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by nativeomahan
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 63rd and Center
Replies: 17
Views: 936

Re: 63rd and Center

I have never much cared for Amato's.
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 307
Views: 33257

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Not long ago the World-Herald completely dropped their TV listings from all daily editions of the newspaper. You either had to buy a copy of the Sunday paper or you were S.O.L. For the entire week. Apparently enough people complained that they have brought the TV listings back, but they are buried o...
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Development
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Fremont Development

I noticed recently that several new businesses have opened, or are about to open, along Hwy 30. These include a Fairfield Inn & Suites, a Starbucks, a Firehouse Subs shop, and a Raising Cane's.
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 524
Views: 89522

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

Yankeesnick wrote:Overheard some people at Taco Johns on Webb today saying Popeye's Chicken is going in North of there?


Now that would make me smile!
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2544
Views: 241376

Re: Official: Capitol District

I wonder why it wasn't all built at one time? The eventual central entertainment area will be a construction zone for another year or more from the looks of it.
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)
Replies: 41
Views: 5381

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

iamjacobm wrote:Aldi is the grocery store.



I love Aldi. They are in the midst of a huge corporate expansion and remodeling, and are refocusing on fresh and organic produce.
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Salt 88 (CLOSED)
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: Salt 88 (CLOSED)

I HATE LOUD RESTAURANTS!
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: First Watch (72 and Pacific)
Replies: 19
Views: 1968

Re: First Watch (72 and Pacific)

This will be an upgrade.
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: China Garden (Canfield Plaza)
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: China Garden (Canfield Plaza)

The Korean place on South 72nd Street near Pacific has cooking at the table options. Is that the same?
by nativeomahan
Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Zag Apartments (51st & Mayberry)
Replies: 77
Views: 8507

Re: Zag Apartments (51st & Mayberry)

One man's expensive apartment is another man's bargain. My buddy paid over $6000 a month for a 2 BR in NYC. No balcony or clubhouse. But he thought it was a bargain compared to the $9000 a month approximately he was paying in his former city. Now he is in San Francisco and has a 2 BR condo costing h...
by nativeomahan
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 9
Views: 676

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: 10056

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: 833

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: 105548

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: 105548

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: 344

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: 41
Views: 5381

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: China Garden (Canfield Plaza)
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: China Garden (Canfield Plaza)

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: 6360

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: 1066

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: 92653

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: 2544
Views: 241376

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: 416

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: 364

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: 31491

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: 1509

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: 262

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: 2040

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: 748

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: 137

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: 4378

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: 4378

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: 2507

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: 4
Views: 189

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: 3269

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: 3409

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: 1141
Views: 127049

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: 397
Views: 53893

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: 1163

Re: Boyd and Charlies BBQ

Will they be hiring someone who actually knows how to smoke meat?

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