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by omadweller
Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Conductix-Wampfler
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Hopefully they keep getting more big projects like those!



I didn't know Vancouver had an elevated "Sky Train" lightrail system.
by omadweller
Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:31 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Best Pizza in Omaha
Replies: 209
Views: 15579

My favorite pizza in Omaha is Sbarro. I'll have to try La Casa's pizza as a lot of people seem to like it.
by omadweller
Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ACI Headquarter Building
Replies: 11
Views: 2439

Is this company like First Data in a way? I Binged them and the internets say they process electronic payments such as through ATM's and other ways I guess?
by omadweller
Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Slate Apartments (1815 Capitol)
Replies: 57
Views: 10386

This development is an interesting surprise. I didn't realize such a big conversion to apartments was happening in this building, well I don't know if I even remember seeing this building before.
by omadweller
Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Hyatt Place (12th and Jackson)
Replies: 735
Views: 129626

I agree, I really really like that last shot.


That is great shot. I don't think I've seen downtown from that vantage point before.
by omadweller
Tue Jul 16, 2013 4:27 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: TD Ameritrade Old Mill Campus
Replies: 378
Views: 72715

This looks like a great building and Omaha is lucky to have them in a part of the city that is pretty centrally located when TD Ameritrade could have built along the 370 or past 200th and Dodge. It is fun to see the tower driving north on I680 when coming over the hill by Pacific Street.
by omadweller
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:20 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Canopy Street (The Yard Lincoln)
Replies: 122
Views: 19266

It's impressive to see the scale of this development in a city the size of Lincoln. This plus the arena make a big impact together.
by omadweller
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homeless Cats
Replies: 4
Views: 648

When I lived in C.B. there were a lot of strays in the old historic part of town. A couple of different neighbors adopted cats into their homes permanently. I used to put food out for one. Thinking back I should have just caught it and gotten it its vaccinations.
by omadweller
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha Pine Wilt Disease Discussion
Replies: 20
Views: 3108

That's rough loosing so many trees. Scot pines have always been mal-adapted to our climate as far as I remember, but it's very bad now.
by omadweller
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Junction (24th and Farnam)
Replies: 28
Views: 5925

Nice, my pw worked on the first try after months of not logging in. The apartments will feature in-unit washers and dryers, granite countertops, hardwood floors, high-end appliances and cherry oak cabinets along with large windows and exposed brick, Molai and Crook said. One-bedroom apartments will ...
by omadweller
Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 616
Views: 54153

I'd like to see apartments / condos... A whole new development. With the awesome success of Riverfront Place, this could be a great place. Good idea, especially considering the point someone made before about it being kind of hidden from most people unless they already know it's there or know it's ...
by omadweller
Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 955
Views: 91753

I want to go to the zoo this weekend.  Half their animals and features are indoors anyway.  Good place to avoid cabin fever and get out of the house.
by omadweller
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha elevation/photography question
Replies: 5
Views: 1153

Maybe the top of the high rise apartment building on Levenworth?
by omadweller
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 616
Views: 54153

Isn't that building big enough for at least a couple smaller tenants?


That could be a good idea.  Maybe sort of a food court with different options.  Maybe some of your typical fast food chains or maybe food truck style fusion restaurants or something.
by omadweller
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2013 wish list
Replies: 6
Views: 673

1. Seeing western downtown/eastern midtown nice and connected to each other with redevelopment. 2. Expansion of wide trails for bikes and more with more connections between the Papio and Keystone trails and others.  The Keystone north of Aksarben Village is a nice current model with how the trails ...
by omadweller
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 1
Views: 373

Happy New Year!
by omadweller
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Question about a couple 19th century rowhouses
Replies: 9
Views: 1581

Those are very ornate and look like they were once luxurious.  Maybe they will be again.
by omadweller
Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon Megadeals
Replies: 2
Views: 839

More on one of the biggest developments anywhere right now: http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2019996116_amazonrealestate27.html 3.3 million-square-foot high-rise office complex, downtown's biggest development ever. The company's contrarian decision to locate downtown could spur more t...
by omadweller
Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Amtrak Privitization
Replies: 2
Views: 893

I'd rather take a bullet train instead of drive in this weather too.  If it was less money than a plane ticket, I could avoid O'Hare, and wasn't too much longer to get there than flying (keep in mind the time you spend in the airports and not in the air), then I would choose train.  Chicago's cent...
by omadweller
Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Joslyn District
Replies: 58
Views: 8164

That's a great idea to get startup artists a foot in the door.  There's someone I'll be referring this to.
by omadweller
Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would be the best looking sidewalks for downtown?
Replies: 20
Views: 1877

I like brick more, but would go the cost-effective route.  Maybe keep brick in the heart of the Old Market, but save in the rest of downtown and use the tiles or other alternative.
by omadweller
Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon Megadeals
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Amazon Megadeals

Per Business Journal: http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2012/12/amazons-two-mega-buys-net-city-state.html?iana Amazon paid Seattle-based Clise $207.5 million for three downtown Seattle blocks Amazon paid Vulcan nearly $1.16 billion for Amazon’s headquarters in South Lake Union Amazon...
by omadweller
Thu Dec 27, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Replies: 104
Views: 18098

OWH news: http://www.omaha.com/article/20121227/MONEY/712279970/1697#nebraska-furniture-mart-s-texas-expansion-means-growth-in-omaha-too Situated less than 500 yards from the Mart on 72nd and just south of Rose Blumkin Drive The new brick “wing,” which is being remodeled in anticipation of the compa...
by omadweller
Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Omaha Truck Center
Replies: 1
Views: 402

Omaha Truck Center

Per OWH:  http://www.omaha.com/article/20121226/MONEY/712269965/1685#omaha-truck-center-adds-to-facilities-in-omaha-york This month, the truck center completed its latest expansion: An 8,000-square-foot shop with nine repair bays and a washing bay that was added to its 108th and L Streets location ...
by omadweller
Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Season Greetings
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Happy Holidays and travel safe everyone.
by omadweller
Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2012-2013 Holiday Lights
Replies: 5
Views: 957

I love those pictures Brad.  

I love the green grass in the first picture from 9 days ago too.
by omadweller
Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2012 Wish List
Replies: 16
Views: 2341

8. More Aksarben Village tenants


This wish comes to mind as one that's coming true.  Another hotel, Gordman's new headquarters, etc.
by omadweller
Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: The Death of Sprawl?
Replies: 22
Views: 3523

EPA Study Reveals Shift in Housing Developments Across the U.S. / More communities embrace redevelopment http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d0cf6618525a9efb85257359003fb69d/494416dde865190d85257ad9005eb346!OpenDocument http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/construction_trends.htm http://www.epa.gov/...
by omadweller
Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Canfield Plaza (84th & Center)
Replies: 26
Views: 4781

Cool, I'll have a location closer to me than the one I currently use.  $10 a month is all it costs me because I signed up during one of their promo's.  It's not too hard to work out when you can plug your earbuds in and watch Storage Wars or something while you run.
by omadweller
Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2012 Bald Eagle Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 4079

Saw a lone bald eagle perched on a tree on the shore of a pond along I-29 south of the area this morning.
by omadweller
Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Beautiful Sunset Tonight at the GLM!
Replies: 4
Views: 941

Great pic.  Tonight's sunset in general was one of the best I've seen too.
by omadweller
Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen (15th and Farnam)
Replies: 93
Views: 10868

Good food, I had talapia, but I do remember the purple.
by omadweller
Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Neighborhood Market by Walmart
Replies: 102
Views: 17557

I'm interested in trying out this smaller concept even though I don't often go to regular Wal-Mart stores.
by omadweller
Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Wilson Island State Recreation Area
Replies: 2
Views: 763

That's great news.  I went up there for the first time right before the flooding became a crisis everywhere else along the Missouri and it was already closed due to flooding.
by omadweller
Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rerouting Dodge @ 30th
Replies: 39
Views: 4627

I like 2A best with 2D as the runner-up.


I do like the trail extension to the east.


I agree, the ped/cycle trail over 480 would be good.
by omadweller
Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Houston
Replies: 0
Views: 640

Houston

Per the Times: A Boom in Houston Is Led by the Energy Industry http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/05/realestate/commercial/houstons-boom-is-led-by-the-energy-industry.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&pagewanted=1&adxnnlx=1355093359-WEEw2hAhDO39dr+RUvsbMQ In the only major city in the United States without...
by omadweller
Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Progressive Insurance Claim Center (118 & I80)
Replies: 4
Views: 1249

That's great news on Progressive choosing Omaha!   They were great when I had a claim about 10 years ago.   I checked with Geico to see if they were cheaper once too and they were about 25% more than Progressive. Not the sod farm, this will actually be east of the creek, closer to That extended st...
by omadweller
Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Insider Trading
Replies: 0
Views: 453

Insider Trading

Per Carol Roth on CNBC.com:   doing away with insider trading as a crime benefits all market participants. While a perfectly efficient market will never be achieved, getting information to the market as quickly as possible helps to lessen the gaps of asymmetry and allow that information to reach a ...
by omadweller
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: Omaha's Housing Market
Replies: 19
Views: 4829

I notice we used to even be better than 17% according to Stargazer's previous post: Check out the median mortgage (as a percentage of income) ... Omaha is among the lowest at 12%  I didn't even realize mortgage lenders would finance people with more than 28% of their income dedicated to their mortg...
by omadweller
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amazing Bridges
Replies: 2
Views: 536

I added Forth Bridge.

Let me know if anyone wants more.

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