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by bbinks
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Amigo's 147th and Maple
Replies: 7
Views: 2377

Re: Amigo's 147th and Maple

Greg S wrote:Amigo's on Maple opened today.

Greg


It seems like it took a lot longer for this to open than most other fast food types to open. Framing was started early September. 8 months till opening day?

Good that it's open now, I saw the opening on the 19th on their marquee last week.
by bbinks
Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1040
Views: 117224

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Coyote wrote:Word on the street... The boystown project is attractive all the tenants Crossroads was courting. Expect little retail now at the Crossroads.


Target will have a huge parking lot all to itself soon.
by bbinks
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save
Replies: 241
Views: 17241

Re: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save

Yeah. And inside they moved the products around, painted the walls, and vacated the old liquor section of the building. Wondered why they have all vacated the liquor store. Everything I read, that's a huge money maker for stores and places like HyVee keep adding larger and larger liquor stores. The...
by bbinks
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING
Replies: 19
Views: 1371

Re: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING

I never made it there, was hesitant based on reviews alone of quality and price. You didn't miss anything, believe me.. Grab a pie at Orsi's, La Casa, Big Fred's, Mama's, Roman Coin, Pitch, Dante's, Oscar's, Valentino's, Sortino's or even Zio's (etc) .. Your pizza taste buds will be much better off...
by bbinks
Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING
Replies: 19
Views: 1371

Re: Uncle Maddios - CLOSING

Closing: A huge thank you to the Omaha community for being great fans and supporters of Uncle Maddio's! It has been an honor and joy serving you and your families for the past two years, but Friday 4/7 will be our last day in business. Come on out and enjoy your favorite hot pie and a Love Cookie o...
by bbinks
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 239
Views: 6462

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Mello is a young Suttle or Fahey. Spend, spend, spend, and give in to OFD.
by bbinks
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 48
Views: 5198

Re: Gordman's Business News

Any guesses as to who may take over the new location on Maple?
by bbinks
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Target
Replies: 9
Views: 411

Re: Target

Greg S wrote:
nebugeater wrote:Isn't it correct that the First Super Target that they built was in Omaha?


Correct, the one at 132nd and Maple. Joe Montana came to the opening of the Omaha store. The 2nd one was in Lawerence Kansas.

Greg


Third was Papillion. That one has had little done to it in the remodel aspect though.
by bbinks
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: NE Corner of 72nd & Pacific
Replies: 14
Views: 1452

Re: NE Corner of 72nd & Pacific

Coyote wrote:Official: Broncos Land Co, DBA as Kum & Go will be rebuilding here, with a large parking lot.


I had thought that Broncos Lad Co was the owner of what used to be the Broncos there, and that they had just kept the land and leased to the Runza.
by bbinks
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1040
Views: 117224

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

choke wrote:That Sears at the Crossroads is like a cockroach. It could survive a nuclear bomb. Even if Sears folds, somehow that one will remain open with its 99-year lease.


Its a HazMat dream. Probably asbestos aplenty.
by bbinks
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1040
Views: 117224

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Sears has 'substantial doubt' that it can survive Sears Holdings is not even sure it can raise enough cash through loans and debt financing to survive. The company owes $4.2 billion, up from about $3 billion a year ago. It lost $2.2 billion in the fiscal year ending in January and has not turned an...
by bbinks
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: NE 108th & Q
Replies: 10
Views: 676

Re: NE 108th & Q

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:
bbinks wrote:Baskin Robbins maybe?

Back in the day there was a Baskin Robbins on the northwest corner. Are they presently expanding?


Just a thought. Dunkin Donuts is their parent company.
by bbinks
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: NE 108th & Q
Replies: 10
Views: 676

Re: NE 108th & Q

Baskin Robbins maybe?
by bbinks
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Zio's Pizza
Replies: 20
Views: 1230

Re: Zio's Pizza

As a self proclaimed pizza lover and maker I offer the following humble opinion. As a reasonable priced, casual, New York style pie, Zio's is very good. Good slightly sweet sauce with a good melt on the cheese. Slightly oily (as it is supposed to be). It's hard to compare to other types of pizza, l...
by bbinks
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: De Leon's Mexican - Omaha Locations
Replies: 21
Views: 5026

Re: De Leon's Mexican - Omaha Locations

Coyote wrote:Did the Saddle Creek DeLeon's just go out of business?


Many moons ago when I worked for Taco Bell, I was at this location when it was a Hot 'n Now.

Looks like the property is for lease too.

http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/19719673 ... -Omaha-NE/
by bbinks
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Baker's stores spruce up
Replies: 50
Views: 5311

Re: Baker's stores spruce up

There's some chatter on the Nextdoor app/site that the 90th & Fort location may be closing. Some posters say they have heard yes and no from their sources. Anyone here hear anything? I would say almost never believe anything you hear on nextdoor... Lol, if everything my neighborhood posted was ...
by bbinks
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Baker's stores spruce up
Replies: 50
Views: 5311

Re: Baker's stores spruce up

There's some chatter on the Nextdoor app/site that the 90th & Fort location may be closing. Some posters say they have heard yes and no from their sources.

Anyone here hear anything?
by bbinks
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: WE'VE GOT JIMMY JOHN'S!!!!
Replies: 115
Views: 11079

Re: WE'VE GOT JIMMY JOHN'S!!!!

The one on 108th & Maple moved across the street a few years back when the new strip mall opened. The pharmacy that was in the Ban & Save is also there.
by bbinks
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 570
Views: 58376

Re: Westroads Development

It was the mall that needed us to move. First we were relocated for DSW, then it was House of Hoops & then it was for Rue 21. When H&M was coming in, they tried to move the Afternoon & the owner didn't like any of the spots open, so she closed. She was one of the original tenants when t...
by bbinks
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 570
Views: 58376

Re: Westroads Development

Looks like Aunt Annie's is moving to a permanent kiosk on the first floor in the center of the mall where Microsoft was. Perfume store has also moved to another bay, meaning all four bays on the second floor near Younker's will be empty. Wonder if someone is moving in to take the whole space since ...
by bbinks
Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Metro Area Fires
Replies: 27
Views: 1550

Re: Metro Area Fires

Brad wrote:
bbinks wrote:Was there 2 or 3 at the complex at 144th & Maple? All smoking that I recall.


Those have been a couple years now, and several others around town since them.


I know of the time frame, just not how many.
by bbinks
Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Metro Area Fires
Replies: 27
Views: 1550

Re: Metro Area Fires

Was there 2 or 3 at the complex at 144th & Maple? All smoking that I recall.
by bbinks
Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Sertinos Cafe (Eagle Run)
Replies: 4
Views: 454

Re: Sertinos Cafe (Eagle Run)

It always surprises me that these new not yet open restaurants already have several 5-Star Facebook or Google reviews. I see it regularly. The Rogue on 90th also had 5-Star reviews before Voodoo even closed. Probably employees and owners/management padding the reviews.
by bbinks
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fresh Thyme
Replies: 49
Views: 4606

Re: Fresh Thyme

Their produce and meat are cheaper than HyVee. And better quality.
by bbinks
Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 102
Views: 6833

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

I've not been to Legends for years after my last 2 visits weren't that great. Used to be really good when the Cherry Hills location opened,
by bbinks
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1040
Views: 117224

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Darn, why did they allow that nice Target to be built there? Ugh... (I like Target and I shop there sometimes, but a large parking lot & 1-story Target is not good enough for 72nd & Dodge, imo. How boring... Saddle Creek? Maybe Best Buy painted the old building as a requirement from their l...
by bbinks
Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Grane @ Midtown Crossing
Replies: 28
Views: 2011

Re: Grane (CLOSING)

As many of us have predicted for some time, Grane is closing at the end of the month... http://www.omaha.com/living/following-brix-whiskey-bar-grane-to-close-parent-company-owes/article_3491f0fe-f562-11e6-a078-b312a5e25296.html Looks like he'll lose all personal assets now. Needs to so some jail ti...
by bbinks
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: pizza shoppe closing?
Replies: 9
Views: 692

Re: pizza shoppe closing?

RockHarbor wrote:I've never been there. Is that "Pizza Shoppe" as in the chain (the title spelled in Gothic lettering)? If so, I never knew Omaha had a Pizza Shoppe location.


You may be thinking of "The Pizza Place", which changed names to Red's Savoy Pizza about 5 years ago.
by bbinks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 4534

Re: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion

Unless they combine those 3 as they are under the same parent company. Kind of like the co-branded pizza hut/kfc/taco bell.
by bbinks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Grane @ Midtown Crossing
Replies: 28
Views: 2011

Re: Grane (CLOSING)

As many of us have predicted for some time, Grane is closing at the end of the month... http://www.omaha.com/living/following-brix-whiskey-bar-grane-to-close-parent-company-owes/article_3491f0fe-f562-11e6-a078-b312a5e25296.html Looks like he'll lose all personal assets now. Needs to so some jail ti...
by bbinks
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)
Replies: 77
Views: 11988

Re: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)

108th & Emmet is next oldest. I think it was a few years old when I worked there in 1987/88.
by bbinks
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)
Replies: 77
Views: 11988

Re: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)

Brad wrote:
bbinks wrote:
Coyote wrote:McDonald's


The old one on Military will sit empty I'd bet. Last time I drove that area the vacant building north of the McD was finally torn down.


There is a McDonalds 4 blocks north of here on 72nd and Lake.


I think that is the one I was thinking of.
by bbinks
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)
Replies: 77
Views: 11988

Re: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)

Coyote wrote:McDonald's


The old one on Military will sit empty I'd bet. Last time I drove that area the vacant building north of the McD was finally torn down.
by bbinks
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Kum & Go Business News
Replies: 79
Views: 7433

Re: Kum & Go Business News

Anyone know what may be planned for the land on the other side of Fort? It's been sold, but owner is a law firm. Thats a big enough parcel for a QT or other competitor.
by bbinks
Mon Feb 06, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Sears
Replies: 39
Views: 823

Re: Westroads Development

Honestly with Sears and KMart I don't know why you go there anymore and who there customer is. With Target, you go for cheaper prices but you want no part of Wal Mart. With Wal Mart, you go there based on price only. Greg With Sears some go for the Craftsman Underwear! Is it covered by the same lif...
by bbinks
Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sorenson Park Plaza
Replies: 190
Views: 29770

Re: Sorenson Park Plaza

With Shopko closing, Gorman's should move into Sorensen Plaza and bring their business there helping it become a destination location. Gordman's is right behind Shopko. I don't think they got their stocks above a dollar. This past Saturday, at 2pm, Gordmans maybe had 10 cars in their lot at the 90t...
by bbinks
Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Brix Wine and Spirits (CLOSING)
Replies: 113
Views: 10490

Re: Brix Wine and Spirits (CLOSING)

Anyone who patronizes Grane is a fool. The owner likely allowed the sale of gift cards the morning before its closure. He likely knew, and did zilch to protect the consumer. If I had an outstanding Brix gift card, I'd be so tempted to go into Grane, order up a huge order of craft drinks, take one d...
by bbinks
Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sorenson Park Plaza
Replies: 190
Views: 29770

Re: Sorenson Park Plaza

With Shopko closing, Gorman's should move into Sorensen Plaza and bring their business there helping it become a destination location. Gordman's is right behind Shopko. I don't think they got their stocks above a dollar. This past Saturday, at 2pm, Gordmans maybe had 10 cars in their lot at the 90t...
by bbinks
Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Brix Wine and Spirits (CLOSING)
Replies: 113
Views: 10490

Re: Brix Wine and Spirits (CLOSING)

Anyone who patronizes Grane is a fool. The owner likely allowed the sale of gift cards the morning before its closure. He likely knew, and did zilch to protect the consumer. If I had an outstanding Brix gift card, I'd be so tempted to go into Grane, order up a huge order of craft drinks, take one d...
by bbinks
Sun Jan 22, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Brix Wine and Spirits (CLOSING)
Replies: 113
Views: 10490

Re: Brix Wine and Spirits (CLOSING)

Anyone who patronizes Grane is a fool. The owner likely allowed the sale of gift cards the morning before its closure. He likely knew, and did zilch to protect the consumer. If I had an outstanding Brix gift card, I'd be so tempted to go into Grane, order up a huge order of craft drinks, take one d...

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