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by MadMartin8
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

https://twitter.com/swmckewonOWH/status/909144642741968896 It's kind of funny how Eichorst had a policy not to speak during the season when Pelini was here, but it's not his policy now that his guy is in charge. Wouldn't surprise me if he thinks he is on the way out, too. Feeling the heat there. Ei...
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

twiztid1 wrote:https://twitter.com/swmckewonOWH/status/909144642741968896

It's kind of funny how Eichorst had a policy not to speak during the season when Pelini was here, but it's not his policy now that his guy is in charge.



Wouldn't surprise me if he thinks he is on the way out, too. Feeling the heat there.
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Well, that stunk. I think I can safely say this loss puts Riley in the hot seat now. As expected, the fair weather fans on Facebook are out in full force demanding his firing. Sorry, but what exactly would your threshold be for getting rid of a coach of a once storied and respected program, besides...
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

So......


Who's Nebraska's next vict... I mean coach?
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Strangely, I don't think Tanner is going to the NFL early, despite what all the annoying Husker fans I am forced to be around told me.
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Did Oregon decide to take a nap? This was simply a case of NU digging themselves too big of a hole.. But yet, they still almost crawled out of it.. If you're a Husker fan, you have hope. NU competed big time in the 2nd half when they could have completely folded.. This is a loss that the coaching s...
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Did Oregon decide to take a nap?
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Diaco must be playing vanilla in order to not give Northern Illinois any film on the defense, or something.

Does Oregon hit 84?
by MadMartin8
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Niobium Mine in Nebraska
Replies: 14
Views: 3314

Re: Niobium Mine in Nebraska

http://www.omaha.com/money/long-discussed-niobium-mine-in-southeast-nebraska-is-ready-to/article_33913f7a-93fa-11e7-9144-8f1cad9c36eb.html Like a rocket on a launching pad, a long-discussed niobium mine in southeast Nebraska is ready for liftoff — but only if it gathers $1 billion in financing. The...
by MadMartin8
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 388

Re: Amazon HQ2

"Elsewhere" is a good spot for this one as Nebraska's chances of getting anything close to this are non existent.
by MadMartin8
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1464

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Top 100 player, Point Guard Marcus Zegarowski chooses Creighton over Ohio State, Washington, and others.

The talent train keeps coming in!
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Busguy2010 wrote: .... The defense looked more stout,....



What. :what:
by MadMartin8
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 2576

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Smells a bit like 2007.
by MadMartin8
Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5975

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

They'll build a campus of short to mid rise building, turn their main former HQ into a residential tower taking up any demand for a new high rise in downtown, keep their other former building in use, and everyone here will lose their |expletive|.


:P
by MadMartin8
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses
Replies: 100
Views: 4057

Re: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses

Coyote wrote:Rumors... Rumors said it was hard for Crawford to make 140.
There is more money and there is Pac Man at 147.
These next few months will be very interesting for the stardom of Crawford!


Pacquiao won't go anywhere near Crawford.
by MadMartin8
Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses
Replies: 100
Views: 4057

Re: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses

And with a heavy body shot, the fight is over. Crawford wins in 2 rounds at the Pinnacle Ban' Arena. What's next for Crawford? That was a vicious body blow (in the third) that he was training for, as his coaches saw Indongo's height and all his over punches. Next: he is going fishing... Then move u...
by MadMartin8
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses
Replies: 100
Views: 4057

Re: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses

And with a heavy body shot, the fight is over. Crawford wins in 2 rounds at the Pinnacle Ban' Arena.

What's next for Crawford?
by MadMartin8
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses
Replies: 100
Views: 4057

Re: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses

GrandpaaSmucker wrote:Watching the start of the coverage on national TV tonight and they show an outside view of the arena. PINNACLE BAN ARENA. The "K" is not working and its on national TV no less. Tisk Tisk Tisk. :no:


I thought that was hilarious. Going to The Ban' to watch a boxing match.
by MadMartin8
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128718

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

But what's his name still owns the land, right? So, now there is no plan and the land still sits in the hands of these clowns?


Hope I'm wrong.
by MadMartin8
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 134
Views: 14165

Re: Birthdays

Coyote wrote:Happy Birthday MadMartin8!


Thanks Coyote!
by MadMartin8
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 64470

Re: Westroads Development

bigredmed1 wrote:When i was a kid and this first opened, they installed a commercial helipad on the roof where Von Mar's is now. I always wanted to fly into the mall just to say that I did.


Wait, really? They had a helipad?
by MadMartin8
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 64470

Re: Westroads Development

mrsticka wrote:I haven't been to Westroads in years. I used to enter and exit through the food court. It was pretty convenient. Now that it's gone, where should I enter and exit the mall now?


The roof, or maybe tunneling underneath and trying to surface right into the shop you're looking for?
by MadMartin8
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1934
Views: 269690

Re: Midtown Crossing

Brad wrote:Couple Jazz on the Green Photos.

1. Jazz on the Green 7/6/2017:
Image

2. Jazz on the Green 8/3/2017:
Image


I really, really love your work Brad.
by MadMartin8
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 244786

Re: Official: Capitol District

What is the difference between a "large video board/screen" and a Jumbotron/Large TV screen?

:shrug:

Edit: I guess it's not as big, that's the difference. I see from the video it's not huge screen.
by MadMartin8
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 270
Views: 25962

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

GetUrban wrote:
What a skimpy tower crane! j/k :lol:



Agreed. The tower crane in Des Moines is taller and has more girth than the one in Omaha.
by MadMartin8
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 56405

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

Well, we may get that "urban" Hyvee or whatever like everyone wanted. The more I look at the plan, the more I just see a lot of wasted space, but it'll serve its purpose if it actually includes the items they are hoping to include. If they move the state offices there, doesn't that free up...
by MadMartin8
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 244786

Re: Official: Capitol District

I agree. The Marriott looks great on the cam. I drove by Capitol District Monday evening and the entire development looks even better in person... Ciao..LiO...Peace Naw... the building's aren't tall enough, the Marriot sign isn't Marriot-y nor sign-y enough, and there isn't a big giant TV somewhere...
by MadMartin8
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Village Pointe (SE Corner of 180th & Dodge)
Replies: 47
Views: 9784

Re: West Village Pointe (SE Corner of 180th & Dodge)

Here is the rendering for the new building to be completed in November 2018. https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/omaha.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/9/ad/9ad1038a-0df7-5d2a-b0d6-7b1ce73affbe/59713034ba4a8.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C675 I really do like the windows on this one on the s...
by MadMartin8
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week
Replies: 9
Views: 492

Re: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week

It's been ages since I've been up that way (in fact, last time was when I was on my way to Minot). I always enjoyed the city, gotta make it back up there for |expletive| and giggles, could be a nice little drive.
by MadMartin8
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 244786

Re: Official: Capitol District

I agree. The Marriott looks great on the cam. I drove by Capitol District Monday evening and the entire development looks even better in person... Ciao..LiO...Peace Naw... the building's aren't tall enough, the Marriot sign isn't Marriot-y nor sign-y enough, and there isn't a big giant TV somewhere...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Mayfair (96th & Giles)
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Mayfair (96th & Giles)

Brad wrote:Mayfair (96th & Giles)

Large amount of dirt being moved at 96th and Giles behind Mama's Pizza. Its owned by "LA VISTA SENIOR HOUSING LLC" so you can guess whats going in there.


A strip club?
by MadMartin8
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 307
Views: 33701

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Chalk me up as another who doesn't find the appeal in the "Breaking Brad" bit. The dude tries far too hard for what little he brings, and I don't think I have even chuckled more than a few times. He's like the pseudo class clown that everyone just kinda feels sorry for and so they do a fak...
by MadMartin8
Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol
Replies: 31
Views: 3507

Re: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol

I can get to the construction cam, there's definitely early foundation wall type things (I don't know what they are called actually) up. Can't wait till this is vertical.
by MadMartin8
Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1464

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Jays announce non-conference schedule: Fri Nov 3 UNC Pembroke (Exhibition) Fri Nov 10 Yale Sun Nov 12 Alcorn State Wed Nov 15 @ Northwestern Mon Nov 20 vs TBD (Baylor/UCLA/Wisconsin) @ KC Sprint Center Tue Nov 21 vs TBD (Baylor/UCLA/Wisconsin) @ KC Sprint Center Sat Nov 25 SIU Edwardsville Fri Dec ...
by MadMartin8
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128718

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

This is getting down right comical. Here I thought the rigmarole surrounding the Capitol District was a hoot and a half, this takes the cake.
by MadMartin8
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1464

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Great job by the coaching staff. 2 big men for the 2018 season. I was beginning to wonder since they have recruited so many guards lately but the addition of these two should greatly help. By then, the last of the MVC players on the roster should be gone too. Exactly... and Good "Big Men"...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1464

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Ian Steere, 6'9 230lbs, commits to Creighton (2018 recruit). Had offers from Louisville, UCONN, and Maryland among others.
by MadMartin8
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 1165

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

Honestly, never been into a White Castle....really no desire to. The way they cook their "burgers" makes me want to cry :(
by MadMartin8
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 240
Views: 19434

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

There is a lot to be said for getting up from the couch or easy chair and stumbling down the hall to the bed. I get the feeling that at 58 I'm older than two or three of you put together. Well, except for Jeff. Gosh. I'm 55 and this passage actually made "The Don" feel quite young.. Thank...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1386
Views: 159018

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

That isn't true about not having big parking lots in other cities: Houston: https://i1.wp.com/usa.streetsblog.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2013/03/Picture-112.png?w&crop=0%2C0px%2C100%2Cpx Detroit: https://static01.nyt.com/images/2014/12/07/opinion/sunday/exposures-detroit-slide-WDB6/exposure...

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