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by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 505
Views: 8820

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Reports say Foster is coming back next year. Glad to hear, but I think most expected this since Foster isn't really projected to go high in the draft if at all. Another year of development will really help him. Can't wait to hear about Patton, but I figure it might be a month or two yet. They say i...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Target
Replies: 9
Views: 296

Re: Target

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 I was not living in NE then. What was the tie in to Joe? Montana got muscled out of the 49er ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137510

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

The numbers for the Rail dont make any sense to anyone who can do math, so look realistically at what this is - corporate welfare for Mutual of Omaha, the company that designs the Rail (HDR), the company that builds the Rail (Kiewit), and the company that manages the Rail (some relative of a city o...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 45
Views: 4021

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

Anyone have a copy of the contract between the Twin Towers Condo Association Board and the construction company that was supposed to "fix" the North Tower so that there were no leaks into the parking garage? You know, the construction project where the condo owners and parking stall owner...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Local Car Dealership thread
Replies: 96
Views: 17335

Re: Local Car Dealership thread

Mega Market is a flea market. I checked the place out back in 2013 or 14. Most of the stuff Dillion's didn't rip out when they shut down the Deerfield location was still there. I worked at that store for a few years, so it was a weird experience walking around. The flea market started out taking up...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2016 Most Popular Nebraska Attractions
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: 2016 Most Popular Nebraska Attractions

Stargazer wrote:I remember a simpler time, when Harold Warp's Pioneer Village was our #1 attraction.


Seriously I think Broncos is alot more famous then some of those places on that list.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 40
Views: 4727

Re: Gordman's Business News

Here's a bit more backstory to the Sun Capital Partners/Gordman's story. They didn't break any law but it sure makes them look like, well, Gordon Gecko. It's from July of 2014 so it's not exactly new news. http://seekingalpha.com/article/2310075-gordmans-forced-dividend-payout-by-sun-capital-is-hau...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 40
Views: 4727

Re: Gordman's Business News

http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/state/as-gordmans-looks-to-liquidate-retailer-could-join-conagra-and/article_bad16800-0905-11e7-85df-4b6670b37b18.html A Florida-based investment firm called Sun Capital owns about 50 percent of Gordmans shares outstanding, or about 10 million shares. The investment f...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 40
Views: 4727

Re: Gordman's Business News

Wow. Yes, it is Obama's fault that a crappy regional chain that specializes in the sale of cheap wall art, unfashionable clothing, inside of chintzy buildings is going bankrupt. It could also mean that people just dont want to shop there because the stores suck. I swear to God, you say |expletive| ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 47
Views: 1992

Re: 20's Showgirl

Just saw on channel 7 that this is being reopened as an all nude strip club. Don't think too many wives are going to think much of that idea.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 40
Views: 4727

Re: Gordman's Business News

Omaha-based Gordmans reportedly is preparing to file for bankruptcy Come on. That news is like 4 min old! If the economy is doing so wonderful thanks to Obama then why are they in trouble :what: Number one, get over yourself, smucks. Number two, have you set foot inside a Gordman's? They're in trou...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)
Replies: 43
Views: 4850

Re: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)

I hope this never gets built. The last thing any low income family needs is to move into a pack of 200 low income units in a high crime neighborhood with terrible schools. Good luck for any kid who is going to grow up in this shiny and new sh*thole. Any low income housing should be single individua...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Drivers have gotten worse than East Coast
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: Drivers have gotten worse than East Coast

I had to laugh hard today while reading in the paper about this little road rage incident at Burke high School between a couple of women!


http://www.omaha.com/news/crime/burke-h ... 18ec4.html
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)
Replies: 313
Views: 32326

Re: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)

These apartments are looking more and more like a monstrosity every day. They got em packed in there like rats like no other place in the city that I can think of. I'm sure those apartments are nice and new but I would not want to find myself living there no way no how. God save us all if they ever ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 104
Views: 1948

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17

Coyote wrote:As Brad posted...:

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In summation we can look forward next year to many beat downs of the Nebraska Basketball and Football teams. The entire program has been ran into the ditch.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

G-PA, remember we were talking about whether it helped or hurt Stothert, the Mayor of Omaha, by not supporting tRump? HRC got more votes than the Donald in Douglas County, which includes Omaha, you know. See the official results for yourself....and weep. :drown: http://www.votedouglascounty.com/ele...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

iamjacobm wrote:Do you understand the difference between a county and a congressional district?


I don't think you got the bones to educate me much politically but I'm rooting for you to prove me wrong anyway!
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Sothert is not out of touch with Republicans because she didn't support Trump. That's the most craziest thing I've heard. I'm republican and I'm still voting for her because she is way better then Mello. Though the Democrats are looking for a win in Nebraska and if they could get the Mayoral seat i...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 104
Views: 1948

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17

I think today would could and should be the last Nebraska game Tim Miles ever coachs. Penn State is favored by 2 points and I think they will win almost guaranteed. Tim Miles will be fired within the next 2 weeks and rightfully so. IF we loose and IF he is fired it will not take two weeks. It will ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Sothert is not out of touch with Republicans because she didn't support Trump. That's the most craziest thing I've heard. I'm republican and I'm still voting for her because she is way better then Mello. Though the Democrats are looking for a win in Nebraska and if they could get the Mayoral seat i...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Sothert is not out of touch with Republicans because she didn't support Trump. That's the most craziest thing I've heard. I'm republican and I'm still voting for her because she is way better then Mello. Though the Democrats are looking for a win in Nebraska and if they could get the Mayoral seat i...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 104
Views: 1948

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17

I think today would could and should be the last Nebraska game Tim Miles ever coachs. Penn State is favored by 2 points and I think they will win almost guaranteed. Tim Miles will be fired within the next 2 weeks and rightfully so.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 24
Views: 522

Re: UNO Basketball 2016-17

MadMartin8 wrote:What happens if UNO gets into the Tourney and gets a Tournament win? Would the PBA in Lincoln implode on itself and be sent into another dimension?



No........but if they don't fire MIles it might. :yes:
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I think Stothert wins re-election. Mayors are typically kicked out for two reasons: 1.) The city goes into a noticeable decline, or 2.) The mayor isn't able to make a "connection" with their constituents (Jim Suttle) I don't see Stothert having a problem with either. I bet you are wrong. ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Now the Fireman are backing Mello. I'm telling you right now that Mello is going to be the next mayor! It said in the paper today that Stothert claimed she did not repeal the restaurant tax because she was busy working on lowering the property taxes which she thought would help the taxpayers more. ...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Dana College
Replies: 29
Views: 3796

Re: Dana College

For as much guff as Frank Krejci has taken from this forum for the CrossRoads fiasco,.......maybe hes not such a rotten guy after all huh? :?:
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Now the Fireman are backing Mello. I'm telling you right now that Mello is going to be the next mayor! It said in the paper today that Stothert claimed she did not repeal the restaurant tax because she was busy working on lowering the property taxes which she thought would help the taxpayers more. W...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 67
Views: 1534

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

It was more than just CONAgra. It was Gavilon, UP, Gordmans, OPPD, Werner, Valmont and West Corp. Big companies had layoffs and slumping profits. Agriculture is really hurting also. And again, people don't move to Nebraska. Nebraska counts on birth rates and immigrants to grow its population. And i...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 74
Views: 3876

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

image.jpeg That could be a pretty smart move. Hy-Vee gets 11 million cash now and they get to squeeze 10 last years out of that location before possibly maybe that neighborhood gets a little too seedy for comfort. This way they don't run the risk of having to try to sell that property 10 years from...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: NE 108th & Q
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: NW 108th & Q

EricHaley wrote:That would be the northeast corner...


I saw that but I didnt want to make him think he was getting old and spacin off alot :shock: Whats funny is that pic has the old Godfathers in the photo but it says Raising Canes.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 40
Views: 4727

Re: Gordman's Business News

nebugeater wrote:



Come on. That news is like 4 min old!



If the economy is doing so wonderful thanks to Obama then why are they in trouble :what:
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The current/future state of 1416 Dodge
Replies: 16
Views: 974

Re: The current/future state of 1416 Dodge

Future site of the EOmahaforums world HQ. A 45 story building complete with first through 10th floor Hyvee, interoffice light rail and BRT between floors, and observation deck/bitch-o-drome on top for comparing ourselves to Lincoln or Des Moines. Don't forget to have a permanent lane in front of th...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Rough stretch for Creighton
Replies: 11
Views: 786

Re: Rough stretch for Creighton

Mo sat in jail from Sunday until Friday afternoon before he came up with the 75,000 dollars bail. It sounded like they had come up with the bail money from an internet campaign mostly being supported by his fans in Philly. I did find this web site which looked to be where the fund raising campaign w...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Brooklyn Decker wrote:
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I think its great you kids want shiny Street Cars and free Health Insurance and new stadiums. I also think you are communists and moochers because you want to make me to pay for it. 8)
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

A few questions for you Grandpasmucker: Do you think Mello supports Trump? Both support the street car that you dislike, Mello probably more so than Stothert. Neither supports Trump. Do you prefer Mello over Stothert? If so why? I like Stothert and dont know Mello. I believe Stothert has "Brok...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Stothert did not support Trump. She is in support of our city being a Sanctuary City haven and hideout for illegal aliens. Stother lied to us about repealing the restaurant tax. Stothert is in support of the bogus boondoggle Streetcar. She has turned into bad news and those people capable of thinki...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1289

Re: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

You aint seen nothing yet folks. West Omaha is not 144th & something anymore. West Omaha has moved to 180th & beyond. There is going to be 10 times more money thrown around out there then anywhere else.
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Stothert did not support Trump. She is in support of our city being a Sanctuary City haven and hideout for illegal aliens. Stother lied to us about repealing the restaurant tax. Stothert is in support of the bogus boondoggle Streetcar. She has turned into bad news and those people capable of thinkin...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 505
Views: 8820

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

It sounds like things got pretty tense Sunday when Mo had not turned himself in yet. It was only shortly after the police made a public statement about their concern that he finally turned himself in about an hour later. The bail today was set at 750,000 so he needs 75,000 to get out. I think he bet...
by GRANDPASMUCKER
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137510

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Financing should be structured in a way that requires voter approval. No backdoor financing through sales taxes, or whatever they did to only require city council approval for TD Ameritrade Park. If the voters want to spend $120+ million on a streetcar system, they can only blame themselves when it...

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