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by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1876
Views: 153164

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Coyote wrote:Talked with Hal Daub this morning and he said that the backbone line will be from the Clink to Farnam and the past Saddle Creek. Finances are coming along...


I don't want Hal to send some of his boys out to give me a tune up so I will say this is in secret code. AKEFAY EWSNAY!
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 43
Views: 2255

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

They will pick our pockets and make us pay those teachers retirements same as they did for the police and fireman. Maybe even make us pay another dollar or two more a day Restaurant Tax.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Local vanity plates
Replies: 106
Views: 14422

Re: Local vanity plates

It said in the paper today that some guy here in Nebraska has bought a plate that says COVFEFE :lol: On a side note I have wondered if maybe that's the nic name that Trump and his boys use behind closed doors for Rachel Madow. I have heard gay females referred to as FeFes before and she is on TV eve...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)
Replies: 320
Views: 36174

Re: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)

You do realize it's possible to be leased but not yet have build out started....kind of how that works. People sign a lease THEN the space gets finished. You are right to a point....that being said there is not a sales office in town that counts things like "hes almost sold" or "they...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 958
Views: 95828

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Create a new type of season family pass that sells for 15-20 dollars less then a regular pass that only lets you in on weekdays. :yes:
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)
Replies: 320
Views: 36174

Re: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)

http://www.omaha.com/money/millard-s-lumberyard-district-sees-dramatic-transformation-into-space-for/article_3c0450f6-7e15-537e-826c-b0e854e98015.html the six-block district in the historic heart of Old Millard is nearing the finish of a dramatic transformation into offices, retailers and apartment...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 29, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I recall correctly, she did try to sweeten the deal with the city paying for more parking but it was too little too late. Plus, she would have made an enemy out of one or both of some heavy names in the city. It was probably the safest option. She admitted that if she had to do it all over again (t...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 29, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Lauritzen Gardens
Replies: 143
Views: 18594

Re: Lauritzen Gardens

I went and seen the Big Stinko Wednesday about 5pm and they were packed but there was no lines. Admission was free and the Big Stinko kept people amused for all of about 20 seconds. It was all going fairly smooth. Stinko was a stinker but he didn't stink because he don't stink until he blooms :roll:...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 22, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Multisports Complex
Replies: 198
Views: 16215

Re: Nebraska Multisports Complex

Uncertainties mount as Nebraska Multisport Complex cost, funding estimates are recalculated http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/uncertainties-mount-as-nebraska-multisport-complex-cost-funding-estimates-are/article_539a3e4c-dd2f-5d49-a247-5178c3ad70b4.html The World Herald is correct. There appear to be...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 22, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)
Replies: 163
Views: 17357

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

This place has been open for 6 months and finally I had lunch there today. I think when they first opened they were pretty busy but that is not the case anymore. There could not of been 10 people in there today at 12:30 PM. Right down the street the restaurant called "Pitch" looked packed ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 22, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 755

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

Runza regularly makes the top 3 in Best of Omaha. They must give discounts to those who vote for them If I had to vote between Runza and Don & Millies, I'd vote D & M every time... Bronco's, a place I have not eaten at in at least 6 years, has better fried chicken than burgers..from what I ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 22, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 755

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

Runza regularly makes the top 3 in Best of Omaha. They must give discounts to those who vote for them Might I mention that many of the same companies who put out a lot of FAKE NEWS are the same companies putting out those FAKE SURVEYS. Wouldn't it be nice if those surveys really were legit and we c...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 22, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 755

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

Omababe wrote:Only two votes so far!


I guess I did not vote out of protest...........It is outrageous that Runza and Broncos would be included on any list of good places to get a hamburger. Crazier still is that some banana voted for Runza. :?
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu May 18, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)
Replies: 289
Views: 64107

Re: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)

Omaha_Gabe wrote:Kansas City BBQ is now closed


That building has the hex on it and anyone that cant see it is drunk on optimistic koolaid. Best thing they can do now is make that building into a dentist office or anything but another restaurant.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu May 18, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Maplewood Estates
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Maplewood Estates

Just curious, if a situation like this does happen, what do the owners typically do with their mobile homes? It's not like there are a lot of places where they could move and park them if their current plot is sold. When the one near 50th & Center sold, most homes there were too old or below th...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed May 10, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I'm really excited that Stothert got re-elected as our Mayor. She clearly has a proven track record and the citizen's of Omaha agree. There's some work to do because Mello got a good amount of the vote. Also regarding the voting I'm really dismayed at the number of people who voted in the general e...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed May 10, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I work near the Election Commission office and they have it set up again today (primary was same) as if there will be big crowds going there. Maybe I'm missing something, but on the actual voting day, isn't it the assumption that voters will go to their polling places? I thought going to the commis...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue May 09, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I work near the Election Commission office and they have it set up again today (primary was same) as if there will be big crowds going there. Maybe I'm missing something, but on the actual voting day, isn't it the assumption that voters will go to their polling places? I thought going to the commis...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 08, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

The Associated Press ran an article on Heath Mello's campaign, focusing on his record as a pro life Democrat and how that fits in with some of the differing opinions from DNC chair Perez and HML Pelosi. It didn't really reveal anything we don't already know but I guess it's fun to see our name out ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Sun May 07, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again
Replies: 43
Views: 2255

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Oh boy Amid superintendent search, OPS board members sniped at each other into the night, texts show http://www.omaha.com/news/education/amid-superintendent-search-ops-board-members-sniped-at-each-other/article_6f7a264e-919f-53ce-84a1-6d69c88a1f9a.html These people live in a world of dysfunctional ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Sat May 06, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

NO CARS CITYWIDE :P
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 01, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 1000

Re: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink

Coyote wrote:Who will be the sponsor?


Sols Pawn & Loan :shock:
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 01, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: American White Pelicans @ Manawa
Replies: 11
Views: 730

Re: American White Pelicans @ Manawa

There was at least 100 Pelicans hanging out at the lake today. I dont know if its the same ones that been there for a month but these looked a little different. They were mostly those ones that are all white with the black wing stripes.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 01, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 731
Views: 66677

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

We are still trying to figure this mess out. Please let us know what is not working and If you find something that worked for you. We were not the only forum affected by host changes Most have to do with SiteLock or Cloudfare being improperly installed by some Web Hosting sites. I can now not log i...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon May 01, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Professor Woland wrote:It looks like the OWH has endorsed Stothert for a second term.



I believe the Omaha World Herald's endorsement of Mayor Jean should help her about as much as it did Hillary. In short.....however much it helps Stothert its not going to be enough to save her from going down in defeat.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 20
Views: 796

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

Been to Colorado Springs probably 2 dozen times. Father-in-law lives there. Familiar enough with it. Not what I'd call a vibrant hub of urbanity, frankly. Certainly a pleasant enough city with some truly spectacular scenery, but Omaha's vibe is way better. I only read the first page of the thread. ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

So the front page of the World Herald today had a guy on it all riled up about the bad street in front of his house. That alone has to be worth a few votes for Mello on election day. The newspaper is supposedly neutral but since when have papers not been sticking their noses in elections. I wonder i...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Sullivan was a member here at one point, but he didn't play nice and was ejected. I never knew of Mort until the reports I'm reading recently. All I know is that Mort is robo calling people talking a bunch of trash and that he has a web site giving out Mayor Jeans address and all her neighbors addr...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Guess what I found on youtube! Apparently he's famous for his unique Robocalls! Apparently this Robo call was due to a incident at a Golden Corral in Omaha regarding lost keys? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKlf0Sz_BV4 The one on 72nd only had about 10-14 people in it at 12 noon last week. It was...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

All signs seem to point to Mort. When you said "auto call" I knew it had to be Mort. (The first time I crossed paths with Mort, I was working for an ad agency and he was trying to sell us robo-dialers. This was decades ago.) Looking at the web site, if you didn't know it was Mort, you did...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Got an auto call from I assume an old friend of the forum. It was a man shouting "Go to http://www.jeanstothertsucks.com" Repeates that a few times then complained that the mayor had not worked with him on a certain infamous proposed development on 13th and I80 called Steamboat Plaza and ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Stothert helped them dig her grave a little deeper today. That did not look good on TV having Pete Rickets and Scott Walker at her side. Those two characters could almost be guaranteed to create more bad PR then good. All those union protesters at that little practically closed door Republican rich ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: DISCUSSION: Werner Park - Sarpy County/Royals Stadium
Replies: 1544
Views: 100686

Re: DISCUSSION: Sarpy County/Royals Stadium

The Ricketts family doesn't even own the Iowa Cubs. It would take the Rickett's family bringing the Chicago Cubs to Omaha to make that stadium ever get much use before it decays and they tear it down and build the next stadium that we can't afford and don't need. I watched some of the Villanova gam...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Now Mayor Jean thinks we need a new library downtown and she will do away with the Restaurant Tax sometime around never. :evil:
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Speaking of campaign adds, gotta love the latest one from Mello...the one where he appears to liken any form of streetcar support to the pipe dreams of an eight year old, the one where he says he is going to fix all the roads first and that exorbitant sums of tax payer money have already been waste...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: DISCUSSION: Werner Park - Sarpy County/Royals Stadium
Replies: 1544
Views: 100686

Re: DISCUSSION: Sarpy County/Royals Stadium

Werner Park isn't much of a stadium. I mean its alright but not really. No big surprise to anyone but a few gullible investors that expecting that little stadium to draw much commercial growth to the area is a reach. There isn't much special about our downtown stadium except that its primarily used ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 31
Views: 1605

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 22

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:
Coyote wrote:
Omaha_corn_burner wrote:Will be doing the Pint-a-gon. Kros Strain and Pint 9 are having open houses!

When is the open house?

https://www.facebook.com/events/254485204990616/


Drinking and riding a bike is a recipe for a broken leg at any age but especially when you are as old as I am. :lol:
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11517

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I was reading these comment's critical of Mayor Sothert. She has done more for this city then any other Mayor has. I'm glad she is my Mayor and I support her 100%. I'm voting for her because of what she brings to the table not her personality. I could care less about her personality. If she can get...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 NCAA Mens Basketball 1st & 2nd Round @ CLCO
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: 2020 NCAA Mens Basketball 1st & 2nd Round @ CLCO

Maybe the cruel sports gods will finally show some mercy on Nebraska and eject head coach Miles soon........and then replace him with someone who could get Nebraska back to its first Tourney appearance in years right here in Omaha in 2020. Its fun to dream but there seems to be no hope of that happe...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: There Should Be A Red Robin By Gateway
Replies: 4
Views: 402

Re: There Should Be A Red Robin By Gateway

Oh, you've been there before? I ate at the 5 Guys in the Gateway Mall about 3 times in the past 6 months. 5 Guys is on the outer wall of the mall beside an entrance so its easy to go there without going into the mall. I only ate at Red Robin in Lincoln once early last year. I pretty much never go t...

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