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by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I sure hope no one has hackers trying to edge this election :)
by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Loessfest 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Loessfest 2017

2 Free concerts!

Friday, May 26 - KC and the Sunshine Band
Saturday, May 27th - Trent Harmon (American Idol Winner)
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1017
Views: 114701

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Schmitt's Music across the street is apparently for sale. I don't know if they are moving (wasn't this a Hospe's back in the day?) or if their land in now too valuable to keep and expect an offer they can't refuse... I would assume that they are still in business as they provide (rent) the instrume...
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1907
Views: 257743

Re: Midtown Crossing

We used to go there quite often, but like most have said the food went down hill. The seats were comfortable unless you were on the upper level. The issue with that was there was a small TV Tray-like area that barely fit a plate. As for movies, they did not show many of the new release. (mostly kid ...
by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1017
Views: 114701

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Darn, why did they allow that nice Target to be built there? Ugh... (I like Target and I shop there sometimes, but a large parking lot & 1-story Target is not good enough for 72nd & Dodge, imo. How boring... Saddle Creek? Maybe Best Buy painted the old building as a requirement from their l...
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: The Marketplace: S. 24th St and I-80
Replies: 111
Views: 20729

Re: The Marketplace: S. 24th St and I-80

Jo-Ann fabrics coming soon (by jcp)
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 73
Views: 2335

Re: Facebook Data Center

Facebook also likes to be Carbon Neutral on everything they do. In Iowa they had wind farms built by a utility so the electricity they purchased could be considered Carbon Neutral. A wind farm running running a data center sounds kind of risky. Does the Iowa site have some kind of energy storage sy...
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Lady GAGA
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Lady GAGA

Within 10 minutes it was sold out! Some of these same posters were the same ones telling us all that Trump had no chance! :roll: Come on people how are we supposed to hold a good conversation if you are going to be so out of touch with the real world? I'm willing to double down here. Many of those ...
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Lady GAGA
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Lady GAGA

Within 10 minutes it was sold out!
by Omaha_Gabe
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Lot B Development
Replies: 216
Views: 16431

Re: Lot B Development

FIRST IN THE WORLD-HERALD
Omaha civic leaders plan $125 million mixed-use development on lot across from CenturyLink Center

http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/omaha-c ... a471d.html
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:16 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 586
Views: 45984

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

based on the amount of let downs in high rises and DT headquarters I am not surprised at all it appears the city demand appears currntly to build mini sub-areas such as MTC, Aksarben,etc although the Capitol district was long delayed I feel this will be our last large scale project for at least 5 ye...
by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Omaha Hotel Boom
Replies: 40
Views: 3678

Re: Omaha Hotel Boom

Guests slept 2.98 million nights in Omaha last year... I have a few questions on this metric if anyone knows how this works: Is this Metro or Omaha proper? Is this guests or rooms? Or some other formula? (A family of 5 for example in two rooms, does this count as 5 nights or 2 per night? Any number...
by Omaha_Gabe
Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Manawa Power Center
Replies: 24
Views: 2253

Re: Manawa Power Center

Shopko is closing Thursday
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 610
Views: 50168

Re: Riverfront Development (Rick's & Storz area)

I feel we lack in museums and exploration centers.
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: New YMCA
Replies: 23
Views: 2581

Re: New YMCA

Foundation seems complete. there are about a dozen columns up!
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Manawa Power Center
Replies: 24
Views: 2253

Re: Manawa Power Center

rail road tracks are being removed along the expressway today - in front of the McDonald's/ red lobster
by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 610
Views: 50168

Re: Riverfront Development (Rick's & Storz area)

Late to the party as well but as iv'e stated before I think it would be great to create a "family" area. A small park, explora science center, great wolf lodge, move the childrens museum, and perhaps a rain forest cafe.
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)
Replies: 283
Views: 59944

Re: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)

Brad wrote:
Omaha_Gabe wrote:looks like famous Dave's failed - it will now be Kansas City BBQ


This? http://kcbbq.net/



I am not sure. All the FD signs are down. Only the marquee says "Now Open Kansas City BBQ" no other signs or information was up yet.
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)
Replies: 283
Views: 59944

Re: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)

looks like famous Dave's failed - it will now be Kansas City BBQ
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Brad Paisley - Free concert in Lincoln
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Brad Paisley - Free concert in Lincoln

Clink just announced Ariana Grande which I'm sure will sell out as well. My daughter was already begging me. Lincoln is no where near blowing Omaha out of the water. Yes, they have had a few good concerts but i'm sure its not blowing Clink out of the water. Also there are artists such as Jason Aldee...
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Brad Paisley - Free concert in Lincoln
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Brad Paisley - Free concert in Lincoln

Country star Brad Paisley will perform a free concert at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Oct. 13. The Country Nation College Tour presented by Frontier Communications will roll into Lincoln for an on-campus show in parking lot 8 near Memorial Stadium. Country artist Brett Young will be the op...
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Sep 06, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?
Replies: 41
Views: 5055

Re: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?

From their FB page THE BIG REVEAL! What is that big yellow barn? It's the centerpiece of our new chicken-themed area at Vala's, our biggest addition ever, The Egg Scramble. This family-friendly dodge-ball egg-straveganza is what everyone is going to be clucking about this fall! https://scontent-dft4...
by Omaha_Gabe
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?
Replies: 41
Views: 5055

Re: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?

Per their Facebook: Our 32-Hour Ticket SALE is going on NOW! This is our best admission ticket sale for 2016, and we're offering one-day admission tickets and season passes! From Aug. 25th at 9am through Aug. 26th at 5pm, you will be able to buy admission tickets online for $13.49 + tax (That's $4.5...
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2317
Views: 208136

Re: Official: Capitol District

What's Storz still doing in that pic? :D
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?
Replies: 41
Views: 5055

Re: pooley's pumpkin patch or valas?

Prices went up again! (But in all fairness they did add a Candy cannon this year :lol: ) 2016 Prices General Admission on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in October: $17.99 per person + tax September Weekend Discount Tickets: $13.99 per person + tax Discount Admission, Mondays - Thursdays, all seas...
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2015 Iowa State Fair
Replies: 22
Views: 994

Re: 2015 Iowa State Fair

Wow I had no idea ours was so low on the list and I had no idea Iowa's was so high. :( I have never been to the NE state fair but have gone to the IA state fair several times. I think the main issue is that the entertainment announcements are not as great in NE. The other key factor is that when we...
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:14 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: T L C Coffee
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Re: T L C Coffee

this will be a scooters
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Carol Hotel
Replies: 32
Views: 2890

Re: Carol Hotel

Image
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Aug 22, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 571
Views: 79854

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

It seems this project is taking a vary long time. Seem as if the capital project will be mostly completed before this one even begins to go vertical.....
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Manawa Power Center
Replies: 24
Views: 2253

Re: Manawa Power Center

The Council Bluffs Best Buy store will close Oct. 30.
by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Fast Food Restaurants Remodeling Everywhere.
Replies: 20
Views: 1660

Re: Fast Food Restaurants Remodeling Everywhere.

Hardees in CB closed for total remodel as well.
by Omaha_Gabe
Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: West Broadway Corridor Plan
Replies: 83
Views: 6867

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

The shell of Raising Canes is up! Going really fast.

The new Scooters is also up and open.
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Carol Hotel
Replies: 32
Views: 2890

Re: Carol Hotel

Wrecking ball has arrived!
by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1907
Views: 257743

Re: Midtown Crossing

Pana 88 has closed In its place will be Ugly Duck (a ramen place) opening in late sept Per their FB: To our Loyal fans, we would like to apologize but we will be closing for a couple months and heading in a different direction. We have chosen to pursue an exciting new opportunity and will be reopeni...
by Omaha_Gabe
Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)
Replies: 283
Views: 59944

Re: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)

hawksfan87 wrote:Supposedly its going to be the new building for Cox Communications and the building on McPherson that they currently are in will be sold.



Confirmed this will be a Cox solutions store
by Omaha_Gabe
Thu Jul 14, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)
Replies: 283
Views: 59944

Re: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)

Does anyone know what they are building in front of Dicks/target?
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 779
Views: 96222

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Brandi Petersen is leaving KETV which likely somewhat explains the sudden seemingly random re-appearance of Julie Cornell. At the very least she allows them more time to search. With Melissa Fry moving to the mornings they really don't have anyone at KETV right now that you'd think would step up to...
by Omaha_Gabe
Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Mid-America Center
Replies: 104
Views: 15276

Re: Mid-America Center

Steel is going up!
by Omaha_Gabe
Mon Jun 20, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: CWS and the Old Market
Replies: 17
Views: 960

Re: TD Ameritrade Park Omaha

There were plenty of places offering shuttles and coupons. Some of the Bars were running 25 cent shuttle rides to and from CWS.
by Omaha_Gabe
Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Via Farina (Blue Barn)
Replies: 13
Views: 1831

Re: Via Farina (Blue Barn)

over the past week we have attempted to go twice. the last time we arrived at 5:45 and were told without a reservation it would be after 10 pm that we'd be seated

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