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by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 18
Views: 412

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

Glad somebody pointed out the Omaha/Lincoln proximity to counter the "Springs/Pueblo = same size as Omaha" argument. Some dude tried to bring commuter statistics into the fray. But come on. I walk out of my house in La Vista, I can literally be standing in the Haymarket 40 minutes later. ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 18
Views: 412

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

Glad somebody pointed out the Omaha/Lincoln proximity to counter the "Springs/Pueblo = same size as Omaha" argument. Some dude tried to bring commuter statistics into the fray. But come on. I walk out of my house in La Vista, I can literally be standing in the Haymarket 40 minutes later. ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Apr 28, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 18
Views: 412

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

Glad somebody pointed out the Omaha/Lincoln proximity to counter the "Springs/Pueblo = same size as Omaha" argument. Some dude tried to bring commuter statistics into the fray. But come on. I walk out of my house in La Vista, I can literally be standing in the Haymarket 40 minutes later. ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 18
Views: 412

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

Can't believe you still waste your time with that stupid forum. Yeah. I still look in on that site about once a week or so.. When I read this Omaha vs Colorado Springs thread I said to myself what the ??.. The specific city discussion forums are mainly dick measuring contests anyway.. The other for...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 18
Views: 412

So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

I swear, some of the stuff posted on this forum, leaves me rolling my eyes.. Behold the misinformation, minimization and denial (mainly from the Colorado Springs, Colorado homers). What's particularly laughable is their contention that Omaha and Colorado Springs populations are a wash.. considering ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Peer City Identification Tool
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: Peer City Identification Tool

Interesting tool from the Chicago Federal Reserve. Finds peer cities based on some criteria that you can select. Good for the city nerds out there. https://chicagofed.org/region/community-development/data/pcit That's some interesting stuff. Thanks for sharing the link :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 821
Views: 99391

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Deanne Brink: Fort Myers! http://www.ftvlive.com/sqsp-test/2017/4/16/new-hire-in-ft-myers Some might not like this comment Going from Nebraska to South Florida has to feel a bit like winning the lottery. . :lol: :lol: :lol: Yeah.. On a certain level, it's funny..and a put down we in Nebraska are us...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 272
Views: 7283

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

This entire 2017 Omaha mayoral campaign/election stinks to high heaven :lafcry: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 764
Views: 83232

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

skinzfan23 wrote:
Mr.Nuke wrote:March Traffic was up 9.3% over March 2016, overall year to date traffic is up 5.3%

Wow, that puts them on pace for nearly 4.6 million for the year.


Excellent news indeed :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 821
Views: 99391

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Deanne Brink: Fort Myers! http://www.ftvlive.com/sqsp-test/2017/4/16/new-hire-in-ft-myers Some might not like this comment Going from Nebraska to South Florida has to feel a bit like winning the lottery. . :lol: :lol: :lol: Yeah.. On a certain level, it's funny..and a put down we in Nebraska are us...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Ray's Buffalo Wings
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Ray's Buffalo Wings

I look forward to checking the new place out...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
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: 2618

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: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 630
Views: 50176

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: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 630
Views: 50176

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: 12
Views: 310

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: 821
Views: 99391

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: 821
Views: 99391

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: 821
Views: 99391

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: 12
Views: 310

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: 841

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: 157

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: 841

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: 307

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: 117573

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: 117573

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: 821
Views: 99391

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: 2081

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: 2618

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: 2618

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: 2618

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: 2618

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: 267
Views: 14130

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: 2081

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: 2618

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: 1406

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: 2081

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: 129
Views: 13204

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: 272
Views: 7283

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: 272
Views: 7283

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: 1406

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...

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