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by Uffda
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 821
Views: 99106

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Deanne Brink: Fort Myers! http://www.ftvlive.com/sqsp-test/2017/4/16/new-hire-in-ft-myers Some might not like this comment Going from Nebraska to South Florida has to feel a bit like winning the lottery. . :lol: :lol: :lol: Yeah.. On a certain level, it's funny..and a put down we in Nebraska are us...
by Uffda
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 821
Views: 99106

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

damonhynes wrote:Deanne Brink: Fort Myers!
http://www.ftvlive.com/sqsp-test/2017/4 ... n-ft-myers


Some might not like this comment

Going from Nebraska to South Florida has to feel a bit like winning the lottery.. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Uffda
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)
Replies: 13
Views: 546

Re: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:They've already been franchising outside of Nebraska for years.


They opened a couple in Sioux Falls several years ago --- they didn't catch on and closed.
by Uffda
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

Coyote wrote:29th?


i work 1130-530 but after that ...
by Uffda
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 821
Views: 99106

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Hopefully, this blackout won't last too long. I know that if it continues into the fall, there will be lots of pi$$ed off Husker fans in Omaha. As you probably know, most Nebraska football games air on ABC, which KETV is the affiliate for in Omaha. So if they can't watch their team play, they'll be...
by Uffda
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 22

Coyote wrote:Anybody?


I work 1:30-5:30
by Uffda
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 105
Views: 2143

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17

It has been in the news that a couple players have left the UNL team. I came across this article of an interview with Izzo of MSU A couple of interesting quotes -- “The profession has changed. Twenty years ago, it changed with talk radio, but talk radio didn’t even put a dent when you compare it to ...
by Uffda
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 270
Views: 7114

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

The mayoral debate: http://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/stothert-mello-to-debate-tonight Isn't it tragic that they are wasting so much time talking about a Street Car and not a second about what we are going to do about all the dozens of streets now lined every day of the week with beggars and ...
by Uffda
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 270
Views: 7114

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

The mayoral debate: http://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/stothert-mello-to-debate-tonight Isn't it tragic that they are wasting so much time talking about a Street Car and not a second about what we are going to do about all the dozens of streets now lined every day of the week with beggars and ...
by Uffda
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 270
Views: 7114

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I know people want the sight of a street car cruising down the street for the cool factor but I feel for years Omaha has neglected the mass transit of a good reliable extensive bus system that could then have been expanded on with light rail and street cars -- something like Denver has been doing fo...
by Uffda
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 29
Views: 2073

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

Coyote wrote:
guy4omaha wrote:^^^ Brad and Coyote, do you think Saturday afternoon-ish will work for you too as we mentioned getting together sometime on this way back when?

I work this weekend so I couldn't do it until after 8...



I have to work until 6 Saturday but not friday
by Uffda
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Storage Units
Replies: 10
Views: 381

Re: Storage Units

People have too much

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by Uffda
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 61
Views: 6027

Re: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)

Topgolf indoor driving range is coming to Omaha http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/topgolf-indoor-driving-range-is-coming-to-omaha/article_108dd52c-1a3f-11e7-ba25-83e136dcd6d3.html A Topgolf entertainment center is coming to Omaha. Investors have plans teed up to build one of the popular indoor/outdoo...
by Uffda
Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 270
Views: 7114

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

This is getting interesting too.

Schmaderer, Omaha police union say Sheriff Dunning was unprofessional in anti-Stothert TV ad

http://www.omaha.com/news/politics/city ... 931ca.html
by Uffda
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Welcome to the 20-Minute Village article
Replies: 0
Views: 111

Welcome to the 20-Minute Village article

Wasn't sure where this would fit so.... John Danicic and Kim Ode are living the suburban American Dream. They built a home on a half-acre lot studded with trees in Edina, Minnesota, where their children attended the highly ranked local public schools. Their driveway easily accommodates their three v...
by Uffda
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 57
Views: 2928

Re: 20's Showgirl

I do not claim to know any city laws regarding strip clubs, but it appears this is getting around the spirit of city laws. Is it because it is a private club or because it is a BYOB club... Or both? from OWH article “Because it is private, we are limited in how we can intervene if we could do it at...
by Uffda
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 15
Views: 599

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Omaha Cowboy wrote:
My sister has worked for OPS for 16 years. She told me Sunday the opinion many have within the district for Mr. Evans is pretty milk-toast..

The W-H editorial piece sure seemed to pro-slant his many 'accomplishments' over the past 3 years that's for sure...

Ciao..LiO...Peace


:cheers:
by Uffda
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 15
Views: 599

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

The fact that both finalists simultaneously dropped out and released a joint statement seems to suggest they no longer wanted to deal with the board and/or administration. Agreed. It's an embarrassment.. In this case, I'm in complete agreement with the W-H editorial regarding this matter from the S...
by Uffda
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 15
Views: 599

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

The fact that both finalists simultaneously dropped out and released a joint statement seems to suggest they no longer wanted to deal with the board and/or administration. The impression I got from the Talking Heads yesterday is that both of them were more or less snubbed by the board and the headh...
by Uffda
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: As Many Midwest Cities Slump, Sioux Falls Soars
Replies: 0
Views: 264

As Many Midwest Cities Slump, Sioux Falls Soars

The South Dakota city has undergone an unlikely transformation into a financial and health-care powerhouse in the middle of cornfields


https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-many-mi ... 1489743009
by Uffda
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 520
Views: 9808

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Didn't see the game I was driving but a friend posted this

Retweeted Matt DeMarinis (@mjdemarinis):
Some staggering stats from this game ...
1. Creighton missed 11 of 17 layups.
2. Rhode Island scored on 14 of their final 17 possessions.
by Uffda
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 57
Views: 2928

Re: 20's Showgirl

Its one thing to have a skin bar in the outskirts of town, but to have one a half block south of the Crossroads, where we are contemplating spending huge money on redeveloping it, means we get another variable that makes it harder to attract outside investment. What happens when Google or some Bank...
by Uffda
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Village Point
Replies: 179
Views: 37720

Re: Official: Village Point

The Ann Taylor store closed and the front is construction boarded up. Not sure if that store is coming back in or something new. If I recall they were moving to a smaller bay somewhere in the mall because the rent was too high... The Ann Taylor store is becoming a Soft Surroundings store. https://w...
by Uffda
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Apple moving?
Replies: 10
Views: 1050

Re: Apple moving?

Coyote wrote:How long has Apple been in that bay? Aren't they due by Apple standards for a remodel?



Apple has been there since Sept 2006. The store has has minor renovations but it is due for a big one and I think you found it. :D
by Uffda
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 24
Views: 550

Re: UNO Basketball 2016-17

Brad wrote:Darn! What a game! Final SDSU 79, Omaha 77. Hollins just missed 3-pointer at buzzer to win...



SDSU Nebraska born Daum --- DAUM 37 PTS 14-24 FG 5-9 3pt 4-4 FT
by Uffda
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 24
Views: 550

Re: UNO Basketball 2016-17

Brad wrote:Mavs trail 37-31 at the half... Went cold at the end of the half.

Lets Go Mavs!



65-64 South Dakota state with 8 min left
by Uffda
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sorenson Park Plaza
Replies: 190
Views: 29995

Re: Sorenson Park Plaza

I think the Applebee's in Sorensen has closed its doors. Those doors have been closed now for over a year. I don't get up there too often. Uffda recently asked me about 87th & Sorensen and I presumed he meant 60th. All Star Storage is building there... LOL. Yeah there's not much in my neighborh...
by Uffda
Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Maverick Athletics
Replies: 574
Views: 63253

Re: UNO Maverick Athletics

iamjacobm wrote:Great comeback by the Mavs tonight! Play the 7 seed tomorrow then potentially the title game on Tuesday. Only two wins for a tourney bid!



http://www.argusleader.com/story/sports ... /98785628/
by Uffda
Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 270
Views: 7114

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

GRANDPASMUCKER wrote:
Brooklyn Decker wrote:
GPA-SMUC.jpg


I think its great you kids want shiny Street Cars and free Health Insurance and new stadiums. I also think you are communists and moochers because you want to make me to pay for it. 8)


One old guy to another -- me thinks you are a poser --
by Uffda
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Legislature passes a bill that would allow Tesla to open showroom, service shop in Wyoming
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Legislature passes a bill that would allow Tesla to open showroom, service shop in Wyoming

Legislature passes a bill that would allow Tesla to open showroom, service shop in Wyoming CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature passed a bill that would allow Tesla, the electric vehicle manufacturer, to sell cars directly to drivers in the state — http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-pol...
by Uffda
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 520
Views: 9808

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017




10 o'clock news said arrest warrant issued for Watson for 1st degree sexual assault.
by Uffda
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Sorensen Plaza (NE 60th & Sorensen)
Replies: 19
Views: 2613

Re: Sorensen Place (NE 60th & Sorensen)

This area has turned into a huge dirt and gravel pit. First they seem to be leveling it off and then they built a couple huge hills of dirt and gravel coming from somewhere. I don't know if it supposed be totally level all the way back to the north edge from Sorenson.
by Uffda
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Village Point
Replies: 179
Views: 37720

Re: Official: Village Point

The Ann Taylor store closed and the front is construction boarded up. Not sure if that store is coming back in or something new.
by Uffda
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Grane @ Midtown Crossing
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Grane (CLOSING)

I guess I missed that news story. What crime was committed by the owner? Check out the brix thread. I did. Didn't see anything. Failed business and not able to pay bills. Is that a crime? It sounds like he tried to keep it going way past the point of no return. Including selling gift cards at Chris...
by Uffda
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Mike Daum Kimbal NE/SDSU basketball - missed in state
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Mike Daum Kimbal NE/SDSU basketball - missed in state

This kid is getting a lot if press right now. They talked about him on KFAB too this AM. He is having a great year and is deserving on the coverage BUT the big unanswerable question is would he be doing this against the teams that CU or NU play? Saw these two articles today in the Sioux Falls paper...
by Uffda
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Mike Daum Kimbal NE/SDSU basketball - missed in state
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Mike Daum Kimbal NE/SDSU basketball - missed in state

Saw these two articles today in the Sioux Falls paper and the OWH. I guess both UNL and Creighton weren't impressed with his high school career http://www.argusleader.com/story/blogs/mattzimmer/2017/02/19/mike-daums-legend-grows/98131416/ In his last nine games, the 6-foot-9 center is averaging 31.4...
by Uffda
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 61
Views: 6027

Re: Top Golf Omaha

You can see how close to the interstate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGvS3Lk8wLc
by Uffda
Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 61
Views: 6027

Re: Top Golf Omaha

I've studied the Top Golf model and its an awesome business. Growing VERY fast. I'm just wondering what the residents of the area are going to think about that large footprint 'surrounded' by 160 foot high chain link fence? Its a real eye sore if its on a main road (Dodge) or ? While an excellent c...
by Uffda
Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1843
Views: 141451

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

When it comes to riding a bus, I don't want to ride with the people with droopy pants that look like they're going to mug me. I don't want to sit next to the guy that smells like he crapped his pants or the guy that smells like an ashtray. I don't want to worry about getting lice or bed bugs from s...

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