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by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3349

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Fake news?

You can't actually be serious about that |expletive|. :koko:
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1015
Views: 114563

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

choke wrote:
HR Paperstacks wrote:I was at the YP Summit today and the mayor said she met with the developer Friday and also hinted at a Nordstroms.


Did you get to hear Ari Shapiro speak? I did not know he was going to be in Omaha. I would have taken the day off. :(

Yeah, it was a really interesting talk.
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137476

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

If I'm not wrong I remember seeing somewhere that the stretch of 168 from dodge to blondo has one of the highest accident rates in the city. I could be completely wrong though. I think since they converted the middle lane from a TWLTL to a northbound lane, the accident rate went way up. But they ne...
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 23
Views: 2265

Re: Conagra campus development plans

At the YP Summit today, the mayor said Conagra has plans for the campus and she was impressed with them. Didn't give any more details though.
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1015
Views: 114563

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I was at the YP Summit today and the mayor said she met with the developer Friday and also hinted at a Nordstroms.
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 853
Views: 83435

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

HR Paperstacks wrote:USA Today has a poll out for best zoo. HDZ is currently #1.

We've moved down to #2 :(
Remember, you can vote once a day!
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 16th Street Master Plan
Replies: 340
Views: 39697

Re: 16th Street Master Plan

buildomaha wrote:What if they plowed through the bottom of the building like 17th goes under the woodmen parking garage, although I have no clue where the lobby for the hotel would end up it seems a lot easier than tunneling or demolishing the building...

I like this idea. The lobby can move to the second floor.
by HR Paperstacks
Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 60
Views: 1396

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

Can't wait!

My prediction: 926,425 metro; 964,675.
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1907
Views: 257725

Re: Midtown Crossing

Living in Gretna I do a fair amount DT (MT) in Omaha but I have to say I never saw a movie here. That is a factor of other closer options and not seeing many movies in the theater. That being said I hate to see this go and think this will be a bigger loss to the focus of the development than a rest...
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 569
Views: 57572

Re: Westroads Development

debradomayer wrote:As an employee of a retailer that has been relocated 3 times in 13 years at Westroads, I can tell you that it is the retailer who pays for the relocation & remodel.

Was it the retailer that wanted to move or the mall? If it's the latter, then that doesn't sound fair.
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 853
Views: 83435

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

USA Today has a poll out for best zoo. HDZ is currently #1.
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street Widening
Replies: 66
Views: 5832

Re: Street Widening

168th Center to Q is needing this just as bad. Are there plans for this? I can't imagine the city putting a new bridge across Zorinsky. Some roads should just stay 2 lanes. They do need stop lights at the entrances to the park on both sides of the bridge. Yes, the plans are to do it in 2018-2019. H...
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1283

Re: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:EDIT : What the heck? I typed the letters N O D O and the website changed it to say North Downtown.

N.O.D.O. Is a bad word and is censored :;):
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1283

Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

Proposed $1.2 billion mixed-use development would be 'unique' in west Omaha, planner says A $1.2 billion development proposed for 192nd Street and West Dodge Road would create a bustling “gateway to western Omaha” and would include offices, stores, apartments and green space. Dubbed Avenue One, it ...
by HR Paperstacks
Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street Widening
Replies: 66
Views: 5832

Re: Street Widening

HJp2434 wrote:
Coyote wrote:City will acquire needed land for 156th St widening between Pepperwood and Corby...
When are they wanting to begin this project?

I'm pretty sure this year.
by HR Paperstacks
Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street Widening
Replies: 66
Views: 5832

Re: 168th Center-Pacific

168th Center to Q is needing this just as bad. Are there plans for this? I can't imagine the city putting a new bridge across Zorinsky. Some roads should just stay 2 lanes. They do need stop lights at the entrances to the park on both sides of the bridge. Yes, the plans are to do it in 2018-2019.
by HR Paperstacks
Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137476

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

GRANDPASMUCKER wrote:That article is full of FAKE NEWS!

:roll: Wow. How ignorant are you? Just because you don't agree with something doesn't make it fake news.
by HR Paperstacks
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137476

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Well then we need a way to benefit those who live closer to the train and punish those who live out on the boundary. So it sounds like adding people movers is effectively equivalent as adding lanes. Kind of nasty to people on fixed incomes who moved to west Omaha 30 years ago. How about we think ab...
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1907
Views: 257725

Re: Midtown Crossing

It's really dying down here right now. But I feel like it will work itself out. They just need to get more affordable options instead of trying to be a pricey entertainment destination. I barely go to most of the places because it's not reasonable for me to go often. Some have said that Goin' Postal...
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street Widening
Replies: 66
Views: 5832

Re: Street Widening

Sounds like plans are in the works for 168th Street between Dodge and Maple: Heavily traveled 168th Street to be widened; residents' input sought City of Omaha engineers and residents of northwest Omaha agree: It’s time for a makeover along heavily traveled 168th Street. City officials are planning...
by HR Paperstacks
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 4419

Re: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion

Home Goods will be next door to the Burlington Coat Factory. TJ Maxx and Homegoods now confirmed. Also Sierra Trading Post: Sierra Trading Post, T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods opening Omaha stores Sierra Trading Post, T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods have plans for new stores in northwest Omaha. The three retailers, ...
by HR Paperstacks
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 71
Views: 2244

Re: Facebook Data Center

Greg S wrote:What would qualify as an exciting data center?

Personally, I'd like to see Amazon.
by HR Paperstacks
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 71
Views: 2244

Re: Facebook Data Center

While this is a great get, I'm a little disappointed it is Facebook. I was hoping it would be a more exciting company.
by HR Paperstacks
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)
Replies: 20
Views: 796

Re: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)

Public Works officials said they expect to work on the project between April and November of next year . So why are they closing it this year? Emphasis added to reflect date of OWH article: City to add center lane on 84th Street from Pacific to Dodge http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/city-to-add-cent...
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Development of Regency, Old Mill, and Miracle Hills
Replies: 10
Views: 440

Re: The Development of Regency, Old Mill, and Miracle Hills

RockHarbor wrote:I'm surprised by the 1980's color-coded sections (mustard yellow sections) within Central & Eastern Omaha.

Yeah, I was surprised by that too. Apparently the 80's brought a lot of infill instead of sprawl.
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Development of Regency, Old Mill, and Miracle Hills
Replies: 10
Views: 440

Re: The Development of Regency, Old Mill, and Miracle Hills

Speaking of when areas of Omaha were developed, I came across this graphic that has all that info (along with sidewalk coverage):
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by HR Paperstacks
Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Mixed Use Development & Freeway Discussion
Replies: 42
Views: 128

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

Also: I can't tell if Sarpy County alone is being aggressive about its new growth (and projected growth), or if Omaha & the State of Nebraska kinda want most of the new Omaha-area growth to be down there as well? It just feels like that to me -- for some reason. Omaha wants it more in the north...
by HR Paperstacks
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)
Replies: 20
Views: 796

Re: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)

Public Works officials said they expect to work on the project between April and November of next year.

So why are they closing it this year?
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)
Replies: 20
Views: 796

Re: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)

Not really any new information, but here is the notice from the Public Works website:
City of Omaha Public Works wrote:Starting Monday, February 20th, 2017, 84th Street from Dodge Street to Pacific Street WILL BE CLOSED due to street construction by Roloff Construction and will be in effect until mid December 2017.
by HR Paperstacks
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: West Broadway Corridor Plan
Replies: 83
Views: 6843

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

I was curious so I reached out to the Iowa DOT and found that they did reroute Highway 6 to I-29 & I-80. The Iowa DOT transferred West Broadway to the city of Council Bluffs last May, effective July 1, 2016. That resulted in why the signs were removed on I-480 and West Broadway in Iowa because W...
by HR Paperstacks
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1015
Views: 114563

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Coyote wrote:Isn't there a difference to 'Crossroads' proper and the Best Buy property?

Yes. But Yates bought up all the property to combine it for Crossroads Village. But until/unless that begins, it's probably still considered separate.
by HR Paperstacks
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)
Replies: 20
Views: 796

Re: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)

I noticed a sign saying they were going to close 84th between Dodge and Pacific soon. I didn't really pay attention if it said any more than that. But I have not heard anything about it being widened. Could it be that the trees need to be torn down because of that Emerald Ash Borer?
by HR Paperstacks
Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: West Broadway Corridor Plan
Replies: 83
Views: 6843

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Speaking of West Broadway - I noticed that the signs on I-480 have the highway six shield covered now. Does anyone know why? Is it to detour people from using Broadway while this construction goes on? To me it looks like they were removed. I am not sure if this has anything to do with the fact that...
by HR Paperstacks
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: West Broadway Corridor Plan
Replies: 83
Views: 6843

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Speaking of West Broadway - I noticed that the signs on I-480 have the highway six shield covered now. Does anyone know why? Is it to detour people from using Broadway while this construction goes on?
by HR Paperstacks
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Mixed Use Development & Freeway Discussion
Replies: 42
Views: 128

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

Oh, as for the Dodge Expressway not connecting with cleanly with I-80 - years ago they planned on a freeway north of Dodge from I-480 to I-680. It would have been nice to have built that and eliminated some traffic from I-80. I-80 is a nightmare. It always backs up and needs to be widened more and m...
by HR Paperstacks
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Mixed Use Development & Freeway Discussion
Replies: 42
Views: 128

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

I feel like Blair High Road should be converted to a freeway. It would make sense. As for why there isn't an interchange at Blondo - it's too close to Maple. That would cause an even bigger mess. You have to remember that around I-680, Maple is further south - 2900 N vs 3700 N a mile west. Freeway i...
by HR Paperstacks
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sirius XM radio
Replies: 17
Views: 411

Re: Sirius XM radio

I had a trial when I got my new truck. I didn't really care for it. They really tried to get me to renew at the reduced rate. But I just like Pandora One better. I can customize my stations to my liking. And the Thumbprint station offers a lot of variety.
by HR Paperstacks
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3349

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Yes, we are in dire need of that wall. Especially with that negative immigration we've been having with Mexico. :roll: Grandpa - you are in the minority with your unjustified hate. No one truly wants that pointless wall. People who truly want in will get around it anyways just like they do now (a wa...
by HR Paperstacks
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 1113

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

Well Trump's administration is starting to push censorship. If you truly paid attention to politics you'd see that. His chief of staff has said the media should keep their mouths shut, his press secretary keeps trying to gaslight everyone and every time someone mentions something negative, Trump att...
by HR Paperstacks
Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 1113

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

Proud to be a deplorable. That's not something to be proud of. It shows true ignorance to call yourself something negative thinking it's good. And they are not really worried about Trump touching them - they are worried about what message that sends to everyone else. 102 year olds get raped. It's n...

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