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by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Caffeine Dreams
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Caffeine Dreams

Drove by Caffeine Dreams last Wednesday on my way to try Noli's in Blackstone and there were no cars in the parking lot and the lights were off. Never go there, but when I would drive by the parking lot generally looked busy. Here you go, information in the third and fourth to last post of thread h...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 658
Views: 61413

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

Still doing some homework here, but I'm told this mystery office user is 250k sf +. No name yet. Huh larger than both GDR and Kiewit. Interesting to see what company this may end up being. The German Democratic Republic has a presence in Omaha? :shock: So that's where they really went after the Col...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 217
Views: 24200

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

Let's not forget a darkhorse here, with a new name to the arena:

The Eomahaforums Forum
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

If Suarez has to play 10+ mins a game, we're in trouble.
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Coyote wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:Have to hope Krampelj is okay though... Another injury bug in the middle of the year to a key player isn't good.

Creighton Press Release: Krampelj is out for the season with a torn ACL.


Ouch.... that's not good at all.
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

skinzfan23 wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:Huge huge huge win!

Image



*Vomit* :(
by MadMartin8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Have to hope Krampelj is okay though... Another injury bug in the middle of the year to a key player isn't good.
by MadMartin8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Huge huge huge win!
by MadMartin8
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Another 4 star top 150 player. You can't say McDermott isn't bringing in talent, just wish we can get over 'the hump' in the tourney.
by MadMartin8
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 740
Views: 68305

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

I recently moved some posts out of a transportation thread that spiralled into a one condemning Millinials for ruining the world, and put it in the Bar & Grill forum, but nothing was deleted. I will probably do the same thing tonight with the Landmark thread. You know people like to hijack thre...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Creighton getting run out of the gym in the first half. Guess that's why Xavier is top ten.

Maybe Xavier can pull a Creighton and fall apart in the second half?
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Berkshire Hathaway Business News
Replies: 55
Views: 5980

Re: Berkshire Hathaway Business News

Several OWH Stories about Berkshire Hathaway: Berkshire Hathaway adds 2 top executives as vice chairmen, fueling speculation about Warren Buffett's successor http://www.omaha.com/money/berkshire-hathaway-adds-top-executives-as-vice-chairmen-fueling-speculation/article_b8bf5342-f603-11e7-820b-d70a5e...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 110
Views: 2936

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Linkin5 wrote:
Coyote wrote:
Coyote wrote:Rumors abound about a starter leaving the team

Jordy Tshimanga ?


Looks like it is, this is a seriously questionable move transferring right in the middle of league play.



Yikes...what the heck happened to cause that?
by MadMartin8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Coyote wrote:Butler 74
Creighton 85


A good win, had to hold home court. Tough sledding coming up with the next two.

How awesome has Martin Krampelj been? Dare I say he's filled the shoes left by Patton wonderfully.
by MadMartin8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Wish List
Replies: 16
Views: 644

Re: 2018 Wish List

Greg S wrote:3. Outdoor ice rink suitable for hockey (and covered)


That'd be interesting to see....I'm trying to think of one nearby that exists?
by MadMartin8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pollstar top 200 Venues 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Pollstar top 200 Venues 2017

Thanks Cowboy for posting the link, I was wondering what criteria was used in ranking (so, it's ticket sales). It's also important to note that this is tracking just concerts, not other events, I assume.
by MadMartin8
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 658
Views: 61413

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

RUMOR: from a source I trust, there is a major Omaha employer with no presence in downtown currently that will occupy the office component of this project. He declined to say who they were but said it will be major news. He didn't not know of that meant more height than the most recent site plan. H...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton finally wins AT Georgetown; this time they absolutely crushed them, 90 to 66. Probably the best I've seen them play so far this season. The Jays runnning Georgetown and Patrick Ewing off their home court?.. Priceless :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace Absolutely essential they got this win, co...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton finally wins AT Georgetown; this time they absolutely crushed them, 90 to 66. Probably the best I've seen them play so far this season.
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 24
Views: 1082

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

Brad wrote:Omaha goes in to the “palace on the prairie” in Grand Forks and beats #6 North Dakota by a score of 4-1! Go Mavs!



That's huge! Some good results this year...and some not good results so far, but there is definitely a strong basis for the future with the new coach.
by MadMartin8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18689

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

Brad wrote:Heard some 3rd hand information strouds has closed.



Grandpa got one right! :thumb:
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Coyote wrote:#25 Creighton 53
#23 Seton Hall 42 (Half)

Keep it up....


True to form, they fail in the second half and lose. If basketball was a one half game, Creighton would be final four...but alas, it isn't.
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1208

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Coyote wrote:Tanner Lee leaving for the NFL:

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Hmm... Interesting choice, but maybe the idea of next year not fitting into the system got to him?
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1208

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Omaha Cowboy wrote:


Pretty fantastic news :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace



I think that makes it all of the major COY Awards, he swept them.
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3268

Re: New Kiewit HQ

I think they can be a tie breaker but by and large companies decide where they want to go and use incentive offers as bargaining chips too get a sweeter deal where they were going to go anyway. Hard to disagree with this one.. Good point :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace When I made my original post, I...
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3268

Re: New Kiewit HQ

I think they can be a tie breaker but by and large companies decide where they want to go and use incentive offers as bargaining chips too get a sweeter deal where they were going to go anyway. Hard to disagree with this one.. Good point :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace When I made my original post, I...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 NCAA Volleyball
Replies: 37
Views: 1096

Re: 2017 NCAA Volleyball

Crazy dominant performance in that champ game for Nebraska outside of the one set. I was a little worried after the third set, but going up 10-2 in the fourth it was Husker dominance!One for the Thumb. Big E wrote: I didn't think Scott Frost would get us a National Championship so quick. Anyway, ni...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 NCAA Volleyball
Replies: 37
Views: 1096

Re: 2017 NCAA Volleyball

Crazy dominant performance in that champ game for Nebraska outside of the one set.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3268

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Well according to a post over on DSM's forum the IT department for Kiewit will be staying in their current building. I checked with a friend who is a senior IT manager at Kiewit and she stated IT may eventually be going downtown as well. Greg That is also what I heard earlier today. As for working ...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3268

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Well according to a post over on DSM's forum the IT department for Kiewit will be staying in their current building. I checked with a friend who is a senior IT manager at Kiewit and she stated IT may eventually be going downtown as well. Greg That is also what I heard earlier today. As for working ...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1208

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Didn't Martinez also just have shoulder surgery? Might want to make sure they keep the other QBs just in case.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3268

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Getting more folks in the area is the goal, regardless of height, in the long run this will be a great district (which we will still complain about here....for reasons). Be curious to see the impact on the area they are leaving, though. Also, what are the chances of them saying "so long" t...
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3268

Re: New Kiewit HQ

8 to 10 story building potentially?
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Khyri Thomas 18th best draft pick according to bleacher report: 2018 NBA Draft Big Board: Top 50 Players 1 Month into CBB Season Now packing a bigger punch offensively, Khyri Thomas has made a strong impression early, averaging 16.1 points, shooting 62.1 percent inside the arc and 43.9 percent behi...
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 110
Views: 2936

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Coming off the lost to CU, this is either going to be the best time or worst time to face Kansas for Nebraska. KU has lost 2 straight. So either they will be down or mad as you know what. Unfortunately I think it's the worst time to face them. Greg KU seems to be in a bit of disarray, having watche...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

MadMartin8 wrote:Crappy half shooting by Creighton. Missing open looks and playing sloppy, terrible ball yet again.

Looks like only Ronnie and Toby showed up to play, again.


Thank goodness folks woke up in the second half. Jays win 75-65 and I believe take a series lead. 7 straight wins in the series.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 5039

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Crappy half shooting by Creighton. Missing open looks and playing sloppy, terrible ball yet again.

Looks like only Ronnie and Toby showed up to play, again.
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7795

Re: Conagra campus development plans

This thread is entirely too positive, and doesn't fit the normal reactions here. It's making me uncomfortable :? Here, let me include some random negativity: -In the rendering it didn't include a Light Rail/Monorail/BRT/APC/MBT/AARP/whatever -Des Moines is likely going to get a similar development, ...
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2576
Views: 257117

Re: Official: Capitol District

NovakOmaha wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:Yeah...but Lincoln and KC have...... :(

:mrgreen:


And Oklahoma City has, and Boston has, and Fargo has..... :D


Fargo? Now you're just being silly!
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2576
Views: 257117

Re: Official: Capitol District

Annie’s Irish Pub Beer Can Alley The Exchange J. Gilbert's Lighthouse Pizza Is this your wish list or actual If wish list I would take a Yard House. http://www.yardhouse.com/home These are actual “gets”. All 5 should be open by sometime this March/2018... Ciao..LiO...Peace Yeah...but Lincoln and KC...

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