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by Brad
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 23
Views: 1025

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

The Mavs got the sweep this weekend against Miami.

Friday 11-7 (Broke and tied a few records for the School, Conference, and Arena)
Saturday 4-3

Even the goalie scored Friday night!
by Brad
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 34
Views: 2614

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

JPenny wrote:It looks like the street lights on Chicago between 22nd and 24th are LED


I saw some on Friday night on Woolworth between 45th and 48th. I didn't get a good look, but they didn't seem nearly as bright as the lights Iowa uses.
by Brad
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swans at DeSoto Bend
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: Swans at DeSoto Bend

Sweet, thanks for the heads up. I would assume the lake is completely frozen, if so, where are the Swans hanging out at? The main visitors center has a bubbler in the lake that keeps that part of the lake from freezing. They were right in front of that building. Thanks! I have been meaning to go up...
by Brad
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Berkshire Hathaway Business News
Replies: 55
Views: 5948

Re: Berkshire Hathaway Business News

Several OWH Stories about Berkshire Hathaway: Berkshire Hathaway adds 2 top executives as vice chairmen, fueling speculation about Warren Buffett's successor http://www.omaha.com/money/berkshire-hathaway-adds-top-executives-as-vice-chairmen-fueling-speculation/article_b8bf5342-f603-11e7-820b-d70a5e3...
by Brad
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 4667

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Thanks Doug!
by Brad
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swans at DeSoto Bend
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: Swans at DeSoto Bend

Sweet, thanks for the heads up. I would assume the lake is completely frozen, if so, where are the Swans hanging out at?
by Brad
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Bärchen - 6209 Maple Street - Downtown Benson
Replies: 3
Views: 499

Re: Bärchen - 6209 Maple Street - Downtown Benson

Review: Bärchen keeps it simple to serve up a tasty spread of sausages, sandwiches and German beer http://www.omaha.com/go/dining/review-b-rchen-keeps-it-simple-to-serve-up-a/article_d3259c29-57fc-54c0-9467-8780a8f4d210.html The beer garden behind Benson’s Bärchen was covered in a blanket of snow w...
by Brad
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 4667

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Fun game. Jays looked really good. Fun interview with Coach Mac and Steve Lavin: https://twitter.com/BluejayMBB/status/950938112569442305 and then more fun in Omaha with Steve Lavin and Dollar Beer Night: https://twitter.com/BluejayMBB/status/950941696816132096 My Photo Gallery: http://whiteandbluer...
by Brad
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 967
Views: 99501

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Looks like the IMAX theater is undergoing major renovations and will be closed from Jan 15 - Mar 30 No longer will be branded as an IMAX either, moving forward it is the Lozier Giant Screen Theater. Hard to believe its 21 years old already! Is "IMAX" starting to become a thing of the past?
by Brad
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: NW of 114th & Dodge
Replies: 4
Views: 459

Re: NW of 114th & Dodge

Coyote wrote:This is not a rumor, there is a thread about this somewhere, I can't find it on my phone though...


I agree. I think they might have talked about it on the Grow Omaha Radio Show last year too.
by Brad
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 23
Views: 1025

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

Got waxed tonight... 7-0
by Brad
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 23
Views: 1025

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

Omaha goes in to the “palace on the prairie” in Grand Forks and beats #6 North Dakota by a score of 4-1! Go Mavs!
by Brad
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dewey 3700 (Arthur Metz mansion)
Replies: 40
Views: 4053

Re: Dewey 3700 (Arthur Metz mansion)

Apparently this is now called "Dewey 3700"

http://www.amilestoneproperty.com/3700-dewey/
by Brad
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 4667

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Omaha Cowboy texted me that he accidentally deleted my photos. So here they are again.

Photo Gallery:
http://whiteandbluereview.com/photo-gal ... -st-johns/

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by Brad
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Ralston Arena (72 and Q)
Replies: 311
Views: 49743

Re: Ralston Arena (72 and Q)

I noticed on the local news that for the 3rd year in a row (Ever since UNO moved Basketball to the Baxter), the Metro Holiday tournament at the Ralston Arena has used the Basketball court from the Mid America Center. Still say "IOWA" and "Mid America Center" on it ans still has t...
by Brad
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future
Replies: 24
Views: 1446

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

I don't know if we want to be following Iowas lead on interstate concepts. When you cross the Missouri River bridge on Interstate -80 and go over to I-29 you take a funky 1 lane hot wheels track like ramp into the sky. Concrapulations to the genius that came up with that. I'd be willing to bet that...
by Brad
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Crescent Moon Ale House, Beertopia, Huber Haus
Replies: 68
Views: 7583

Re: Crescent Moon Ale House, Beertopia, Huber Haus

Beertopia now has a door in to Max and Joes:
https://www.facebook.com/BeertopiaOmaha/

Seems like they are turning Max and Joes in to more of a tasting room for Beertopia now.
by Brad
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter
Replies: 90
Views: 7020

Re: Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter

Bass Pro has added Cabela's to their sponsorship of Ryan Newman's #31 Chevrolet Camaro. Bass pro is one of 3 primary sponsors for the #31 so it won't be there every race.

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by Brad
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stirnella - Blackstone
Replies: 10
Views: 469

Re: Stirnella - Blackstone

iamjacobm wrote:I went to Stirnella and The Red Lion on Friday night as well Brad. Funny coincidence.


Nice! With an 8 month old, we were there fairly early.
by Brad
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18621

Re: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED

BPHusker wrote:I bought a gift card as a Christmas gift two weeks ago and now they close? They had to have known they were closing, yet were still selling gift cards.


Said on a WOWT news story they were offering refunds.
by Brad
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 23
Views: 1025

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

UNO completed the sweep of 19th ranked Union on Saturday night. Side note, Tony Boone reported that Mason Morelli is out for the season because of an ACL injury suffered over Christmas Break.

Photo Gallery:
http://bit.ly/2CuVSkh

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by Brad
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 4667

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Noticed yesterday that some of the guys in the lane would catch a pass under the bucket and have a look on their face like "Why the heck did you just pass that to me" which is most cases led to a missed shot or a turnover. Never noticed that like I did yesterday. WBR Photo gallery from SWI...
by Brad
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18621

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

Heard some 3rd hand information strouds has closed.
by Brad
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Oriental Trading CEO on "Undercover Boss"
Replies: 16
Views: 3016

Re: Oriental Trading CEO on "Undercover Boss"

Oriental Trading CEO who turned company into profitable part of Berkshire dies at 56

http://www.omaha.com/money/oriental-tra ... fe050.html
by Brad
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stirnella - Blackstone
Replies: 10
Views: 469

Re: Stirnella - Blackstone

We finally made it to Stirnella last night. Everything we had was great. Cool place, great service, nice bar menu and local beer selection. There were 4 of use and we shared everything. Appetizers: arancini, grilled oysters, wedge. Small Plates: coddled egg, spatzle, pot roast, tortellini Larger Pla...
by Brad
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 34
Views: 2614

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

I noticed the other night that the new (although I think temporary) streetlights at 132 and Giles are LED.

I also noticed some LED Streetlights in Lincoln.
by Brad
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 23
Views: 1025

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

UNO had a 5-1 win over Union last night. Hope they can pull off the sweep tonight and start this second half off on the right foot.
by Brad
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Colonial Hotel - Blackstone (38th and Farnam)
Replies: 31
Views: 1911

Re: Colonial Hotel - Blackstone (38th and Farnam)

We went to the Red Lion Lounge last night. It was a really cool place. It was all brand new, but had that old school dark and coyz lounge feel. Red velvet booths, old school lounge chairs and nice jazz music. Definately worth checking out next time you are in the area.
by Brad
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: New building to replace OM Diner?
Replies: 47
Views: 5846

Re: New building to replace OM Diner?

Garrett wrote:And what does this site plan call for?


I wish I could say, but I'm sure when the plans are made public, people are going to be really impressed and excited.
by Brad
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017-2018 Winter Storms
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: 2017-2018 Winter Storms

Sunday-Monday could bring Omaha's coldest temperatures in 15+ years http://www.omaha.com/news/sunday-monday-could-bring-omaha-s-coldest-temperatures-in-years/article_a9308320-3c91-538e-bb55-14bc8350c96d.html On Jan. 4, 2010, Omaha had 17 inches of snow on the ground, the temperature bottomed out at...
by Brad
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows
Replies: 16
Views: 2129

Re: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows

Omaha's annual downtown New Year's Eve firework show has been postponed by cold weather http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/omaha-s-annual-downtown-new-year-s-eve-firework-show/article_f1e4f8dc-ec05-11e7-b5b0-97039ba8b3bf.html The show will instead take place Saturday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. It will include ...
by Brad
Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: New building to replace OM Diner?
Replies: 47
Views: 5846

Re: New building to replace OM Diner?

Coyote wrote:Site Plan Review was submitted to the Planning Commission.


And you might know the guy that drafted that site plan... :shock:
by Brad
Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Multisports Complex
Replies: 202
Views: 17482

Re: Nebraska Multisports Complex

After slow start, fundraising picks up for Nebraska Multisport Complex in La Vista http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/after-slow-start-fundraising-picks-up-for-nebraska-multisport-complex/article_ab4f747a-3179-58ed-966c-5b2eefce7b98.html After a slow start, the group raised more than $11 million in 20...
by Brad
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Dodge Pointe (NW 168th & Dodge)
Replies: 112
Views: 20548

Re: West Dodge Pointe (NW 168th & Dodge)

Baxter dealerships coming along nicely. Photos from last weekend. 1. Omaha http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171217sc8a0452.jpg 2. Volkswagen http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171217sc8a0455.jpg 3. Service Building http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171217sc8a0456.jpg
by Brad
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold
Replies: 34
Views: 2707

Re: Sunset Valley Golf Club - Sold

1. Existing clubhouse http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171223sc8a1659.jpg 2. Looking west from the parking lot http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171223sc8a1660.jpg 3. Looking north from the parking lot http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171223sc8a1665.jpg
by Brad
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha's Most Unique Homes??
Replies: 24
Views: 2275

Re: Omaha's Most Unique Homes??

This house in my neighborhood has been taking forever, but seems like its going to be really unique when its done. Its right across from Westside's football field. 1. http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171223sc8a1687.jpg 2. http://cranesandtrains.com/images/20171223sc8a1689.jpg
by Brad
Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westside Community Schools Construction
Replies: 6
Views: 746

Re: Westside Community Schools Construction

The new Oakdale Elementary is complete and teachers are moving their things in. Sunset Hills Elementary is about 1/2 complete, school continues next door in the old building. Swanson Elementary is now closed and teachers are moving their things out ahead of demolition. 1. Oakdale Elementary http://c...
by Brad
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oakdale Flats
Replies: 25
Views: 2759

Re: Oakdale Flats

Photo Update:

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by Brad
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)
Replies: 17
Views: 1977

Re: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)

Just finishing up demo, about ready to begin construction.

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by Brad
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Don & Millie's
Replies: 13
Views: 1316

Re: Don & Millie's

Looks ready to open

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