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by Brad
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows
Replies: 13
Views: 1857

Re: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows

Fireworks tonight in Lincoln at the State Capitol.
by Brad
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: West Broadway Corridor Plan
Replies: 97
Views: 9079

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Does anyone know if the paving is completed for westbound Broadway on the parts they're working on? I ask because I know there's asphalt down but it feels like it's not completely finished. It's very bumpy and it's not even level with the flagstones at the 35th street intersection. If this is the f...
by Brad
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: De Leon's Mexican - Omaha Locations
Replies: 22
Views: 5370

Re: De Leon's Mexican - Omaha Locations

Coyote wrote:Did the Saddle Creek DeLeon's just go out of business?


Building for sale, but comes with a 5 year lease for De Leon's
http://properties.nainpdodge.com/711NSaddleCreekRd
by Brad
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 4016 Farnam Street (Building Demo)
Replies: 14
Views: 340

Re: 4016 Farnam Street (Building Demo)

Taco wrote:I see the title for this thread has been changed to "parking lot". Is that true?


I thought I read that it was, but I just checked and there are no permits for anything but the demo. I'll fix it.
by Brad
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 394
Views: 64194

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

I spent a little while tonight making a Blackstone Thread Index. Its posted in the very first post in this thread as well as below. I will try to finish it up in the next night or two. Blackstone Business Improvement District Thread Index -#- 38 St. Lofts on Farnam (Brite Ideas) 4016 Farnam Street (...
by Brad
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Mansion Flats (Arthur Metz mansion)
Replies: 36
Views: 3349

Re: Mansion Flats (Arthur Metz mansion)

I like the look of this building. Nice to have something different than the black panel exterior we see on everything else. Completely agree. This has a little more character to it. Maybe due to its past. Drove by earlier today, and I agree with you guys. It really looks great in person! I was goin...
by Brad
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Whitetail Run - Ashland
Replies: 3
Views: 247

Re: Whitetail Run - Ashland

Is that where the old guy had the junk yard that the city forced him to close?
by Brad
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)
Replies: 133
Views: 12592

Re: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)

HR Paperstacks wrote:
MTO wrote:Sir Charge.

Every time you call it that, a certain song pops up into my head. So...


Every time I see that, I think Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Sean Connery and all the other knighted Sirs in the world are shaking their head...

Surcharge...
by Brad
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)
Replies: 10
Views: 217

Re: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)

Smells like a franchise, but I can't find any information on it. Seems like too odd of a location for a Franchise... If its good an unique, this location will be just fine, but if its just average, there's just not enough around there to support it. From the pic I'm guessing at 1050 Wright Rd Owned...
by Brad
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)
Replies: 10
Views: 217

Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill (Manawa)

Anyone know anything about this "Jimmy's All American Malt Shop and Grill" at the entrance to Lake Manawa?

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by Brad
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 166
Views: 2949

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Stolen from Chris Redfiled...

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by Brad
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Fall Color Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 160

Re: 2017 Fall Color Thread

Thanks for that chart Brad. You're welcome, I enjoy working on it! With the temperatures we have been getting this September I am looking forward to an above average color season. I think August was a big factor, we never hit 90 again after August 1st and our average low in August was 62, which tie...
by Brad
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Fall Color Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 160

Re: 2017 Fall Color Thread

From the US Forest Service: A late spring, or a severe summer drought, can delay the onset of fall color by a few weeks. A warm period during fall will also lower the intensity of autumn colors. A warm wet spring, favorable summer weather, and warm sunny fall days with cool nights should produce the...
by Brad
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Runza (50th & Center)
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: Runza (50th & Center)

105 & Pacific = Acres - 0.6864 50 & Center = Acres - 0.5121 Its going to be interesting to see what they do here. I thought the 105th and Pacific Runza was a tight fit, It will be interesting to see how the 50th fits in. I'm guessing they are going to shove the new building to one end of the...
by Brad
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Fall Color Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 160

2017 Fall Color Thread

There are a lot of fall colors already showing up in our area. Seeing trees and sumac all over town starting to turn a little. Wednesday I drove out to the Hastings, NE area and back and saw signs of fall color almost the whole way. While we are still a long ways from prime fall colors, fall color i...
by Brad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Runza (50th & Center)
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: Runza (50th & Center)

skinzfan23 wrote:I was in it last winter and wondering why they were kinda letting it go, but this explains it.

Are they completely tearing down the old one of just part of it?


Permit shows a new building.
by Brad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)
Replies: 133
Views: 12592

Re: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)

Couple Duplexes next to this have been torn down.
by Brad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Runza (50th & Center)
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Runza (50th & Center)

I thought we already had a thread for this, may be it was because we talked about it last time I was on Grow Omaha... The Runza at 50th & Center is being town down and rebuilt. Been closed for a couple weeks now. Today they are putting up construction fence and one wall is already torn down and ...
by Brad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6306

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

cafereef wrote:I'm guessing there is no updates anyone has on the Elkhorn location :)


There are no building permits issued yet. Remember the 180th and Pacific location? They sat on that land for about a decade...
by Brad
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Shopko
Replies: 21
Views: 4315

Re: Shopko

All shopko stores in Omaha and Bellevue are closing when their leases expire. 84th and Center at the end of this year, followed by Bellevue, then Oakview at the end of next year. The Shopko eyecare in the 84th and Center location is moving out to the parking lot in the bay next to Tacoville and Spri...
by Brad
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: LB 840 Bellevue Development
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: LB 840 Bellevue Development

I'm a little confused as to why they are pushing to develop this particular area of green space. I think Bellevue should be encouraging growth to the west, closer to the rest of the urbanized area, rather than south. They have been holding out for a major industrial player to take over the land to ...
by Brad
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6306

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

TheSeventhBrat wrote:
skinzfan23 wrote:Also, I am not sure where a good area to put a HyVee would be anyhow.


There was talk of them building on the old concrete plant property off Cornhusker and Ft Crook. But Mayor Sanders was against it. FTR, she routinely shops at the Baker's on Galvin.


Fairway is already building there.
by Brad
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: HOW TO POST PICTURES
Replies: 9
Views: 3384

Re: HOW TO POST PICTURES

Anyone have a good recommendation for a good photo hosting app? Photo Bucket now charges a hefty fee to enable 3rd party linking. I fell into their trap and got all mine back by paying. What is everyone else using??? I think people are still using flickr. That said, you can get your own domain and ...
by Brad
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Benson Lights - 3030 N 60th St
Replies: 50
Views: 6934

Re: Benson Lights - 3030 N 60th St

NeonMartiniGlass wrote:Looks like they are putting the old Louis Market sign up next to the pool deck. Interesting.


Here's the video, how cool!
https://www.facebook.com/LightsApartmen ... =2&theater
by Brad
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6306

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

skinzfan23 wrote:I have mentioned this before, but Bellevue is the largest city in either NE or IA that doesn't have a HyVee.


Wonder if they expect those people to go to Papillion?
by Brad
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Tiny Homes
Replies: 11
Views: 744

Re: Tiny Homes

Nothing from the current tiny home movement, but over by 69th and Seward street, there are a whole bunch of 700-800 SQ FT homes, no basements, built on 1/8 acre lots. "Tiny Homes" from the 1950's post world war II era.
by Brad
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Art Fair Schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: 2017 Art Fair Schedule

Don't forget, the 46th Annual Rockbrook Village Art Fair is this weekend.

Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-5

My setup will be in front of Jaipur Indian Restaurant.

It is the last major art fair of 2017, so don't miss out!
by Brad
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Former OH-K @ 46 & Dodge
Replies: 6
Views: 762

Former OH-K @ 46 & Dodge

Barriers are up for the demolition of the former OH-K Fast Printing building on the NW Corner of 46th and Dodge. According to Douglas County, the property is now owned by Pinnacle Bank
by Brad
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 958
Views: 94162

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Warren, the young male elephant at the zoo died.
http://www.omaha.com/living/zoo/omaha-z ... 3980a.html
by Brad
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 106
Views: 6306

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

The Hy-Vee store at 180th and Pacific has converted about 10% to 15% of their floor space into a clothing store. I forget the Brand Name of the Clothing Store but it is a little strange to see an entire section of clothing racks in a Hy-Vee. From back a few months ago this was mentions as being tes...
by Brad
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 395

Re: Amazon HQ2

Wow, 50,000 Jobs? I can imagine there would only be a few cities in the mix for this?
by Brad
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Hupmobile & Holiday Inn Express (24 & Farnam)
Replies: 40
Views: 3647

Re: Hupmobile & Holiday Inn Express (24 & Farnam)

already looks better!
by Brad
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Railroad Photos
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: 2017 Railroad Photos

Thanks for posting! With the new baby, I haven't been trackside nearly as much this year! BNSF and UP both have a lot of locomotives in storage. BN Is storing quite a few along the riverfront in Omaha and UP has been storing locomotives in both Council Bluffs and Missouri Valley. That first locomoti...
by Brad
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 852
Views: 107592

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

My "cable" is Roku, and it uses the HDMI slot, leaving the cable slot empty. I literally have a paperclip with some tin foil wrapped around it jammed in to the cable slot and it picks up all the local digital channels no matter who is fighting with who...
by Brad
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 111
Views: 8565

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

Steel is up.
by Brad
Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 659

Re: Oktoberfest 2017

10/21 - Benson Oktoberfest 2pm to 8pm - http://bensonoktoberfest.com/
by Brad
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Tired Texan BBQ (108 & L)
Replies: 25
Views: 579

Re: Tired Texan BBQ (108 & L)

Glad to hear everyone is liking this place. I really need to get back for a second try. Review: Tired Texan is hidden away, but smoky meats and tasty sides stand out http://www.omaha.com/go/dining/reviews/review-tired-texan-is-hidden-away-but-smoky-meats-and/article_20362c94-ab68-5a41-89a2-d1bffb48b...
by Brad
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Fires affecting Omaha's Air
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: Fires affecting Omaha's Air

Yeah its a lovely shade of Khaki out...

Crappy cellphone photo out my back door about 10:45 this morning:
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by Brad
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 111
Views: 8565

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

Footings for the new building are in.
by Brad
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)
Replies: 108
Views: 10860

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

I had some co-workers tour the new lake yesterday, I was too busy so I didn't join them. The lake was originally scheduled to be done today (open next spring), but they are still finishing up some punch list items. Funny story, apparently they stopped working this spring for a week because of all th...

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