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by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 22, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Future Annexation
Replies: 11
Views: 769

Re: Future Annexation

Serious question, have you submitted a new ticket to their ticketing system? They've always completed my requests (filling potholes and lane painting).

When my neighborhood was annexed a few years ago, services improved.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 22, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)
Replies: 204
Views: 13958

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

Also, I thought they were going to try to keep all the farming buildings....which are still standing. This rendering shows that the buildings have all been demolished or moved.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 22, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)
Replies: 204
Views: 13958

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

Looks like parking will not be an issue for the retailers. http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/omaha.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/5/18/518042df-4f6e-5022-a952-dc55f5860e34/5920aa1a0637e.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C606 http://www.omaha.com/money/west-farm-development-southwest-of-th-west...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri May 19, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 780
Views: 85039

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

OmahaFan wrote:You know it would be nice if they offered public transportation lines to and from the Terminals like a light rail system like they have at some of those fancy big airports.

I love light rail, and also streetcars, but Eppley just needs a bus circulator. It blows my mind that we don't have this.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed May 17, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)
Replies: 26
Views: 4701

Re: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)

All the details of their proposal can be found here : http://www.fremontne.gov/AgendaCenter/V ... 252017-535

It starts around page 37.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed May 17, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 780
Views: 85039

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Hmmmm ... Looking at that drawing, they are building the thing right next to the runways. ????? I would think that if they want a rental car center, they would do as most other airports are doing and get it away from the immediate terminal and runway area. Might that location preclude future termin...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue May 16, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)
Replies: 26
Views: 4701

Re: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)

meh Probably should open a new thread. New name, new concept. I'm glad they toned down the "mixed use" wording. Available mixed-use commercial space would include office spaces and retail shopping opportunities. If this magically happens, then the city should look at incentivizing Village ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue May 16, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 37
Views: 2339

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

Omaha Cowboy wrote:GrowlerUSA is now a place on my regular beer visit rotation.


How was the staff? Did you sit at the bar or a table?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 15, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Maplewood Estates
Replies: 6
Views: 512

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.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 15, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 105
Views: 7181

Re: Former Venice Inn Site

EDIT - TOPICS MERGED
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri May 12, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1845
Views: 142243

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

So what's next? We just wait for the mayor's office to announce something?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri May 12, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 163rd and Pacific
Replies: 12
Views: 1155

Re: 163rd and Pacific

Road and parking area going in

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by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu May 11, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 304
Views: 8561

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I feel that national politics should have nothing to do with local mayoral elections. Who cares if a mayoral candidate is a democrat or republican? I just want to vote on who I think will take care of our city. When the national democratic party started promoting Mello, I was done with him. Anyways,...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu May 04, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 575
Views: 81702

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

• Developer acquires Block 1 of River's Edge Subdivision (75,118 sq. ft.) for $751,180 • One tower will consist of 125 to 175 condo units • The second condo tower will consist of up to 60 units • The project investment is expected to be approximately $33,354,000, which will be the value stated in t...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed May 03, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 616
Views: 51926

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

I guess you guys are right, from omaha.com Mayor Jean Stothert had said last fall that the building should be demolished because it’s too big, too isolated and in bad shape. Bench said the building’s problems include a bad roof, faulty plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and a sewer setup that c...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed May 03, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 616
Views: 51926

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

skinzfan23 wrote:I still don't understand how a building that was only 10 years old was in such bad shape.

Was the building in bad shape? I hadn't heard that before.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed May 03, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 163rd and Pacific
Replies: 12
Views: 1155

Re: 163rd and Pacific

Is it also a public flower garden for people to visit? I mean, our taxes are paying for it, so it would be nice to go see it.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue May 02, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Spectrum internet (formerly Time Warner)
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Spectrum internet (formerly Time Warner)

EricHaley wrote:Allo is currently installing fiber in my neighborhood, and I CANNOT WAIT to dump Spectrum!!


Nice!

I heard from a neighbor that Verizon is looking to expand their internet options in our area. I imagine it will be some kind of paid wifi.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 01, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Spectrum internet (formerly Time Warner)
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Spectrum internet (formerly Time Warner)

I'm a former Time Warner customer. I only had their internet and paid $40 for a 15 Mbps package called Standard. As you know Time Warner is now Spectrum. I spoke to the Lincoln office and have been informed that Spectrum only offers three speeds as opposed to Time Warner which I believe had 5 tiers ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 01, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Lincoln's Sunken Gardens
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: Lincoln's Sunken Gardens

I visited mid-April. They don't really do anything for the spring time. Lots of empty plots of soil. If you plan to visit, I would suggest visiting after June. And for maximum wow-ness, visit in August or September.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 163rd and Pacific
Replies: 12
Views: 1155

Re: 163rd and Pacific

Glasshole wrote:Supposedly a pollination station.

What does that mean?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 877
Views: 86494

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

I think this is great for the Omaha Zoo! I can't wait to see it completed. Truly amazing what they are doing with the zoo! Would be nice if they could give the zoo more land to expand on. I bet if you gave them a bigger land piece they could way more thing's with it! Uhhhhh, really? I guess you for...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 877
Views: 86494

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Greg S wrote:Between this and the new African part, the zoo really seems to be either or both influenced by and resembling Animal Kingdom at Disney. And that's a very good thing in my book.

Greg

I was thinking it is starting to look just like the Taipei Zoo (which is a good thing in my book).
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Ford Lofts (10th and Dodge)
Replies: 14
Views: 2532

Re: Ford Lofts (10th and Dodge)

Trips wrote:The board decides that they are not interested and I would not be allowed to have a charger installed.

What kind of charger were you requesting?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 268
Views: 14398

Re: Local Breweries

Kros Strain and Pint Nine had an open house over the weekend as part of the Pint-a-gon bike ride between a few other breweries in the area. I totally forgot to take any pictures, but they are coming along nicely. It sounds like they can both start brewing beer next month, but both still have more co...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 15
Views: 728

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

daveoma wrote:I think we might yet see an approximation of I-29 in Nebraska if the upgrading of highway 75 continues. I think it's definitely probable that a freeway will someday extend from Nebraska City to Blair.

Let's take it down to Topeka!
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol
Replies: 16
Views: 1391

Re: Capitol Place Apartments - 10th and Capitol

Comparing with Google street maps, looks like they cut down about 20 trees.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2394
Views: 220576

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) I wasn't able to find actual floor plans either. http://www.livecapitoldistrict.com/floorplans.aspx Fl...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)
Replies: 314
Views: 33388

Re: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)

I drove by the other day, but quickly. I noticed they planted a bunch of trees. Maybe 40?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: DISCUSSION: Sarpy County/Royals Stadium
Replies: 1517
Views: 93591

Re: DISCUSSION: Sarpy County/Royals Stadium

Most that follow Minor League Baseball consider Werner Park to be a terrific stadium. If anything, it's certainly in line with the most recent AAA ballparks that have been built in the last 10 years. Gone are the days of minor league teams building 15-20k sized ballparks. It's a different ballgame ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 163rd and Pacific
Replies: 12
Views: 1155

Re: 163rd and Pacific

nebraska wrote:office space

Such an odd spot for office space.

The construction going on right now is just to the west of where they've been dumping dirt for years.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does Omaha need?
Replies: 33
Views: 1655

Re: What does Omaha need?

3. Science Museum, Public Aquarium, or some big tourist destination 4. More entertainment options in general: Seems like every new development is: restaurants, restaurants, bar, and some retail. I agree with these. Omaha needs more free* public entertainment. Midtown Crossing has a good idea with t...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 26
Views: 586

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 22

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/
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)
Replies: 13
Views: 577

Re: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)

They've already been franchising outside of Nebraska for years. Lol, read the article. Have you read the article? I've read it twice now. Runza hit 80 locations in 2008 and now sits on 83 So in 9 years they added 3 locations. Yeah, let's continue that growth. Everett said Runza forecasts opening th...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 29
Replies: 26
Views: 586

Re: Forum Beer Fest - Saturday, Apr 22

Will be doing the Pint-a-gon. Kros Strain and Pint 9 are having open houses!
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cask Republic - Dundee
Replies: 34
Views: 865

Re: Cask Republic - Dundee

Quite a few new craft beer places popping up. It's hard to make time to get to them all.. But I plan to make a tour of all these places over the next couple of months... Hurry and check them out. They are very different and you are sure to find ones that you prefer over the others. I still haven't ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)
Replies: 13
Views: 577

Re: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)

They've already been franchising outside of Nebraska for years.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)
Replies: 13
Views: 577

Re: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)

Yeah but they've been franchising for years. Why would they all of the sudden start pushing those more? Maybe they changed their process or maybe corporate has decided that they will expand into other states more?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)
Replies: 13
Views: 577

Re: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)

Basically I was wondering if he knew something that we didn't. The article sounded like, "we've stagnated for several years but hopefully a new corporate office will [somehow] get us new stores." Are they not gaining franchisees because their corporate office is not exciting?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)
Replies: 13
Views: 577

Re: Runza Corporate HQ (8800 Firethorn Lane)

Looks cool. Will be interesting to watch their upcoming growth. Greg Any reason why you think they will suddenly start growing more than before? Is corporate planning to expand? They've had franchising available for years and seem to only have 5 locations outside on Nebraska. I've pitched the idea ...

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