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by EastCB
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Anyone know where this may have been taken?
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: Anyone know where this may have been taken?

no, it is the Lincoln Monument. You can see the north grain elevator.
by EastCB
Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2540
Views: 240993

Re: Official: Capitol District

Whoopie!!!
by EastCB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: South Sioux--New Hotel
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Re: South Sioux--New Hotel

This is not going to be AC. It will be Delta Hotel by Marriot. The former Marina Inn. Opening late summer early fall.
by EastCB
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2016 Most Popular Nebraska Attractions
Replies: 14
Views: 819

Re: 2016 Most Popular Nebraska Attractions

I also didn't see the Lauritzen Gardens on the list.
by EastCB
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 533
Views: 12168

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Ouch.
by EastCB
Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 583
Views: 84892

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

:what: :what: I've been watching nothing happen on this forum for a while and have wondered if anything is happening with the area anymore? :lol: Follow the Council Bluffs City Council Meetings. Broadmoor Development will be building the apartments and townhomes. It's moving along as fast as many Om...
by EastCB
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Chick-fil-A
Replies: 106
Views: 9340

Re: Chick-fil-A

I guess it only takes 7 years to build a Chick-fil-A in Council Bluffs, IA. http://i.imgur.com/Q3VxB5L.png Yeah, they have had their land bought for a while now. I finally went to Chic-fil-a this past week in Papillion. Took my granddaughter there after birthday shopping with her. I was not impress...
by EastCB
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2016 Fall Color Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1443

Re: 2016 Fall Color Thread

My yard is getting to be a blaze of color now. Paper birch are brilliant yellow, Doublefile viburnum and nannyberry viburnum are deep red and the amur maple are bright red. Ornamental grasses are rust colored. All against red of virginia creeper climbing the trees. My red oak and sugar maple have no...
by EastCB
Wed May 18, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: HDR Proposed Downtown Office
Replies: 500
Views: 32878

Re: HDR

:clap:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:I hope they announce soon just so this thread can die honestly. The pissing contest is getting old.


The best thing I've read regarding this topic in at least a week...

Ciao..LiO...Peace


:clap:
by EastCB
Thu May 05, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Aldi's
Replies: 29
Views: 2160

Re: Aldi's

I buy a lot of produce at Aldi's. The fresh greenbeans are so much better than any other grocery. Also, the fresh garlic, and peppers are great. I have never had any problems with mold, and I have kept them fresh for more than a week. I do go to HyVee but i don't want to be priceraped!!!Fareway is p...
by EastCB
Thu May 05, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: CHI
Replies: 18
Views: 1813

Re: CHI

My daughter-in-law, my ex-wife and a very good friend all work for CHI at different locations as RN's and none of them have any complaints.
by EastCB
Thu May 05, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: 100 Block Broadway
Replies: 81
Views: 11168

Re: 100 Block Broadway

New proposed 4 story building next to the Sawyer Building in Downtown CB. On the city council agenda May 9th.
by EastCB
Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:19 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: High rise housing downtown
Replies: 45
Views: 3111

Re: High rise housing downtown

Don't forget Midtown Crossing, Aksarben Village... Blackstone district is taking off, promise of Capitol district, Dundee is fantastic as always... cool things happening in north downtown. Heck, South 24th is fun to visit. I can live without the high rises... Omaha is doing just fine. Yep. So many ...
by EastCB
Sun Apr 17, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RiVEr RaPIds! In Omaha
Replies: 16
Views: 752

Re: RiVEr RaPIds! In Omaha

That is the Center Street dam on the Des Moines River. It was built in 1917.
by EastCB
Mon Mar 28, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Billy Frogg's (W Dodge)
Replies: 24
Views: 2214

Re: Billy Frogg's (W Dodge)

CoCo's
by EastCB
Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: $700 million I-80/29 reconstruction project
Replies: 210
Views: 43165

Re: $700 million I-80/29 reconstruction project

The first 8 years 425 million was spent on the reconstruction. The next 5 years 571 million will be spent. And finally, the last 2 years it will be 260 million. Considering that there are other highway projects in Iowa, I think this is pretty good.
by EastCB
Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: $700 million I-80/29 reconstruction project
Replies: 210
Views: 43165

Re: $700 million I-80/29 reconstruction project

It seems that the whole interstate project in CB is taking way longer than it should. I remember when they reconstructed the S 24th St bridge as one of the first steps to widening I-80. That bridge was completed in 2001. So here we are 15 years later, and still a ton of work to do on the roadway un...
by EastCB
Sat Mar 12, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: i680 lookout (Scenic stop)
Replies: 11
Views: 1207

Re: i680 lookout (Scenic stop)

Westbound I680. West of Beebeetown, Ia exit(21).
by EastCB
Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall(Gretna)
Replies: 600
Views: 96890

Re: Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall(Gretna)

Omababe wrote:
EastCB wrote:The Council bluffs location is 10,000 sq ft.


Hmmmm I might question that.

It's quite small compared to Hobby Lobby and even that dollar store.

that's what the pott co assessor says. Also, that's what it is listed at on LoopNet. I think two saying that may make it true'
by EastCB
Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall(Gretna)
Replies: 600
Views: 96890

Re: Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall(Gretna)

The Council bluffs location is 10,000 sq ft.
by EastCB
Sat Feb 13, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: A few new Omaha Skyline Photos
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: A few new Omaha Skyline Photos

Awesome photos!
by EastCB
Tue Feb 02, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: The Stothert Administration
Replies: 292
Views: 16614

Re: The Stothert Administration

I can't remember any Omaha school district cancelling school 18 hours before class began, and at least ten hours before a single flake fell. I can't help but think that Stothert's inability to clear the streets this year affected each superintendent's decision. Ya, her inability affected the decisi...
by EastCB
Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Downtown HDR Corporate Headquarters
Replies: 982
Views: 68086

Re: New HDR Corporate Headquarters

World Herald today said the parking garage will be 7 floors and the retail will be on the north side.
by EastCB
Sat Jan 23, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Omaha Area Kmart Discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 4840

Re: Eagle Run Kmart closing

One of the attractions that saves SuperSaver is its Meats section. They regularly have deep discounts on all kinds of cuts, and you can get a Boston Button for under $2 a pound. I have a few friends that smoke their own meats and when they go on sale like that they stock up. Also, besides Stoyich, ...
by EastCB
Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: The Burlington League Gastropub
Replies: 19
Views: 2878

Re: The Burlington League Gastropub

Can I ask what you had to eat?
by EastCB
Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 583
Views: 84892

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

Thanks for the great pictures, Brad.
by EastCB
Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: TD Ameritrade Park Omaha
Replies: 971
Views: 188369

Re: TD Ameritrade Park Omaha

daveoma wrote:
Athomsfere wrote:Omaha: Were people get drunk and break into attractions...?

What's next? The Zoo, TD...

It's much better to have this kind of crime in the headlines than rape and murder. As long as they're not ruining works of art or precious artifacts it's not tragic.

WOW????You are out of it. This is tragic.
by EastCB
Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save
Replies: 242
Views: 18650

Re: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save

Besides the new HyVee hurting them, I am sure the new Walmart on north 16th has also taken away a lot of their business. That NoFrills is really old and crappy.
by EastCB
Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Best Restaurant Meal in 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1955

Re: Best Restaurant Meal in 2015

Saigon Surface.
Twisted cork
M's
360 Steakhouse
by EastCB
Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Kings Food Host
Replies: 6
Views: 1110

Re: Kings Food Host

Speaking of Frenchees... I was just reading an article about the best 50 cheese recipes by each state and the Frenchee was chosen as Nebraska's representative. Nebraska: Cheese Frenchees Sorry Nebraska, your secret is out. Cheese Frenchees, basically deep fried cheese sandwiches, are a restaurant c...
by EastCB
Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Horseshoe Casino
Replies: 9
Views: 1355

Re: Horseshoe Casino

I went to the Dog races Friday night and the club house was packed. I went to the buffet before going upstairs to the Dog races and it was pretty awful. The buffet was dead with no more then 10 or 15 people in it which should of been a warning to us. The food on the buffet was cold and had been sit...
by EastCB
Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Horseshoe Casino
Replies: 9
Views: 1355

Horseshoe Casino

Last day of greyhound racing today. They want to put a hotel where the racetrack is.
by EastCB
Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 592
Views: 63712

Re: Westroads Development

Whenever I go to the mall I rarely want to go to a sit in restaurant. Maybe some people do so they could open a shop, but this isn't just one shop its an entire addition. Something this risky should be tested on a smaller scale first. If a lot of people like it then they could open up the addition....
by EastCB
Wed Dec 16, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: 100 Block Broadway
Replies: 81
Views: 11168

Re: 100 Block Broadway

Omaha_Gabe wrote:I cannot find the article, but I am sure i read somewhere that they could not be saved. They are to be torn down in order to have a developer come in and start with the land clear...... Don't quote me on that, but am pretty sure that was said somewhere..

That is what I understand.
by EastCB
Tue Dec 15, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Downtown Omaha vs Downtown Des Moines Construction
Replies: 88
Views: 7634

Re: Downtown Omaha vs Downtown Des Moines Construction

Depends how much you consider "downtown." Could add the row house project on 10th, the public market, Nichol Flats, CU Medical facility north of Cuming, Flats on Howard. Tetrad and Lanoha might now be in visual progress, but who knows what is happening behind the scenes. I would even argu...
by EastCB
Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Bregant House
Replies: 3
Views: 718

Re: Bregant House

And???
by EastCB
Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: NYC Highrise Boom
Replies: 13
Views: 1303

Re: NYC Highrise Boom

Actually, I like it.
by EastCB
Fri Nov 27, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: The Marketplace: S. 24th St and I-80
Replies: 111
Views: 21723

Re: The Marketplace: S. 24th St and I-80

I don't think the existing storefronts are large enough. Deb was only 7500 sq. ft. and it is the largest vacant space.
by EastCB
Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: New Police HQ
Replies: 16
Views: 2184

Re: New Police HQ

These two sites are included in the mid city corridor plan. No mention of a police station there.
by EastCB
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Mid-America Center
Replies: 105
Views: 16351

Re: Mid-America Center

The Nonpareil said northwest of MAC.

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