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by nativeomahan
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 9
Views: 624

Re: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)

A Win for this neighborhood to be sure. Fingers crossed for them.
by nativeomahan
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Parker's Smokehouse Replacing McKenna's!
Replies: 112
Views: 9966

Re: Parker's Smokehouse Replacing McKenna's!

I drive by all the time and have not noticed anything having opened in the place of Parker's. Two days ago the Parkers sign was still up.
by nativeomahan
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: |expletive| Sushi - Benson
Replies: 12
Views: 800

Re: |expletive| Sushi - Benson

Exactly where is this place going to be located?
by nativeomahan
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Lincoln has its own network TV afillites. Lincoln residents don't/can't watch Omaha TV stations, and Omaha residents don't/can't watch Lincoln TV stations. Just as Washington and Baltimore are separate TV markets, despite (unlike Omaha and Lincoln) being one metro area, Lincoln and Omaha are distinc...
by nativeomahan
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Omaha Cowboy wrote:I see Omaha is still getting screwed in the latest Nielsen Radio and TV market rankings-

http://www.nielsen.com/content/dam/corp ... s_2017.pdf

Ciao..LiO...Peace


What do you mean by that comment?
by nativeomahan
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Bringing government agencies here
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Bringing government agencies here

The FBI will always be headquartered in or near Washington, D.C.
by nativeomahan
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)
Replies: 39
Views: 4955

Re: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)

OmahaJaysCU wrote:Ross' Dress For Less and an organic grocery store I can't remember which one.


I hope the grocery store succeeds. That should be a good neighborhood for a store focusing on organics.
by nativeomahan
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Good Asian Food
Replies: 42
Views: 3468

Re: Good Asian Food

Coyote wrote:China Garden is finally moving from its hidden spot behind the Shriner's building into Canfield plaza next to Red Eye Tavern on the 15th.

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Oh nice! They have good food, but up until now it has really only been a take out sort of place.
by nativeomahan
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pig and Finch (Closed)
Replies: 66
Views: 6271

Re: Pig and Finch (Closed)

Overpriced for what you got, IMO. Second that. My food was never bad, but nor was it ever "wow!". It was pricey. When Twisted Fork, Shucks, and Brother Sebastian's are up the street, you have to solid and competitive. Agree. I live close by, but we ate there less than once a year. It was ...
by nativeomahan
Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 13
Views: 1031

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

The city of Hastings, Nebraska is well on its way to changing out street lights to LED. And the city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico pretty much did this in the past couple of years.
by nativeomahan
Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 955
Views: 91724

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Here's an idea, and I have no idea why it hasn't been at least proposed before. For zoo patrons exiting I-80 eastbound at 13th street, have an additional exit lane (or two) that includes a ramp extending over 13th street and directly into the zoo's parking lot. No back up on 13th street. Everyone's ...
by nativeomahan
Mon May 22, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 236264

Re: Official: Capitol District

That would be an awesome addition to our restaurant mix. I have eaten at M&S restaurants in several other cities and always had a nice dining experience. The one in KC is particularly beautiful, and always packed.
by nativeomahan
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: South Sioux--New Hotel
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: South Sioux--New Hotel

I miss the Quarterage.
by nativeomahan
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: KC-New Hotel in the Rivermarket
Replies: 4
Views: 346

Re: KC-New Hotel in the Rivermarket

Does anyone doubt that the presence of the streetcar helped move this project along?
by nativeomahan
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sterling Ridge (Ironwood Country Club)
Replies: 171
Views: 31397

Re: Sterling Ridge (Ironwood Country Club)

I drive by a few days ago and to my consternation they had removed dozens of the medium sized trees they had planted a year or two ago along 132nd street! W T F?
by nativeomahan
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Rush Market @114 & Dodge
Replies: 8
Views: 1381

Re: Rush Market @114 & Dodge

choke wrote:Anyone been to this Rush Market, where Cub Foods used to be?


Apparently no one has been, judging from the empty parking lot.
by nativeomahan
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Roma (605 Fort Crook Road North)
Replies: 1
Views: 247

Re: Roma (605 Fort Crook Road North)

Very good Americanized Italian food in a modest atmosphere. Good service and fair prices.
by nativeomahan
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING
Replies: 19
Views: 1932

Re: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING

I don't mean to pile on but I ate at Uncle Maddio's once, last summer. Some of the worst, most expensive pizza I have ever eaten. We didn't even save the leftovers.
by nativeomahan
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Judgemental map of Nebraska
Replies: 6
Views: 729

Re: Judgemental map of Nebraska

Too funny. And like most versions of these maps, there is more than a grain of truth to them.
by nativeomahan
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Why America's richest cities keep getting richer
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Why America's richest cities keep getting richer

I found this interesting piece on urban America, focusing on why some cities grow wealthier while others can't seem to catch a break. Essentially, them that has, gets. It's from The Atlantic.

http://flip.it/6GSslB
by nativeomahan
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 43
Views: 4266

Re: Conagra campus development plans

According to a very reliable source, a redevelopment plan for the Conagra campus, know to some as "Project Canyon", will be announced this coming week. It will include a large mix of retail and office space, hundreds of apartments, and a hotel (this one is going to be HUGE for Omaha and V...
by nativeomahan
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 43
Views: 4266

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Believe it when I see it. Hoping the rumor is even half true, however.
by nativeomahan
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Dillards at Oakview closing!
Replies: 24
Views: 2421

Re: Dillards at Oakview closing!

This would be horrible, for Oakview Mall, for Omaha, and for those of us who enjoy shopping at Dillard's.
by nativeomahan
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: The Gatsby (12th and Harney)
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: New restaurant rumors.

Glad to see another restaurant opening. But I'm not a fan of the name. It sounds hokey. Like they are aiming for some silly century old theme.
by nativeomahan
Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 3179

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

I note that of all Midwest metros, Des Moines is absolutely killing it. They are growing by way more actual people per year than Omaha, and at about a 40% faster growth rate than Omaha. All while Iowa as a state stagnates, as does most of Nebraska. Both Omaha and Des Moines are growing at a noticeab...
by nativeomahan
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 57
Views: 3274

Re: 20's Showgirl

I don't care one way or another whether they open or not, as I'm not in their target audience. But I suspect that with social media and 100 ways to hook up with the girl (or guy) of your wet dreams, this idea will sooner or later go bust.
by nativeomahan
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1133
Views: 125644

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I don't expect ANY Sears store to remain open through next year.
by nativeomahan
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 393
Views: 52848

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

Do we know the identity of the hotel, or the room count?
by nativeomahan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Boyd and Charlies BBQ
Replies: 11
Views: 1101

Re: Boyd and Charlies BBQ

Will they be hiring someone who actually knows how to smoke meat?
by nativeomahan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)
Replies: 135
Views: 13886

Re: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)

I was told yesterday that they are aiming to rent to Creighton students, so I am guessing it will skew toward small units at relatively low costs. Also they plan to quickly construct the pedestrian bridge linking it to the CU campus. Something that maybe should have been done 30 years ago.
by nativeomahan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Sertinos Cafe (Eagle Run)
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: Sertinos Cafe (Eagle Run)

Where is this?
by nativeomahan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Umami (South Galvin Rd)
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Re: Umami (South Galvin Rd)

I wish them success. I question the location, however.
by nativeomahan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Lombardo's Bistro & Bar
Replies: 4
Views: 374

Re: Lombardo's Bistro & Bar

We ate at Lombardo's recently, and generally enjoyed our experience. The food was quite good, and attractively plated. The interior has been dumbed down a bit from previous owners, which is a bit of a disappointment. No artwork on any of the walls, for example. And service was very spotty. Worst of ...
by nativeomahan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Grane @ Midtown Crossing
Replies: 28
Views: 2186

Re: Grane @ Midtown Crossing

I hope they have a strong back door, that will hit them in the butt on the way out. Or better yet, the sound of a jail cell clanging shut.
by nativeomahan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Della Costa (formerly MTC Brix)
Replies: 6
Views: 1031

Re: Della Costa (formerly MTC Brix)

I wish them the best. It's a beautiful location, with a ton of potential.
by nativeomahan
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Another thing I've noticed is that KMTV now boasts of THREE "meteorologists" on their red-eye early morning newscast. I'm a bit of a weather nerd. But for goodness sakes, why? Just why? One of their meteorologists, the tall guy with the goofy hair/toupee, ends up reading the news, and not...
by nativeomahan
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)
Replies: 152
Views: 17503

Re: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)

Six of us ate brunch at Timber yesterday. Five of us had decent meals. The place looks nice, and there is a nice wood burning oven smell to the place. However...they insisted on charging me $23 for two mimosas. I told them they could keep their second mimosa (the first one was $8, and delivered in a...
by nativeomahan
Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

The weather lady on channel 6, Peta somethingoranother, is completely unwatchable if you want to not pull out your hair. She has an extremely annoying habit of repeating the phrase "parts of" incessantly. "Parts of the east." "Parts of the west." "Parts of Omaha&qu...
by nativeomahan
Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Omaha CVS Discussion
Replies: 184
Views: 35257

Re: Omaha CVS Discussion

Rumor CVS will buy Bucky's land on the SE corner of 60th & Center. I could see that as a good use, especially if Bucky's moves to the west as alluded to here. Wow that's kind of a shocker. Isn't that a fairly new Bucky's? Greg Umm, Bucky's is already located on the southwest corner of this inte...

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