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by bbtran72
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Hastings Rumor Mill
Replies: 37
Views: 3186

Re: Hastings Rumor Mill

2 of my co-worker and i went there yesterday for lunch since it was closing, mind you the last time i was there was back in 2004-2006, we waited 20 minutes for for food since they had one person working up front and one back in the kitchen running the fryer. I got the combo(2 pieces of fish, hush pu...
by bbtran72
Fri Nov 07, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Hastings Rumor Mill
Replies: 37
Views: 3186

Re: Hastings Rumor Mill

It's actually 3 closings, South burger king( North(by the high school) is getting a major makeover) Applause Video (owner is retiring) Long John Silver I was hopping that when the south McDonald got built that Sunmart and other fast food down in that area would benefit from the extra traffic but i g...
by bbtran72
Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

Firehouse is pretty good. i second this, i would prefer firehouse over subway/quiznos/jimmy johns if there is one close to me and soon grand island will be the closest I have only had firehouse once. It was decent. I think of the other 3 you listed, Subway is on the bottom of that list by a long wa...
by bbtran72
Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

nativeomahan wrote:Firehouse is pretty good.

i second this, i would prefer firehouse over subway/quiznos/jimmy johns if there is one close to me and soon grand island will be the closest
by bbtran72
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Hastings Rumor Mill
Replies: 37
Views: 3186

Re: Hastings Rumor Mill

You beat me to it, i was going to post this after dinner. I grew up in Hastings and currently still reside there, i have wondered many times why they decided to build it there in the first place, yes the city was growing west back in the 80s but i would have built it where super walmart is now. My r...
by bbtran72
Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: “Nebraska Land & Sky" on NET
Replies: 7
Views: 686

Re: “Nebraska Land & Sky" on NET

Brad wrote:Trailer:

[BBvideo 560,340]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5S42qP0gmc&feature=youtu.be[/BBvideo]


Bummed i missed it, would have been great if they also shot it in 3D and played it at Imax theater.
by bbtran72
Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

the new brochure for the project: http://tsgproperties.com/graphics/resources/documents/c03ba82901ce.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; This will really change the landscape of the area! Although, I am wondering if they can fill the store fronts. There are still several ar...
by bbtran72
Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

was in grand island last Saturday and saw the Petco sign has been up west of Bed Bath and Beyond.  Anyone know when it is slated to open? Drove by Petco last night. Sign says it will open June 9th. Great! now i won't have to make random trips to lincoln to go and get aquarium supplies or order onli...
by bbtran72
Wed May 21, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

Any chance you can give us a "hint" at which company this is? :D
Tri-Cities has been growing crazy last couple years, even in hastings(where i live)has seen growth with Perkins halfway through construction and recently they started landwork for Autozone just south of Perkins.
by bbtran72
Tue May 20, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Re: Grand Island Rumor Mill

was in grand island last Saturday and saw the Petco sign has been up west of Bed Bath and Beyond. Anyone know when it is slated to open?
by bbtran72
Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: advice
Replies: 10
Views: 731

Depending on what your budget is, when i first started getting back into photography again i had a canon XSi with a 18-55 kit lens and also bought a sigma 55-200.  It wasn't untill 2 years later that i upgraded to a Canon 60d and got a 50mm 1.8, sold the kit and kept the zoom, I still have that 60D...
by bbtran72
Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

gisbuxfan wrote:I'll second the confirmation of PetCo. Looks like they are getting ready to put the fourth entrance in to the west of Shoe Carnival.


Wonder when it is going to open, i am really excited now. :D
by bbtran72
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Petco or Petsmart to take the last unfinished space to the west of Shoe Carnival. Confirming that it's "Petco" that will be going in to that center. Heard a rumor there was going to be a Village Inn in GI mall area.  Didn't say the exact location but I was thinking in the southwest corner...
by bbtran72
Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

Interesting mix of cars. Is it like a mix of car clubs? There's a surprising number of Austin Healey Sprites, Porsche 914s and E21 BMW 3-Series. Yes different clubs every month and each club has different class for faster/slow cars,  RMVR is definitely my favorite event of the year. Most people ha...
by bbtran72
Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Panda Express looking to come to Grand Island.   Also, Pet Smart may still be showing up as well.   Not sure how that will turn out with Pet Sense just opening this weekend. Men's Warehouse to build to just east of Bed Bath and Beyond.   Petco or Petsmart to take the last unfinished space to the we...
by bbtran72
Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: 2013 Storm Pictures
Replies: 38
Views: 2990

great photos, here's one i look last week just east of Hastings, Ne

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by bbtran72
Thu Oct 03, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

icejammer wrote:
bbtran72 wrote:YES it is.  Every Friday they have this event called Speed Friday where you can take your car and go crazy from 10am-4pm for $125


Sounds pretty comparable in price to Mid America Motorplex down by Glenwood


It is and even tracks that i have been to from colorado and ks are priced similar.
by bbtran72
Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

Brad wrote:
bbtran72 wrote:YES it is.  Every Friday they have this event called Speed Friday where you can take your car and go crazy from 10am-4pm for $125


I should take my 67 Volkswagen Beetle out there.  It would be awesome to get it up to 65... :;):


Ratrod it :D then you could turn that beetle into a 150+mph monster
by bbtran72
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Btw candleshoe, come down to hastings next year around labor day weekend if you want to shoot cars(vintage) for a change. Race MPH Park. Cool! I had actually planned on being at the Melon Roast classic car show in Hastings that weekend, but I committed to something at the State Fair that morning an...
by bbtran72
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

candleshoes pretty much answered it when it was in the early years.  But now that it is SLOWLY getting popular due to friday night street drag, they should build a bigger stand because on any given night when it is held, you can expect over 150+ people watching easily. They do have security right a...
by bbtran72
Wed Oct 02, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

Is this track open to the public? In the not so distant future I plan on making a cheap road course race car and have been bummed about the lack of racing options around the area.. 8) YES it is.  Every Friday they have this event called Speed Friday where you can take your car and go crazy from 10...
by bbtran72
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

If I had known about this, I would have had hundreds of photos on my page by now. Who is the promoter? And why as this place been so obscure? Promoter/ guy running the show is the track manager.  He runs it by word of mouth which is to me not the best business strategies for multimillion dollar tr...
by bbtran72
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

There isn't really a Grandstand, which is sad because big events(80+ cars) like these will bring hundreds of people and there's only 1 stand that holds 30 ish.  They also have a facebook page(that i started and run for them) that you guys should check out.  It's almost the end of the racing season...
by bbtran72
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

Here's a better view of the track(2.1 mile) looking south west with highway 6 on the bottom right and UP railroad intersecting it.  I have been working for the track since it opened in 2006 and i doubt even 25% of people on here knows about it or been there. Though i admit it is a really sweet trac...
by bbtran72
Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1201

Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing- Hastings 2013

These guys come to MPH(Motorsports Park Hastings) every year during the weekend of Labor Day and they are a blast and also super lould. I am supprise the track does not advertise this event or most of the events they have because i'm sure lots of people would come since they do not charge to get in....
by bbtran72
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

The only place i can see them(target) building at is between Webb Rd. & 281 & North Front St, it is actually big enough to fit a super target .  But gisbuxfan and candleshoe knows the town better than i do. Btw candleshoe, come down to hastings next year around labor day weekend if you want ...
by bbtran72
Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2013 Nebraska State Fair
Replies: 26
Views: 2328

agreed to what candleshoe said, traffic flow was so much better than last year. I went saturday with the fiance and her family and even went on the skytran( which is not bad) but it is barely/if any faster than walking.  Good turnout though
by bbtran72
Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

I was in town saturday and cvs looks great, panda's construction on the other hand is going snail pace[/u]
by bbtran72
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

The new Grand Island mall redevelopment is finally starting to take shape with Bed Bath and Beyond as the anchor store. Any one know of a projected open date? I drove by CVS Pharmacy yesterday and that looks like its almost ready to open. What a nice change of property on that corner! That did not ...
by bbtran72
Thu May 30, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Tri Cities - Airplane or Chopper?
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Don't know anyone/anything in Hastings but check out the Kearney Airport's website.

http://cityofkearney.org/index.aspx?NID=463
by bbtran72
Tue May 28, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Don't know you if guys have seen this but this would be where the development by DQ is. The prices are a little bit high, 1 bed/1 bath 564 sq. ft.  for $635-$655. Attached garage are $75/month and detached garages are $55/month. Wish Hastings would build more apartments. http://www.thesterlingapt.c...
by bbtran72
Sun May 26, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Don't know you if guys have seen this but this would be where the development by DQ is. The prices are a little bit high, 1 bed/1 bath 564 sq. ft.  for $635-$655. Attached garage are $75/month and detached garages are $55/month. Wish Hastings would build more apartments. http://www.thesterlingapt.c...
by bbtran72
Mon May 06, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 81
Views: 7774

Just got back from vegas yesterday and this was my first time flying out of grand island. We had a 2 hour delay it was just packed with 2 flights in one area, also the food is not even that great.  The good news is that i saw this last night so i was even more happy because flying out of GI is grea...
by bbtran72
Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

Watch for confirmation on Pepper Jax coming soon, too. This should be good for confirmation! Check out the Coming Soon Locations! http://www.pepperjaxgrill.com/menu.pdf That's pretty much set in stone then.  Menu looks good also, by the way have any one of you guys been to sam & louie's since ...
by bbtran72
Fri Apr 19, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

That's great to hear, never was a big fan of panda express but it will be a great addition to GI. Candleshoe wasn't there a rumor about that last year? seems like we are hearing that every year now. Yes, it's been talked about before. But then again, lots of food places have been rumored in the pas...
by bbtran72
Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

That's great to hear, never was a big fan of panda express but it will be a great addition to GI. Candleshoe wasn't there a rumor about that last year? seems like we are hearing that every year now.
by bbtran72
Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2013 Sandhill Crane Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 1892

did not get much this year unlike last but did get this pretty sweet sunrise. First picture was actually taken from my phone and second is from my camera. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8123/8625048689_7a9656a888_b.jpg http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8386/8625049111_668852ca4f_b.jpg
by bbtran72
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2013 Sandhill Crane Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 1892

awesome pictures brad, I've only been out once on that nice day  on friday 2 weeks ago but didn't get much.  Where did you see that Whooping Crane ?
by bbtran72
Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

The following building permit was recently issued: *Orange Development, 1710 West Second Street, 13,000 square foot pharmacy, $1,584,850  (a CVS Pharmacy) Orange Development is proposing a CVS Pharmacy in Norfolk virtually next door to the Walgreens as well. Is that where this CVS is going to be bu...
by bbtran72
Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Grand Island Rumor Mill
Replies: 540
Views: 93765

That is great to hear!  Now i don't have to go to Petco or petsmart  everytime i am in lincoln.  I do agree with the housing situation and Hastings is the same way.  Have been looking for a house to buy for a couple months now and there is not much to choose from, the lowest is 60K and highest b...

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