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by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 266
Views: 13909

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: 12
Views: 584

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: 1235

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: 2367
Views: 215852

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: 32927

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: 1515
Views: 92727

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: 4
Views: 227

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: 1565

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: 11
Views: 223

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: 515

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: 11
Views: 223

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: 783

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: 515

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: 515

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: 515

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: 515

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 ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Development of Regency, Old Mill, and Miracle Hills
Replies: 19
Views: 820

Re: The Development of Regency, Old Mill, and Miracle Hills

HR Paperstacks wrote:
RockHarbor wrote:I'm surprised by the 1980's color-coded sections (mustard yellow sections) within Central & Eastern Omaha.

Yeah, I was surprised by that too. Apparently the 80's brought a lot of infill instead of sprawl.

By way of annexations possibly? I dont know
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 74
Views: 7620

Re: Tenth Street Market

What kind of federal funding? That doesn't seem right to me.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153371

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

How about hanging some nets off the bridges and opening up batting cages or a quad copter park where kids can fly their quad copters outside, but inside of a giant netted area.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153371

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Great examples. I'm wondering, is there anything in our city laws or building codes that prevent a permanent structure from being built under the interstate?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save
Replies: 241
Views: 17278

Re: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save

The 108th and Q location has a sign up advertising the space as available where the old liquor section used to be.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1369
Views: 153371

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:something like this is more inviting to cross...

Except double the width, remove the stop lights, and the vehicles are traveling at 60MPH.

Or are you saying to eliminate the interstate entirely and make it a city street?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1842
Views: 141027

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

bigredmed wrote:accurate cost figures, honest statements of who pays what

Exactly.

Was there ever an actual cost assessment done? Where did the 150M estimate come from?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)
Replies: 29
Views: 2064

Re: Growler USA (162nd & W Maple)

Out of Growler USA, Omaha Tap house, and Local Beer Patio Kitchen (a.k.a. the three new craft beer bars in West Omaha), I rank them as : 1) Omaha Tap House - good beer selection and really good food 2) Growler USA - amazing beer selection but the food is not as good as Omaha Tap House (still good fo...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 759
Views: 82480

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

OmahaOmaha wrote:That was sarcasm by the way.

Then why post it?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 266
Views: 13909

Re: Local Breweries

It looks like Vis Major, Pint Nine and Kros Strain are all progressing nicely on their construction. Hopefully they will be open next month!
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 759
Views: 82480

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

The bus doesn't even run after 7pm. It's 30 minutes between buses. It would probably take me at least 2 hours to take a bus to the airport (including a 30 minute walk with my luggage to the closest bus stop), or I could just drive my car and be there in 40 minutes. You also forgot to mention taxi se...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save
Replies: 241
Views: 17278

Re: Family Fare - No Frills - Bag N Save

Yeah. And inside they moved the products around, painted the walls, and vacated the old liquor section of the building. Wondered why they have all vacated the liquor store. Everything I read, that's a huge money maker for stores and places like HyVee keep adding larger and larger liquor stores. The...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Storage Units
Replies: 10
Views: 354

Re: Storage Units

You forgot 204th and Farnam
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sterling Ridge (Ironwood Country Club)
Replies: 171
Views: 30204

Re: Sterling Ridge (Ironwood Country Club)

Is this development considered to be successful? There's not much going on here and lots of open land. I don't understand how the Boys Town development can progress if this area of land cannot be filled.

At least they have made some road repairs to 132nd recently.

Thoughts?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: I-80 expansion between Omaha/Lincoln
Replies: 98
Views: 17289

Re: I-80 expansion between Omaha/Lincoln

iamjacobm wrote:The Facebook official announcement made me think if this(I know that data center wont have much traffic, but just the growing investment in the area).

Is there a timeline that is out there for when 168th and 192nd will get on/off ramps for I80?


Also, who decides this? City, county, state?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 92
Views: 3567

Re: Facebook Data Center

The announcement: http://www.omaha.com/money/facebook-to- ... 0baa4.html

Looks like 100 or so workers after it is completed.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Dillards at Oakview closing!
Replies: 23
Views: 1839

Re: Dillards at Oakview closing!

Then, the theater will close. Maybe it's me, but I think the theater can stand alone. Movie theaters are becoming a destination, an evening out all by themselves at least for me. I can't get theater popcorn in my living room, for example. I take it you don't go out to movies often? The AMC at Oakvi...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Upstream Brewing Company
Replies: 32
Views: 2928

Re: Upstream Brewing Company

Purely speculation, but I wonder if one of the local craft breweries (NBC, Lucky Bucket, etc) will take over this lease, and use the place as a tap room/supplemental brewery. Lots of space, but convenient if you don't have to purchase brewing equipment. It's a pretty cool building, but the reality ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is anybody here into Urban Exploration?
Replies: 7
Views: 246

Re: Is anybody here into Urban Exploration?

I generally try not to trespass, so no, I'm not into Urban Exploration.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Upstream Brewing Company
Replies: 32
Views: 2928

Re: Upstream Brewing Company

Perfect building for an REI
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cancun (El Parian/Maria Sangria)
Replies: 109
Views: 5645

Re: Cancun (El Parian/Maria Sangria)

I only know of Maria's as a dance club.....I didn't even know it was a restaurant.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: MediaWatchOMA and MeanStreetsOMA
Replies: 10
Views: 489

Re: MediaWatchOMA and MeanStreetsOMA

Meanstreets is legit. I have followed and contributed for years and his followers are real. He posts everything that comes across the scanner so there's a ton of good content, so that helps to draw ppl in. It's also very timely. It could be 10's of minutes before KETV or other mass media outlets re...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cancun (El Parian/Maria Sangria)
Replies: 109
Views: 5645

Re: El Parian Bar and Grill (Maria Sangria)

I don't know, El Parian was Mexican, and I think Maria's was Spanish.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cancun (El Parian/Maria Sangria)
Replies: 109
Views: 5645

Re: El Parian Bar and Grill (Maria Sangria)

RNcyanide wrote:Were going to have to bust out the nested parentheses on this one, because El Parian is now Cancun. Is this place cursed to have Spanish themed failures for all eternity??

I think you mean Latin themed. Spain is nowhere near Mexico.

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