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by daveoma
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Marrakech Gourmet
Replies: 13
Views: 2912

Re: Marrakech Gourmet

frankt wrote:Closed. Now it's a burger joint.

So sad. They had the most delicious mint green tea. Last time I checked you can still buy it at the Tea Smith.
by daveoma
Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137470

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I would like to know what issue or problem this large expenditure solves. Only running a few blocks in midtown for $156 million plus $7 million per year upkeep tells me that I will never move from Sarpy county to Douglas county because there WILL be a huge tax increase coming to pay for this in a f...
by daveoma
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 43
Views: 1831

Re: 20's Showgirl

GRANDPASMUCKER wrote: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.

That's a shame. I really wish it would be something else.
by daveoma
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 60
Views: 1389

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 daveoma
Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 40
Views: 4721

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 daveoma
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Lot B Development
Replies: 216
Views: 16425

Re: Lot B Development

Was just thinking about this, but when they build a parking structure on lot d, why not throw some retail at ground level. Would this cause some over saturation? Although with some pretty ambitious plans for the riverfront it could complement both the ballpark/arena area and the riverfront area whe...
by daveoma
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 726
Views: 79629

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I'm really excited that we're adding Miami. There are tons of Latin America destinations that connect through Miami. Very excited! :-) :-) :-)
by daveoma
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 440
Views: 44929

Re: UNO Campus Update

Awesome photo, thanks Brad! :-)
by daveoma
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137470

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I actually think it is interesting that she has come out so strongly pro streetcar. There are probably more people in the city that are anti or at least don't care rather than pro streetcar. Makes me think some big players want it pretty badly. Perhaps she's trying to appeal to people who will bene...
by daveoma
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)
Replies: 23
Views: 953

Re: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)

I'm with potato on this one. I get that Omaha has had lots of good infill projects (especially the conversion of old office buildings to residential), but a 10-15 storey project has not materialized except for the capitol district. I'm not saying there hasn't been tremendous progress, there obviousl...
by daveoma
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Wells Fargo Property @ 20th and Farnam
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Re: Wells Fargo Property @ 20th and Farnam

I agree there's a lot of potential for this site
by daveoma
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Rough stretch for Creighton
Replies: 11
Views: 782

Re: Rough stretch for Creighton

Agree 100%
by daveoma
Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 610
Views: 50159

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

Why don't they clean the graffiti underneath the 480 bridge? I think that might draw more people to the riverfront.

While they're at it they should create an art contest for local artists to paint underneath the viaduct.
by daveoma
Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137470

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I feel like the streetcar/rail debate is an example of which comes first: the transportation our the population. Everyone says that the current population density isn't sufficient for a streetcar. On the other hand, development in Omaha is not exactly encouraged to build up. You need policies to cre...
by daveoma
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Lady GAGA
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Lady GAGA

I don't scalp tickets or like Lady GAGA but it seems to me like this concert would be a ticket scalpers dream. By the time that concert gets here in August I bet her little monsters would be ready to pay 3 or 4 times what those tickets face value are. Even if you liked Lady Gaga, I'd still be your ...
by daveoma
Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1015
Views: 114562

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I think some of the assertions on this board, such as saying if the Boys Town Farm gets going soon that Crossroads is toast are unfounded. The developers of The Boystown Farm property have said it is a 20-year plan. It's far enough away from Crossroads that there is a need for both to happen indepe...
by daveoma
Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does Omaha need? (Tourism)
Replies: 36
Views: 1134

Re: What does Omaha need? (Tourism)

Have any of you been to Pioneer Village in Minden? I've read lots of news articles about it and have read the reviews on lots of travel sites. There are so many positive comments about the place. Many people comment that it is one of the best history museums that they've ever been to and many comme...
by daveoma
Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2317
Views: 208102

Re: Official: Capitol District

Thanks for the photos Brad! The hotel looks great! :-)
by daveoma
Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Sears
Replies: 39
Views: 698

Re: Westroads Development

Since Crossroads is scheduled to be demolished, I can't help but wonder what will happen to Sears. Will they move to Westroads? I was just watching a couple of YouTube videos were visitors were riding up and down the elevator in Sears. The 2nd floor was/is completely sealed off. But the 1st floor a...
by daveoma
Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1015
Views: 114562

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I'm all for incentives to make development happen, but no more for Yates. I really wish we'd move on from him. Would love to see him sell the properties to another developer. Greg We don't need more incentives, especially for this project. Its right in the middle of Omaha and with Children's additi...
by daveoma
Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Theater
Replies: 142
Views: 13555

Re: Dundee Theater

Fromaha wrote:
I just saw a dumpster a trailer and an orange dude walking into the theater


Wait, Donald Trump was in town and I missed it?!

:lol:
by daveoma
Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109094

Re: Nebraska Medicine

I'm still amazed "Nebraska Medicine" performed well in focus groups, if you think about it it's no better than Kansas Medicine or Missouri medicine to outsiders. With medical tourism becoming a bfd... I'm sure when people from the coasts etc hear Nebraska Mecien they think grandpapy's spe...
by daveoma
Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 3802 Leavenworth (Down Under Lounge)
Replies: 33
Views: 3277

Re: 3802 Leavenworth (Down Under Lounge)

The description on their website is perfect: modern industrial. I think this style epitomizes downtown and midtown Omaha and will fit in perfectly.
by daveoma
Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:23 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

Dang it guys I was trying to stay out of political stuff for a while! All I have to say is that women haven't lost any rights since the election or inauguration. Donald Trump can not, would not, and will not be allowed to do anything to persecute or oppress women even if he wanted to. This fear of ...
by daveoma
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:23 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

Dang it guys I was trying to stay out of political stuff for a while! All I have to say is that women haven't lost any rights since the election or inauguration. Donald Trump can not, would not, and will not be allowed to do anything to persecute or oppress women even if he wanted to. This fear of ...
by daveoma
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Triangle Apartments
Replies: 136
Views: 12350

Re: Midtown Triangle Apartments

Thank you for the photos MTO! :D
by daveoma
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 726
Views: 79629

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

damonhynes wrote:Houston ups the ante by terming their airport "Bush Intercontinental". I prefer to call it "Intergalactic" :D

I like Albuquerque's Sunport.
by daveoma
Sun Jan 22, 2017 11:53 am
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

You all get yourselves all riled up and come at us with Pocahontas in 4 years. Good luck with that! :lol: These protesters (mostly women) are burning with rage I will tell you that I did not vote for Trump, however; who are the women protesting against? If anything, they should be protesting agains...
by daveoma
Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:47 am
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

You all get yourselves all riled up and come at us with Pocahontas in 4 years. Good luck with that! :lol: I say with much respect to you and with a good amount of German-American tough love. This is the largest protest I've ever seen in Omaha. It's much larger than the anti-Iraq war protests of the...
by daveoma
Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Sons of Italy (10th and William)
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: Sons of Italy (10th and William)

Coyote wrote:Sons of Italy building in Little Italy sustains damage due to a fire...

Oh no! :(
by daveoma
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Entertainment districts
Replies: 46
Views: 1406

Re: Entertainment districts

Lobbying against the changes? |expletive| why? If you don't like it, don't use it. God I hope the teetotalers burn on this one. This is Nebraska, you can't be surprised. If Whiteclay got to keep their liquor licenses then this is a shoe in. Marijuana in Nebraska? No. Heavy drinking in Nebraska? Yes...
by daveoma
Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 499
Views: 54500

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

That barbershop website looks awesome! I wish I could go!
by daveoma
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 586
Views: 45976

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Thoughts - I would love for Omaha to have a true downtown Square - a gathering place for people with statues, art, and a walk of fame. if you agree, where would you put it? I'm thinking it should go where Wall Street tower was going to be built. If Omaha builds a new library I hope it is a piece of...
by daveoma
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 586
Views: 45976

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

I'd rather have our local Wholner's, Patrick's and the 10th street farmers market than a Hy-Vee servicing downtown. I think with that line up I'd still have to drive to a Hy Vee , Baker's or SuperTarget to finish my shopping. Fairly limited selection. Greg I agree. When I lived downtown I was only ...
by daveoma
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crime in Omaha
Replies: 379
Views: 26073

Re: Crime in Omaha

Good news! :D
by daveoma
Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109094

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Coyote wrote:
daveoma wrote:Wow I find that shocking. I thought that all of Omaha's big hospitals were level 4.

We are talking about Trauma Units where Level I is the highest.
Hospitals themselves are ranked the other way around.

Good to know, thanks for the info.

What constitutes level 4 trauma?
by daveoma
Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: ConAgra Campus?
Replies: 115
Views: 7123

Re: ConAgra Campus?

Mayor Stothert was on Grow Omaha this morning saying that Conagra has two plans they will reveal soon, that would connect some of that land with the Old Market... I am assuming she hopes they reveal the plans before her bid for re-election. Same goes for the Tetrad site. She said that she has seen ...
by daveoma
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2501 Center
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: 2501 Center

MadMartin8 wrote:
mr. omaha wrote:Anyone know the history of this building? It's attached to a warehouse, but looks more like apartments with stained glass on the upper floors.


Looks like a gift from 1960s North Korea to the people of Omaha.

:lol:
by daveoma
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109094

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Wow I find that shocking. I thought that all of Omaha's big hospitals were level 4.

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