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by Omaha Cowboy
Mon May 29, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 8712

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I recall correctly, she did try to sweeten the deal with the city paying for more parking but it was too little too late. Plus, she would have made an enemy out of one or both of some heavy names in the city. It was probably the safest option. She admitted that if she had to do it all over again (t...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 28, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha Metro Area's Best BBQ
Replies: 216
Views: 21231

Re: Omaha Metro Area's Best BBQ

Coyote wrote:According to their Facebook page Tired Texan served lunch today and ran out of meat...


How does that even happen? You're a BBQ place and you run out of meat :what: .. its akin to a Starbucks running out of coffee or a brew pub running out of beer..

It does not compute...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 28, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017 Severe Weather Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 390

Re: 2017 Severe Weather Thread

Those are fantastic pics Brad :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 28, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 981
Views: 114033

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Excellent pic updates. Nice work to all :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat May 27, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Baseball 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 870

Re: Nebraska Baseball 2017

mrsticka wrote:Eliminated from the Big Ten tournament. Stagburn it! I guess they ran out of gas. :(


Iowa just had the Huskers number this season..

In baseball AND football...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri May 26, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 198
Views: 17411

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Seems like they are taking forever to assemble the tower crane. They put up the base on April 19th but there still are no other pieces on sight yet over a month later. For comparison's sake, the Hyatt Place in the Old Market installed the base on June 20th and the crane was completely assembled 3 w...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu May 25, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: 2016 Census Estimates
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: 2016 Census Estimates

I don't get too caught up in the city estimates.. although it's good information for a numbers nerd like me, lol.. My feeling is that the US Census seems to lowball Omaha in its city/metro/CSA estimates and then we get a nice population bump surprise at the start of each decade when the official ce...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu May 25, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: 2016 Census Estimates
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: 2016 Census Estimates

I don't get too caught up in the city estimates.. although it's good information for a numbers nerd like me, lol.. My feeling is that the US Census seems to lowball Omaha in its city/metro/CSA estimates and then we get a nice population bump surprise at the start of each decade when the official cen...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu May 25, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 557

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

[If I had to vote between Runza and Don & Millies, I'd vote D & M every time... Bronco's, a place I have not eaten at in at least 6 years, has better fried chicken than burgers..from what I recall.. Also- They used to have the BEST French fries in Omaha back in the day.. Not even close toda...
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed May 24, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 633

Re: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink

Yeah.. Those negative comments are basically BS sour grapes.. Take them with a grain of salt.. for every sour grape comment there was a positive one refuting it..

Omaha has been a great host city in 2008, 2012 and 2016.. It will be even better in 2020 :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue May 23, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2394
Views: 222326

Re: Official: Capitol District

Coyote wrote:Grow Omaha mentioned the continual rumor... Here... McCormick & Schmick's
Please. Please. Please.


McCormick & Schmick's would be a fantastic "get" for this development..

Fingers crossed...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon May 22, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 557

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

Runza regularly makes the top 3 in Best of Omaha. They must give discounts to those who vote for them If I had to vote between Runza and Don & Millies, I'd vote D & M every time... Bronco's, a place I have not eaten at in at least 6 years, has better fried chicken than burgers..from what I ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon May 22, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 557

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

Runza regularly makes the top 3 in Best of Omaha. They must give discounts to those who vote for them If I had to vote between Runza and Don & Millies, I'd vote D & M every time... Bronco's, a place I have not eaten at in at least 6 years, has better fried chicken than burgers..from what I ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 21, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 8712

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I recall correctly, she did try to sweeten the deal with the city paying for more parking but it was too little too late. Plus, she would have made an enemy out of one or both of some heavy names in the city. It was probably the safest option. She admitted that if she had to do it all over again (t...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 21, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 557

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

I feel like I need to sample a burger at all 30 places on the poll before I can vote. I've currently eaten a burger at 12 of the 30 options..

I have a ways to go :;): ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 21, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Baseball 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: Creighton Baseball 2017

Interesting way to win a championship..

But congratulations to the Bluejays :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat May 20, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week

Coyote wrote:Shotgun


:thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri May 19, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 780
Views: 85430

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

You know it would be nice if they offered public transportation lines to and from the Terminals like a light rail system like they have at some of those fancy big airports. I love light rail, and also streetcars, but Eppley just needs a bus circulator. It blows my mind that we don't have this. This...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri May 19, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week

Brew of the Week: WoodGrain Let the bartender pour you a cold pint of the brewery's Milk Stout. This beer has grown from its origins as co-owner Steve Hartman's humble home brew to one of WoodGrain's most popular taps. Unlike other dark beers, this choice won't weigh you down. Another great favorit...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri May 19, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...

Lincoln better get annexing to make it bigger for us we have done our part! Btw why hasn't Lincoln annexed as liberally as Omaha has? There's a problem there. Lincoln actually does annex pretty liberally. Only about %10 of the population of Lancaster county (30,000 people) lives outside of Lincoln ...
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu May 18, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(
Replies: 633
Views: 64849

Re: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(

Omababe wrote: Also Chris Cornell (Soundgarden - Much too young!) :(


It was a real punch in the gut to wake up to that news this morning..

RIP Chris Cornell...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu May 18, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 780
Views: 85430

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

April numbers are out. For the month up 6% and up 5.5% for the year. At plus 5.5% it's on track to have way over 4.5 million & maybe over 4.6. The only carrier really having a problem is Delta. Indeed.. This year looks to be a record setter for air travel at Eppley :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Wed May 17, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 519
Views: 58923

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

If only someone would build a "speak easy" type bar here... You may end up getting your wish.. The new owner of the 20's Strip Club says he wants to open up 4 more unique to Omaha type bar establishments around the city.. Apparently he is closing on a house and setting up residence in Oma...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue May 16, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 37
Views: 2357

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

Coyote wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:I'm going to petition Merriam Webster to see if "Beergasm" can be incorporated as a word in proper English :;): ...


It is in Urban Dictionary...


Well, this is a promising start :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue May 16, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 37
Views: 2357

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

GrowlerUSA is now a place on my regular beer visit rotation. How was the staff? Did you sit at the bar or a table? Both. If you sit at the bar, the bartender I encountered knew his craft beer.. If you sit at a table, the servers are friendly and pretty efficient..but don't really have any knowledge...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon May 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 780
Views: 85430

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Those renderings are freakin' fantastic :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon May 15, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 37
Views: 2357

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

I'm going to petition Merriam Webster to see if "Beergasm" can be incorporated as a word in proper English :;): ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon May 15, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...

guy4omaha wrote:Perhaps if we get a combined CSA, Nielsen could redefine the Omaha DMA so it actually reflects our marketing area.


Indeed. They should go hand in hand.. But with Nielsen, you never know :koko: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 14, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Future Annexation
Replies: 11
Views: 795

Re: Future Annexation

I'd be far more excited to see Omaha grow without annexation.. But I have a full understanding why it's a necessity and am glad for the liberal annexation law Omaha enjoys..compared to land locked cities like St Louis. Where the core city is choked off by it's much larger suburbs... Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 14, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer
Replies: 28
Views: 2704

Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Coyote wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:I'm most curious to see their craft beer offerings...


They had me at Prairie BOMB :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 14, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...

Does anyone know what our current interchange rate is, and whether that means people commuting to Lincoln, from Lincoln, or a combination? I've commuted both to and from Lincoln, and I would welcome a combined Omaha-Lincoln CSA! The Wikipedia article on CSA also said "CSAs often represent regi...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sun May 14, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 37
Views: 2357

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

This place is the craft beer lovers dream come true..

Good eats + 100 beers on tap (which can any be ordered in 4 oz snifters)= Beergasm!..

GrowlerUSA is now a place on my regular beer visit rotation. Nice pics from our experience yesterday afternoon Mark :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat May 13, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 8712

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I recall correctly, she did try to sweeten the deal with the city paying for more parking but it was too little too late. Plus, she would have made an enemy out of one or both of some heavy names in the city. It was probably the safest option. She admitted that if she had to do it all over again (t...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat May 13, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...
Replies: 7
Views: 401

In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...

After reading through the US Census web site, it appears they won't be waiting until 2023 to look into refedining CSA (Combined Statistical Area) or MSA (Metropolitan Statisical Area) components.. In 2018 they will be redefining these areas. Many MSA's and CSA's will stay the same.. But I wonder, as...
by Omaha Cowboy
Sat May 13, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 8712

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I mean honestly as a fairly liberal Democrat who voted for Sanders in the primary I'm perfectly happy with this outcome. Stothert has proven herself to be a good centrist mayor and not one to walk the party line. I'm pretty much "meh" on Stothert or Mello.. I suppose Stothert winning anot...
by Omaha Cowboy
Fri May 12, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stella's
Replies: 2
Views: 211

Re: Stella's

Wowzers.. What you're describing does not sound like a burger from Stella's..

Hopefully, your visit was an exception.. Perhaps a very off visit..

Hopefully that was the case...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Thu May 11, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2394
Views: 222326

Re: Official: Capitol District

MTO wrote:I forget how lame our skyline is.


Awww. Do you need a hug?..

Read Novak's post above ^ and you'll feel better...

Ciao..LiO...Peace
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue May 09, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: First Data
Replies: 43
Views: 4964

Re: First Data

Chinese Mobile Payment Service Alipay to Launch in the U.S. Alipay, the mobile payment system offered by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is coming to the U.S., thanks to a deal brokered with credit card processing service First Data Corp. https://www.macrumors.com/2017/05/09/chinese-alipay-mobile...
by Omaha Cowboy
Tue May 09, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 26
Views: 604

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

Uff da and Cowboy, great seeing you guys over a beer Saturday. Hey, Lou what was the name again of that IPA had. I think you said coffee was in it. Likewise Guy. We'll definitely do this again soon.. That beer is Hotbox Coffee IPA brewed by Oscar Blues brewery out of Colorado. This beer, while very...
by Omaha Cowboy
Mon May 08, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha Ranked top for affordability, Economic Strength, and Quality of lyfe
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: Omaha Ranked top for affordability, Economic Strength, and Quality of lyfe

The surprisingly short list of US metro areas achieving inclusive economic growth However, few of these places achieved inclusive growth. Measured one way—by improving the employment rate, median earnings, and relative poverty—only 11 of the 30 metro areas achieved inclusive economic outcomes: Alba...

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