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by Louie
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Amateur Coffee (3913 Cuming St)
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: Amateur Coffee (3913 Cuming St)

Was pretty busy when we stopped in, I think you'd be surprised by the demographics of Joslyn Castle now that Blackstone had gentrified Well, my initial thought was "This would probably do very well in Blackstone". My experiences with the neighborhood have been very much the opposite of th...
by Louie
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 118
Views: 3235

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

iamjacobm wrote:Maybe a season saving shot from Palmer last night. Big time clutch play.

Ridiculously difficult shot to pull off as well.
by Louie
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Omaha's Flag
Replies: 17
Views: 1888

Re: Omaha's Flag

I think it looks like a patch you would find on a Klan robe. Let me tell you a little bit about the man, and his adopted step-daughters Girl Scout troupe that designed this flag. His family fled friend Germany. His uncles were killed for being Jewish sympathizers. His father/their family were given...
by Louie
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 281

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

Padre wrote:
Coyote wrote:Don't touch my Hy-Vee.


They may have already got there. Hy-Vee isn't what it was when I got here 14 years ago.

That's because they dumped all the profits into the Market Grille failures. Massive mistake.
by Louie
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 281

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

So in summary, nobody wants to pay for anything that helps somebody else's neighborhood and not their own directly. Ok. :yes: It’s the baby boomer “I got mine, |expletive| everyone else” mentality to a T. But they told me millennials are destroying everything. We killed sit-down family chain restau...
by Louie
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Berkshire Hathaway Business News
Replies: 55
Views: 6019

Re: Berkshire Hathaway Business News

How many people are employed locally by Berkshire? Its only a few dozen, right? Although the taxes paid by them are big.
by Louie
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toyota looking to build new US plant
Replies: 27
Views: 1385

Re: Toyota looking to build new US plant

iamjacobm wrote:Announced that Huntsville, Alabama won the competition. Combined state and local incentives are between $800 and $900 million for the facility.

Those are hefty.
by Louie
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future
Replies: 24
Views: 1501

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

To write off half of the city, is to do what libs have done for the past decade. Ever wonder why Stothert owns Millard and West Omaha? People are tired of paying for other people's toys. Oh quit being such a partisan hack. Both sides are guilty of writing off a section of the city. You want people ...
by Louie
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Colonial Hotel - Blackstone (38th and Farnam)
Replies: 31
Views: 1950

Re: Colonial Hotel - Blackstone (38th and Farnam)

Brad wrote:We went to the Red Lion Lounge last night. It was a really cool place. It was all brand new, but had that old school dark and coyz lounge feel. Red velvet booths, old school lounge chairs and nice jazz music. Definately worth checking out next time you are in the area.

Sounds incredible!
by Louie
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1030
Views: 109673

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

That render, albeit lacking details, looks pretty slick.
by Louie
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Official: UNL Campus Development
Replies: 112
Views: 14601

Re: Official: UNL Campus Development

Ah. I'm sure it won't be long before they put new dorms in with how fast they are growing.
by Louie
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Official: UNL Campus Development
Replies: 112
Views: 14601

Re: Official: UNL Campus Development

What are they planning on replacing CPN with?
by Louie
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hermit Jim
Replies: 7
Views: 355

Re: Hermit Jim

Why didn't you come out when they called So you want GrandpaSmucker to tell you another hermit story? Okay......In the 1960's when I was just a boy there were a lot of hermits in Nebraska. Hermit Jim sounds like he was a hard core of the hard core of the hermits. It sounds like Hermit Jim had littl...
by Louie
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hermit Jim
Replies: 7
Views: 355

Re: Hermit Jim

Back in the early 70's during school field trips the tour guides would always tell the Hermit Jim Story and then tell all the kids that sometimes if everybody called out "Hermit Jim" the ghost of Hermit Jim comes out. The kids would call out Hermit Jim for a few times and get bored and mo...
by Louie
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Nice late fall evening downtown 11/29/2017
Replies: 7
Views: 280

Re: Nice late fall evening downtown 11/29/2017

For having a parking lot front and center, that first picture is amazing.
by Louie
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: King Fong and Sweets of Eden Building.
Replies: 28
Views: 4680

Re: King Fong and Sweets of Eden Building.

Coyote wrote:Payne has owned that building for 10 years now. Built in 1880. Condition listed as "worn out"

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Is that a legit condition listing?
by Louie
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: US Conference of Mayors long term metro population report-
Replies: 11
Views: 563

Re: US Conference of Mayors long term metro population report-

MTO wrote:I’m pretty sure by 2046 Fremont will become part of the MSA.

Would Lincoln ever be added to the MSA? Or would it only be added to the CSA?
by Louie
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Begging on Street Corners
Replies: 61
Views: 5717

Re: Begging on Street Corners

I saw moochers begging on the medians this afternoon (Thanksgiving) all over town. That Meth is some powerful stuff that it can make those deadbeats go out and hustle on a holiday. I did not see anybody stupid enough to be giving them money thankfully. So you're telling me that people don't magical...
by Louie
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 68880

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Have Uber/Lyft caught on much in Omaha? In Chicago that’s mostly all people use to get around when going out on the weekend but here in St. Louis many still expect to drive to nightlife. We use Uber on a weekly basis. If you are going somewhere and there is any chance you'll consume alcohol, there ...
by Louie
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 643
Views: 60892

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

I see that there are 4 plats on the north side of the interstate and one more to the south that are slated as development location. Perhaps these could have some size to them?
by Louie
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 643
Views: 60892

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

Omaha Magazine posted pictures from the Riverfront Revitalization on Facebook last night. Not in a format that I could figure out how to post on my phone, but hopefully they show up on omaha.com or another site.
by Louie
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 68880

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Have Uber/Lyft caught on much in Omaha? In Chicago that’s mostly all people use to get around when going out on the weekend but here in St. Louis many still expect to drive to nightlife. We use it all the time, pretty much everyone in my group has 0 interest in risking a DUI. It is worth the ten bu...
by Louie
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Menards (Stony Brook)
Replies: 38
Views: 2447

Re: Menards (Stony Brook)

Supersaver is a slum. Nobody in their right mind goes there instead of Hy-Vee next door. Back in the 80's when I lived in Benson it was always a good idea to avoid the No Frills on 80th & Blondo unless you liked shopping with every weirdo and scrounge in that end of town. Now I live in Millard ...
by Louie
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: "Daytime" population shifts
Replies: 3
Views: 509

Re: "Daytime" population shifts

GrandpaaSmucker wrote:La Vista loosing 1000 during the day is way off. They easily have 1000 people a day coming in to work at Pay Pal alone. They got enough big employers to bring in 5000 people a day and then some.

You don't think that most La Vista residents work in the city and live in the suburbs?
by Louie
Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(
Replies: 674
Views: 71692

Re: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(

twiztid1 wrote:Comedian Ralphie May, dead at 45. I remember his first call to TnT. He wasn't so nice that day so TnT ripped him for awhile. It got back to Ralphie, and he sent them some expensive whiskey to apologize. I loved his stuff.

Yeah, you could definitely tell that the guys were bummed about this one.
by Louie
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 330
Views: 35363

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Well it is all good in my opinion. Omaha is booming and another ten years Douglas county should be full. Maybe not north but prolly to the Platte. Awe heck prolly North too. Umm. Not hardly. Douglas County won't run out of developable land during the lifetime of anyone on this forum. The last MAPA ...
by Louie
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Local Car Dealership thread
Replies: 117
Views: 20718

Re: Local Car Dealership thread

This may be a dumb question, but what is motivating the concentration of auto sales in that one area? Car dealerships have always congregated next to each other as a means to feed off each others customers. As for why there, probably just chasing where new homes are being built with expanding famil...
by Louie
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attitude about your state
Replies: 17
Views: 820

Re: Attitude about your state

I grew up in Los Angeles and have lived all over the country and the world. We moved to Omaha 12 years ago. I love it here. I'd prefer we not become a hot new place to live. That brings a lot of stuff I don't want. Just look at Nashville. My husband considers Nashville his hometown and I've been vi...
by Louie
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dewey 3700 (Arthur Metz mansion)
Replies: 40
Views: 4119

Re: Mansion Flats (Arthur Metz mansion)

iamjacobm wrote:I like the look of this building. Nice to have something different than the black panel exterior we see on everything else.

Completely agree. This has a little more character to it. Maybe due to its past.
by Louie
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: |expletive| Sushi - Benson
Replies: 18
Views: 1325

Re: |expletive| Sushi - Benson

Coyote wrote:
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Dang, what a cool sign.
by Louie
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Eagle Heights
Replies: 8
Views: 1109

Re: Arch Icon: South Omaha Project.

Coyote wrote:
Louie wrote:What is their record here?

The Flats on Howard
Lofts on 24th Street
The Junction

Ah. Coolio.
by Louie
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Eagle Heights
Replies: 8
Views: 1109

Re: Arch Icon: South Omaha Project.

What is their record here?
by Louie
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Beer Code Co.
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: Beer Code Co.

Indeed it is another new brewery. Not too much buzz about them right now, but who knows. Seems everyone who can ferment mash and put it in a bottle that says Nebraska can sell it under the 'local' idea and make bank right now. Which is why the "Big Guys" are so upset... The big guys are u...
by Louie
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Green Flash Brewing - Lincoln
Replies: 8
Views: 319

Re: Green Flash Brewing - Lincoln

This brand was dead in the water a few months ago.
by Louie
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Beer Code Co.
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: Beer Code Co.

Indeed it is another new brewery. Not too much buzz about them right now, but who knows. Seems everyone who can ferment mash and put it in a bottle that says Nebraska can sell it under the 'local' idea and make bank right now.
by Louie
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha Gentrification report-
Replies: 4
Views: 840

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 Louie
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: SE 13th & Pacific Street
Replies: 9
Views: 889

Re: SE 13th & Pacific Street

louguins6 wrote:I heard it's going to be a three story with a pool on the roof.

That would be a great place for that.
by Louie
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Old Dundee Bar & Grill
Replies: 15
Views: 2741

Re: Old Dundee Bar & Grill

New location is open. It is called, Dundee’s Place Bar and Grill. http://www.omaha.com/go/former-old-dundee-bar-and-grill-finds-new-home-in/article_cef6541a-6cfd-11e7-bbd9-bbfed269ee3b.html That's a tougher location. I realize Mantra succeeds across the street, but they have a different clientele. ...
by Louie
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Downtown office vacancy rate
Replies: 78
Views: 9918

Re: Downtown office vacancy rate

CBD having a nice bounce back from ConAgra. 58K SF absorbed this quarter and 112K SF YTD absorption. According to the report the CBD was as low as 7.9% vacancy, bounced up to 15.5% with the job losses and is trending back down at 12.7% now. http://www.colliers.com/-/media/files/marketresearch/unite...
by Louie
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 307
Views: 20049

Re: Local Breweries

Pint Nine now open Wed - Sat evenings. More Coyote trivia: American Bomber is traditionally 16.94 FlOz. 1 US Pint = 16 FlOz. US Bomber = Pint + 9 FlOz. The 16.9 size is actually because of the metric conversion. 16.9oz=500ml, or half liter. Traditional German breweries have been selling this partic...

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