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by Uffda
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 24
Views: 995

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

It is going to be nice when they finally connect the North Freeway with I-680. The North Freeway has always felt like a "dead end street" to me -- however the Storz Expressway and Sorensen Parkway help relieve that feeling in a way (in my perspective). I hate being in Northwest Omaha, wan...
by Uffda
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 786
Views: 87200

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Received an email today that allegiant will be flying non-stop from Omaha to Vegas (Fri/Mon) starting 11/17 and Phoenix/Mesa (Wed/Sat) starting 10/4
by Uffda
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 13
Views: 900

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

To pay for road repairs, Omaha City Council considers redirecting money from streetlight maintenance fund http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/to-pay-for-road-repairs-omaha-city-council-considers-redirecting/article_9a2ff592-e38d-53e1-806c-1bd841550b83.html Now they’re eyeing the city’s $13.6 million co...
by Uffda
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Anniversaries
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Anniversaries

Coyote wrote:12 years ago today we met Uffda!



That long ago?? sheesshhh! :D
by Uffda
Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 132nd & Maple
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: 132nd & Maple

Are they then closing the one around 144th and maple?
by Uffda
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls's Minnehaha Country Club to host Sanford International tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 101

Sioux Falls's Minnehaha Country Club to host Sanford International tournament

PGA Champions Tour president Greg McLaughlin called Sioux Falls an ideal city to host one his organization’s tournaments and Jack Nicklaus himself said a tour stop in the city would have an impact “far greater than you realize”. With those kinds of encouragements moving things along, on Thursday it ...
by Uffda
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 922
Views: 89800

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Brad wrote:
skinzfan23 wrote:That is awesome. 2 years ago we had no elephants and now we have 7.


And hopefully 8 in a year or so...


At least 22 months. :)
by Uffda
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 447

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

If he leaves it will be interesting to see how many recruits also leave.
by Uffda
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

OmahaFan wrote:Apparently there is quite the amount of overcrowding happening.


I know that Norris Middle and Marrs Magnet are overflowing. Marrs is I think the largest middle school population in the metro. Norris has several portables but Marrs is landlocked and doesn't have room to add any portables.
by Uffda
Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

You know reading about OPS really make's my blood boil sometime's. How can a large school District like Omaha be so mismanaged? Just reading today they are thinking about asking the voter's for another $300 Million bond issue. I think I will be voting no on the bond issue because there Pension syst...
by Uffda
Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 31
Views: 869

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

I was checking out the menu and beers on tap for the tap house in Pepperwood. Nice beer selection and the food menu is diverse and huge.. Tons of food options and appetizers to choose from.. Can't wait to check this place out Saturday at 2pm :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace I have been there a couple ...
by Uffda
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 31
Views: 869

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

Coyote wrote:Cowboy and Coyote will be at Pepperwood's Tap House tomorrow at 2:00 pm.
Anyone want to join us? Brad and Tuna have other plans... Uffda? Guy?


I work until 2:30 and then will be heading Benson way.
by Uffda
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

OPS needs $15.5 million to shore up underfunded pension plan The plan, as of April, was only 65 percent funded, down from 85 percent funded a decade ago, and far behind the funding level of the state teachers’ pension fund, which is now 90 percent funded. The bottom line: To begin improving the fun...
by Uffda
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 922
Views: 89800

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

More people need to use 10th street. Seems like everyone takes I80 to 13th street and then up 13th to the zoo. Instead if you come down 10th and park by the north entrance, you are in the zoo in no time. Another option come in from the south. Take L Street to 13th. So I need to exit I-80 at 13th st...
by Uffda
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Heat Purchases Controlling Interest In Sioux Falls Skyforce
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Heat Purchases Controlling Interest In Sioux Falls Skyforce

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have purchased a controlling interest in their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. The HEAT and Skyforce entered into a single-affiliation hybrid partnership during the 2013-14 season as Sioux Falls has accumulated a 129-71 (.645) regu...
by Uffda
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 922
Views: 89800

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

More people need to use 10th street. Seems like everyone takes I80 to 13th street and then up 13th to the zoo. Instead if you come down 10th and park by the north entrance, you are in the zoo in no time. Another option come in from the south. Take L Street to 13th. I think the TV report also mentio...
by Uffda
Tue May 30, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 922
Views: 89800

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

From the news article on WOWT 6 News tonight and it sounds like zoo needs to work on its parking on busy days.
by Uffda
Tue May 30, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

OPS needs $15.5 million to shore up underfunded pension plan The plan, as of April, was only 65 percent funded, down from 85 percent funded a decade ago, and far behind the funding level of the state teachers’ pension fund, which is now 90 percent funded. The bottom line: To begin improving the fun...
by Uffda
Sun May 21, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Multisports Complex
Replies: 195
Views: 14212

Re: Nebraska Multisports Complex

Uncertainties mount as Nebraska Multisport Complex cost, funding estimates are recalculated

http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/uncerta ... d70b4.html
by Uffda
Thu May 18, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week

Brew of the Week: WoodGrain Let the bartender pour you a cold pint of the brewery's Milk Stout. This beer has grown from its origins as co-owner Steve Hartman's humble home brew to one of WoodGrain's most popular taps. Unlike other dark beers, this choice won't weigh you down. Another great favorit...
by Uffda
Fri May 12, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week

Brew of the Week: Gandy Dance

Located in the back of the bar Monk’s House of Ale Repute, Gandy Dancer has a one-barrel brew system, making them a nano-brewery.

http://www.argusleader.com/story/opinio ... 314692001/
by Uffda
Sun May 07, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Oh boy

Amid superintendent search, OPS board members sniped at each other into the night, texts show

http://www.omaha.com/news/education/ami ... a1f9a.html
by Uffda
Sat May 06, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)
Replies: 86
Views: 8570

Re: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)

I drove down 168th from State to maple today. There is one new subdivision between state and ida on the west side. It started last fall and has approx. 10 houses in various stages. Right to the south of it there is a new sign that says Future Bennington Elem. Then as you get closer to Fort there was...
by Uffda
Fri May 05, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week

The argusleader newspaper in Sioux Falls is doing Brew of the Week about breweries in and around Sioux Falls. Each article also has a small video. First week - Hydra Beer Company http://www.argusleader.com/story/opinion/columnists/alexa-giebink/2017/04/27/brew-week-hydra-beer-company/100946008/ This...
by Uffda
Thu May 04, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: |expletive| Sushi - Benson
Replies: 9
Views: 595

Re: |expletive| Sushi - Benson

Brad wrote:LOL!!! The sensor is messing up this name. Yo$hitomo Sushi


I was thinking you didn't want to sushi restaurant in Benson :D I was thinking you didn't want to sushi restaurant in Benson :D :D :D
by Uffda
Wed May 03, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

It came out at the board meeting that they didn't look at the temp candidates -- like i said there was a force outside the board controlling who they selected. "The subcommittee was supposed to review interim superintendent candidates and did receive applications from “very, very high-quality c...
by Uffda
Wed May 03, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Mark Evans' new OPS contract would increase his salary, vacation time http://www.omaha.com/news/education/mark-evans-new-ops-contract-would-increase-his-salary-vacation/article_8e148ed0-176c-52a2-938d-74df39ad8b7e.html Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Mark Evans is slated to receive a 2.5 percen...
by Uffda
Tue May 02, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Mark Evans' new OPS contract would increase his salary, vacation time http://www.omaha.com/news/education/mark-evans-new-ops-contract-would-increase-his-salary-vacation/article_8e148ed0-176c-52a2-938d-74df39ad8b7e.html Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Mark Evans is slated to receive a 2.5 percen...
by Uffda
Tue May 02, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 31
Views: 869

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

So this Saturday @ 2:00 @ Growler USA
by Uffda
Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 31
Views: 869

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

Let me know as I am not working Saturday
by Uffda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 36
Views: 1280

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Mark Evans' new OPS contract would increase his salary, vacation time http://www.omaha.com/news/education/mark-evans-new-ops-contract-would-increase-his-salary-vacation/article_8e148ed0-176c-52a2-938d-74df39ad8b7e.html Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Mark Evans is slated to receive a 2.5 percen...
by Uffda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 533
Views: 11430

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

a friend posted this -- Creighton freshman Kobe Paras has received a scholarship release and plans to transfer
by Uffda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 709
Views: 63845

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

What I have seen on my iPad and now MacBook is the site is showing categories that supposedly have new postings but when I go into the category none of the sub sections are showing any new postings.
by Uffda
Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 31
Views: 869

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29

I checked out GrowlerUSA after work today. Not a real big place but adequate. There were 4.5 pages of beers and some wine. Food menu is kind of small - had one their inferno burger - was good but nothing to brag about.
by Uffda
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 821
Views: 102533

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: 102533

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: 632

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: 31
Views: 869

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: 102533

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...

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