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by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cancun (El Parian/Maria Sangria)
Replies: 109
Views: 5359

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: 9
Views: 273

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: 5359

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: 5359

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.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Omababe wrote:Now if they would only add San Jose and BWI they would have all of the places I regularly fly. :) (Well, not counting Grand Junction.)

Southwest offers direct flights to both of those cities. For the direct flight to BWI, there are 2 stops :lol:
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Hmmmm, I went to that map URL. Nice

There's a bug though, when deselecting the non-stop checkbox, it still only shows the non-stops.
Maybe not a bug, but it bothers me.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

NovakOmaha wrote:Filling in the map nicely. All Eppley needs are

Heathrow and Narita
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: NE 108th & Q
Replies: 10
Views: 592

Re: NE 108th & Q

bbinks wrote:Baskin Robbins maybe?

Back in the day there was a Baskin Robbins on the northwest corner. Are they presently expanding?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137539

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

bigredmed wrote:This is a question we are just going to disagree on.

Agreed!
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: JC Penny's
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: JC Penny's

Closing this Penney's is going to just kill that little mall. Gordman's has a store there too. Only thing that will keep it alive is the HyVee. Too bad Just curious, do you go to that mall often? I don't notice many people going into JC Penny's, but I think Gordmans gets some decent foot traffic. I...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Welcome to Omaha
Topic: Drivers have gotten worse than East Coast
Replies: 7
Views: 398

Re: Drivers have gotten worse than East Coast

Sadly, West Maple is all 45MPH now. I caught myself flying by everybody (after having not driven West Maple in YEARS) and noticed it's all 45MPH.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137539

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Vueconservative wrote:if you used magnetic technology that are used in many high speed roller coasters

Japan, China, Seoul....and Omaha. That would be impressive.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 499
Views: 54525

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Needs some cornice/entablature. What's with all these flat brick walls? (I know, I know, it's for cost) I think if you look closely the brick is slightly stepped down on the top. Tough to tell for sure though. I know it's just a rendering, but it looks like that steel (aluminum?) cap they put on th...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 499
Views: 54525

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Needs some cornice/entablature. What's with all these flat brick walls? (I know, I know, it's for cost)
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Garrett wrote:I remember that. My family would go to Orlando back in the day for Disney trips and it's crazy to think a direct flight is possible now.

There's actually nonstop flights to Orlando now. No need for connections anymore.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Turner Park East
Replies: 73
Views: 5242

Re: Turner Park East

iamjacobm wrote:I find it a little odd that they have announced all this and according to the DC Assessor the Runza is still owned by a different entity.

I don't know anything about any of this, but the DC Assessor website is slow to update sales, at least for residential sales.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 143
Views: 18651

Re: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:I don't see the new development. Where is it on the OP's photo?

Ha, weird. In my old age I didn't see that we are on page 4. I thought the post at the top of this page was the OP.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

choke wrote:Interesting that non-stops keep getting added despite big businesses falling left and right in the metro. Gordman's wipes out another 500 employees.

Are there a lot of Gordman's employees flying in and out of Omaha? I know my company takes full advantage of nonstops in/out of Omaha.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 53
Views: 2174

Re: 20's Showgirl

A lot of free publicity going on.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

So is AS responsible for most of Eppley's growth?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Omaha River Walk
Replies: 28
Views: 1732

Re: Omaha River Walk

tpaine wrote:Omaha's First National Tower shouldn't have been constructed because it is a "completely different scope" than the Burj Khalifa.

Did people actually mention building a building in Omaha and comparing it to the Burj Khalifa?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 143
Views: 18651

Re: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)

I don't see the new development. Where is it on the OP's photo?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I thought we used to have nonstop to San Diego?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Omaha River Walk
Replies: 28
Views: 1732

Re: Omaha River Walk

Omaha will be fortunate to emulate San Antonio's extraordinarily successful River Walk. San Antonio's River Walk is the #1 tourist attraction in the state of Texas, attracting over 11 million visitors annually, supports more than 31,000 jobs, and has an economic impact of around $3.1 billion per ye...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Omaha River Walk
Replies: 28
Views: 1732

Re: Omaha River Walk

So, not an actual riverwalk. The GLM would just be turned into "Restaurants on the Pond" and the park would be gone.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)
Replies: 313
Views: 32326

Re: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)

Buy/remove those last few homes on 136th street and build a bunch of row houses
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)
Replies: 313
Views: 32326

Re: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)

RNcyanide wrote:I'm honestly surprised that they didn't buy out those ramshackle buildings behind Walgreens and put something else there. It's such a strange looking development.

No kidding!!
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137539

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

ok, much better. But remember, widening 168th includes going through a lake and building a bridge over water. Does Metro buy a lot of new buses each year? I would imagine some years they do not buy any. Also, Metro uses those same roads that cars use. EDIT : Just realized this is the streetcar threa...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137539

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

We are spending the same amount of money to widen 168th St between Center and Pacific as Metro's entire annual operating budget. The reason we don't have effective transit is we heavily subsidize car travel and spend next to nothing on buses. 11.5 million dollars for the road widening http://mapaco...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows

Elkhorn?
Wild Willy's?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: NE 108th & Q
Replies: 10
Views: 592

Re: NE 108th & Q

What is he building at Giles and Eastport?

http://www.cityoflavista.org/DocumentCenter/View/9831
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Is 100 the magic number? I have no idea, but an A319 (mainline) holds around 120 passengers while the ERJs and CRJs (regional) hold around 50 or 70 passengers.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 729
Views: 79792

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

iamjacobm wrote:
NovakOmaha wrote:Idk of anyone else has noticed but their site has been hacked for me for like 6 months.

I get hardcore porn. Not cool when I'm at work.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: NE 108th & Q
Replies: 10
Views: 592

Re: NE 108th & Q

So what is a Galaxy Ventures II (Bryce Bares) ?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1293

Re: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

If you want downtown to be rebuilt and look nicer then tell the City to look for companies willing to locate here and by companies I don't mean retailers, or insurance companies. I mean tech companies or something that Omaha would benefit from. Plus where would we put a 1.2 Billion dollar project o...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1293

Re: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

Just imagine what $1.2 billion would do downtown., I have no idea what a private developer would do with 1.2 billion downtown. Build one tall building? Build 3 medium height buildings in North Downtown? How much does the Capital District cost? How much did First National cost? I seriously have no i...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1293

Re: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

it's almost becoming cliche. I think we already passed that point. It's all just buzzwords and misspellede names. This city just keeps saying F-You to it's core. If Omaha didn't annex Elkhorn, then it would be a story of how Elkhorn was expanding. I'll bet everything in my pocket to everything in y...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137539

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

bigredmed, If busses are not an option for the UNMC area, then what is the answer? More/larger parking garages? I can't seem to figure out what your preferred solution is to your employer's problem.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137539

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Garrett wrote:Now for everyone's favorite thing.... a hypothetical map

Have you ever been to www.urbanrail.net?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street Widening
Replies: 66
Views: 5841

Re: Street Widening

http://applewoodhoa.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/108th-Street-Project-Overview-00150743xAD298.pdf Looks like they are about to start widening 108th from Madison-Q. Yeah, there are a lot of utility flags on 108th near Harrison. Anybody know why there are hundreds of utility flags up along the sout...

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