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by Brad
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 19
Views: 623

Re: Park East District

I really don't care what the name is... Its just great to see things really starting to take off in that area.
by Brad
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 26
Views: 1125

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

UNO went out to Denver this past weekend and got swept and never even scored a goal.
by Brad
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: New HyVee - Indian Creek (204th and Maple)
Replies: 18
Views: 3491

Re: New HyVee - Indian Creek (204th and Maple)

Douglas County Assessor confirmed this in 2011... Indian Creek development may be the location of Omaha's next Hy-Vee http://www.omaha.com/money/indian-creek-development-may-be-the-location-of-omaha-s/article_448d81ee-fd63-11e7-8a55-33578bd3d1b9.html Hy-Vee confirmed it owns two parcels of land in t...
by Brad
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 26
Views: 1125

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

Maverick Morning Skate by Omaha Sports Insider:
https://www.3newsnow.com/omahasportsins ... ning-skate

Look back at last weekend as well as a preview of the Denver series coming up this weekend.
by Brad
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 187
Views: 5178

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Great game last night! Here's my photo gallery:

http://whiteandbluereview.com/photo-gal ... n-victory/

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by Brad
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Mahoney State Park
Replies: 23
Views: 1191

Re: Mahoney State Park

Looks like its official! Meal in a mug too! I’ve been dropping hints for 5 months now, but, it’s official today. We are taking over the food and beverage operations at Mahoney State Park. We will operate the restaurant in the Peter Kiewit Lodge as well as all catering at the park. The menu will be a...
by Brad
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 217
Views: 24258

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

CenturyLink Center could get new name; MECA hopes new naming rights contract will bring in over $10 million http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/centurylink-center-could-get-new-name-meca-hopes-new-naming/article_1ad979de-fb9c-11e7-83b2-6bd1550fd044.html The Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Aut...
by Brad
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Merritt Beach (Hwy 75 - Cass County)
Replies: 2
Views: 1233

Re: Merritt Beach (Hwy 75 - Cass County)

From the Cass Gram:
http://cassgram.com/files/12_15East2017.pdf

100 Spot RV Campground coming to Merritt Beach.

They could start clearing and cleaning up the property as early as today.
by Brad
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 26
Views: 1125

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: 2710

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: 182

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: 6010

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: 187
Views: 5178

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: 182

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: 529

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: 187
Views: 5178

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: 968
Views: 99874

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: 499

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: 26
Views: 1125

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: 26
Views: 1125

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: 4116

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: 187
Views: 5178

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: 49883

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: 1490

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: 7641

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: 7074

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: 482

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: 18726

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: 26
Views: 1125

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: 187
Views: 5178

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: 18726

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: 3032

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: 482

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: 2710

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: 26
Views: 1125

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: 1943

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: 5878

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: 277

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: 2155

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: 5878

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:

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