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by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 296
Views: 16643

Re: Local Breweries

Added Beer Code Co. to the list in Lincoln. Moved Spilker Ales (Cortland - 1996) and noted its change. Satellite breweries? Sounds Good, but I think I will add "Craft Satellite Breweries" in case one of the big guys shows up... Moonstruck is still.listed in Bellevue. Haven't they closed f...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 63rd and Center
Replies: 17
Views: 828

Re: 63rd and Center

blueblood wrote:Amatos is an institution. It would be one of the saddest days of my life if it closed. I have over 40 years of eating some of the best meals of my life with family and friends there. I hope Sam's wife and family find a way to keep it open.


I completely agree...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Union Pacific Business News
Replies: 55
Views: 8027

Re: Union Pacific Business News

Brad wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:I've been hearing rumblings this was going to happen for about a year now..

The shoe finally dropped.. Unfortunately...


Unfortunately its the second time in two years they have laid off several hundred...


Yep :( ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Green Flash Brewing - Lincoln
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: Green Flash Brewing - Lincoln

Brad wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:I was too excited to make a real thread.

This is awesome though!


I moved it for you. I love their IPA's, and may be with a brewery we will get some more one-off beers?


This is fantastic news. They brew a very nice double stout as well :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Union Pacific Business News
Replies: 55
Views: 8027

Re: Union Pacific Business News

750 lay offs....most of them in Omaha. http://www.omaha.com/money/union-pacific-lays-off-managers-other-railroad-workers-most-cuts/article_0a6ce49a-828f-11e7-8acc-cb9431e38299.html I've been hearing rumblings this was going to happen for about a year now.. The shoe finally dropped.. Unfortunately.....
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 855
Views: 92106

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

On pace for 4.6 million passengers for 2017..

Record year- here's to more non stop destinations. Let's tune 30 into 32-35 before the end of the year :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)
Replies: 78
Views: 11336

Re: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)

Add me to the list of people who would like to see Macaroni Grill come back. I'll second this. I liked that place and was sorry to see them close their Omaha location.. As it relates to Joe's- I ate at the Omaha location exactly one time. I was not impressed. The food was not bad per se.. But I tho...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toyota looking to build new US plant
Replies: 20
Views: 671

Re: Toyota looking to build new US plant

I found this on the Jacksonville Business Journal. It doesn't look like Nebraska is on the list of states they are considering. https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2017/08/14/toyota-mazda-production-facility-may-zoom-into.html Not surprising. Although their story did, surprisingly, includ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 63rd and Center
Replies: 17
Views: 828

Re: 63rd and Center

OmahaJaysCU wrote:Not to spoil the good vibes, but Amato's is listed for sale on loopnet...been active for a few weeks.

http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/20416792/6405-Center-Street-Omaha-NE/


Well that shoe fell..

And quickly too...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 63rd and Center
Replies: 17
Views: 828

Re: 63rd and Center

I have a fear though, that after Sam Amato's passing, that the property valuation of that corner will become too tempting to sell out, and Omaha will lose one of its true hidden dives that can never be replaced... Gentrification has a lot of losers... I know, from what I've heard and read, Sam's so...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 63rd and Center
Replies: 17
Views: 828

Re: 63rd and Center

Interesting info.. Speaking of gentrification success.. The Aksarben Village development is testimony to this... Ciao..LiO...Peace Partial credit. There weren't exactly a lot of people living there when that got built. Real gentrification is when you see 100's of people kicked out so 10's of rich p...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 63rd and Center
Replies: 17
Views: 828

Re: 63rd and Center

Interesting info.. Speaking of gentrification success..

The Aksarben Village development is testimony to this...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 241028

Re: Official: Capitol District

Okay, I went into the apartment building. It is nice, but for the price, not among the nicest in the downtown area. At least they didn't cheap out on all the features for the sake of cramming more units. The kitchen has enough cabinetry, actually. The bedroom has a ceiling fan and is carpeted. The ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 241028

Re: Official: Capitol District

Has anyone been in the apartments, and possibly have an opinion of them? I'd love to hear any opinions on the apartment interior as well.. Interested in any feedback... Ciao..LiO...Peace In this video on the Marriott they did show a one bedroom apt at about 2:40. http://www.omaha.com/money/marriott...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 428

Re: Oktoberfest 2017

Oktoberfest biers are starting to hit stores. Indeed they are. We'll see pumpkin ales very shortly too I'd suspect... Ciao..LiO...Peace Nebraska Brewing has theirs in stores already. Saw it on Tuesday at HyVee on Saddle Creek. Good call.. I noticed a goodly number are now available when I visited t...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 428

Re: Oktoberfest 2017

Oktoberfest biers are starting to hit stores. Indeed they are. We'll see pumpkin ales very shortly too I'd suspect... Ciao..LiO...Peace Nebraska Brewing has theirs in stores already. Saw it on Tuesday at HyVee on Saddle Creek. Good call.. I noticed a goodly number are now available when I visited t...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha Gentrification report-
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Re: Omaha Gentrification report-

dwoodchip wrote:This is really interesting. Thanks for sharing.


You're very welcome :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha Gentrification report-
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Re: Omaha Gentrification report-

I found this to be some really interesting data.. Especially going back the last 20 years or so ago.. this shows Omaha at a current 21.4% gentrification rate for eligible city census tracts since 2000.. Also interesting is clicking the links for gentrification maps and seeing the data for the top 5...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 241028

Re: Official: Capitol District

nebraska wrote:Has anyone been in the apartments, and possibly have an opinion of them?


I'd love to hear any opinions on the apartment interior as well.. Interested in any feedback...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 692

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Nate Gerry goes to the Eagles in the 5th (184). Sorry Omaha Cowboy :;): Nate Gerry to the irrelevant Philadelphia Hummingbirds not withstanding.. I'm surprised there has been no 2017 Husker football talk here since the NFL Draft 4 months ago. I'm wondering if many are just not excited about the upc...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Urban Grocery Store
Replies: 93
Views: 5876

Re: Urban Grocery Store

Speaking of this, I heard Hyvee is looking at sites downtown for something similar to their downtown DSM store. No clear location... That HyVee in Downtown Des Moines is great. We can't get it in Omaha soon enough! Would love to see this, or any full service grocery store development for downtown. ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 241028

Re: Official: Capitol District

iamjacobm wrote:Hotel is supposed to officially open today.


Yes..

Officially open today..and a welcome/long time coming addition to the downtown accommodation "scene" :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 63720

Re: Westroads Development

I haven't been to Westroads in years. I used to enter and exit through the food court. It was pretty convenient. Now that it's gone, where should I enter and exit the mall now? The roof, or maybe tunneling underneath and trying to surface right into the shop you're looking for? :lol: .. I find a he...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Apple moving?
Replies: 24
Views: 2408

Re: Apple moving?

Not related to the remodel, but last Monday afternoon I visited the Apple Store at Village Pointe to buy a smartcover for my recently purchased iPad Pro 10.5.. and the place was absolutely packed. This was around 4 pm on a Monday afternoon. I had to wait over 5 minutes just to find a free Apple emp...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Apple moving?
Replies: 24
Views: 2408

Re: Apple moving?

Not related to the remodel, but last Monday afternoon I visited the Apple Store at Village Pointe to buy a smartcover for my recently purchased iPad Pro 10.5.. and the place was absolutely packed. This was around 4 pm on a Monday afternoon. I had to wait over 5 minutes just to find a free Apple empl...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)
Replies: 10
Views: 882

Re: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)

They are rehabbing the building to the south plus the Dakota Title building will be done next. There is also talk of a new build in the parking lot south across from the Flatiron. 1811 Island LLC (Dicon) just had this rezoned from DS to CBD... image.jpeg This was built in 1900 as an Office Building...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 428

Re: Oktoberfest 2017

twiztid1 wrote:Oktoberfest biers are starting to hit stores.


Indeed they are. We'll see pumpkin ales very shortly too I'd suspect...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Horsemen's Park
Replies: 19
Views: 1409

Re: Horsemen's Park

nebugeater wrote:Here is an example of the news coverage with the call for the featured race finish I found on Youtube Brings back memories.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FYvgwkZmd0


Nice catch. Ross Jernstrom looked like a high school kid, lol :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Horsemen's Park
Replies: 19
Views: 1409

Re: Horsemen's Park

As a kid I even remember they playing Terry Wallace's call of the race. This is the first year I don't remember Horseman's Park having Terry Wallace doing the races? Did he do any of the first 5 days? Oh yes, the TV stations would usually feature the stretch call by Terry Wallace of the daily featu...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Horsemen's Park
Replies: 19
Views: 1409

Re: Horsemen's Park

As a kid I even remember they playing Terry Wallace's call of the race. This is the first year I don't remember Horseman's Park having Terry Wallace doing the races? Did he do any of the first 5 days? Oh yes, the TV stations would usually feature the stretch call by Terry Wallace of the daily featu...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Horsemen's Park
Replies: 19
Views: 1409

Re: Horsemen's Park

It's just incredible to go back and remember the Omaha most of us grew up in (Those of us 35 years of age or older at least).. Had a major, top 10 mutual handle horse race track and an annual 60 day summer meet (AkSarBen).. Oh the memories... Ciao..LiO...Peace And the race results were covered ever...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 428

Re: Oktoberfest 2017

Normally I would never update these types of incomplete threads, but here are some updates. I guess I am completely baffled by your attitude towards this and the Fireworks thread? This is a discussion forum, not the World Herald. None of us are staff members that get paid to write articles and publ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Horsemen's Park
Replies: 19
Views: 1409

Re: Horsemen's Park

It's just incredible to go back and remember the Omaha most of us grew up in (Those of us 35 years of age or older at least).. Had a major, top 10 mutual handle horse race track and an annual 60 day summer meet (AkSarBen)..

Oh the memories...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 241028

Re: Official: Capitol District

Well, the KETV story does call it a "large video screen".. It doesn't appear to be a Jumbotron, but there appears to be a video screen planned.. After we were lead to believe we would not have it, it's "reappearance" in the plan is a welcome addition... Ciao..LiO...Peace I agree...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 241028

Re: Official: Capitol District

Well, the KETV story does call it a "large video screen".. It doesn't appear to be a Jumbotron, but there appears to be a video screen planned..

After we were lead to believe we would not have it, it's "reappearance" in the plan is a welcome addition...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1386
Views: 158309

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

darn. That was one of my go-to places For sure! Whenever I was downtown I'd recommend that place, not only because they put out a great product (holy |expletive|, loved the lox and bagel) but they were the only local coffee place anywhere near NDT. I'm thankful the Blue Line Coffee is still open an...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Aerial Omaha
Replies: 8
Views: 380

Re: Aerial Omaha

I've seen this YouTube video. In fact, Brad and I rewatched it a couple days ago..

Other than the fact he's breaking about 15 or so laws, it's a cool video...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha Gentrification report-
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Omaha Gentrification report-

I found this to be some really interesting data.. Especially going back the last 20 years or so ago.. this shows Omaha at a current 21.4% gentrification rate for eligible city census tracts since 2000.. Also interesting is clicking the links for gentrification maps and seeing the data for the top 50...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 241028

Re: Official: Capitol District

OmahaJaysCU wrote:On KETV last night Mike Moylan said the plaza will have a screen. Maybe they changed their minds.


Perhaps those who jumped off are now back on the project bandwagon if this news is indeed true :;): ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does Omaha need?
Replies: 43
Views: 2377

Re: What does Omaha need?

Okay, but what Omaha does need is better mass transit to the airport. Here's the current city bus: http://www.ometro.com/index.php/route/route-16/ You'll notice it only runs on weekdays, 3 hours each in the morning and evening. That's pretty fraking pathetic. I flew back from the east coast last ye...

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