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by thenewguy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 2624

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

Grandpa: I am all for people having their own opinions and have constructive disagreements, but your messages seems to always get lost in the delivery.
by thenewguy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 48
Views: 5229

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| j...
by thenewguy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2367
Views: 216287

Re: Official: Capitol District

It could be that i was attempting to browse on my phone, but for the life of me, i could not locate the actual floor plans (besides pricing and then 'contact us' when you click 1 bed, 1 bath, etc)
by thenewguy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Fairmount Park Renovation
Replies: 52
Views: 5172

Re: Fairmount Park Renovation

Drive through today and they have bout down a ton of trees in the park. Nothing to make a dent in the overall number of trees, but easily hundreads. More like a thinning than a clear cut. They still need to clean out the trees at the lookout. A friend of mine co-owns mtrl. They do really cool work,...
by thenewguy
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Mid-America Center
Replies: 105
Views: 15730

Re: Mid-America Center

Open house is tomorrow night. Do we know a schedule for the general public to actually use it yet?
by thenewguy
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2367
Views: 216287

Re: Official: Capitol District

Both buildings look great from the street, and will look better once finished; pictures really don't do them justice.
by thenewguy
Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Holland Center For Performing Arts
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Holland Center For Performing Arts

I was unable to find a thread pertaining to the center from a culture/entertainment perspective (there is a construction thread in 'urban'), so feel free to merge if i missed it. Anyway... I had the opportunity to visit the Holland Center for the first time yesterday with my oldest son. They were ho...
by thenewguy
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2016-2017 Winter Storms
Replies: 37
Views: 1262

Re: 2016-2017 Winter Storms

BUST. I think we really lucked out, Ice storms are nothing to mess with. Days with out power and catastrophic damage to trees is nothing I want to see around here. We were really only a degree or two away from getting it too. I agree whole-heartedly. I have a neighbor whose silver maple looms over ...
by thenewguy
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2016-2017 Winter Storms
Replies: 37
Views: 1262

Re: 2016-2017 Winter Storms

BUST.
by thenewguy
Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2016 Railroad Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 545

Re: 2016 Railroad Photos

There are times during the video that it sounds like Dave Coullier. Brad: is there a way a person could go about purchasing images you have taken, but aren't listed as 'for sale' on your page? I love the photo your wife took of the bnsf in the snow, and would consider having it as a print. It may ev...
by thenewguy
Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 764
Views: 83265

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Trump is going to pass a big infrastructure bill in the next year or so and a bunch of that loot could end up going to upgrade Eppley. I could see it! It's possible....but I don't foresee Omaha being anywhere near the top of the list. His infrastructure plan looks a lot like it will "get the r...
by thenewguy
Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 764
Views: 83265

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Trump is going to pass a big infrastructure bill in the next year or so and a bunch of that loot could end up going to upgrade Eppley. I could see it! It's possible....but I don't foresee Omaha being anywhere near the top of the list. His infrastructure plan looks a lot like it will "get the r...
by thenewguy
Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2367
Views: 216287

Re: Official: Capitol District

Are precast parking sturctures the most common? I guess i dont recall seeing that method used recently...but i dont make it over to Omaha as often.
by thenewguy
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Lot B Development
Replies: 216
Views: 16936

Re: Official: Capitol District

I just wish that someone would bust loose with a 25 story condo or apartment tower on one of the vacant or parking lots on Capitol. I think you will see exactly that at the Lot B site. I'm (again) rolling with Catherine33 here.. Don't be surprised if down the line, this comes to fruition.. And let'...
by thenewguy
Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 129
Views: 13204

Re: Birthdays

I just recently had a birthday, so this thread caught my attention. Then it got me thinking about when I joined, and saw I just passed 9 years on here as well. Time sure does fly...
by thenewguy
Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2016
Replies: 286
Views: 7045

Re: Nebraska Football 2016

Clemson and michigan only drop a couple spots, losing to unranked teams? What a crock of |expletive|.
by thenewguy
Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 630
Views: 50188

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

I would like to believe Catherine....but i will wait and see i suppose. Those are all very ambitious...
by thenewguy
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 630
Views: 50188

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

From channel 6...

"In its place a development company will launch a $300 million project that will include a large tower, office space, retail space, and a civic component like a library."
by thenewguy
Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Dying/Dead Shopping Malls
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: Dying/Dead Shopping Malls

That looks like oakview kinda
by thenewguy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 610
Views: 50929

Re: Riverfront Development (Rick's & Storz area)

iamjacobm wrote:I heard something really big is churning behind the scenes. Like 9 digit budget big.



You serious Clark?
by thenewguy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)
Replies: 201
Views: 13434

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

Calling people gang bangers is definitely the right way to inhibit discourse. What would you prefer we call the group of people in here that attack every newcomer then. What word would fit your politically correct definition? I would say this: you do make valid points, but many messages get muddied...
by thenewguy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 459
Views: 46835

Re: UNO Campus Update

UNO is larger than i expected....
by thenewguy
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:16 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 459
Views: 46835

Re: UNO Campus Update

out of curiousity, how does UNO's campus rate in size compared to UNL? Half as big? A third as big? I know there is a decent gap in enrollment, I'm just thinking about overall size.
by thenewguy
Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: NDSU football
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: NDSU football

Cool article
by thenewguy
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 877
Views: 85926

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

First of all, it will run longer than just 3 months. Secondly, the draw i was referring to isnt with local traffic only, and certainly not just for tbe splash pad itself. It is another thing our zoo has that other zoos probably dont have. If i were planning a trip from out of town, it is another thi...
by thenewguy
Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 877
Views: 85926

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

The water feature is, and would be, a bigger draw than the dogs, though......
by thenewguy
Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 242206

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I haven't been over to AV for probably 3 or 4 years (right after they put in the building that jones bros is in), but my wife and i went to baxter for the baby fair, and i was really impressed. The whole area is pretty incredible, from the nukber of apartments, hotels, restaurants, and overall feel ...
by thenewguy
Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2016
Replies: 286
Views: 7045

Re: Nebraska Football 2016

Coyote wrote:Wisconsin has a red-shirt Freshman Quarterback, Alex Hornibrook. While he has played well so far, he still is a freshman. A good defense will rattle him.



Michigan state's defense is not a poor defense...
by thenewguy
Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: West Broadway Corridor Plan
Replies: 83
Views: 7278

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

that would do wonders for that stretch. The big open area is so desolate, and a modern looking facility like that would dress nicely
by thenewguy
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)
Replies: 151
Views: 13208

Re: 13th and Cass (WST Showroom)

RNcyanide wrote:I actually like this one a bit more than the old rendering.



Me too
by thenewguy
Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Old photos
Replies: 164
Views: 18015

Re: Old photos

I know hind-sight is always 20/20, but man were we dumbasses back then for our incredible lack of vision for the future...
by thenewguy
Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2367
Views: 216287

Re: Official: Capitol District

good shots, Brad. Are the apartments capped out now? I dont see a flag or anything on top anywhere to signify it, but they are at 10 floors and i was thinking that was it....
by thenewguy
Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save
Replies: 242
Views: 17479

Re: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save

I don't mean to be a grammar cop, but "ghetto" is a noun, not an adjective. It means the slums of a city. Last time, I checked those stores weren't in any slums. I also don't mean to be a grammar cop, but the comma you used should have been between "checked" and "those,&quo...
by thenewguy
Fri Aug 05, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2016 Sarpy County Fair
Replies: 0
Views: 268

2016 Sarpy County Fair

Does anyone know how much tickets for the midway at the Sarpy County Fair have been, historically? I went to their facebook page and their website, and all it says is they use Sam's Amusement (no prices there, either). If it doesn't rain, i wanna head down. Thoughts?
by thenewguy
Wed Jul 20, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: IndyCar Coming To Omaha?
Replies: 20
Views: 1106

Re: IndyCar Coming To Omaha?

Brad wrote:I thought we already had a thread on this?



Maybe....but i didnt see it. Feel free to merge if so.
by thenewguy
Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: IndyCar Coming To Omaha?
Replies: 20
Views: 1106

IndyCar Coming To Omaha?

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10208491810646178&id=1634792038

I saw this on facebook, but don't have a clue if it is legit. I haven't heard anything about it, so i doubt it. Have any of you?

If it were true, that'd be awesome....
by thenewguy
Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 821
Views: 99403

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

:punch: Mike LaPoint has abruptly left WOWT. Considering the canned tone of the announcement, maybe it wasn't amicable or voluntary? Time to promote Rusty to Chief! The Rusty Olympic commercial and the two ESPN Rusty commercials are great. There is no better time to promote him. I think him and Bill...
by thenewguy
Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2016 CWS
Replies: 245
Views: 7088

Re: TD Ameritrade Park Omaha

"No. About half of the ticket holders are out of towners." I think you been drinking the koolaid a little too hard. 50% are from out of town :lol: Yeah? Thanks for repeating exactly what I said. Unless you are trying to be a smart |expletive|, then I would suggest you do research first so...
by thenewguy
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2016 CWS
Replies: 245
Views: 7088

Re: TD Ameritrade Park Omaha

That was also a Saturday "IF Needed" game. Nobody knew until Friday evening if there would even be games on Saturday. Little hard for some people to plan with only 24 hours notice. The "if needed game" point is valid, but there have been plenty of "if needed" games ove...

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