well known deep dish places and then gravitated away towards the neighborhood joints that dont necessarily sell deep dish. Trips to get deep dish then usually only occur when fri...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1659

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

Don't forget about Gino's East when talking about Chicago pizza, it is also considered one of the best. Yes, that's another good one. I believe the one in River North has closed, but the one near the Water Tower is still going. There’s a Gino’s East still in River North. I think they moved somewhat...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Centerline Apartments (70th and Oak)
Replies: 11
Views: 1194

Re: Centerline Apartments (70th and Oak)

The renderings look pretty solid. It's nicer than a lot of the west Omaha stuff. Glad this parcel is seeing some life again.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1659

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

I’m going to guess that if they decide to put a location in Omaha, it'll be in suburbia. Around half of their Chicago area locations are in the suburbs. So are their Orlando locations which I think is the only other city they are in.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1659

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

garyomaha wrote:For years I had enjoyed Chicago style pizza at (surprise) Old Chicago, then they took it off their menu!!


THEY DID WHAT?!??

Is anything about them Chicago related now because the beer certainly isn’t
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 151
Views: 21417

Re: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)

MTO wrote:Heard the hold up was over the bank. I guess the bank wants too much money and Chikdren’s didn’t want to pay so the bank is staying.


Does that mean they’ll build higher?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2321

Re: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

I wish they’d put some more thought into the design of the apartment building. It’s just a box with some holes cut into it for windows. Are building materials so costly that this is the best they can do? I agree - terribly unimaginative with no architectural flair. The rowhouses especially look che...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Gretna Annexation
Replies: 46
Views: 1604

Re: Gretna Annexation

Secondly Gretna would be a great addition to Omaha and would give it access to the vital I-80 corridor. ...you realize that corridor already goes through the middle of Omaha, right? Are you thinking in terms of businesses that often base themselves adjacent to interstates? If so, why? Thirdly this ...

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