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by daveoma
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 338
Views: 35624

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Don't know if the OWH has an agenda but it sure looks like you might. I'd like to know why the World Herald felt it necessary to print an AP story, supposedly heartwarming, regarding the cleanup workers at the site of the keystone xl oil pipeline spill who took a break from cleaning up 1/4th of a t...
by daveoma
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103232

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I'm so stoked about this. :D I really wish they would add international to the name now.
by daveoma
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 338
Views: 35624

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Don't know if the OWH has an agenda but it sure looks like you might. I'd like to know why the World Herald felt it necessary to print an AP story, supposedly heartwarming, regarding the cleanup workers at the site of the keystone xl oil pipeline spill who took a break from cleaning up 1/4th of a t...
by daveoma
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 338
Views: 35624

Re: The Omaha World Herald

I'd like to know why the World Herald felt it necessary to print an AP story, supposedly heartwarming, regarding the cleanup workers at the site of the keystone xl oil pipeline spill who took a break from cleaning up 1/4th of a toxic oil spill to have Thanksgiving dinner. What is their motivation fo...
by daveoma
Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)
Replies: 22
Views: 2389

Re: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)

Wow that's a lot of people living in 1 square block.
by daveoma
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1904
Views: 155514

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

It's interesting to me that Hal Daub didn't add his name. I also notice that many of these companies are development or real estate companies. Naturally they stand to benefit from a light rail in the area. I'm not saying it's bad, I'm just making an observation. I'm beginning to rethink this whole s...
by daveoma
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: "The Good Life" Going Away???
Replies: 57
Views: 3223

Re: "The Good Life" Going Away???

:lol:
by daveoma
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 41
Views: 1948

Re: Amazon HQ

Omaha has thankfully submitted a very long shot big for the HQ. What’s your thoughts on it and how do you think we can land such a deal? Also I was reading in the Omaha world Herald that Nebraska got passed up simply because we didn’t have a Mega site ready to go (1,000 acres). So any ideas how we ...
by daveoma
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Up and Coming Cities in America
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: Up and Coming Cities in America

I'm the subcategories, Omaha has better nightlife and shopping than San Francisco or Miami? Really?? Yeah this list is unreliable.
by daveoma
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 982
Views: 103232

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

What's in Carter Lake? Are those birds?
by daveoma
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: North 24th St Historic District
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Re: North 24th St Historic District

I'm glad to see they got this designation. This is an important part of Omaha and its history that should be recognized. :D
by daveoma
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Mobile Digital Signs
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Re: Mobile Digital Signs

These are constantly running around the strip in Las Vegas. I find them to be obnoxious, do hopefully they'll be tasteful in Omaha. I'd love to see local arts and cultural groups use them to advertise events.
by daveoma
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Think! Primary Care Building.
Replies: 199
Views: 23168

Re: Think! Primary Care Building.

:lol:
by daveoma
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 338
Views: 35624

Re: The Omaha World Herald

Another complaint about the OWH. Today they listed a story saying Rep Bacon will hold a town hall on Monday night but didn't give a date. Is it October 16? Or did they publish the article today when the event was held yesterday? I didn't see an announcement regarding the turn hall on the Congressman...
by daveoma
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 338
Views: 35624

Re: The Omaha World Herald

I just saw the digital only offer online. I don't like there's an account setup fee of $6. Plus I think $10 per month is decent, but a little steep. I think $5 per month would be better. That's the going rate for an online music station that I listen to. Plus they don't mention anything about whethe...
by daveoma
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Denver New Tallest
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Denver New Tallest

Wow that thing is SWANKY!!
by daveoma
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Kozal's Ponca Business Park (30th & I-680)
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Kozal's Ponca Business Park (30th & I-680)

I may be a minority in this one, but I really wish QT or Bucky's would build at the 30th street exit at I-680. I spend a lot of time in the area north of the bridge and the station at that exit, along with the Cubby's at 48th and Highway 75 are both lacking. A modern gas station around that area wo...
by daveoma
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 104
Views: 11234

Re: Tenth Street Market

I'd love to know why they pulled out. I've not heard anything about any protests from the neighborhood. It seems to me this should've been a slam dunk.
by daveoma
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Center Aloft
Replies: 30
Views: 2779

Re: The Center Aloft

I think they'll do well, because the university's convention space is there, as are BCBS, Pac Life, and HDR.
by daveoma
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 132969

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I don't think we have the demographic base around Crossroads to make a development like this happen, but The Domain in Austin is one of the coolest and well executed "mall" developments I have seen. Google Map it and click down Rock Rose and Century Oaks to see what I mean. Rock Rose is t...
by daveoma
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Replies: 42
Views: 6504

Re: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce

I think that space would be a huge development opportunity. It's the there in the Old Market. I'm going to place my money on 10 storey apartment building with retail on the ground floor.
by daveoma
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 71
Views: 6340

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

The article said they are looking at an "unspecified acquisition" a "big merger." I have no clue what insurance company they are looking at but I will guess Physicians Mutual. That would be interesting in as much as PMut. moved into the old Northern Natural Gas HQ that was suppo...
by daveoma
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Center Aloft
Replies: 30
Views: 2779

Re: 63rd and Center

iamjacobm wrote:Missed this thread. TIF request suggests an Aloft will be built here.

Is that going to be between 63rd and 62nd and Center? How far south will it be?
by daveoma
Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Eagle Heights
Replies: 8
Views: 1048

Re: Arch Icon: South Omaha Project.

I would LOVE to see a hotel in South Omaha close to 24 the street. I think in the not too distant future this neighborhood could be a tourist destination.
by daveoma
Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Alternatives Analysis
Replies: 340
Views: 27349

Re: Omaha Alternatives Analysis

Love it :)
by daveoma
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Tesla Service Center
Replies: 55
Views: 5667

Re: Tesla Service Center

There are fewer moving parts & vibrations on an EV, so they're likely to last longer and lower maintenance cost, because they'll need fewer repairs than cars with combustion engines.
by daveoma
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Tesla Service Center
Replies: 55
Views: 5667

Re: Tesla Service Center

As of today Nebraska has roughly 1,416 Tesla Model 3 reservations out of 500,000+ worldwide. Douglas: 472 Sarpy: 236, Lancaster: 519 Other: 189 I have an estimated delivery of November - January but am expecting it will be closer to March as I have a few options I am going to be waiting for. I am r...
by daveoma
Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Urban Grocery Store
Replies: 99
Views: 7732

Re: Urban Grocery Store

Speaking of this, I heard Hyvee is looking at sites downtown for something similar to their downtown DSM store. No clear location... That HyVee in Downtown Des Moines is great. We can't get it in Omaha soon enough! I second that, living in Des Moines, I've been to the downtown Hy-Vee several times....
by daveoma
Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)
Replies: 21
Views: 2489

Re: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)

They are rehabbing the building to the south plus the Dakota Title building will be done next. There is also talk of a new build in the parking lot south across from the Flatiron. 1811 Island LLC (Dicon) just had this rezoned from DS to CBD... image.jpeg This was built in 1900 as an Office Building...
by daveoma
Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Kiewit Business News
Replies: 39
Views: 1126

Re: Kiewit Business News

That is AWESOME! ! I told LOVE something like that. It would be perfect for Omaha. :-) :-) :-)
by daveoma
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 30 Metropolitan (Former Mister C's)
Replies: 90
Views: 10106

Re: 30 Metropolitan (Former Mister C's)

That looks awesome! :-) :-)
by daveoma
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: NDOT
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Re: NDOT

almighty_tuna wrote:Great, now they can start living up to their name and embrace diverse transit options.

:lol:

Well said :thumb:
by daveoma
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Aerial Omaha
Replies: 9
Views: 951

Re: Aerial Omaha

I couldn't help but think how much utilized deck space there is on top of all of those buildings. There should be a deck on the roof of every one of those buildings.
by daveoma
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Development
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Fremont Development

That's a very nice little plaza for Fremont. I'm glad to see it was built. :)
by daveoma
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Los Portales
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Re: Los Portales

I agree 100%, this place is charming and the food is bomb. Many of their recipes that I've had including the fish and the salsas are actually Mexican. I'm not sure if it's still open late, but I used to go there after a night of partying.
by daveoma
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Flanagan Lake
Replies: 109
Views: 12099

Re: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)

I guess I have to agree with most of the comments with the story. The agreement they made with the city in advance gave the city the naming rights. The NRD quote says " we did all the work" The City opened it to suggestions from the public. Isn't it the public $$ paying for this so whats ...
by daveoma
Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Tesla Service Center
Replies: 55
Views: 5667

Re: Tesla Service Center

Tesla building Supercharger station in Sioux Fall http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2017/07/26/tesla-building-supercharger-station-sioux-falls/514803001/ Looks like Sioux City is getting one and Des Moines area a second one and another by Shelby IA but no new ones around Omaha ...
by daveoma
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33250

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

I think what really turned me off the downtown option was the north side of the building and the gigantic parking facility that rose up nearly half of the building. Because that design sucked too. It seems Omaha doesn't know how to hide the parking garages in 1.either the CENTER of the block or hav...
by daveoma
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 38 St. Lofts on Farnam (Brite Ideas)
Replies: 33
Views: 4593

Re: 38 St. Lofts on Farnam (Brite Ideas)

I wonder why Benson, Dundee, and the Old Market didn't work out. It seems to me that Benson and the Old Market would be perfect listings for something like this.
by daveoma
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Tesla Service Center
Replies: 55
Views: 5667

Re: Tesla Service Center

Tesla building Supercharger station in Sioux Fall http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2017/07/26/tesla-building-supercharger-station-sioux-falls/514803001/ Looks like Sioux City is getting one and Des Moines area a second one and another by Shelby IA but no new ones around Omaha ...

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