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by Linkin5
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33185

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

I’m looking back and this thing started rising in May, this has got to be the fastest construction I have ever seen.
by Linkin5
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 67083

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

They are making the case for better mass transit ie streetcars beautifully.
by Linkin5
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259859

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Wow! That looks solid.
by Linkin5
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)
Replies: 22
Views: 2377

Re: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)

It looks like a Soviet housing block.
by Linkin5
Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Theater
Replies: 158
Views: 18171

Re: Dundee Theater

Wow that looks incredible, way better than the renderings.
by Linkin5
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33185

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

The late afternoon Sun reflex room is going to be brutal! The sidewalk in front of the Kiewit (formerly Gordman's) building lights up the sidewalk and right into Herbe Sainte. I noticed that too. There were several people in the waiting area of the salon or one of those bays just to the north of He...
by Linkin5
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 104
Views: 11209

Re: Tenth Street Market

This is something I don't understand about Omaha and didn't even know much about til we moved to Detroit. We had been to KC's River Market before but I thought it was kind of a letdown. It was ok but rather small. In the Detroit Metro there are what locals call Fruit Markets. Randazzo's, Wesborn, o...
by Linkin5
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Begging on Street Corners
Replies: 61
Views: 5569

Re: Begging on Street Corners

Rules for panhandling get overhaul The Omaha City Council approved an overhaul to the city’s panhandling ordinance Tuesday, and council members said they’re working on further changes that would ban panhandling in street medians. Panhandling in street medians is before this week's City Council. Ord...
by Linkin5
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: College Baseball HOF
Replies: 30
Views: 1265

Re: College Baseball HOF

It only makes sense to have he College Baseball HOF in Omaha, I’m actually surprised it doesn’t already exist. Would be a huge deal if they would start having the MLB draft here too.
by Linkin5
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Fake News and the Vegas Shooter
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Fake News and the Vegas Shooter

Image
by Linkin5
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Agri-Plastics
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Agri-Plastics

Bandaid on a bullet hole.
by Linkin5
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Tacoville - Fredrick Square (84th and Center) - CLOSED
Replies: 16
Views: 358

Re: Tacoville - Fredrick Square (84th and Center) - CLOSED

They should have maybe advertised...anywhere.
by Linkin5
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Rose & Crown/Hyvee
Replies: 13
Views: 1173

Re: Rose & Crown/Hyvee

Indeed that Hyvee is actually going to buy up that entire block. Thank St.Mary's to Howard, 19-20th street. Most ideal situation they demolish and flatten the land in order to build and close out the alley. This would be a nice place for a Hyvee, could spur some more positive growth in the area as ...
by Linkin5
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9522

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Speaking of FAKE NEWS! Am I the only one that does not know anybody that is mad the Husker game is on a Friday Night. Somebody remind me again why we should be mad that we are lucky enough to get a rare FRIDAY NIGHT GAME on national TV. Could somebody explain to me why the FAKE NEWS and others can ...
by Linkin5
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Denver New Tallest
Replies: 4
Views: 400

Re: Denver New Tallest

by Linkin5
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 104
Views: 11209

Re: Tenth Street Market

Downtown Omaha is teetering on the brink of being a total food desert, with no relief in sight for years (if a downtown Hy-Vee that we all hope for even comes to fruition). Tell me why anyone would want to live in a downtown with zero walkability? The closest grocery store is what, Wohlner's in MTC...
by Linkin5
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259859

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Does anybody have a timeline when the lot directly east of the Pacific Life building is supposed to get filled? It seems to be the last major puzzle piece in the area.
by Linkin5
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33185

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Steel going up for the 9th and 10th floors. The mixture of midrises and low rises in the area looks really good.
by Linkin5
Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33185

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

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

Completely accurate, I couldn't care less about a tower cran...


People aren't excited about the crane as a structure, they are excited what it does.
by Linkin5
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Zag Apartments (51st & Mayberry)
Replies: 77
Views: 9214

Re: Zag Apartments (51st & Mayberry)

I don't understand these $1000 a month studios. Who is their target demographic? What I mean is, who has $1000 a month to throw away on a 676 sq ft studio apartment? Studio $1,020 1 Bedroom $1,120 – 1,270 2 Bedrooms $1,350 Source: http://www.apartmenthomeliving.com/apartment-finder/ZAG-Omaha-NE-681...
by Linkin5
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 132852

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Alright, this is why some people hate TIF, jackasses like this that try to bilk the city for as much as they can. I sincerely hope Stothert tells him to get lost asking for over $100 million in city incentives.
by Linkin5
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33185

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Whoa nice find!
by Linkin5
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 1003
Views: 123062

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Awesome photo brad. Thanks
by Linkin5
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 961
Views: 96747

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Took the kids to the new interactive area that just opened. They absolutely loved it, the ship/treehouse is too notch and the interactive river stream is something I've never seen anywhere before.
by Linkin5
Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Think! Primary Care Building.
Replies: 199
Views: 23141

Re: Think! Primary Care Building.

I posted in this thread over a year ago that this place was going to lose money bad. Of course that post was deleted because not drinking the Koolaide is frowned upon around here often. Sure the place is beautiful but it is also a monument and poster child for the reason our medical expenses are go...
by Linkin5
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2574
Views: 252847

Re: Official: Capitol District

EricHaley wrote:Is it just me, or is the “o” of the Marriott sign (that’s visible the construction cam) out of alignment with the other letters? Looks like it’s too low and too far to the right.


No way they would mess up something with this development. /s
by Linkin5
Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Overflow Lounge - 1016 Maple - Downtown Benson
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: Overflow Lounge - 1016 Maple - Downtown Benson

iamjacobm wrote:Bar called "Overflow Lounge" set to open in the building directly east of the Musette Bar.


That building looks like it is going to need a lot of fixing up before a business opens.
by Linkin5
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Justin Patton in the NBA
Replies: 24
Views: 798

Re: Justin Patton in the NBA

The Timberwoves also got Jimmy Butler from the Bulls. New Timberwolves roster PG Marco Rubio SG Andrew Wiggins SF Jimmy Butler PF Gorgui Dieng C Karl-Anthony Towns (Justin Patton) Might not be the best place for him to be unless they move him to a different position. Wouldn't be too surprised if he...
by Linkin5
Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)
Replies: 366
Views: 56054

Re: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)

Looks like Playmakers Pizzaria Sports Bar is opening up in the strip mall by Alamo. Also, there is a sign up for an Amigos opening right next to the Burger King.
by Linkin5
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 961
Views: 96747

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Brad wrote:That's the one by the North Entrance, correct? Not the small one by the Elephants that I haven't seen them use yet?


Correct
by Linkin5
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2574
Views: 252847

Re: Official: Capitol District

skinzfan23 wrote:I think the hotel looks nice, but the apt building is very bland.


The hotel's original rendering showed a much better version of what we are seeing now. The entertainment district is undoubtedly going to look cheap if they follow the same path they have.
by Linkin5
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2574
Views: 252847

Re: Official: Capitol District

These buildings are just so incredibly bland and cheap looking.
by Linkin5
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 1512

Re: USL Soccer

Yes, the USL, along with the MLS, is mandating using only soccer specific stadiums. I'll be curious to see what the "taxpayers" are all going to have to pay for in the end. I'm interested to see what capital/financing can be raised for a 14 to 20 million dollar, or so, stadium by the inve...
by Linkin5
Wed May 31, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 1512

Re: USL Soccer

They can build their soccer stadium wherever they want just don't ask the public to fund your private stadium.
by Linkin5
Thu May 25, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 767

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 Linkin5
Thu May 18, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Baseball Parks/Stadiums
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: Baseball Parks/Stadiums

He categorized Wrigley, Fenway, and dodger stadium as historic classic parks, I would honestly put Kauffman on there too. As years go on Kauffman will continue to become even more iconic, one of my favorite stadiums ever constructed.
by Linkin5
Wed May 10, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11701

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Happy with the results, let's get back to work mayor and get the street car, library, and other projects on the fast track.
by Linkin5
Mon May 01, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 1014

Re: Sports Announcement

Gotta be swim trials, USA swimming has a surprise announcement too.
by Linkin5
Mon May 01, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Benson Lights - 3030 N 60th St
Replies: 50
Views: 7222

Re: Benson Lights - 3030 N 60th St

Benson Lights apartment building has signage up, it looks really cool.

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