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by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 31
Views: 1159

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

This seems pretty easy. It's just east of 16th street. There's open land there, but the highway would need to be elevated due to some trains.

Also I would never drive on this road.

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by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 223
Views: 16239

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

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:The building(s) are being moved. They have the large barn across from the post office ready to be moved.

Correction, they are only moving the upper part of the barn, which is made from wood. The cinder block walls are being destroyed.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Whole Foods
Replies: 51
Views: 1328

Re: Whole Foods

aldi's? aldi's doesn't have nearly the selection of whole foods... I don't normally shop whole foods... but the fact that aldi's doesn't sell fresh whole ginger when i wanted to buy some meant I walked right out and it was a waste of my time. I will stick to trader joes... hyvee, natural grocers, a...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 223
Views: 16239

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

I think those Farm building's will be on the south farm if I'm not mistaken. It would be nice to have some of that history incorporated into the new development. Since they did get it from Boy's town. Looks like page 36 of the PDF shows the buildings staying in West Farm but being moved a few hundr...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Really Bad Storm: 6-16-17.
Replies: 22
Views: 501

Re: Really Bad Storm: 6-16-17.

I was downtown for CWS. It rained. Then it stopped and there was a double rainbow. Besides the double rainbow, it was pretty normal.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: CWS question
Replies: 2
Views: 192

Re: CWS question

Somebody can chime in with firsthand knowledge, but... GA tickets are always very easy to find General admission seating is located in the outfield bleachers - sections 125-136. GA tickets are non-guaranteed tickets, meaning fans must be among the first 5,500 people in line to be allowed entrance. A...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Zipline Brewing to open tap room in north downtown Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 967

Re: Zipline Brewing to open tap room in north downtown Omaha

Omaha Cowboy wrote:I'll likely wait until the CWS hubbub is over..

Yeah, parking is difficult if you just want to go to Zipline for a few beers.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)
Replies: 354
Views: 53088

Re: Southport (126th - Giles - I80)

Brad wrote:
skinzfan23 wrote:I can honestly say, I have never seen a hotel with only one balcony.


I haven't either. That said, when is the last time you seen any of these three story chain hotels with any balconies.


Hotels with one luxury/presidential/honeymoon/etc suite.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 273
Views: 15333

Re: Local Breweries

Word is that Jukes has to basically start over with thier building because it lacked proper footings. Hard to support heavy tanks of liquids without those. No word on new eta. Reddit says Summer 2018 https://www.reddit.com/r/nebraskabeer/comments/6ff18l/anyone_know_whats_happening_with_jukes_ale_wo...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Cabela's wouldn't take my card without using PIN no.
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: Cabela's wouldn't take my card without using PIN no.

Just use a credit card. Even more protections.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1833
Views: 248422

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

They have to be ancient. Those foundations have been visible from 72nd St for at least a decade. No kidding! What were the failed projects? Crappy apartments Hmmm, I guess I'm wrong. I used to drive by there every day around 2002-2003 when I worked in the Aksarben area. I could have sworn they were...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows
Replies: 9
Views: 868

Re: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows

Papillion, La Vista, Elkhorn, Blair, Fremont, Lake Manawa, Wild Willy's, Boys Town?, Gretna.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows
Replies: 9
Views: 868

Re: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows

skinzfan23 wrote:
Omaha_corn_burner wrote:skinz were you planning on updating the list?

Brad added some to the list in his post. Were there more shows that you know of?

Listed more options below for you to research
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows
Replies: 9
Views: 868

Re: 2017 Area Fireworks Shows

skinz were you planning on updating the list?
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 223
Views: 16239

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

I think those Farm building's will be on the south farm if I'm not mistaken. It would be nice to have some of that history incorporated into the new development. Since they did get it from Boy's town. Looks like page 36 of the PDF shows the buildings staying in West Farm but being moved a few hundr...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Costco Chicken Processing Plant
Replies: 22
Views: 1647

Re: Fremont Area Chicken Processing Plant

Work has begun. There is heavy equipment out there now.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Washington Post's "You're Going Where?" - Omaha
Replies: 10
Views: 502

Re: Washington Post's "You're Going Where?" - Omaha

Ak Village has multiple restaurants and options for entertainment and even a nice movie theater (locally owned).. Plus, most options are far less expensive than the "tousisty" Old Market.. New places are popping up seemingly every month in The Village. There is even a nice open public spa...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1833
Views: 248422

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

riceweb wrote:They have to be ancient. Those foundations have been visible from 72nd St for at least a decade.

No kidding!

RNcyanide wrote:What were the failed projects?

Crappy apartments
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Washington Post's "You're Going Where?" - Omaha
Replies: 10
Views: 502

Re: Washington Post's "You're Going Where?" - Omaha

Cowboy, what would you recommend people to see in Aksarben Village?

Come to Omaha to see Ground Floor Guitar and Borsheims???
Also Benson should be mentioned instead of Blackstone, IMO.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Washington Post's "You're Going Where?" - Omaha
Replies: 10
Views: 502

Re: Washington Post's "You're Going Where?" - Omaha

I found the article very odd. I've lived in Omaha my entire life and maybe have been to 4 of the places on the list. The intro paragraph was just a hodgepodge of names that I've really never heard of. If an out-of-towner asked me where to go in Omaha, the only place on the list I would recommend is ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 223
Views: 16239

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

OmahaFan wrote: if the house's are Below $200,000

I'm hopeful that some of the housing is below $200,000 but I do not have my hopes up. Aksarben was really high on their presale prices.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)
Replies: 81
Views: 12700

Re: Baker's Blondo (72 and Blondo)

lbmom5 wrote:Started grading the corner lot, "McDonald's Coming Soon" sign up.

I wonder if they will tear down the old one or let it sit abandoned
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 223
Views: 16239

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

It looks like all of the residential north of pacific is designed to have alleys and the homes are all close together and 2 stories. Who do they think is going to want to live in these type of homes? Certainly not empty nesters. I would think that families would want more green space. Are there eno...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)
Replies: 32
Views: 4486

Re: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)

Coyote wrote:Breaking News: the owners of the former Sports Authority

The former owners of Sports Authority (Leonard Green & Partners)? Or do you mean the owners of the building on 72nd street?

New Street owns the Kohls building and some property on the other side of 72nd.
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 922
Views: 89887

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

More people need to use 10th street. Seems like everyone takes I80 to 13th street and then up 13th to the zoo. Instead if you come down 10th and park by the north entrance, you are in the zoo in no time. Another option come in from the south. Take L Street to 13th. So I need to exit I-80 at 13th st...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 922
Views: 89887

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Create a new type of season family pass that sells for 15-20 dollars less then a regular pass that only lets you in on weekdays. :yes: I kinda like that idea. I would buy a winter pass that works 7 days per week from Dec 1 until the last day of February. Obviously it would need to be discounted. I ...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Wed May 31, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)
Replies: 320
Views: 34851

Re: Lumberyard District (Downtown Millard)

http://www.omaha.com/money/millard-s-lumberyard-district-sees-dramatic-transformation-into-space-for/article_3c0450f6-7e15-537e-826c-b0e854e98015.html the six-block district in the historic heart of Old Millard is nearing the finish of a dramatic transformation into offices, retailers and apartments...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Tue May 30, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 273
Views: 15333

Re: Local Breweries

Kros Strain and Pint Nine have started brewing beer. Their Facebook pages both say that they should be open in a few weeks! Kros Strain Brewing also has a huge new mural inside their taproom that looks amazing. I don't even know how to describe the art, but it is really unique. Vis Major has done so...
by Omaha_corn_burner
Mon May 22, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Future Annexation
Replies: 14
Views: 1021

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: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 223
Views: 16239

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: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 223
Views: 16239

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: 787
Views: 87694

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: 4796

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: 787
Views: 87694

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: 4796

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: 2454

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: 591

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: 7414

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: 1849
Views: 146233

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

So what's next? We just wait for the mayor's office to announce something?

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