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by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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

I am predicting by 2023, the Commuter patterns will reach the 15% level+ and much to the chagrin of the US Census in Washington, we will have a Omaha-Lincoln Combined Statistical Area (CSA)...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 626
Views: 49150

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Uninspiring, but there are three potential wins here: 1.) A grocery store comes to downtown 2.) The main library comes to this site and opens the current library site for development 3.) The NE State Offices move here and opens the brick monstrosity to development on the south side of Leahy Mall. C...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 626
Views: 49150

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

In Coyote's second rendering, anyone else curious as to where that skywalk is going? I would say the skywalk is crossing 17th street to Park 6. I agree the plan is a touch underwhelming but we all dream big and that's never a bad thing. Underwhelming indeed.. But I agree with your sentiment... Ciao...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 11
Views: 197

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

Coyote wrote:29th?


I am free and available on 04/29/17 :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 808
Views: 98636

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Hopefully, this blackout won't last too long. I know that if it continues into the fall, there will be lots of pi$$ed off Husker fans in Omaha. As you probably know, most Nebraska football games air on ABC, which KETV is the affiliate for in Omaha. So if they can't watch their team play, they'll be...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 808
Views: 98636

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Hopefully, this blackout won't last too long. I know that if it continues into the fall, there will be lots of pi$$ed off Husker fans in Omaha. As you probably know, most Nebraska football games air on ABC, which KETV is the affiliate for in Omaha. So if they can't watch their team play, they'll be...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 808
Views: 98636

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Hopefully, this blackout won't last too long. I know that if it continues into the fall, there will be lots of pi$$ed off Husker fans in Omaha. As you probably know, most Nebraska football games air on ABC, which KETV is the affiliate for in Omaha. So if they can't watch their team play, they'll be...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 11
Views: 197

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 22

I work one Saturday a month..unfortunately in April, this upcoming Saturday is that day- Noon-5pm (I'll be completey free Saturday the 29th however)...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cask Republic - Dundee
Replies: 34
Views: 766

Re: Cask Republic - Dundee

Quite a few new craft beer places popping up. It's hard to make time to get to them all.. But I plan to make a tour of all these places over the next couple of months... Hurry and check them out. They are very different and you are sure to find ones that you prefer over the others. I still haven't ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 NCAA Mens Basketball 1st & 2nd Round @ CLCO
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: 2020 NCAA Mens Basketball 1st & 2nd Round @ CLCO

This is fantastic news! Omaha seems to definitely be on the NCAA's "go to" rotation for March Madness. The city has a great opportunity to knock it out of the park (again) when we host a regional next March :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cask Republic - Dundee
Replies: 34
Views: 766

Re: Cask Republic - Dundee

So a stopped in here for lunch a few weeks ago... Its only a bar now, no more food... Beer selection was decent and they did offer me to-go menus from other restaurants, but I moved on. Quite a few new craft beer places popping up. It's hard to make time to get to them all.. But I plan to make a to...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Space
Replies: 9
Views: 294

Re: Omaha's Population Density vs Land Spac

Yep. Omaha is a small city alright..Density? Shmensity.. LOL..

Thanks for posting that link Dusty :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1040
Views: 117208

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Word on the street... The boystown project is attractive all the tenants Crossroads was courting. Expect little retail now at the Crossroads. Target will have a huge parking lot all to itself soon. If these rumors are true, then yes.. The bulk of Crossroads parking will obviously be dedicated to Ta...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1040
Views: 117208

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Word on the street... The boystown project is attractive all the tenants Crossroads was courting. Expect little retail now at the Crossroads. Target will have a huge parking lot all to itself soon. If these rumors are true, then yes.. The bulk of Crossroads parking will obviously be dedicated to Ta...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 808
Views: 98636

Re: Omaha Local News Channel

mrsticka wrote:Is KETV still not back on Dish? If not, then what gives?


Who knows mrsticka..I have Cox Cable and it's certainly doing fine there..

Maybe you should email Neilsen and ask your question lol...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 29
Views: 2054

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

We'll see what time Cowboy comes back with. There will have to be other times though when we can get more of the Forum All-Stars involved. Well, as fate would have it, I'm out for this Saturday afternoon.. But I will be completely free for Saturday April 29th, maybe we can have a mini forum meet up...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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

The Omaha and Lincoln CSA's "combined" now add to 1,309,606.. according to the 2016 estimates...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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

MTO wrote:So does The Don have the revised Lincoln CSA numbers?


Ask The Don, and you will receive-

Lincoln- 2015 CSA: 344,690..
Lincoln- 2016 CSA: 348,720..

A 4030 population gain of 1.2% 15 to 16 (Omaha's gain was 1%)...

Ciao..LiO..,Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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 Omaha Cowboy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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 Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 265
Views: 13850

Re: Local Breweries

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:It looks like Vis Major, Pint Nine and Kros Strain are all progressing nicely on their construction. Hopefully they will be open next month!


Very nice. I look forward to this :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 29
Views: 2054

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

Maybe someone else already posted this elsewhere but Growler USA has been open now for about two weeks. 100 more or less on tap as well as 8 wines on tap. Was pretty packed last Thursday night. Thanks for the intel. I'm going to try and hit this place up Saturday afternoon for a couple of pours. So...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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

How can tertiary communities like Valparaiso, Telbasta, Herman, Dunlap etc be considered part of the metro while closer Fremont not be. There's >952,069 in the area!! That's 960,886 according to the 2016 Omaha CSA estimate, lol.. But I think you're on to something. it's very possible the US Census ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING
Replies: 19
Views: 1370

Re: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING

NEDodger wrote:Mangia is phenomenal. Great meatball sandwiches, too.


It's now on my short list of a place I need to try soon. I've been told of it before and for whatever the reason, never made it there :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 29
Views: 2054

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

Maybe someone else already posted this elsewhere but Growler USA has been open now for about two weeks. 100 more or less on tap as well as 8 wines on tap. Was pretty packed last Thursday night. Thanks for the intel. I'm going to try and hit this place up Saturday afternoon for a couple of pours. So...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 127
Views: 13092

Re: Birthdays

Happy Birthday Brad! :cheers: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 239
Views: 6451

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Let me get this straight- Taylor Royal ran on a platform that was anti-streetcar.. Heath Mello appears to be taking the no streetcar side of the issue.. Jean Stothert is the pro streetcar candidate.. Naturally then, Taylor Royal backs Stothert :what: .. Oh those crazy Millennials, lol.. The next 30...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 239
Views: 6451

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Let me get this straight- Taylor Royal ran on a platform that was anti-streetcar.. Heath Mello appears to be taking the no streetcar side of the issue.. Jean Stothert is the pro streetcar candidate.. Naturally then, Taylor Royal backs Stothert :what: .. Oh those crazy Millennials, lol.. The next 30 ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING
Replies: 19
Views: 1370

Re: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING

I never made it there, was hesitant based on reviews alone of quality and price. You didn't miss anything, believe me.. Grab a pie at Orsi's, La Casa, Big Fred's, Mama's, Roman Coin, Pitch, Dante's, Oscar's, Valentino's, Sortino's or even Zio's (etc) .. Your pizza taste buds will be much better off...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017 Bald Eagle Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 329

Re: 2017 Bald Eagle Thread

There is a pair of nesting eagles at Chalico Hills recreation area. I was talking to a guy there that had a son in the boyscouts. The boyscouts were there the week before and they were told the following. During the spring of 2016, the NRD did that big shad kill-off and 8 ealges showed up to eat al...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING
Replies: 19
Views: 1370

Re: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING

I never made it there, was hesitant based on reviews alone of quality and price. You didn't miss anything, believe me.. Grab a pie at Orsi's, La Casa, Big Fred's, Mama's, Roman Coin, Pitch, Dante's, Oscar's, Valentino's, Sortino's or even Zio's (etc) .. Your pizza taste buds will be much better off...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2366
Views: 215491

Re: Official: Capitol District

Brad wrote:Photo Update:

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Excellent pic update Brad :thumb: ..

Finally some decent weather to get some good shots in...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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. Yes. I thought it was all on a percentage of residents...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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

How can tertiary communities like Valparaiso, Telbasta, Herman, Dunlap etc be considered part of the metro while closer Fremont not be. There's >952,069 in the area!! That's 960,886 according to the 2016 Omaha CSA estimate, lol.. But I think you're on to something. it's very possible the US Census ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING
Replies: 19
Views: 1370

Re: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING

Closing: A huge thank you to the Omaha community for being great fans and supporters of Uncle Maddio's! It has been an honor and joy serving you and your families for the past two years, but Friday 4/7 will be our last day in business. Come on out and enjoy your favorite hot pie and a Love Cookie o...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 520
Views: 9730

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

JP will missed. Thought he could use another year of play at the college level..

I wish him well...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 808
Views: 98636

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Here's your answer Three months of @AlexGStoneKETV filling in for @MelissaFry7, who has been on maternity leave, ends Wednesday on @KETV at 5 p.m. It's about time, lol.. Seriously though, it'll be good to have Fry back.. I just hope she doesn't decide, after being back on the job for 3 months, to l...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017 Severe Weather Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 307

Re: 2017 Severe Weather Thread

And with the station you will know how much of a BREEZE it is! LOL, he'll be here all week. :;): Considering we both spent more money on beer this past weekend, $80.00 for a weather station is a breeze :;): ... I told Tuna I would sell him a 4-pack so I am less than that now. And I purchased anothe...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2512

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

More proof of Omaha being a healthy, growing metropolitan area soon to reach the 1 million mark.. From the latest W-H editorial: "The Omaha metropolitan area currently has about 924,129 residents. It should reach 1 million by 2024 or 2025, says David Drozd, research coordinator with the Univers...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017 Severe Weather Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 307

Re: 2017 Severe Weather Thread

Approx. how much are those weather stations? I would love to have something like that. Are they easy to set up? This was a Christmas Gift, but I know it came from Costco. Looks like amazon has this one for $80. Super easy to setup and also really easy to get setup on weather underground as well. Co...

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