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by Silverspoon
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Dillards at Oakview closing!
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Dillards at Oakview closing!

I just heard from two long time Dillards employees that their location is on the way out. They have each been at Dillards for 5+ years and they said they have found new jobs because they received the word early. With this being the only Dillards in Omaha, I see it as the only thing keeping Oakview o...
by Silverspoon
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Target
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: Target

Why do you guys think Omaha was basically a test market over many other options?
by Silverspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Does anybody have photos inside of the old Richman Gordmans on 90th?
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Does anybody have photos inside of the old Richman Gordmans on 90th?

I was talking about that particular location with some coworkers today and I remember there was a play area in either the NE or SE corner of the store where they had a small slide. I was only like 5 when that location closed, but thats what I remember from it. Id love to see some interior photos and...
by Silverspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: MediaWatchOMA and MeanStreetsOMA
Replies: 9
Views: 363

Re: MediaWatchOMA and MeanStreetsOMA

I have been following the new @MediaWatchOMA account and the long-standing MeanStreetsOMA accounts on Twitter. The former has more than 25,000 followers and the latter more than 100,000. Only two legitimate news media outlets in Omaha have more than 100,000 followers: @Omaha and @KETV. Do many peop...
by Silverspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: MediaWatchOMA and MeanStreetsOMA
Replies: 9
Views: 363

Re: MediaWatchOMA and MeanStreetsOMA

Meanstreets is legit. I have followed and contributed for years and his followers are real. He posts everything that comes across the scanner so there's a ton of good content, so that helps to draw ppl in.
by Silverspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Target
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: Target

Isn't it correct that the First Super Target that they built was in Omaha? Correct, the one at 132nd and Maple. Joe Montana came to the opening of the Omaha store. The 2nd one was in Lawerence Kansas. Greg I was there that day. I got to catch a short pass from him since I was in a small group of pe...
by Silverspoon
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: New Methodist Corporate Offices (168th & Pacific)
Replies: 11
Views: 860

Re: New Methodist Corporate Offices (168th & Pacific)

I was in a meeting today hosted by the Methodist IT dept CIO that said the new HQ will definitely be done by December 2018.
by Silverspoon
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Target
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: Target

Im surprised they are testing a Houston store and not a Minneapolis store. I visited their flagship store in downtown Minneapolis last October. It was pretty cool.
by Silverspoon
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Local Car Dealership thread
Replies: 96
Views: 17350

Re: Local Car Dealership thread

damonhynes wrote:
jessep28 wrote:I've been MIA from the area for a few months. Did they take the old Baker's bay, or one further East?


Further east--in the middle of the strip. There's a groc store of some sort where Baker's used to be.


The majority of the old Bakers is Mega Market and a gym.
by Silverspoon
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 12
Views: 369

OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

I heard tonight that the last two candidates withdrew from the race at the same time leaving OPS with no immediate candidates to choose from. What is scaring candidates off? What are their biggest tasks that they are going to face after being appointed?
by Silverspoon
Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Local Car Dealership thread
Replies: 96
Views: 17350

Re: Local Car Dealership thread

Yes they are. Woodhouse will own it, and they're building it on L next to Alfa. Very exciting news for this market. Next up is likely Bentley, Lamborghini, or McLaren. Ferrari remains a long-shot IMO. I think all of those makes would be pretty far fetched for Omaha. You would need serious spenders ...
by Silverspoon
Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Local Car Dealership thread
Replies: 96
Views: 17350

Re: Local Car Dealership thread

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Soon all dealerships will be Woodhouse or Performance/Baxter. That can't be good.


Not with Reagan in the picture fortunately...
by Silverspoon
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: JC Penny's
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: JC Penny's

debradomayer wrote:Closing this Penney's is going to just kill that little mall. Gordman's has a store there too. Only thing that will keep it alive is the HyVee. Too bad


Hy-Vee is the cornerstone of every successful mall... :;):

If Oakview cant survive, then Fremont has no chance.
by Silverspoon
Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Village Pointe Toyota <-- Old Mill Toyota
Replies: 6
Views: 1630

Im guessing with the size of the new facility, they wont keep the Old Mill location correct?
by Silverspoon
Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Mall of the Bluffs
Replies: 120
Views: 19120

I went to Sears yesterday and theyre basically down to jewelry and store fixtures...

The food court consists of Sbarro.
by Silverspoon
Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Old Earl May building
Replies: 7
Views: 1366

jessep28 wrote:
nebugeater wrote:It is at least 2 blocks from a CVS or Walgreens so probably one of those will end up there.


The bay next door to CVS on Millard Ave is still empty. Walgreens would likely go there.


That would be great!  I dont care for either company, so I wouldnt walk in to either of them.
by Silverspoon
Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2012-2013 Creighton Basketball
Replies: 263
Views: 16891

McDermott is now second in the nation after tonight...averaging 24.0 ppg.  He also passed Kyle Korver tonight to move into 5th place on Creighton's all-time scoring list. He should be able to pass Buford by the end of the season pretty easily.  Buford was the only Blue Jay I did like since Im a He...
by Silverspoon
Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Advance Auto Parts next to Staples
Replies: 9
Views: 1323

The Staples on 76th?
by Silverspoon
Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha elevation/photography question
Replies: 5
Views: 1110

Omababe wrote:I'm very surprised that a building like the Woodmen Tower or FNB does not have a public observation deck.


That would be very cool if they did.  Im sure they could pay for the construction within a couple of years of tourism.
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha elevation/photography question
Replies: 5
Views: 1110

Omaha elevation/photography question

What is the highest point you can physically stand on to take an aerial photograph of any part of Omaha?  Is it the roof of the FNB building, or is there another building, on top of some hill, that is actually higher in elevation?
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: NYE Fireworks with Holiday Lights
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

Those are good shots!  Where were you shooting from?
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Second BNSF Plattsmouth Bridge
Replies: 19
Views: 3593

Awesome pics Brad!  I wasnt aware that the Plattsmouth bridge was still operational.  I guess I just gathered that assumption from it looking so poorly maintained cosmetically. I am guessing 50+ trains a day use it.  I was down at Oreapolis on Sunday and they were bumper to bumper down there includ...
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Casual Male XL building at 76th & Dodge
Replies: 4
Views: 1116

Re: Casual Male XL building at 76th & Dodge

Any idea what is going in to this building?  You can't see anything behind the plastic that they have covering the work that's going on at this building. The building permit indicates a Verizon Wireless. https://www.omahapermits.com/PermitInfo/Cap/CapDetail.aspx?Module=Permits&TabName=Permits&a...
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha Metro Area's Best BBQ
Replies: 203
Views: 20356

Big Horn is horrible, and so far, the poll results show.  I would vote for Jims, but I havent been there in a number of years, so I want to try it again before I submit my vote.
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 610
Views: 50199

I vote for Surfside.  Man I miss that place...
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 779
Views: 96263

Id have to say that all of the Omaha anchors are pretty lame.  They over-exaggerate, as stated before, and they try so hard to convince you that the latest facebook comment is interesting news.  Im sure its an extremely hard job to do well, but they all irritate me enough to force me to get my loc...
by Silverspoon
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Second BNSF Plattsmouth Bridge
Replies: 19
Views: 3593

Awesome pics Brad!  I wasnt aware that the Plattsmouth bridge was still operational.  I guess I just gathered that assumption from it looking so poorly maintained cosmetically.
by Silverspoon
Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Official: Creighton joins the Big East!
Replies: 118
Views: 8588

Troll?  Nope HuskerDave?  Nope I am an embarrassed Husker football fan, but as far as basketball, like I said in a previous post, I have always been a fan of Arizona. I also dont know HuskerDave, and dont really care to research any previous posts of his.  As a matter of fact, I only know one per...
by Silverspoon
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 610
Views: 50199

Ive never been there, but I always heard good things about it, other than the price for amount you get.
by Silverspoon
Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Railcar Modern Amercian Kitchen (144th & Blondo)
Replies: 17
Views: 3126

guy4omaha wrote:If your father-in-law is going there specifically for the train stuff, I think he will be disappointed.


Between your opinion, and Brad's statement about being disappointed by the overall lack of a railroad theme, I will probably skip this place.
by Silverspoon
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Railcar Modern Amercian Kitchen (144th & Blondo)
Replies: 17
Views: 3126

My father-in-law is obsessed with everything to do with trains.  He has never rode on one, so Im thinking of travelling somewhere on the AmTrak with him in the future, but does anybody think this place is decked out w/ enough train stuff to make it worth taking him there for dinner just because of ...
by Silverspoon
Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windshield Replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 543

I took my show car to Viking Glass downtown a couple of years ago, and they did an excellent job.  I believe they are strictly mobile now, but they have competetive pricing, with amazing service.

http://www.vikingglassomaha.com/
by Silverspoon
Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Neighborhood Scout Crime Map
Replies: 10
Views: 1733

To stay safe, you just have to know the areas youre in.  Most crime isnt even reported.  Also, crime can happen anywhere.  Its an obvious move for some theif from 25th & Laurel to target cars around 156th & Dodge instead of their own area for a better chance of a nicer car, possibly unlock...
by Silverspoon
Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Centre (90th and Center)
Replies: 380
Views: 63860

gisbuxfan wrote:Bring back putt putt golf and the batting cages! That was what kept us coming down that way.


And bring back that old arcade that was shut down around 1989...  That would be sweet.
by Silverspoon
Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 132nd & Fort widening
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

It doesnt effect me personally, but I do know that area gets pretty congested at times, and is a little dangerous at night because of the narrow lanes for passing traffic.  It would def be smart to widen that stretch soon.
by Silverspoon
Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Official: Creighton joins the Big East!
Replies: 118
Views: 8588

Can we just ban this clown. Obviously a troll not bringing any facts to the table. Also sweet South Park caricature of yourself, didn't know those were still popular. Wow, burn?   :shrug: Im gonna quit :deadhorse: that is the feeble Creighton hoops program which is far overrated around here until ...
by Silverspoon
Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Official: Creighton joins the Big East!
Replies: 118
Views: 8588

Silverspoon, your logic is very flawed.  It's like saying Indiana sucks cause they lost to Butler who lost to Xavier who lost to Wofford.  Creighton plays who is on their schedule, they can't get Kansas, Duke or North Carolina to play them. Thats because they wouldn't waste their time on them. It w...
by Silverspoon
Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Steak&Shake To Enter Nebraska
Replies: 61
Views: 12385

SabrinaFaire wrote:Yep, love me some Steak n Shake. Tried to go to the Coralville, IA location when we stopped for lunch on the drive to Chicago last weekend, but it was PACKED.


I wasnt aware of that location.  Ill have to start stopping there on my way to Chicago for a big snack.
by Silverspoon
Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Official: Creighton joins the Big East!
Replies: 118
Views: 8588

My explaination is simple.  Look at Creighton's schedule so far, and who they have beaten.    Creighton beat Wisconsin, who lost to a low end Big East team.  Creighton beat ASU, who lost to a low end Big East team.  Creighton lost to BSU.  Creighton beat St Joeseph, who did somehow beat Notre Dame, ...
by Silverspoon
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Steak&Shake To Enter Nebraska
Replies: 61
Views: 12385

Steak n Shake is my fav restaurant, so if they come to Omaha, I wont have to wait for my KCMO & Chicago trips to eat Steak n Shake every day.  BTW, KFC sucks!  I went to the one on 132nd Center the other night, and their food, service, and overall cleanliness was 0 out of 5 stars.

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