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by Brad
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Maverick Athletics
Replies: 580
Views: 68331

Re: UNO Maverick Athletics

MAVERICKS MOURN PASSING OF DON LEAHY http://omavs.com/news/2018/2/23/administration-mavericks-mourn-passing-of-don-leahy.aspx OMAHA, Neb. – The Omaha Athletic department regrets to announce the passing of athletic director emeritus Don Leahy today. "It is difficult to overstate Mr. Leahy's imp...
by Brad
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 422
Views: 70367

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Bärchen opening a second location in the Blackstone

http://www.omaha.com/go/dining/dining-n ... 1a2c0.html
by Brad
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Benson Brewery & Tavern (6059 Maple St)
Replies: 58
Views: 6084

Re: Benson Brewery & Tavern (6059 Maple St)

Dining notes: Benson Brewery takes on new ownership

Now owned by the same people as 1912 - Also in Benson.

http://www.omaha.com/go/dining/dining-n ... 1a2c0.html
by Brad
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 365
Views: 37766

Re: The Omaha World Herald

:clap: Great post. Telling it like it is. Thanks. These days I try to do a lot less talking and a lot more listening and observing. Its amazing what you pick up on. Breaking Brads Twitter today He had a great line the other day about getting laid off. Something along the lines of "Don't worry,...
by Brad
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 365
Views: 37766

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Back when this forum started in 2004 I probably said some stupid things. It didn't take long before the Omaha World Herald told Jeff that users are not allowed to post the entire article, only small quotes with a link back to the story. Without going back and looking, I'm guessing that the college a...
by Brad
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Omaha Storm Chasers/KC Royals
Replies: 26
Views: 903

Re: 2018 Omaha Storm Chasers/KC Royals

Ready for the Omaha Runza's on June 9th?

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by Brad
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Woolworth Lofts (1114 Howard)
Replies: 44
Views: 3627

Re: Woolworth Lofts (1114 Howard)

Old Market's Woolworth Building finishes $14 million renovation http://www.omaha.com/money/old-market-s-woolworth-building-finishes-million-renovation/article_a9bc22cb-caa0-53b1-a32b-5f5351d8ae25.html Transformation of a familiar Old Market warehouse is complete — and now there’s room for more than...
by Brad
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)
Replies: 52
Views: 7472

Re: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)

Also from the Big Mamma's Article: http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/big-mama-s-kitchen-will-move-to-seventy-five-north/article_4fe8d884-43ba-5e26-bdee-d839201a8f83.html Big Mama’s will join two as-yet-unnamed restaurants and a bar in a food court-like setup inside a building that includes a Metropoli...
by Brad
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Big Mama's Kitchen And Catering
Replies: 18
Views: 2198

Re: Big Mama's Kitchen And Catering

Looks like Big Mama's plans on relocating in 2017 Apparently still in the works... Big Mama's Kitchen will move to Seventy-Five North Development http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/big-mama-s-kitchen-will-move-to-seventy-five-north/article_4fe8d884-43ba-5e26-bdee-d839201a8f83.html Big Mama’s will move...
by Brad
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Tenaska
Replies: 34
Views: 6102

Re: Tenaska

http://www.omaha.com/money/tenaska-midamerican-continue-renewables-push-with-new-wind-farm-announcements/article_42694ad9-1272-57c0-a236-0af38a884209.html Tenaska finalized plans this week to build a wind farm in northwest Missouri that will represent one of the first wind energy projects to be owne...
by Brad
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Iowa Wind Energy
Replies: 33
Views: 6856

Re: Iowa Wind Energy

http://www.omaha.com/money/tenaska-midamerican-continue-renewables-push-with-new-wind-farm-announcements/article_42694ad9-1272-57c0-a236-0af38a884209.html Also this week, two new wind farms owned by Des Moines-based MidAmerican Energy began full operation in central Iowa. MidAmerican is a division o...
by Brad
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017-2018 Winter Storms
Replies: 8
Views: 457

Re: 2018 Weather

Busguy2010 wrote:But I'm still puzzled as to how it can thunder at 23 degrees!


Scroll down to where it says "Lightning electrification" on the link below.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning
by Brad
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 706
Views: 66987

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

Developer working to bring Hy-Vee to former Civic Auditorium site, Stothert says http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/developer-working-to-bring-hy-vee-to-former-civic-auditorium/article_cb1dac1e-1862-54d6-99a3-3ac9d01c5fcc.html “I know they’ve been in active conversations,” she told reporters following...
by Brad
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Mode de Vie (Regency Court)
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Mode de Vie (Regency Court)

French restaurant Mode de Vie to open at Regency Shopping Center http://www.omaha.com/go/french-restaurant-mode-de-vie-to-open-at-regency-shopping/article_478cb4f4-1e98-51df-b7da-dcf725e388c7.html Mode de Vie, situated across from Garbo's Salon and Spa, will be a "casual yet refined" cham...
by Brad
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

And the wacky wild Big East continues its ways. Villanova loses to Providence. Just a crazy year in the big east. Tournament should be fun! Here was an interesting tweet from our writer at the WBR: Providence at home this season: - beat Xavier - beat Villanova - beat Creighton - beat Butler - got b...
by Brad
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 34
Views: 1411

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

Greg S wrote:Fridays game against North Dakota moved up to 6:30 start. It's a whiteout. All fans in attendance will receive free shirts. They look pretty cool.


I was told, Friday is nearly sold out, Saturday is completely sold out
by Brad
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 310
Views: 20898

Re: Local Breweries

Coyote wrote:White Elm?


Fixed. I couldn't believe how many that list was missing. I probably added at least a half dozen today.
by Brad
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha Metro Area's Best BBQ
Replies: 207
Views: 24905

Re: Omaha Metro Area's Best BBQ

Update from Boxer BBQ I’m excited to announce that Boxer BBQ will officially be under new ownership on March 1, 2018! Renea Dieatrick will be the new owner! And along with Jeff Westbrook they are bringing Boxer bbq to the next level! And yes, I will remain on as the Pitt master! The dining room will...
by Brad
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 310
Views: 20898

Re: Local Breweries

If I counted right, we now have 44 breweries (including a couple that are about to open). That doesn't not include Jukes (which hasn't started building yet), Granite City (because the beer is only fermented here), or any multiple locations/tasting rooms that breweries have. Its a great time to live ...
by Brad
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Fun seeing some other guys get some playing time last night.

Photo Gallery:
http://photos.whiteandbluereview.com/p369072539

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by Brad
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 310
Views: 20898

Re: Local Breweries

Coming Spring 2018

Flyover Brewing Company
Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Website:
www.flyoverbrewingcompany.com

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/flyoverbrewingcompany/
by Brad
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2018 Sandhill Crane Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: 2018 Sandhill Crane Thread

Right on time!

Rowe Sanctuary wrote:Cranes are here!!! At 4:30 this afternoon February 12, we saw about 50 cranes flying overhead!! Tell us how much you like this.
by Brad
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 55
Views: 3562

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Coyote wrote:
Guest wrote:Bruno's closing. Short run.

Charlie Yin's Bruno's Pasta Co. on W. Maple?


Is Lombardo's Bistro & Bar still open around the corner from Bruno's?
by Brad
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Justin Patton in the NBA
Replies: 35
Views: 1311

Re: Justin Patton in the NBA

by Brad
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)
Replies: 18
Views: 2316

Re: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)

This project went vertical at the end of last week.
by Brad
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westgate Plaza (Mangelsen's)
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Westgate Plaza (Mangelsen's)

Some sort of crosfit place opened up in the the old Kohl's spot just north of Mangelsen's
by Brad
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)
Replies: 176
Views: 18538

Re: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)

Really coming along, thanks for the update!
by Brad
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24837

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

A signal is proposed for 10th Street at the garage attached to the downtown arena and convention center. The project would involve removing part of the median on 10th to allow drivers to turn left out of the garage. Thanks god the World Herald actually still writes a good story with detail. Brandon...
by Brad
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Pinnacle Bank (84th & Dodge)
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Re: Pinnacle Bank (84th & Dodge)

Construction fence is up and demo has already started.
by Brad
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 5168 Tap room @ Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1
Views: 322

5168 Tap room @ Midtown Crossing

Just saw on Midtown Crossing’s FB Page that 88 restaurants is keeping the Ugly Duck Space and opening a tap room for their 5168 Brewing at Midtown Crossing
by Brad
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Moxy Hotel to replace OM Diner
Replies: 75
Views: 8566

Re: Moxy Hotel to replace OM Diner

I really like the proposed design overall, but what the rendering shows happening (or not happening) at street level is a bit boring and disappointing. It shows store fronts of the lobby with curtains drawn, basically. Hoping that's just because the didn't want to spend the time to render the insid...
by Brad
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 125
Views: 10612

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

Louie wrote:
Brad wrote:
skinzfan23 wrote:Noticed that they took down the Venice Inn sign this past week.


Darn. I was stating to think they were going to keep it since it stayed up so long...

Someone surely will buy that and keep it, no?


I yeah, I'm sure someone paid a pretty penny for it.
by Brad
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2018 Sandhill Crane Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 110

2018 Sandhill Crane Thread

Cranes usually start showing up next week. Wonder what this cold winter is going to do the schedule... Reminder, Cranes start to arrive around Valentines Day, Peak near St Patrick's Day, and are gone by Tax Day. Rowe Sanctuary General Crane Tours - March 2 - April 8 - $35.00/person/tour Overnight Ph...
by Brad
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 125
Views: 10612

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

skinzfan23 wrote:Noticed that they took down the Venice Inn sign this past week.


Darn. I was stating to think they were going to keep it since it stayed up so long...
by Brad
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Blue Blood Brewing Company
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: Blue Blood Brewing Company

jlincoln wrote:Enjoy the backstory of blue blood brewing Company.
http://nebraskastories.org/videos/cops-robbers/


Nice video. Thanks for sharing!
by Brad
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017 Bald Eagle Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 836

Re: 2017 Bald Eagle Thread

A record 209 active bald eagle nests were estimated in Nebraska in 2007 by the Nebraska Game and Park Commission. The total exceeds 2016's record of 162 and represents a 56 percent increase. I'm guessing that was meant to say 2017 not 2007. Its great having so many of them around. Seems like anymor...
by Brad
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: The new USS Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 1471

Re: The new USS Omaha

There are 4 of my Omaha Skyline Photos hanging in the ship! I was really shocked when they buyer told me where they photos were heading. WOW hope someday you can have someone supply you with photos or snapshots of where they are placed. That would be cool to get. The buyer was going out for they bi...
by Brad
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: The new USS Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 1471

Re: The new USS Omaha

There are 4 of my Omaha Skyline Photos hanging in the ship! I was really shocked when they buyer told me where they photos were heading.
by Brad
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 7045

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

I missed the beginning of the game, but on the half time show, they said the Jays came out in a zone defense, something they normally don't play in. Apparently the Jays didn't execute the zone very well and Nova was just draining 3's against the zone. As long as they use this as a learning experienc...

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