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by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 712
Views: 64424

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

I got the same error skinzfan23 had. But basically got back into the forum and the error and message disappeared (I'm accessing the site through Safari on my iPad)..

Strange though...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: TNT Walking Taco (204th & Cumberland Drive)
Replies: 13
Views: 941

Re: TNT Walking Taco (204th & Cumberland Drive)

I agree. The name of the place is kind of silly..

But as long as the food tastes good, in the end, I could care less about the name...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 247
Views: 22063

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Brad wrote:
GetUrban wrote:It's funny how people on this site seem to get more excited about cranes than the permanent buildings themselves.


I don't care about the crane more than the building. To me its one of the milestones on major projects.


This- ^^^^^^^^

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 355
Views: 7701

Re: Nebraska License Plates

So when are they going to issue specialty plates for Folsom Zoo here in Lincoln? (Sarcasm.) I don't think it would be too hard, you only need 250 people to get them. mrsticka, you should start a petition. :yes: I agree. mrsticka, this should be your next mission. Why wait for it to happen a couple ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Salt 88 (CLOSED)
Replies: 5
Views: 1140

Re: Salt 88 (CLOSED)

Another restaurant opened/closed before I had a chance to give it a try. The place seemed to be open about as long as Pig & Finch. Unfortunate...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 236261

Re: Official: Capitol District

I agree. The Marriott looks great on the cam. I drove by Capitol District Monday evening and the entire development looks even better in person... Ciao..LiO...Peace Naw... the building's aren't tall enough, the Marriot sign isn't Marriot-y nor sign-y enough, and there isn't a big giant TV somewhere...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 804
Views: 89688

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

This is fantastic growth.. As the W-H piece points out, a strong indicator of an excellent economy combined with increased demand for larger planes, more seats and now a record 29 non stop destinations.. I'd like to see that number increase to the mid 30's within the next 18 or so months... Ciao..L...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 804
Views: 89688

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

This is fantastic growth.. As the W-H piece points out, a strong indicator of an excellent economy combined with increased demand for larger planes, more seats and now a record 29 non stop destinations.. I'd like to see that number increase to the mid 30's within the next 18 or so months... Ciao..Li...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 236261

Re: Official: Capitol District

I agree. The Marriott looks great on the cam. I drove by Capitol District Monday evening and the entire development looks even better in person... Ciao..LiO...Peace Naw... the building's aren't tall enough, the Marriot sign isn't Marriot-y nor sign-y enough, and there isn't a big giant TV somewhere...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Comic Con?
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Re: Comic Con?

I didn't attend. But I know people that go and they tell me the Omaha Con gets better every year..

I'm told the best deal, is to buy the entire weekend pass..that way you can come and go when you please throughout the weekend..

I'm going to try and make it next year...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 236261

Re: Official: Capitol District

I agree. The Marriott looks great on the cam. I drove by Capitol District Monday evening and the entire development looks even better in person...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Cicadas
Replies: 15
Views: 1096

Re: Cicadas

Coyote wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:Heard those Cicadas early last year (last week in June). Haven't heard any yet this summer..

I'll be paying closer attention now however :;): ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace

Strong, is sound, in this one, tonight.


Indeed. I heard them very clearly this evening...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila
Replies: 17
Views: 1216

Re: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila

Brad wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:It was Monday evening..Not exactly the party night locals are attracted to on a non-event night.


Not only Monday, its one of the hottest temperature weeks we have had in years.


That was also a factor for sure...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 291
Views: 32757

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Chalk me up as another who doesn't find the appeal in the "Breaking Brad" bit. The dude tries far too hard for what little he brings, and I don't think I have even chuckled more than a few times. He's like the pseudo class clown that everyone just kinda feels sorry for and so they do a fa...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila
Replies: 17
Views: 1216

Re: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila

Critical mass could be just around the corner if these earliest businesses can hold on. Which ones are the earliest? Film Streams, Blatt and Slowdown? Goodnights (can't remember)? Many of the actual earliest businesses have closed long ago. 15 year coming critical mass is a bit long. I haven't look...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Cicadas
Replies: 15
Views: 1096

Re: Cicadas

Heard those Cicadas early last year (last week in June). Haven't heard any yet this summer..

I'll be paying closer attention now however :;): ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Good Asian Food
Replies: 42
Views: 3468

Re: Good Asian Food

Golden Bowl Chinese down in Bellevue is excellent. It's ran by the same owners that opened Hunan Garden at 132 and West Center 30 years ago (now its Hunan Fusion. Different owners/menu and not close to being as good).. Golden Bowl has basically the same menu as the original Hunan Garden (and that's ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Anthony's Steakhouse / OZONE (72nd & F)
Replies: 12
Views: 1696

Re: Anthony's Steakhouse / OZONE (72nd & F)

Every time a post pops up on a traditional Omaha Italian Steakhouse thread, I'm always afraid it's a notification it's going to close..

Thankfully, this is not the case...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

When I lived in Lincoln during my college years in the 80's Lincoln could and did watch the Omaha TV stations. At that time, it was included in their cable package.. That said, Omaha and Lincoln are separate markets only because Nielsen dictates it. For example, Des Moines and Ames Iowa are both sep...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1042

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Greg S wrote:I'd love for them to start playing Wichita State. I'd also like Creighton (and Nebraska) to start playing UNO every year.

Greg


I'd say I agree with all of this :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Scratchtown Brewing Company
Replies: 16
Views: 1592

Re: Scratchtown Brewing Company

2017 US OPEN BEER CHAMPIONSHIPS http://www.usopenbeer.com/2017-u-s-open-beer-championships-top-10-and-medal-winners/ Imperial Porter Gold – Black Eye – Scratchtown Brewing – Nebraska Silver – Pagan Night – Stilt House Brewery – Florida Bronze – Cacao Porter – ENKI Brewing – Minnesota There are a co...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

What if Omaha's DMA extended all the way out to York? That would include Beatrice, Crete, Seward, Fairbury, David City and Milford. And of course, Lincoln. And you've probably read here that I've argued that this should be the case for Omaha's TV Market for years.. You'll have to contact Nielsen an...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 247
Views: 22063

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Make no mistake, I'm grateful HDR decided to stay and build their new corporate headquarters in Omaha..

From a project standpoint.. I couldn't be less impressed, excited, interested..

And underwhelmed...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1133
Views: 125642

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

MadMartin8 wrote:This is getting down right comical. Here I thought the rigmarole surrounding the Capitol District was a hoot and a half, this takes the cake.


I'm thinking more along the (specific) lines of the HDR headquarters downtown debacle..

Association noted, however :;): ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 236261

Re: Official: Capitol District

I did a cursory look and couldn't find a thread about the new Des Moines Hilton convention center hotel. I AM NOT trying to start a flame war! Having said that I saw some pics on the UrbanDSM web site and I sincerely have one thing to say. That hotel looks like a jail. I'm sure it's nice on the ins...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

I see Omaha is still getting screwed in the latest Nielsen Radio and TV market rankings-

http://www.nielsen.com/content/dam/corp ... s_2017.pdf

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 837
Views: 104619

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

If she's good and interested in moving on.. She'll spend 2-3 years here, pay her dues and move on to a top 20-30 market...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Peer City Identification Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 230

Re: Peer City Identification Tool

The story link from their web site-

http://resonanceco.com/blog/watch-ameri ... -revealed/

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Peer City Identification Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 230

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

Check the video- Very impressive representation of the Big O! :thumb: ..

https://youtu.be/v-aIMunDuc8

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1042

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

MadMartin8 wrote:
skinzfan23 wrote:Great job by the coaching staff. 2 big men for the 2018 season.Now to get over the dreaded 2nd round hi-jinks.


Add in the mental toughness mind block to the short list...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pig and Finch (Closed)
Replies: 66
Views: 6270

Re: Pig and Finch (Closed)

Never got a chance to try the place.. I know it was a "farm to table" restaurant..

Oh well, let's see what ends up filling the gap here...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1133
Views: 125642

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I've read the peanut gallery commentary since the latest proposal was announced a couple days ago.. You can include me in that gallary too just so some here don't feel "The Don" has insulted them.. I believe a little perspective is necessary. I remember, what, maybe 12 years ago on this fo...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 955

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

Brad wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:But I'd take a Rainforest Cafe :thumb: ...


Those still exist?


I've recently eaten at the one at Grapevine Mall in Dallas..

Very cool place. Yes they still exist...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 955

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

Omababe wrote:
ricko wrote:Does Omaha really need another chain burger/pizza/whatever joint, or a chain anything?


No!


I agree..

But I'd take a Rainforest Cafe :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 237
Views: 17497

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

And not older than me! Maybe there will be a market for this. I just don't see it. My kids might like it but they can't afford it. I see a market for residential elevators in this development... http://remihomeelevators.com/101.41 Don't knock it. Lately I can really see the value in those stairlift...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 237
Views: 17497

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

There is a lot to be said for getting up from the couch or easy chair and stumbling down the hall to the bed. I get the feeling that at 58 I'm older than two or three of you put together. Well, except for Jeff. Gosh. I'm 55 and this passage actually made "The Don" feel quite young.. Thank...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Re: 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza

swgiust wrote:They could put one of these in the Capital District


Probably true..

But for a pizza chain making it's first entrance into a very competitive pizza market, I'd say Capitol District would be a tough place to cut their teeth...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Justin Patton in the NBA
Replies: 20
Views: 379

Re: Justin Patton in the NBA

Well that sucks for him. Looking up recovery time it can be 6-8 weeks to 3-4 months. The 76ers first rounder last year missed his whole first season because of similar break. Also what is with the Riverdale, GA native -- I thought his hometown was listed as Omaha. It's Karma man. If the kid would h...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Justin Patton in the NBA
Replies: 20
Views: 379

Re: Justin Patton in the NBA

Timberwolves G league (formerly D league) team is the Iowa Wolves in Des Moines JP could probably still live in Omaha while he plays there.. The entire time, he'd be thinking, "man, I could have played on a much bigger stage, in front of MANY more people and often times, in front of a national...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: TNT Walking Taco (204th & Cumberland Drive)
Replies: 13
Views: 941

Re: TNT Walking Taco (204th & Cumberland Drive)

43county wrote:They will be open around July 15th. It's fast casual and the owner of Addy's is one of the partners. Their branding/signage is really well done, should be a solid addition.


Definitely a place I'm going to check out..

Thanks for the intel :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace

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