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by yellowcolumbia
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

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. And if you read today's w-h article about beer at the cws, they've now corrected it with some prodding. Nebraska doesn't all...
by yellowcolumbia
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

Zipline tweeted earlier today that they are looking to open the Omaha taproom next month (may).
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2016 Most Popular Nebraska Attractions
Replies: 14
Views: 819

Re: 2016 Most Popular Nebraska Attractions

"Only attractions that reported their attendance to the Nebraska Tourism Commission are listed."
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

I was just talking with a Johnson Brother's rep and he said they have a Barrel Aged Imperial Stout that rivals KBS. That would be their "Royal Oil". I love the name, and it is incredibly fitting given the building's previous life as a mechanic's garage. Unfortunately, with Untappd showing...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 57
Views: 3398

Re: 20's Showgirl

I do not claim to know any city laws regarding strip clubs, but it appears this is getting around the spirit of city laws. Is it because it is a private club or because it is a BYOB club... Or both? LB632, which is the one that had the Nebraska Brewers up in arms last month, included language on &q...
by yellowcolumbia
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

nebugeater wrote:Any indication of what % of the states beer sales this represents?


LCC end of Dec revenue report says approximately 46 million gallons of beer in both 2015 and 2016. So Nebraska brewed beer was approx 2.1% in 2015 and 2.7% in 2016.
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

Thanks, I would like to check out the actual brewery sometime in Axtel. Also, Bull Market Beer and Grill in Valentine, is that the closest thing to visiting Bolo? I didn't even see a sign for Bolo when I was there, just kind of looked like it was in the back of Bull Market and the bartender at Bull...
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

I went thought the list and highlighted the breweries that I have been too. So I have wondered, No Thunderhead is Brewed in Kearney? All is brewed in Axtel? So I should scratch that off my list of "Breweries I have visited"? NE_Brewers_Dec.jpg Their Kearney location is still a licensed br...
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

Seemed high to me too, but sure enough. 39 out of 42 breweries shipped beer in December. Add in others licensed since Dec or that may have state license but are not yet producing that we know about (V's major, Pint Nine, Kros Strain, Juke) and you are there. I updated my spreadsheet based on the st...
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

The guy talking right now to the General Affairs Committee just said there are 47 Licensed Breweries in Nebraska??? Seemed high to me too, but sure enough. 39 out of 42 breweries shipped beer in December. Add in others licensed since Dec or that may have state license but are not yet producing that...
by yellowcolumbia
Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 81
Views: 5114

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

What am I looking at here? Can you bring in your growler and fill it up from whatever they have on tap? Is this only legal at breweries in Nebraska? I forgot nebugeater and I were talking about this on facebook. Yes, in SoDak you only need a retailers license to fill any growler with beer. In Nebra...
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cask Republic - Dundee
Replies: 34
Views: 1065

Re: Firestone Walker Tap Takeover @ Cask Republic - 12/1

We stopped by Cask Republic last weekend prior to dinner at Avoili. Great tap and cocktail list. The appetizer we tried was great as well. We'll be back. I have yet to have a Firestone Walker were I am really excited about. I know I haven't had them all, but what I have had has been average. I hope ...
by yellowcolumbia
Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Zipline Brewing to open tap room in north downtown Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 1011

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

Omaha Cowboy wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:YES! Best brewery in the state IMO, this is awesome.


Indeed. This is fantastic news for North Downtown :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace


Thirded, on both counts.
by yellowcolumbia
Sat Nov 12, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

White Elm (http://whiteelmbrewing.com/) opened earlier this week in Lincoln (2717 S. 8th St).
Had a couple of their beers at the Happy Raven tonight; the Grapefruit Grisette was very good, but the Imperial Stout was outstanding.
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55523

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

How do they get the work done so fast? Do they just have guys up there with torches and plasma cutters chopping up the beams, which are then immediately loaded onto trailers to be hauled away? That was a pretty big pile of steel last week. The 4-5 guys in their excavators move their machines really...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55523

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Exterior is gone, just a bit of the structure left.
by yellowcolumbia
Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1842
Views: 251965

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Anyone know what this was? Vacuum excavator http://www.mclaughlinunderground.com/products/vermeer-vacuum-excavators-mclaughlin/ "With Vermeer vacuum excavation equipment by McLaughlin, contractors will have a simple and effective solution to a variety of jobs, whether it’s excavating, potholin...
by yellowcolumbia
Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 239
Views: 18189

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

From Sunday's bulletin:
St Wenceslaus is purchasing 16 acres for the new church. Proposed floor plan available after masses 12-13November. Groundbreaking 24September2017.
by yellowcolumbia
Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

Couple medals for Nebraska brewers at the Great American Beer Festival this year, both to Nebraska Brewing Company:
Silver for Responsibly (62 entries)
Silver for Melange a Trois (159 entries)
by yellowcolumbia
Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: The Omaha Tap House (Two Locations)
Replies: 46
Views: 6032

Re: The Omaha Tap House (Paxton Building)

iamjacobm wrote:Second location in the strip mall with Baker's off 156th and Dodge it looks like.

Pretty sure it's going in on the west end, in the old Hollywood Video space.
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)
Replies: 289
Views: 62826

Re: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)

looks like famous Dave's failed - it will now be Kansas City BBQ This? http://kcbbq.net/ According to that link, that's in San Diego, and happens to be where the bar scenes from Top Gun were filmed. "Kansas City Barbeque is a restaurant and bar located in the harbor district of San Diego, Cali...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 144
Views: 19893

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

IIRC, that's about how deep the existing parking garage on the south side is. You talking about the giant garage for employees? I don't know. The one I am referring to is accessed by and under the circular drop-off on the south side. It was patient/visitor parking when we've used it, but employees ...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Kindercare (152nd Dodge)
Replies: 0
Views: 311

Kindercare (152nd Dodge)

Noticed construction on the north side of Dodge between Westside Church and Bakers. Address is 520 N 152nd Ave Circle. The internet says "KinderCare", open in 2017. http://www.kindercare.com/our-centers/omaha/ne/301910

I like the entryway.
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Omaha Panda Exhbit
Replies: 5
Views: 462

Re: Omaha Panda Exhbit

My recollection is that our zoo would have the ability and facilities to grow enough bamboo for a pair of pandas, but the lease agreement would have required them to purchase bamboo directly from China. Anyone else remember hearing something like that? The WH article indicated that the plan at the ...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55523

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Pulled down a couple more roof trusses this morning; only one remaining on the north end. IMG_3061.JPG By the way, I understood that this demo was not to have cost the city anything---so promised LOL. I've never seen anything indicating that demo wouldn't cost the city anything, and the city issuing...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 144
Views: 19893

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

IIRC, that's about how deep the existing parking garage on the south side is.
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Untapped - Beer App
Replies: 38
Views: 1797

Re: Untapped - Beer App

Coyote wrote:I keep forgetting post this, but:

Congrats to Brad for hitting a thousand!

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Cheers Brad! Was a special beer reserved for the occasion?

Just checked, my #1000 was a rye pale ale at Half Moon Bay Brewing in CA, on the patio overlooking the ocean.
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Untapped - Beer App
Replies: 38
Views: 1797

Re: Untapped - Beer App

Coyote wrote:250 unique IPAs and counting ... :cheers:


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Its going to stop counting your ipas for a while, until they decide to raise the number of levels again, at which point you'll make a jump to what level you would be on. I hit level 50 last fall, and have had a few ipas since. :cheers:
by yellowcolumbia
Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

Another score for La Vista. Kros Strain Brewing From Facebook We signed a Lease! Now we can finally answer the number one question we get! 10411 Portal Road, Lavista, NE 68128 Boom! There you go. The brewery will be located off the Cabela's exit on Interstate 80 in what is becoming a destination spo...
by yellowcolumbia
Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:43 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

Breweries in planning and homebrewers will not be allowed to pour at GNBF this year, and will likely affect other events going forward. Apparently, the Neb liquor control commission issued a warning that they would be enforcing current state statutes that do not allow for this, since breweries in pl...
by yellowcolumbia
Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2016
Replies: 286
Views: 7960

Re: Nebraska Football 2016

My family had season tickets with the parents paying the donation and I pay the face value for the games I want. Over the weekend I picked up my two Oregon tickets. My sister said they were $125 so I gave her $125 thinking they were $62.50 each. My jaw dropped when they had a $125 face value on eac...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Aug 23, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55523

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

The facade for Mancuso Hall came down Friday, with the exception of the overhang along 17th, which came down sometime over the weekend. Anyone know what they are doing with all the facde brick? I'd like to obtain a few. The stuff they have taken down so far has been pulverized, becoming an operating...
by yellowcolumbia
Thu Aug 18, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55523

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Pretty much only the facade left of the mancuso hall.
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Will be interesting to see how they deal with the overhang that nearly reaches 17th street.
by yellowcolumbia
Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Tanners Bar & Grill
Replies: 25
Views: 2866

Re: Tanners Bar & Grill

Omaha Cowboy wrote:I'm surprised no one has mentioned Oscar's in comparison.. That place is the bomb! :thumb:...

Ciao..LiO...Peace

I was thinking the same thing!
by yellowcolumbia
Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55523

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Anyone know what they are doing with all the facde brick? I'd like to obtain a few. The stuff they have taken down so far has been pulverized, becoming an operating surface for their excavators. Not sure if they will be more careful as they continue. I'll let you know if they start stockpiling it s...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: Oktoberfest 2016

The little one in Munich runs from 17 Sept to 3 Oct. :mrgreen: Can't wait until I can go back.
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: Oktoberfest 2016

Brickway's is also on September 24th from noon to midnight.
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55523

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

A bit of visible progress this morning.

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by yellowcolumbia
Wed Jul 13, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

Speaking of Lucky Bucket, either my tastes have changed, I had a bad batch in the past, or the recipe has changed, but Lucky Bucket's Certified Evil is a great beer. I tried it again a month or so ago and it was fantastic, now its my go-to beer. I really like Certified Evil too. Now. I used to not ...
by yellowcolumbia
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Local Breweries
Replies: 291
Views: 16512

Re: Local Breweries

I hear you on granite city, and I certainly wouldn't fault you for not including them. I haven't been to Jaipur in ages either, and I only recall their jalapeño beer. But checking lcc website, they have paid taxes on 750 gallons that they have brewed this year. Speaking of the lcc (liquor control co...

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