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by Brad
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 239
Views: 21599

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

It's funny how people on this site seem to get more excited about cranes than the permanent buildings themselves. I don't care about the crane more than the building. To me its one of the milestones on major projects. 1. Announcement/Renderings 2. Work Begins 3. Crane goes up 4. Building is topped ...
by Brad
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 239
Views: 21599

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

skinzfan23 wrote:They were moving pieces of the tower crane around on Friday too. I was thinking that they were going to assemble it then. It seems like they are taking forever to get this up.


I went down 72nd Street and it was not up tonight.
by Brad
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 239
Views: 21599

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Working on the tower crane today!

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by Brad
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 355
Views: 7621

Re: Nebraska License Plates

mrsticka wrote:So when are they going to issue specialty plates for Folsom Zoo here in Lincoln? (Sarcasm.)


I don't think it would be too hard, you only need 250 people to get them.
by Brad
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Salt 88 (CLOSED)
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Re: Salt 88 (CLOSED)

Closed. That's crazy. I didn't go there much because of its west maple location, but I thought it was a busy place? To all of our loyal customers, thank you for all of your business these past years. Salt will be closed as of today. We will honor any outstanding gift cards at our Hiro 88 West Maple...
by Brad
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 581
Views: 84178

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

MTO wrote:I hope they get to that stuff on the west end especially those One Renaissance Center buildings sooner than later.


Those one Renaissance Buildings have been dead for a decade now...
by Brad
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: 100 Block Broadway
Replies: 81
Views: 10983

Re: 100 Block Broadway

The perepective in that last photo is great, the 100 block is really cool.
by Brad
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Very nice. They also have a picture with the pool all filled up as well, but that view is great. Interiors too: Congratulations Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District on passing all of your inspections. We are one step closer to opening the hotel! Photos: https://www.facebook.com/TheCapito...
by Brad
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska Wind Energy
Replies: 161
Views: 24472

Re: Nebraska Wind Energy

I would love it if someday, the city allowed quiet wind turbines to be used by businesses and homeowners. It would be great to have in the event of a natural disaster. There were 4, a House on 72 and Cass had one, Morrissey Engineering has had 2 different turbines, and a John Deere place on Industr...
by Brad
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Mayfair (96th & Giles)
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Mayfair (96th & Giles)

Mayfair (96th & Giles)

Large amount of dirt being moved at 96th and Giles behind Mama's Pizza. Its owned by "LA VISTA SENIOR HOUSING LLC" so you can guess whats going in there.

On a side note, I also see that Lazlos Still owns the lot on the corner...

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by Brad
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Buffalo Wild Wings (132nd & Maple)
Replies: 4
Views: 586

Re: Buffalo Wild Wings (132nd & Maple)

The steel is going up, and yes, there is a Buffalo Wild Wings sign in the lawn along maple.
by Brad
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 50
Views: 5693

Re: Gordman's Business News

Dang... $100,000 a month in rent for the Aksarben HQ! Bankruptcy filings reveal Gordmans’ expenses, from wholesale product prices to monthly rent http://www.omaha.com/money/bankruptcy-filings-reveal-gordmans-expenses-from-wholesale-product-prices-to/article_9660545e-4159-57ab-ae35-d71c168d6e5a.html
by Brad
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235881

Re: Official: Capitol District

Hotel looks to be open according to the construction cam. Looks great on the construction cam with all the fencing and what not taken away. Still see lots of workers there though. Also looks like they have curtains (which I would assume is one of the final things to go in) all the way up to the sec...
by Brad
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 9
Views: 613

Re: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)

JDJase wrote:Isn't this place called Dolicious Donuts and Coffee? I never saw anything calling it Nicolosi (and the only google results for Nicolosi are something on north 30th st).


https://www.facebook.com/Ampdonuts/
by Brad
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Incredulously Strange News Stories
Replies: 537
Views: 43314

Re: Incredulously Strange News Stories

21-year-old Omaha woman breaks her finger while wrestling her mom

http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/year-ol ... 6a462.html
by Brad
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 285
Views: 15977

Re: Local Breweries

Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company - Wayne, NE (Fall 2017)

http://www.johnniebyrd.beer/

https://www.facebook.com/johnniebyrdbrewing/

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by Brad
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila
Replies: 17
Views: 1214

Re: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila

Omaha Cowboy wrote:It was Monday evening..Not exactly the party night locals are attracted to on a non-event night.


Not only Monday, its one of the hottest temperature weeks we have had in years.
by Brad
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1925
Views: 266234

Re: Midtown Crossing

justnick wrote:last i saw the pickleman's bay had one of those cute "oops! you didn't pay your utilities!" stickers on the door from OPPD...


Pickleman's hasn't even opened yet, wonder if its leftover from Lenny's?
by Brad
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Hayneedle.com
Replies: 12
Views: 2392

Re: Hayneedle.com

How many buildings do they have in Omaha, I always picture the one at 94th and West Dodge?
by Brad
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: 100 Block Broadway
Replies: 81
Views: 10983

Re: 100 Block Broadway

Too bad he is closing Caddy's, but I am guessing its a tough location to run and staff year round.
by Brad
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Antler View (W Maple)
Replies: 14
Views: 1342

Re: Antler View (W Maple)

So I cam across this on loop net, Assuming Coyote's image is newer (neither have dates), it appears they replaced the big box retail with what would appear to be storage units.

http://www.loopnet.com/Attachments/0/9/ ... 0C1353.pdf
by Brad
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017 Sandhill Crane Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 372

Re: 2017 Sandhill Crane Thread

Tourists who visit central Nebraska for sandhill crane migration spend millions, researchers find http://www.omaha.com/outdoors/tourists-who-visit-central-nebraska-for-sandhill-crane-migration-spend/article_1d3e891a-4e26-55bb-aad8-e00ab8f5f771.html Now, as a University of Nebraska at Kearney associ...
by Brad
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Anchor Pointe (168th and Ida)
Replies: 5
Views: 158

Re: Anchor Pointe (168th and Ida)

Here is an image I found on google that shows how that fits in to the bigger Anchor Point Development. North is up on this image (North is to the right on Coyote's) http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/dcpostgazette.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/b/44/b4489790-16e6-11e6-8e81-6744d96770...
by Brad
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska Wind Energy
Replies: 161
Views: 24472

Re: Nebraska Wind Energy

NextEra’s wind energy capacity in Nebraska will more than triple with new projects http://www.omaha.com/money/nextera-s-wind-energy-capacity-in-nebraska-will-more-than/article_717c7fd5-0fac-55c5-88a2-12ed7ee10010.html The largest owner of wind energy projects in the U.S. has two projects in the pip...
by Brad
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Antler View (W Maple)
Replies: 14
Views: 1342

Re: Antler View (W Maple)

Can you send me a link to where you are getting those? I want to see the original. The quality is so poor on your screen grab, I can't even read it.
by Brad
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Railroad Days 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Re: Railroad Days 2017

They advertised the UP1982 and a jet powered snow blower at the Durham.

However they also have several track inspection vehicles, including the EC5 and they also brought in a rail grinder.

Quite the setup of equipment out there.
by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: SE 13th & Pacific Street
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: SE 13th & Pacific Street

Here's the problem with that deck.

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by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: The Heron's are here
Replies: 0
Views: 98

The Heron's are here

Saw several Great Blue Herons today.

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by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: SE 13th & Pacific Street
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: SE 13th & Pacific Street

Coyote wrote:Something like:


May be if it was a 6 story building, I think that's way too high.
by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: SE 13th & Pacific Street
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: SE 13th & Pacific Street

Coyote wrote:
Brad wrote:Wow, never would have guessed residential. Busy corner and steel construction.

Yeah, but can you imagine a third floor with a northern balcony and the view from there?


Yeah, a nice skyline behind all the power lines...
by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: SE 13th & Pacific Street
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: SE 13th & Pacific Street

Wow, never would have guessed residential. Busy corner and steel construction.
by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 9
Views: 613

Re: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)

Here is an even older before photo from the assessor:
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by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 9
Views: 613

Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)

Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)

Looks like the old 20th Street packaged liquor store is now Nicolosi Cafe.

Photo from today:
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by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: SE 13th & Pacific Street
Replies: 7
Views: 333

SE 13th & Pacific Street

Anyone know what the two story building at 13th and Pacific is? Here is all I could come up with: Owner: ALLISMA TOOMAS Address: 1103 S 13 ST Parcel Number: 1927130310 I don't see a building permit for either parcel "1927130310" or address "1103" Googling "ALLISMA TOOMAS&quo...
by Brad
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Anthony's Steakhouse / OZONE (72nd & F)
Replies: 12
Views: 1690

Re: Anthony's Steakhouse / OZONE (72nd & F)

Funny story... As I mentioned earlier in the thread, we had our Wedding Reception at Anthony's. My wife waned them to remove the steer for the reception and I was the complete opposite, I wanted to get the wedding party up on the roof to pose with it. Anthony's said no to both. Still a great venue f...
by Brad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Hayneedle.com
Replies: 12
Views: 2392

Re: Hayneedle.com

Coyote wrote:Looks like Hayneedle is moving to the Old Mill area.


Wonder if they are moving or expanding? If they move that great big sign, the I680 frontage might be even better exposure than they already have.

New Office:
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by Brad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)
Replies: 363
Views: 53786

Re: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)

No, as I wrote: Dunkin' Donuts (5,625 s.f.) Sports Clips (1,200 s.f.) and Moe's Southwest Grill (2,500 s.f.). No offence, your post was really hard to follow. Dunkin Donuts Building: Dunkin' Donuts (5,625 s.f.) Sports Clips (1,200 s.f.) Moe's Southwest Grill (2,500 s.f.). Building Next to Alamo: Co...
by Brad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)
Replies: 363
Views: 53786

Re: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)

No, there's more than one tenant in that building with Dunkin.
by Brad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: King Kong (156th and West Center)
Replies: 25
Views: 2482

Re: King Kong (156th and West Center)

The sign out by the street is going up today.
by Brad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1844
Views: 250360

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

First of all, what's with the setback? It's large enough that its annoying to have to walk through to access the building but small enough to be completely useless as a public space. And its not as if its needed for a lack of nature, there are generous curb bumpouts at the corners with grass and tr...

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