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by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 College World Series
Replies: 39
Views: 1133

Re: 2017 College World Series

Do we have Home Run numbers by chance? Be curious to see that stat with the "new" baseball.
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: US Senior Open in Omaha 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: US Senior Open in Omaha 2021

And fan favorite Phil Mickelson may be in the Seniors field by then. I think he'll be 50 by then, which would make him eligible I believe.. Dang I feel old... Ciao..LiO...Peace Old?! Naw, it's CLASSIC :D Great get for the area again. Once again Omaha earns return visits from these kids of events, w...
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Or, or...we just don't think the whole development is a bust because people can't watch a giant TV. :shrug: It's not a bust, but I can answer your statement with a quote from yourself. Because they have been scaling back since day one due to costs and demand. It's just disappointment from scale bac...
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Outside of Husker games/sporting events, and other large events, what is usually shown on the screen in Lincoln? I don't go down there enough to be able to say, so I am just wondering. And don't they roll out a temporary screen at each Husker Football game near the track for the fan area? Or is tha...
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Outside of Husker games/sporting events, and other large events, what is usually shown on the screen in Lincoln? I don't go down there enough to be able to say, so I am just wondering. And don't they roll out a temporary screen at each Husker Football game near the track for the fan area? Or is that...
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Thanks for the photos...and information Coyote! Interesting that they won't go with a permanent screen, but I suppose it is understandable. Why is it understandable? I thought it was one of the main selling points. Because they have been scaling back since day one due to costs and demand. They will...
by MadMartin8
Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Thanks for the photos...and information Coyote!

Interesting that they won't go with a permanent screen, but I suppose it is understandable.
by MadMartin8
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

The Jays added another transfer yesterday, Damien Jefferson. He will have to sit out this year and will have 3 years of eligibility left after playing this past season for New Mexico and avg 5.3 pts and 2.3 rebs. He was a 3 star recruit out of East Chicago, IN. Can't help but worry this means we're...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

skinzfan23 wrote:The Jays just picked up a commitment last night from 6'8" forward Christian Bishop from the KC area for the 2018 season. He can't officially sign until November.


Top 150 player as well. Great pickup!
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Kinda disappointing that the mixed use space is only 3 stories. Originally it was proposed to be 8. There was rumor that it was going to be taken out, so I would rather have a sustainably sized 3 stories that will be filled than a 3/4ths empty 8 story, or have an open gap in the lot. The rendering ...
by MadMartin8
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Baseball Hall of fame (College)
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Re: Baseball Hall of fame (College)

As long as it is oriented correctly to capture all the summer wind down by the river and the fences aren't too far out I think we should be okay on the design without people complaining too much.



:fruit:
by MadMartin8
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol
Replies: 20
Views: 2020

Re: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol

Coyote wrote:Plans are being submitted: CAPITOL PLACE APARTMENTS - 90,383 (APTS/PENTHOUSE), 27,729 (RETAIL), 30,693 (PARKING GARAGE)

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Love this, so perfect for that corner. I hope something similar goes in that parking lot just to the west.
by MadMartin8
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: USL Soccer

Per the OWH today there is another group looking at Omaha as a potential location for a new Pro soccer team. This would be a level lower than the group that was brought up about a month ago. http://www.omaha.com/sports/second-group-seeking-pro-soccer-team-for-omaha-a-lower/article_7b42bb54-f045-5bd...
by MadMartin8
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Obviously the Capitol District is just getting underway, but does anyone know if there are long term plans to expand the entertainment district? I know they referenced KCs Power & Lights district frequently in regards to this project, and would love to see Omaha grow an entertainment district s...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Don & Millie's
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Re: Don & Millie's

I think I may need to stop at the 144th location to get a Frenchie.


Darn you people for making me hungry!
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Obviously the Capitol District is just getting underway, but does anyone know if there are long term plans to expand the entertainment district? I know they referenced KCs Power & Lights district frequently in regards to this project, and would love to see Omaha grow an entertainment district s...
by MadMartin8
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

Obviously the Capitol District is just getting underway, but does anyone know if there are long term plans to expand the entertainment district? I know they referenced KCs Power & Lights district frequently in regards to this project, and would love to see Omaha grow an entertainment district s...
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

That's a perfect view, you can see the status of the two story building as well.

You can also see how much of a hole exists with that surface parking lot that was to be HDR's HQ. Ugh.
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

McDermott just tweeted that he is looking forward to many more years in Omaha. I was just reading that too. Great news! I'm blessed and honored to be the coach at Creighton.....and am looking forward to many more great years in Omaha! #rolljays The comments I saw some OSU fans make against McDermot...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

McDermott just tweeted that he is looking forward to many more years in Omaha.
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Maybe he wants two easy wins agains Miles every year instead of one? No guarantee of two games / year the way the Conf is scheduled. Besides, won't Miles be the top candidate for the Jays if the position opens? :mrgreen: I thought it was a guarantee to play each team twice? Ah, with the additions t...
by MadMartin8
Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha's Fortune 500 Companies
Replies: 62
Views: 7409

Re: Omaha's Fortune 500 Companies

iamjacobm wrote:New Fortune 500 list announced. Obviously only 4 in the city now.

5 other companies in the top 1000, but only two seemingly could get us back to 5 over the next decade. Green Plains ranked 662 and TD Ameritrade ranked 674.



Both of those could very well grow to be Fortune 500.
by MadMartin8
Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Maybe he wants two easy wins agains Miles every year instead of one? Could be interesting as I just saw rumors that McDermott is now the favorite. Creighton, now that they are in the Big East is much better positioned to find a quality coach as replacement, however, than they were before in the Vall...
by MadMartin8
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Redeye Tavern (Formerly Stumble Inn) 178 & Center
Replies: 19
Views: 6713

Re: Redeye Tavern (Formerly Stumble Inn) 178 & Center

As mentioned a while back in another thread as a rumor I believe, this location has moved on to it's next chapter. The signs are up on the building for SPIN Pizza. http://www.spinpizza.com/ Their web site lists the location as COMING SOON too. Woooooo! Spin is awesome....but that location is cursed.
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: USL Soccer

Coyote wrote:The problems I see in Morrison are alcohol and concession sales, team locker rooms, team offices and retail space.



And the fact that Creighton owns Morrison, and UNO owns Caniglia. Those two would be temporary solutions at best for any USL team, most likely.
by MadMartin8
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 Road to Omaha
Replies: 17
Views: 501

Re: 2017 Road to Omaha

Coyote wrote:2. Nebraska
2. Indiana
3. Maryland
3. Michigan
4. Iowa
5 B1G teams ties for most ever.

3. Xavier
3. St John's

No Miami - 44 consecutive years streak done.
No South Carolina
No Wichita St. (Missouri St.)


All Big 10 teams have been eliminated with Iowa going down late.
by MadMartin8
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

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

Agreed. It would be much better if it didn't have that massive blank wall on the southern portion of the east side.


Perfect spot for a giant screen.
by MadMartin8
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

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 MadMartin8
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

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 MadMartin8
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

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 inves...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 533
Views: 11505

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Coyote wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:
skinzfan23 wrote:Jacob Epperson officially signed today.

Now just need Bowen!

Louisville?


So comes to an end one of the strangest recruitments I can remember. Weird.

Oh well, on to the UMASS​ transfers.
by MadMartin8
Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: USL Soccer

If they insisted on a shiny new stadium and that sports complex in La Vista falls through, they could always build there. I was just thinking this... Yep... Ciao..LiO...Peace Would even be interesting including it also in addition to the other fields, in the event the complex DOES get built as well.
by MadMartin8
Wed May 31, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: USL Soccer

Honestly I'd just assume put it somewhere near the CLink and just keep everything close together. This wouldn't be a huge stadium by any means. Heck,could put it on part of the land where Rick's Boatyard Cafe once was if possible with the lead cap? Or maybe Bulldoze Conagra and put it in Heartland ...
by MadMartin8
Wed May 31, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: USL Soccer

Honestly I'd just assume put it somewhere near the CLink and just keep everything close together. This wouldn't be a huge stadium by any means. Heck,could put it on part of the land where Rick's Boatyard Cafe once was if possible with the lead cap? Or maybe Bulldoze Conagra and put it in Heartland o...
by MadMartin8
Tue May 30, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: The Big 10 thread
Replies: 318
Views: 27319

Re: The Big 10 thread

I've always wondered why UNL doesn't have DI lacrosse. Is it that expensive? I suppose with scholarships it could be.
by MadMartin8
Tue May 30, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: USL Soccer

Soccer stadiums generally aren't even close to as expensive as Baseball or Football stadiums. We're talking capacities of 5,000 to 7,500. Morrison stadium, which has about half that capacity in seated capacity, only cost $14 Million to build. If they have the backing and donors for this (which they ...
by MadMartin8
Wed May 24, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Amazing OOO schedule there, I just hope we can hold court with them.
by MadMartin8
Wed May 24, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 699

Re: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink

So I was just curious how many cities have held the US Swim Trails the longest. I couldn't find any info but what I did find was some pretty darn interesting comment's people were making about Omaha and the Swim trials. They were complaining that Omaha didn't have enough hotel rooms to the fact we ...
by MadMartin8
Thu May 11, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231330

Re: Official: Capitol District

I agree that the skyline could be much improved. Lost opportunities such as HDR. On the other hand, this development adds so much to the marketability of the CLink. Over 300 more class A rooms in a "District" immediately next to the CLINK. Between this and the Hilton gives the CLink almos...
by MadMartin8
Tue May 09, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 533
Views: 11505

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Coyote wrote:Creighton really needed a big to play 5-10 minutes to give Hegner and Kramplj a blow.



Give them a...what? :oops:

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