flyOMA wrote: Can you imagine what a project like this would have looked like 10 years ago? I cringe just thinking about it.
A cringe, a cough drop and a shudder at that thought..
Stargazer wrote:Of course if this architecture were in North Downtown or Aksarben Village it would be hailed by our creative class as another great achievement towards Omaha's urban renaissance.
Omaha World Herald wrote:Drake Bell, star of Nickelodeon's "Drake and Josh," will perform music from his new album in a free concert at Shadow Lake Towne Center at 1 p.m. May 27. Bell will perform in the Alegent Health Amphitheater. After the show, he is scheduled to sign autographs at Best Buy.
The celebration includes a concert by the B-52s at 7 p.m. May 26.
Coyote wrote:Paul must have changed the name for this brew pub. We have been watching it over here:
[font=Georgia]Flatland Brewing Company coming to Omaha[/font]
Kim Kavulak said she and husband Paul are still negotiating a lease of the space at 7474 Towne Center Parkway, Suite 101, behind the new Hy-Vee Supermarket at 72nd Street and Nebraska Highway 370. But they hope to open a 170-seat, full-service American restaurant, brewery and bar there in October.
Omaha World Herald wrote:About 400 people attended the opening ceremonies. Gov. Dave Heineman cut a 12-foot floral garland. Papillion Mayor James Blinn spoke about how Shadow Lake will benefit the community. The outdoor shopping center at 72nd Street and Nebraska Highway 370 has 800,000 square feet and 32 retailers. An additional 15 stores are planned, and there are more vacancies to fill.
Other events for the grand opening weekend include a performance by Nickelodeon star Drake Bell at 1 p.m. today in the Alegent Health Amphitheatre. On Memorial Day, a patriotic program will feature the Offutt Air Force Base Color Guard, a special flag celebration and live musical performance by the Avi8ors.
jsheets wrote:Some notes:
The Borders is very nice. Â The Wheatfield's building is two stories with an interior elevator and hallways/bathroom. Â The varied architecture is very cool looking. Â The fountain area is sunken, so you step down into a nice small amphitheater space w/ water and fountains in the middle. Â There is an area for summertime kid fountains that kids can walk through the jumping water.
Where is the Wheat Fields building? Â In the center area?
lonnie wrote:PS: Spelling Cow sucks, I hope Admin dumps it.
First the access from Gold Coast Road to Highway 370 closed. Then Farmer B's Steak House followed.
The restaurant at 1406 Gold Coast Road in Papillion has a "For Sale" sign in front of it.
Mimi Janda, a co-owner of Farmer B's, said the highway access was a factor in the decision to close May 21.
The party business was booming, she said. "We had prenups (wedding rehearsal dinners), we had anniversaries. We had all that stuff."
But regular business was slow.
"Basically, the faucet was slowly shutting off as construction started, and when they actually closed the road, the faucet just went totally off," Janda said.
Janda and her husband, David, did not own the restaurant when the Papillion City Council decided to remove the access from Gold Coast Road to Highway 370.
"We bought it (in 2005) knowing full well, but not realizing, the impact it would have," she said.
At Naber Chiropractic, owner Dr. Troy Naber said lack of highway access has reduced traffic to businesses along that section of Gold Coast Road. Naber's office, 1410 Gold Coast Road, looks out over the Farmer B's parking lot.
The closure reduced the number of cars in the parking lot by at least a third, he said. "And . . . you're going to have Texas Roadhouse going in down (at Shadow Lake) with main access. . . . It's just going to be a nightmare."
Fatburger, Finish Line, American Eagle, Complete Nutrition and New York & Company
Hallmark and Wheatfield's will open Aug. 15, followed by Chico's Aug. 20 and Tropical Smoothie Cafe, GNC and Gordman's at the end of the month
jsheets wrote:More stores for SLTC:
http://www.papilliontimes.com/site/tab6.cfm?newsid=18682016&BRD=2712&PAG=461&dept_id=557008&rfi=6Fatburger, Finish Line, American Eagle, Complete Nutrition and New York & Company
I have never been to a Fatburger, what are they like?
Of already announced tenants:Hallmark and Wheatfield's will open Aug. 15, followed by Chico's Aug. 20 and Tropical Smoothie Cafe, GNC and Gordman's at the end of the month
djc311 wrote:I don't even think they'd toss in a Starbucks and a Scooters in the same center!
Big E wrote:There are virtually no areas in lower Manhattan where you can not see at least two Starbucks at the same time.
Omaha World Herald wrote:Gordmans' opening caps a busy month at Shadow Lake Towne Center. A Hallmark store, Chico's, and locally owned Wheatfields restaurant opened earlier this month. GNC is set to open next week. Tropical Smoothie Café and Sweet & Sassy are scheduled to open before the end of September.
Omaha World Herald wrote:Retailers New York & Company and ULTA, and the Nebraska Brewing Company restaurant will open this month at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion. Other retailers and restaurants scheduled to open early next year include Texas Roadhouse, American Eagle, Fatburger, Finish Line, Sally Beauty, Top Q Nails and Complete Nutrition.
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