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by Brad
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)
Replies: 83
Views: 13531

Re: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)

Mystikbrian wrote:Today I got word concrete barricades went up around the old Logan. Anyone know what’s going on? I sure hope it’s renovation not demolition.


There’s a photo of the concrete barricades on the Forgotten Omaha Facebook Page. They are asking the same question there.
by Brad
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)
Replies: 11
Views: 880

Re: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)

Uffda wrote:I was at the Casual Pint tonight and they don't have glass growlers any more. They are carrying a stainless steel 32oz one. But at the price I passed on getting one.


You get a "free" one if you sign up for the brewmasters club.
by Brad
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter
Replies: 24
Views: 902

Re: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter

We went Friday night. Not quite sure what I was expecting, but it was fun. I would go again if they come back Omaha in the future.
by Brad
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Paddy McGown’s (McFlys)
Replies: 9
Views: 727

Re: Paddy McGown’s (McFlys)

Paddy McGown’s has a legit reuben! They also have Cornbeef and Cabbage on the 17th of every month!

Going back for sure.
by Brad
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Gene Leahy Mall
Replies: 728
Views: 67780

Re: Official: Gene Leahy Mall

I disagree. I think it's a brilliant renovation to bring more use to a drastically underused park. Are you going there at 3am? Its the busiest park in town. Every time I am there its busy. Adding cafes and restaurants is smart. You can make nice additions like Cafe's and restaurants without destroy...
by Brad
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Steak and Grapes (Former Louie's Wine Dive) - Legacy
Replies: 8
Views: 2044

Re: Steak and Grapes (Former Louie's Wine Dive) - Legacy

Sarah Baker Hansen was on 590 today with Mike'l and said that Louie's was now called Steak and Grapes. Same owners as before, they just broke away from the Louie's chain.
by Brad
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements
Replies: 173
Views: 33682

Re: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements

Brad wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:This is on the spur over by TDAP right now. Pretty cool.


I believe its there thru 11/19


I must have read the article wrong, the locomotive is already gone.
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Gene Leahy Mall
Replies: 728
Views: 67780

Re: Official: Gene Leahy Mall

Why did the Omaha Riverfront Revitalization committee have to bring the Gene Leahy Mall in to this? The City just dumped a bunch of money in to improving the park, and now they want to fill it in again. The GLM is great as it is. It could use a couple minor improvements, but not this. There are so m...
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter
Replies: 24
Views: 902

Re: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter

Just got this email from the Baxter Arena:

Baxter Arena wrote:Please note that the Friday evening session of the Olympic Curling Trials will now begin at 6:30PM rather than the originally scheduled start time of 7:00PM.

The first session of the day is still scheduled to begin at 1:00PM.
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements
Replies: 173
Views: 33682

Re: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements

iamjacobm wrote:This is on the spur over by TDAP right now. Pretty cool.


I believe its there thru 11/19
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)
Replies: 11
Views: 880

Re: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)

Seems like most people I talk to are switching to a Crowler because it stays fresher way longer.
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)
Replies: 11
Views: 880

Re: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)

Just saw that they are selling growlers now and you can take any of their tapped beer home with you. I may have missed a change in the laws, but I thought the reason was crowlers were being used was b/c they couldn't do the normal growler at these places. I couldn't tell from that photo on their FB...
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 131872

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

MTO wrote:Surveying


I have said this before, but just a reminder, Surveying doesn't always mean construction. It also doesn't mean they are actually working on the lot they are setup on.
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Railroad Photos
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: 2017 Railroad Photos

Headed out for a Sunday drive last weekend. 1. First stop near Greenwood, NE http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171112sc8a7484.jpg 2. Second stop near Cullom (RR Name just east of Cedar Creek, NE http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171112sc8a7514.jpg 3. Third stop is near Pacific Junction, IA http:...
by Brad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol
Replies: 34
Views: 3939

Re: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol

Any updates on this place? I haven't gone downtown in awhile, but I might post some photo updates this weekend if there is any significant progress! Last time I looked, the concrete foundation was in. The last couple times I went by was in the morning so I haven't taken any photos since its an afte...
by Brad
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Papillion Community Rec Center
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Papillion Community Rec Center

Papillion's $48 million community center will include water slides, lazy river, indoor playground http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/papillion-s-million-community-center-will-include-water-slides-lazy/article_224f2ffa-c96b-11e7-8fe7-abc577daeae8.html The 120,000-square-foot facility will boast, among ...
by Brad
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 319
Views: 31921

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Coyote wrote:Wow. How high can you pour concrete?


Different style pump, but they pumped it all the way to the 40th floor of the First National Tower.
by Brad
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska Wind Energy
Replies: 163
Views: 25365

Re: Nebraska Wind Energy

Half of OPPD's energy will come from renewable sources by 2020, CEO says http://www.omaha.com/money/half-of-oppd-s-energy-will-come-from-renewable-sources/article_af78e818-dd2d-52d1-94d1-e3b0a3eb2462.html LINCOLN — Omaha Public Power District President and Chief Executive Tim Burke said half the en...
by Brad
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 31
Views: 2206

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

There are a half dozen or so LED streetlights long the elevated portion west dodge expressway now.
by Brad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Kith & Kin - Dundee
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Kith & Kin - Dundee

Kith & Kin to open in former Paragon Dundee spot, serve Southern-focused menu http://www.omaha.com/go/dining/kith-kin-to-open-in-former-paragon-dundee-spot-serve/article_30cb8716-c8aa-11e7-a74d-2b2cbc241cd4.html Omaha restaurateurs Ron Samuelson and Greg Cutchall plan together to take over the ...
by Brad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter
Replies: 24
Views: 902

Re: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter

How long did the session go? We have tickets for Friday.
by Brad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area
Replies: 26
Views: 2153

Re: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area

Interesting. Seems like the quick way to raise cash anymore. Buy a business that owns its own property and immediately sell all the property. Speaking of Pepperjax, we went there about 7pm on Friday... If I was still in restaurant management and I was managing that store and my boss came in, here ar...
by Brad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Soccer 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 420

Re: UNO Soccer 2017

Omaha 10-5-3 VS Florida International 11-1-4 in the first round on 11/16. Winner gets #6 Duke in the second round on 11/19.
by Brad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 13
Views: 672

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

UNO comes away with another split this weekend. Win 5-3 on Friday, drop Saturday 0-4. All UNO's losses this season have come on Saturday...

Coach Gabinet did deliver a couple cool awards after Friday's win. Top wing man/unsung hero (Goose award) and Top gun (Maverick award).
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by Brad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2531

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

by Brad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stir Concert Cove 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Stir Concert Cove 2018

Stir Concert Cove 2018 The first show announcement of our 2018 season is... The Last Summer on Earth Tour: Barenaked Ladies with Better Than Ezra and KT Tunstall Sunday, June 3, 2018 We'll have your presale code RIGHT HERE on Thursday November 16th at 10 AM! Tag your favorite concert buddy and let ...
by Brad
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 303
Views: 18664

Re: Local Breweries

Bolo's new taproom looks nice. Can't wait to get back out there.

http://intothepintglass.com/project/bolo-beer-co/

Photo from "intothepintglass.com"
intothepintglass.com wrote:Image
by Brad
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1856
Views: 257876

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I really like how all the buildings in Aksarben are completely different looking.
by Brad
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Conrad (36th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 78
Views: 8137

Re: The Conrad (36th & Leavenworth)

That courtyard looks great!
by Brad
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Kith & Kin - Dundee
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Kith & Kin - Dundee

Willy Theisen’s Paragon Dundee closing for good Sunday http://www.omaha.com/go/dining/willy-theisen-s-paragon-dundee-closing-for-good-sunday/article_12439cb0-c400-11e7-91c6-03bd732f9f69.html “We just didn’t get the traction we needed,” Theisen said. “It was a business decision.” Theisen is in negot...
by Brad
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: St. Agnes, South Omaha project
Replies: 4
Views: 546

Re: St. Agnes, South Omaha project

The school is really ugly, but I sure hope they keep the Church and Rectory.
by Brad
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements
Replies: 173
Views: 33682

Re: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements

https://www.facebook.com/events/1734747073263605/ Salute to the Military Tour: New Locomotive to Arrive in Omaha Friday, November 10, 11:15AM arrival & 4:45PM departure Pay tribute to the U.S. armed forces with Union Pacific's newly unveiled locomotive, No. 1943, The Spirit, at The Durham Museum...
by Brad
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Fall Color Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 997

Re: 2017 Fall Color Thread

There is a very nice second or third wave of fall color moving into the Omaha metro area right now. Lots of oranges and deep reds. The burning bushes are just on fire right now.
by Brad
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements
Replies: 173
Views: 33682

Re: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements

Here's one I got as the train left Omaha today. It will be back in a few days and on display at the Durham later this week. More photos in the photo section.

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by Brad
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: M's Pub Explosion and Fire
Replies: 275
Views: 19975

Re: M's Pub Explosion and Fire

Went to M's last night and the place was packed. Looked almost exactly the same. The stairs on the south side of the bar are gone, but the left the mirrors on the wall that matched where the stairs were. Without the stairs there are 3 additional tables, one tall bar table and 2 shorter tables. The n...
by Brad
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2017 Railroad Photos
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: 2017 Railroad Photos

Caught the new Union Pacific 1943 this morning. Its heading to Ft Riley Kansas, but it will be back in Omaha in a few days. 1. Here is my favorite from today near Mynard, Nebraska http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171105sc8a7368.jpg 2. Durham Museum http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171105sc8a73...
by Brad
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Vis Major Brewing (35th and Center)
Replies: 36
Views: 2271

Re: Vis Major Brewing (35th and Center)

Went to Vis Major last night. The place was packed. Tried several beers and they were all good. The Mosaic muse was my favorite, even brought home a crowler of it! Definitely going back.
by Brad
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: 100 Block Broadway
Replies: 85
Views: 12189

Re: 100 Block Broadway

Caddy's Kitchen & Cocktails

https://caddyskitchen.com/
by Brad
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 602
Views: 88746

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

Photo update: 1. http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171105sc8a7386.jpg 2. http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171105sc8a7387.jpg 3. http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171105sc8a7389.jpg 4. http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171105sc8a7394.jpg 5. http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171105sc8a7395....
by Brad
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Fast Food Restaurants Remodeling Everywhere.
Replies: 21
Views: 1987

Re: Fast Food Restaurants Remodeling Everywhere.

Arby’s 52 & Center and BK 144 & Center are both getting a remodel.

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