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by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235693

Re: Official: Capitol District

Looks really nice!
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Zag Apartments (51st & Mayberry)
Replies: 73
Views: 7818

Re: Zag Apartments (51st & Mayberry)

I don't understand these $1000 a month studios. Who is their target demographic? What I mean is, who has $1000 a month to throw away on a 676 sq ft studio apartment? Studio $1,020 1 Bedroom $1,120 – 1,270 2 Bedrooms $1,350 Source: http://www.apartmenthomeliving.com/apartment-finder/ZAG-Omaha-NE-6810...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1925
Views: 266137

Re: Midtown Crossing

apples to apples They probably have that game at Spielbound. Just to help you out since it appears you do not know the meaning of a common phrase apples to apples phrase of apple 1. NORTH AMERICAN used with reference to a comparison regarded as valid because it concerns two things that are fundamen...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1925
Views: 266137

Re: Midtown Crossing

nebugeater wrote:apples to apples

They probably have that game at Spielbound.

omaha79 wrote:I"ve also heard that Wohlners has been heavily subsidized to continue to maintain operations there.

Subsidized how? I'm assuming low rent?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)
Replies: 9
Views: 608

Re: Nicolosi Cafe (20th & Leavenworth)

So what is it?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila
Replies: 17
Views: 1211

Re: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila

guy4omaha wrote:I drove from 168th and Maple and would drive down again.

I know nothing of Hook and Lime Tacos. How does it compare to R Taco near 156th and Maple?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1925
Views: 266137

Re: Midtown Crossing

Highlights – midtown Omaha - $1050/unit average rent I know what they're trying to say, but I do find it funny. "Highlights include apartments that cost more than most home mortgages in the city" FYI : A loan for $220,000 at 4% for 30 years comes out to be about $1050 per month. Then add ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1925
Views: 266137

Re: Midtown Crossing

Highlights – midtown Omaha - $1050/unit average rent I know what they're trying to say, but I do find it funny. "Highlights include apartments that cost more than most home mortgages in the city" FYI : A loan for $220,000 at 4% for 30 years comes out to be about $1050 per month.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila
Replies: 17
Views: 1211

Re: Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila

Critical mass could be just around the corner if these earliest businesses can hold on. Which ones are the earliest? Film Streams, Blatt and Slowdown? Goodnights (can't remember)? Many of the actual earliest businesses have closed long ago. 15 year coming critical mass is a bit long. I haven't look...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 286
Views: 32594

Re: The Omaha World Herald

nebugeater wrote:So far other than Gramps no one gets it. Not too good.

I think they are funny.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week
Replies: 9
Views: 375

Re: Sioux Falls -Brew of the Week

WoodGrain expands craft beer production http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2017/07/06/woodgrain-expands-craft-beer-production/457430001/ A local (Sioux Falls) microbrewery is expanding enough that it should be able to share its beer with customers in other South Dakota locations...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Idea For 132nd and Giles Reroute
Replies: 26
Views: 1416

Re: Idea For 132nd and Giles Reroute

Oh, I like that plan. Thanks for posting!
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 955
Views: 91591

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

The slide is reopened and has been extended 7 feet.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.
Replies: 14
Views: 327

Re: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.

100%

Don't know why you would think he wouldn't.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 237
Views: 17440

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

OverlookedFarm wrote:Sad in a way.

I'm pretty excited.

They've really seemed to have picked up the pace on grading this week. They are making a lot of progress.

In other news, the are widening the intersection at 132nd and Pacific.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1133
Views: 125371

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Are two hotels actually necessary?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 955
Views: 91591

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

My entire point is the zoo should embrace the fact that we're a cold weather state and build the zoo around that. Forget elephants, and build awesome enclosures for animals that can survive an entire season. Cougars, Siberian tigers, river otters, sea otters, snow leopards, bears, wolverines, artic...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Veridian Credit Union (143rd and Arbor)
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Veridian Credit Union (143rd and Arbor)

Thanks Brad. There's a rendering up on one of the signs at the construction area. It looks like it will be very similar to their Maple Street location in terms of exterior design.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1133
Views: 125371

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

MTO wrote:Love the mountains.

Yeah. Where's Target? Did they change Dodge street to two lanes in each direction? Worst render ever? It's just a generic drawing of some rectangles with rectangles on them.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 939

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

ricko wrote:Does Omaha really need another chain burger/pizza/whatever joint, or a chain anything?


REI
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Veridian Credit Union (143rd and Arbor)
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Discount Tire

This building, that was just built a couple years ago, has now been torn down completely to make way for the next project. LOL

It literally had Tommy's Tire on one side of it and Tires Plus across the street. LOL
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 530
Views: 61948

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Developers plan to modernize, restore West Farnam Apartments in renewed Blackstone area http://www.omaha.com/money/developers-plan-to-modernize-restore-west-farnam-apartments-in-renewed/article_7c184185-c218-5629-92f5-e85e54737a27.html People in the comments and on Facebook are upset, lol. I think ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Kansas City Streetcar
Replies: 102
Views: 7919

Re: Kansas City Streetcar

Brad wrote:Here is the link, but its subscriber only.
http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/20 ... tcar-fleet

Here's a free link:
http://www.metro-report.com/news/light- ... by-50.html
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements
Replies: 167
Views: 32464

Re: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements

Brad wrote:
Omaha_corn_burner wrote:I'll be in Fremont on Saturday morning. What exactly goes on? It just drives by and I take a selfie?


Sorry, I was out of town for the past 8 days and didn't get back to you in time. Hope you were able to catch it.


Nope, didn't go.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 939

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

bigredmed1 wrote:One and done for me.

I was also a once and done
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)
Replies: 27
Views: 4917

Re: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)

There have not been any crops planted on this land and there are for sale signs up around the land.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 163rd and Pacific
Replies: 14
Views: 1624

Re: 163rd and Pacific

They are putting a small fence up by Pacific and finishing up a gate for automobile traffic. Otherwise it looks like they are done for awhile. I assume they will plant a ton of perennials this fall or next spring. http://i.imgur.com/l5jqrB4.jpg http://i.imgur.com/yRdvaAh.jpg http://i.imgur.com/CyVyL...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 939

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

RockHarbor wrote:maybe I should evolve this into a "What businesses would you woo to Omaha, if you could?" discussion.

Larry Flynt's Hustler Club would be nice
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 99
Views: 4645

Re: Facebook Data Center

Greg S wrote:I did see that Facebook recently crossed the 2 billion users mark.

Actually, 2 billion monthly active users
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 939

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

If you really want to get new businesses to Omaha, then open a franchise. All it takes is money.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 939

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

"Hi Joe Zombie. I really enjoy Zombie Burger and I know that many of my friends in Omaha do too. You should open a location in Omaha. It would be great. I feel you could make huge profits in Omaha because they don't have the type of burger that you sell."

What else can you do?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 939

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

Wow....thank you! I do want to be proactive more. It's so easy to be "All talk and no action." I don't want to be that. How do you think you're going to attract business owners to move or open a location in Omaha? As a private citizen, I think all you have is "talk". I'm not sur...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows
Replies: 12
Views: 1743

Re: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows

Thunderhead Taproom is having a private event that includes a fireworks display on Friday the 30th. Tickets are required, but I assume you could see them from around the area.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 939

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements
Replies: 167
Views: 32464

Re: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements

Saturday July 1 Depart 8:00 a.m. - Council Bluffs, Iowa - Heritage Park - 1100 Avenue G Pass-through 8:55 a.m. - Missouri Valley, Iowa - Kerlin Street, on curved leg of wye 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Fremont, Neb. 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Central City, Neb. 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Overton, Neb. Arr...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Good Asian Food
Replies: 42
Views: 3465

Re: Good Asian Food

I was looking over some of my past posts and saw a topic I participated in was split into another topic. Here's what I posted last year (edited a smidge for 2017): [O!] The best Asian in Omaha? Not by a long shot. I know everybodys taste can vary, but I would love the see a list of places that you t...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: "7 Monkeys" renamed "7M Grill"
Replies: 11
Views: 2580

Re: "7 Monkeys" renamed "7M Grill"

Saturday is their last day of business. Good place, great food.

https://www.facebook.com/7MGrill/
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 285
Views: 15961

Re: Local Breweries

I was there last year. It was interesting. Cool party place, but not very convenient to get to (or find). There's a stage with live music and a pretty sizable brewery. We were told you could only get their beers at the brewery, which I thought was disappointing. We did ask the owners about the lack ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235693

Re: Official: Capitol District

Or, or...we just don't think the whole development is a bust because people can't watch a giant TV. :shrug: It's not a bust, but I can answer your statement with a quote from yourself. Because they have been scaling back since day one due to costs and demand. It's just disappointment from scale bac...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2512
Views: 235693

Re: Official: Capitol District

GetUrban wrote:It could be used to show movies too, and feeds from other local events.

Movies? No.
This is THE premiere development in Omaha right now. (Aksarben might try to argue that though)

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