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by Linkin5
Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 March Madness Regional
Replies: 30
Views: 1031

Re: 2018 March Madness Regional

That's a good point, I had assumed the Capital District would be open by then. Is that correct? Greg Well the Marriott and the apts should easily be open (they are scheduled to be open by August 2017). The outdoor ice skating area is supposed to be completed by this fall/winter. As for the office b...
by Linkin5
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: NYC Supertall Boom
Replies: 67
Views: 9745

Re: NYC Supertall Boom

That may be the ugliest building I've ever seen.
by Linkin5
Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 67
Views: 1570

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

Lincoln grew from 302,157 in 2010 to 326,921 in 2016 for an 8.2% growth.
by Linkin5
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: New Hudl HQ in the Haymarket
Replies: 28
Views: 2654

Re: New Hudl HQ in the Haymarket

Can't see anything, can you try to check the links or is it just me?
by Linkin5
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 76
Views: 6547

Re: G.I looks to build new airport terminal

Will be interesting to see how Central Nebraska Regional Airport fairs if Trumps's budget proposal passes and airport's like this one lose subsidies they receive from the EAS program. Could be a shot in the arm to Lincoln and Omaha but at the cost of people in central Nebraska. Does it still receiv...
by Linkin5
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 76
Views: 6547

Re: G.I looks to build new airport terminal

Will be interesting to see how Central Nebraska Regional Airport fairs if Trumps's budget proposal passes and airport's like this one lose subsidies they receive from the EAS program. Could be a shot in the arm to Lincoln and Omaha but at the cost of people in central Nebraska.
by Linkin5
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Omaha River Walk
Replies: 28
Views: 1732

Re: Omaha River Walk

I definitely appreciate the input about the SA river walk being a huge economic catalyst for SA and how that could translate to Omaha. The only thing is we already have huge draws in the OM, and will soon have the capital district, not to mention Lot B being developed into an entertainment district....
by Linkin5
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 505
Views: 8835

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Missouri Valley is really going to die when Wichita State bolts for the AAC. I could see USD, SDSU, or UNO getting in invite when that happens though.
by Linkin5
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Omaha River Walk
Replies: 28
Views: 1732

Re: Omaha River Walk

Why are we trying to emulate San Antonio and OKC with their gimicky little creeks? I am just confused by this project as well as proposing to possibly tear down the Double Tree downtown, some seriously bad ideas being floated around lately.
by Linkin5
Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 16th Street Master Plan
Replies: 340
Views: 39706

Re: 16th Street Master Plan

If disconnecting 16th street by building this hotel was a mistake, then tearing down a perfectly good building to correct the mistake would be a catastrophe. This just doesn't make sense.
by Linkin5
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 104
Views: 1958

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17

I don't think Miles is going to be able to survive these last losses. Last night was unacceptable.
by Linkin5
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The current/future state of 1416 Dodge
Replies: 16
Views: 976

Re: The current/future state of 1416 Dodge

There's just not much reason to live in downtown versus our great midtown neighborhoods. There's a huge contiguous stretch of great neighborhoods in Midtown: up north Country Club, Benson, Dundee; central Midtown Crossing, Blackstone, and Field Club; southwest Morton Meadows and Aksarben. Downtown,...
by Linkin5
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The current/future state of 1416 Dodge
Replies: 16
Views: 976

Re: Will anything ever happen with this lot? (15th & Dodge)

Ideally, I would still like to see a residential high rise whether it be apartment or condos, or a combination of both.
by Linkin5
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 853
Views: 83466

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Voted. Also, make sure to buy your Zoo season passes now, they go up in price the closer to summer it gets.
by Linkin5
Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1907
Views: 257751

Re: Midtown Crossing

So disappointing. An Alamo Drafthouse would have been so perfect here.
by Linkin5
Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Top Golf Omaha
Replies: 58
Views: 4967

Re: Top Golf Omaha

Louie wrote:
Linkin5 wrote:So people pay a bunch of money to hit a ball off of a decked building? This doesn't sound like a long term business model.

Its golfing and drinking with the added plus of food and not walking. Given the traditional shape of the average joe golfer and I'd say its pretty dang solid.


LOL true...
by Linkin5
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Ramada Plaza Omaha Hotel and Convention Center
Replies: 83
Views: 23469

Re: Ramada Plaza Omaha Hotel and Convention Center

iamjacobm wrote:I think one of these hotels was re-branded as RL Hotel.


The motel closest to 72nd street.
by Linkin5
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2317
Views: 208151

Re: Official: Capitol District

Why exactly couldn't they clean it while it was up on the building? And anyways, I'm not sure there was ever a plan for a video screen put in Capitol? There is a rendering in the Capital District brochure that shows at least one planned video screen, it looks like a tall horizontal screen maybe a s...
by Linkin5
Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

Re: Conagra campus development plans

A company is going to be announcing plans for the Conagra campus soon. The development is going to be very good for downtown. You can't polish a turd. What was good for downtown was for CONagra to keep its headquarters in Omaha. Nothing can make up for what Omaha lost with CONagra leaving. It didn'...
by Linkin5
Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

Re: Conagra campus development plans

A company is going to be announcing plans for the Conagra campus soon. The development is going to be very good for downtown. You can't polish a turd. What was good for downtown was for CONagra to keep its headquarters in Omaha. Nothing can make up for what Omaha lost with CONagra leaving. It didn'...
by Linkin5
Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Sertinos Cafe (Eagle Run)
Replies: 4
Views: 370

Re: Sertinos Cafe (Eagle Run)

nativeomahan wrote:Where is this?


129th and Maple
by Linkin5
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Top Golf Omaha
Replies: 58
Views: 4967

Re: Top Golf Omaha

So people pay a bunch of money to hit a ball off of a decked building? This doesn't sound like a long term business model.
by Linkin5
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)
Replies: 23
Views: 955

Re: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)

Looks really nice, not sure why they used the word "centre" though.
by Linkin5
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Baseball 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 340

Re: Nebraska Baseball 2017

Nebraska splits the first two games, not too bad. Love being able to just relax and listen to them on the radio again.
by Linkin5
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: pizza shoppe closing?
Replies: 9
Views: 607

Re: pizza shoppe closing?

iamjacobm wrote:This sounds like a net positive. The current owner leaving to run the Benson Theater full time makes me think that could be seeing light soon and it sounds like a very legit replacement is ready to take over.


Yeah this is definitely good news, also wasn't a real big fan of their pizza.
by Linkin5
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Pinnacle / Swanson Site (10th and Capitol)
Replies: 436
Views: 60709

Re: Pinnacle / Swanson Site (10th and Capitol)

iamjacobm wrote:7 floors in this area is going to make a great pocket of density.


It's going to be seven stories?
by Linkin5
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)
Replies: 77
Views: 11880

Re: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)

Coyote wrote:DarmCo owns the one on Lake St. So I wonder if they are the ones behind the Blondo build.


I would bet so, the existing location is one of the oldest models of McD's you'll still see around.
by Linkin5
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2317
Views: 208151

Re: Official: Capitol District

By the way, those of you saying "They won't make the CWS", I would like to know how you based your opinion? Here is what I saw today. Interior rooms are being framed as high as the 9th Floor Glass is going in on the 6th floor Sheetrock is being hung on the 5th floor Sheetrock has been mud...
by Linkin5
Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240086

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

skinzfan23 wrote:Noticed this morning that BCBS building LED light's were pink this morning. Does anyone know if they change those similar to CLink?

Also noticed that Genesis Health installed their new sign yesterday.


Tommorow is World cancer awareness day, might be associated to that.
by Linkin5
Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Phat Jacks BBQ
Replies: 9
Views: 664

Re: Phat Jacks BBQ

101 SW 14th Place Lincoln, Nebraska That's out on the way to the airport. That's definitely not a "SW" address then. ' It is a SW address. That is the address on their updated Web site and Facebook page. If you map it it goes right to where Brad indicates, just off of W O Street. Yeah, it...
by Linkin5
Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Mixed Use Development & Freeway Discussion
Replies: 42
Views: 132

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

Yeah I'll take my much shorter commute with the Dodge Expressway over aesthetics in that area, those intersections used to be disasters.
by Linkin5
Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Taita (seafood - Benson)
Replies: 15
Views: 2517

Re: Taita (seafood - Benson)

According to their FB post today they will be relocating their ramen shop Zika down the block to this location, great news!
by Linkin5
Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Omaha Hotel Boom
Replies: 40
Views: 3678

Re: Omaha Hotel Boom

Linkin: Canceled? What...is a large dirt lot going to just exist there now? Dundee Omaha: I'm talking about the hotel that was surprisingly going to fit on the lot (that was cleared) on Dodge & Saddle Creek, on the south side of Dodge (by King Kong burgers). There's another empty lot that was c...
by Linkin5
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Omaha Hotel Boom
Replies: 40
Views: 3678

Re: Omaha Hotel Boom

RockHarbor wrote:I'm still waiting for that hotel at Dodge & Saddle Creek to get off the ground. What is the hold up?


I believe that project as we knew it was cancelled.
by Linkin5
Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Entertainment districts
Replies: 46
Views: 1410

Re: Entertainment districts

Ak Sar Been would be interesting. The bars are more spread out and you will have streets between them. At first, I believe, it will only be the alleyway between the HDR building and their garage. So it's a pretty confined area in Ak-Sar-Ben and not all of the bars will be included? Do you know whic...
by Linkin5
Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Lot B Development
Replies: 216
Views: 16434

Re: Lot B Development

iamjacobm wrote:Lets go steal the College Baseball HOF from Lubbock and make it part of this development. If anything on the planet made sense that would be it.


Or have a CWS HOF and museum.
by Linkin5
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Taita (seafood - Benson)
Replies: 15
Views: 2517

Re: Taita (seafood - Benson)

Wonder if they will be expanding their other restaurant Ika Ramen and Izakaya here?
by Linkin5
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Redevelopment of 9th, 10th, M & N block
Replies: 1
Views: 238

Re: Redevelopment of 9th, 10th, M & N block

Probably not much opposition due to the block being a surface lot and an extremely ugly old two story building.
by Linkin5
Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Theater
Replies: 142
Views: 13559

Re: Dundee Theater

Return of the Dundee Film Streams hopes to renovate and reopen the Dundee Theater by the end of 2017. In addition to reviving the 300-seat screen, the building will boast a few new coming attractions: a restaurant, a bookstore and a second screen. Here's what it will look like, and here's what it c...
by Linkin5
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Lot B Development
Replies: 216
Views: 16434

Re: Lot B Development

MTO wrote:Side question; why build a parking garage directly in front of the baby bob?


With where they are building the garage, the Baby Bob landing would flow directly north of the garage.

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