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by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 39
Views: 1439

Re: New Kiewit HQ

mgoett wrote:As far as the last chance for a corporate high rise; What about Mutual of Omaha?


The word I’m hearing, is Mutual will be building anew.. But they’ll be staying in the same traditional midtown area which contains their current corporate “campus”...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 39
Views: 1439

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Anyone who thinks there will be more than 7-10 floors for this is crazy. But, as much as I would love another signature skyscraper for the city, NDT is not the place. A tower would be very out of place here. The piece on KETV was good, but mad props to Kiewit for working with the owners of TSR - th...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 459

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Adrian Martinez has committed to Nebraska! This is good news. Plans to sign n the early date next week. If he fits the future like many say I would witch of the exiting QB's will transfer after Spring ball. Hopefully at least 1 stays as all FB teams need depth at QB. I agree with that. No substitut...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 459

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Adrian Martinez has committed to Nebraska! This is good news. Plans to sign n the early date next week. If he fits the future like many say I would witch of the exiting QB's will transfer after Spring ball. This is good news that has the potential to be great :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace I heard a...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hermit Jim
Replies: 7
Views: 267

Re: Hermit Jim

I don't think I had ever heard of his story before... Remembering Hermit Jim, Bellevue's social recluse who made his home near Fontenelle Forest After his experience as an infantryman in World War I, Baldwin decided to keep his distance from civilization. Around 1920, he retreated to the wooded hil...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 459

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

nebugeater wrote:
Coyote wrote:Adrian Martinez has committed to Nebraska!



This is good news. Plans to sign n the early date next week. If he fits the future like many say I would witch of the exiting QB's will transfer after Spring ball.


This is good news that has the potential to be great :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 17
Views: 966

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Benson Brewery surprises me as my food and service has always been good. When I drive for the rideshare companies I would say that 50% of my Benson drop-offs are there. Benson Brewery-La Vista sounds good to me. Their closing would be unfortunate.. Let’s hope they can weather the storm... Ciao..LiO...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103350

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Why does the Eppley Airfield Facebook page only have 400 or so followers when a city like Des Moines have over 6,000 followers on their airport facebook page? Eppley does a good job of updating their facebook page with news except hardly anybody follows it! Eppley really needs to work on this. Any ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1906
Views: 155663

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Well, the entire streetcar for Omaha idea has been talked about and shelved, talked about and shelved then talked about and shelved again for the past 15 years. Study after study after study after study has been completed.. Then the idea shelved.. I’m not optimistic streetcars will happen for Omaha...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1906
Views: 155663

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Well, the entire streetcar for Omaha idea has been talked about and shelved, talked about and shelved then talked about and shelved again for the past 15 years. Study after study after study after study has been completed.. Then the idea shelved.. I’m not optimistic streetcars will happen for Omaha ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1906
Views: 155663

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Right.. No news. Nothing to update. But the W-H places a large front page piece in the Sunday paper.. Maybe we need to commission a “study” to analyze the reasoning for the W-H article... Ciao..LiO...Peace I think we know what the FAKE NEWS is up to with this. First they have a big front page artic...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1906
Views: 155663

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Right..

No news. Nothing to update. But the W-H places a large front page piece in the Sunday paper..

Maybe we need to commission a “study” to analyze the reasoning for the W-H article...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1906
Views: 155663

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Front page this morning: Kansas City's streetcar, which began service in 2016, is considered a success. Could it work in Omaha? Like Kansas City, cities across the nation are trying to go back to the future with a streetcar. Omaha is among cities considering the idea, though not everyone here is co...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 3218

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Crappy half shooting by Creighton. Missing open looks and playing sloppy, terrible ball yet again. Looks like only Ronnie and Toby showed up to play, again. Thank goodness folks woke up in the second half. Jays win 75-65 and I believe take a series lead. 7 straight wins in the series. CU leads the ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7362

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Confirmed with someone from Hines that Great Wolf Lodge is 100% locked in as part of this development. Should be the cornerstone for the entire thing. Great to see Omaha finally acting like a contender instead of a pretender. I feel like you're being sarcastic here given that there is no resort hot...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7362

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Incredible vision. I am a pessimist but even if the residential units, office space, etc. ends up scaled back this would be an incredible boost to downtown. No question.. This is a very impressive and ambitious plan..Even 50% of the plan being built out would be a huge lift for downtown and the ent...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253632

Re: Official: Capitol District

Uffda wrote:


Is this your wish list or actual

If wish list I would take a Yard House. http://www.yardhouse.com/home


These are actual “gets”. All 5 should be open by sometime this March/2018...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Fun Plex..Omaha's 'Amusement Park'..
Replies: 153
Views: 20904

Re: Fun Plex..Omaha's 'Amusement Park'..

Stargazer wrote:Steve Minard approved.


Be careful..

The entire project could get "Minarded"...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Coyote wrote:Frost is named Home Depot Coach of the year.
Taylor Wilson on campus this weekend.


A big thumbs up on both :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Stargazer wrote:and UCF hires another former QB who led his school to a national title.


Yes- Josh Heupel, former Oklahoma QB from their 2000 National championship team..

Interesting hire...

Ciao.,LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103350

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

The sea change at Eppley has been amazing. Not too long ago OMA had 16 destinations and none were on any coast. Agreed. Eppley has always been a solid airport and from its passenger rate historically, has punched well above it’s weight compared to similar sized and some larger population metro’s.. ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 411
Views: 11344

Re: Nebraska License Plates

I'd restore the county numbers for Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy Counties. You know, I agree with this.. I kind of miss the county numbers, based on population rank, from the old days... Ciao..LiO...Peace Didn't they do away with the 1 and 2 numbers due to the number of plates falling short of the n...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 961
Views: 96947

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

skinzfan23 wrote:Last year they hit the 2,000,000 mark on Nov 29th. So they are right on pace with last year.


Good to see consistency in attendance :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 411
Views: 11344

Re: Nebraska License Plates

mrsticka wrote:I'd restore the county numbers for Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy Counties.


You know, I agree with this.. I kind of miss the county numbers, based on population rank, from the old days...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103350

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Excellent detail in the past few posts regarding flights from/to OMA..

Thanks for the intel :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Presser at Noon today, in about 35 minutes, officially introducing Scott Frost as NU head football coach.. The long road back to relevance begins today :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace I wish we could all agree that this guy gets 4 years to get a system running, then two years to make a dent in the co...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 459

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Yep..

It sounds like, from what Frost said in the presser, he expects most of his UCF coaching staff to follow him m to NU..

Nice job turning the page Mark.. NU football for 2018 starts today :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Coyote wrote:And that was a quick come back.
He also said former Husker Matt Davison played a key role, "pestering me until I agreed to come here."
Davison was just named Associate Athletic Director.


Right, lol..

Liked that one liner very much too :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Media question to Scott Frost-

“Scott, how will you modify your system for the Big 10?”..

Frost’s response-

“I’m hoping the Big 10 has to modify their system for us.”..

Best line in the press conference today :thumb: ...

GBR!...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Presser at Noon today, in about 35 minutes, officially introducing Scott Frost as NU head football coach.. The long road back to relevance begins today :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace I wish we could all agree that this guy gets 4 years to get a system running, then two years to make a dent in the co...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Presser at Noon today, in about 35 minutes, officially introducing Scott Frost as NU head football coach..

The long road back to relevance begins today :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103350

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Well, the dialog in this thread turned into a sh!t show real quick.. Albeit a funny one..

Carry on friends :;): ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253632

Re: Official: Capitol District

Capitol District has already consumed one surface lot. It's hard to compare Haymarket (more like Old Market) to this area surrounding a CenturyLink complex with arose from a rail yard. It really isn't a bad evolution. Establish your anchor convention center/arena, served by surface lots. As the sur...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Replies: 42
Views: 6505

Re: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Per Barbara Soderlin / World-Herald staff writer: In 'brutally tough' decision, Omaha chamber's senior VP for economic development resigns for Denver job https://shenandoah-medical-center---agfa-dr-400---2109-fewrmsvxfb.app02-v01.logmein.com/main.html Probably wanted to say close to the people cont...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Replies: 42
Views: 6505

Re: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Per Barbara Soderlin / World-Herald staff writer: In 'brutally tough' decision, Omaha chamber's senior VP for economic development resigns for Denver job https://shenandoah-medical-center---agfa-dr-400---2109-fewrmsvxfb.app02-v01.logmein.com/main.html Probably wanted to say close to the people cont...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Nice late fall evening downtown 11/29/2017
Replies: 7
Views: 171

Re: Nice late fall evening downtown 11/29/2017

Fantastic pics as always Brad :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103350

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Eppley International Airfield At least now, unlike other cities who claim “international”, OMA actually has an international passenger flight presence. I’ll take Eppley Airfield as the name with international flight(s)..than simply calling my airport “international” by name only.. That said, Eppley...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103350

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Check out this morning's OWH . . . pretty cool to get our first international destination in Toronto. This is getting to be more and more fun. More awesome news for OMA. It’s first true international passenger flight. Another indicator that Omaha is moving into major metropolitan status and punches...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 120
Views: 9662

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

Brad wrote:Brick going up and windows in. Patio will be along pacific by the old Venice Inn sign.

1.
Image


I drive by this location very day M-F.. As evidenced by your nice pic, it’s been coming along very quickly...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9638

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Can't wait for the day Nebraska goes undefeated into the championship game. How sweet it'll be. Bill Moos indicated a turnaround would take 3, perhaps 4 years.. It won’t happen overnight, but I agree. I expect, assuming Frost is indeed the NU Head Coach, for the Huskers to be at least competitive i...

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