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by Taco
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 987
Views: 116408

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Coyote wrote:The next project will be here:

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Those homeowners directly to the south will soon be feeling even more of a squeeze. Are you at liberty to say what this project is?
by Taco
Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: USL Soccer

Morrison Stadium certainly counts as a Soccer Specific Stadium, I think expanding that would be the most logical solution.
by Taco
Tue May 30, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: USL Soccer
Replies: 47
Views: 915

Re: Professional Sports team

If they do this right, it could end up as a real feather in the cap for Omaha and a useful tool for attracting young people. Omaha has a huge sports vacancy in the summer after the CWS and I think the USL could certainly find a market. For them to succeed however, I think they'd have to have a stadi...
by Taco
Wed May 24, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Turner Park East
Replies: 77
Views: 6232

Re: Turner Park East

Love the interior parking garage. Mutual gets urban design.
by Taco
Wed May 10, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 524
Views: 60727

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Fences up around Blackstone Knoll property.
by Taco
Wed May 10, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha Buildings Hiding Under Cladding or Paint
Replies: 38
Views: 4219

Re: Omaha Buildings Hiding Under Cladding or Paint

For the past week or so they have been deconstructing the Salvation Army Renaissance building. If anyone is interested in seeing it without the cladding again, now will be your only chance.
by Taco
Wed May 10, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Prairie Queen Mixed Use Development (132 & Cornhusker)
Replies: 16
Views: 1340

Re: Prairie Queen Mixed Use Development (132 & Cornhusker)

Coyote wrote:
Taco wrote:Cowboy where did that image come from?

Cowboy?


Two western themed nouns beginning with a C...the hat in your picture...let's just say it had been a long day when I posted that :sly:
by Taco
Tue May 09, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Prairie Queen Mixed Use Development (132 & Cornhusker)
Replies: 16
Views: 1340

Re: Prairie Queen Mixed Use Development (132 & Cornhusker)

Cowboy where did that image come from?
by Taco
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park Ave Living
Replies: 98
Views: 11547

Re: Park Ave Living

I believe 1029 is the building owned by inCommon.
by Taco
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Ray's Buffalo Wings
Replies: 4
Views: 411

Re: Ray's Buffalo Wings

Big fan of Ray's. Hope they are able to give this cavernous space a better environment than Saints could.
by Taco
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 524
Views: 60727

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

The lot where the building was torn down next to the dialysis clinic no longer has a fence around it. Hopefully it's not turning into parking...
by Taco
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 9554

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Panhandling laws have been overturned in court several times and can also cause bad PR for a city. Here's a solution I think is interesting: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/us/portland-maine-panhanders-jobs.html It would give our city parks some much needed TLC and also have a side-effect that an...
by Taco
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 3802 Leavenworth (Down Under Lounge)
Replies: 35
Views: 3930

Re: 3802 Leavenworth (Down Under Lounge)

Demo has begun here. I just looked back and saw the rendering for the first time too. Exciting! Love buildings that stay all brick and don't use cheap filler cladding.
by Taco
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 524
Views: 60727

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Omaha's Blackstone District nears $55 million in total investment, nearly 250 jobs added to neighborhood "... not a single storefront is vacant right now. Newly constructed spaces have commercial tenants waiting to move in." Blackstone station says they are 100% leased. Hope they start fi...
by Taco
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: American White Pelicans @ Manawa
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Re: American White Pelicans @ Manawa

A dozen or so at Zorinsky on Sunday as well.
by Taco
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 790
Views: 87814

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Very cheap flights from Omaha to Madrid, Paris or London right now. I'm talking ~$400-500 round trip. To me it looks like flights are available around the last week of April, the first week of May and early September. Use google flights to search.
by Taco
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Ross Dress for Less
Replies: 10
Views: 522

Re: Ross Dress for Less

We should not be excited they are coming here. It's just another clothing chain that sells ugly, crappy clothing made by people who are essentially slaves. Nothing new, just more fabric that will likely be at a landfill within a year.
by Taco
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2479
Views: 231333

Re: Official: Capitol District

The windowless face of the apartment building looks a lot better with the offices to hide it. Here's to hoping those get built soon.
by Taco
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Another Bid to host the Frozen Four at CenturyLink Center
Replies: 37
Views: 924

Re: Another Bid to host the Frozen Four at CenturyLink Center

Century Link Center can make 18,000 work for hockey... Ciao..LiO...Peace I believe there was a time Wisconsin came to town that it was close to 18k? As for why UNL, I have a strong suspicion that it is due to UNL being the flagship University of the Nebraska system more than anything. More likely b...
by Taco
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Omaha Municipal Land Bank
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Re: Omaha Municipal Land Bank

Website has recently updated with an expanded property list. The vast majority of properties are in Northeast Omaha and most are empty lots under the descriptor "depository agreement". Does anyone know what this entails? Huge data trove, I haven't gotten a great chance to look through yet,...
by Taco
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park Ave Living
Replies: 98
Views: 11547

Re: Park Ave Living

Midtown properties LLC recently demoed the house at 3002 Mason st. This is directly west of "The Art Decos". Parking? Or something more?
by Taco
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Station on 38th
Replies: 59
Views: 7402

Re: Blackstone Station on 38th

Signs up saying the farnam street commercial section is 100% leased.
by Taco
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 38 St. Lofts on Farnam (Brite Ideas)
Replies: 30
Views: 3775

Re: 38 St. Lofts on Farnam (Brite Ideas)

Any idea for the timetable on the new building or when Fyzical's lease ends?
by Taco
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)
Replies: 43
Views: 5255

Re: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)

Thirding the educated responses in this thread. I live near Bemis Park and love the little pocket of town it takes up. I wish it had a little more of a commercial presence, but the houses are designed well and the two parks are nice. Having the salvation army so near freaked me out a little at first...
by Taco
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 144
Views: 19715

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

We have patients who are high cost patients and we do nothing to really lower their cost. We have means of doing stuff to lower cost, but it would mean telling some parent that their kid won't get every thing, or perhaps won't get something. It will mean that old people will have to spend their own...
by Taco
Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Turner Park East
Replies: 77
Views: 6232

Re: Turner Park East

Excellent urban design. Interesting how they seem to indicate they have 3 large employers looking for office space.
by Taco
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)
Replies: 16
Views: 1408

Re: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)

I should hold my judgement until I see the renderings, but who would want to live here if they can afford $900/month rent?

This smells like an out of town developer who isnt reading the market quite right.
by Taco
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 9554

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Per Robynn Tysver / World-Herald staff writer: Sheriff Tim Dunning endorses Heath Mello, says he blocks calls from former ally Mayor Jean Stothert Dana Bradford, Michael Yanney, John Gottschalk and Michael Cassling — some of the city’s top GOP businessmen and philanthropists — have donated consider...
by Taco
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Rough stretch for Creighton
Replies: 11
Views: 1010

Re: Rough stretch for Creighton

This legal battle means the house will surely get investigated and 99.9% of fraternities have something that could be exploited by admin to kick them off campus. Fraternities simply represent too big of a risk for universities these days. On the bright side, this house is on prime real estate halfwa...
by Taco
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1041
Views: 121019

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

It seems that these guys who want to take on the Crossroads only want to do it if they can get the taxpayers to pick up the tab while they do the heavy lifting of picking up the pay check at the end of the project. I would rather us wall off Target and take out the rest of the mall. Leave Sears if ...
by Taco
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1849
Views: 146253

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I think the smartest option would be a light rail from Omaha to Lincoln. The list of stations should be: -Riverfront/TD Ameritrade -Downtown Omaha -Midtown Crossing -Aksarben -Ralston -Millard -Gretna -Ashland -Greenwood -Waverly -UNL East Campus -UNL/Memorial Field -Haymarket/Pinnacle Why is this ...
by Taco
Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown 2050
Replies: 112
Views: 7612

Re: Midtown 2050

From a planning perspective, I really don't know what you can argue with - everything looks great. Now (obviously) the real question is how do we build upon this momentum? I would say start by relaxing zoning laws and leaning more towards form-based codes. As an aside, it is really interesting how m...
by Taco
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does Omaha need? (Tourism)
Replies: 36
Views: 1244

Re: What does Omaha need? (Tourism)

The new proposed plan of "Midtown 2050" is almost exactly perfect in what I'd say Omaha "needs" for both QOL and tourism.
by Taco
Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Centre (90th and Center)
Replies: 380
Views: 65174

Re: Loveland Centre (90th and Center)

LOL, that's not a sinkhole, it's a man made silt trap... As I have mentioned before, the property in the NW corner is in the flood plain and the entire golf course is in the flood plane. The rules now only let you fill 25% of your lot to raise it out of the flood plane. Lol, sounds like my uncle is...
by Taco
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Centre (90th and Center)
Replies: 380
Views: 65174

Re: Loveland Centre (90th and Center)

Construction on NW corner is being held up by developer Slosburg. After tearing down the mini golf course and batting cage, an unexpected sinkhole developed (can be seen in SW corner of lot near the creek. That, along with the time of purchase (right before recession) I think was enough to prioritiz...
by Taco
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 1484

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

buildomaha wrote: [M]isogyny is almost as nonexistent as racism in this country.


Man, you really need to get out more.
by Taco
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Tracks Lounge (formerly Trackside)
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: Tracks Lounge (formerly Trackside)

I am glad you posted this because I went a few months back after hearing about how good their fried chicken and wings were. After my experience, it is safe to say I will not be going back. Nothing about the physical environment stood out to me negatively aside from the small TVs which I will excuse ...
by Taco
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 524
Views: 60727

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Stirnella plans to be open within 30 days. Sign is up.
by Taco
Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2017 Wish List
Replies: 5
Views: 353

Re: 2017 Wish List

2016: 1) Groundbreaking for the new crossroads development. N 2) A plan announced for the Lanoha Tower spot. N 3) A tenant for the Waitt Plaza location in Aksarben. Y! 4) Kyle Allen. N 5) A new large-scale public art campaign in Omaha. N 1/5...not even a good batting average. 2017: 1) The makers/art...
by Taco
Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 533
Views: 11505

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Coyote wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:Is there a greater enigma in college basketball than Georgetown?

They out zoned Syracuse's zone. I don't know what to think of them. However, they do not have a bad loss yet this year.


Losing to Arkansas State at home isn't a bad loss?

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