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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Any drawings of the new road/intersection?


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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone87 View Post
    They voted to move forward with the new signalized intersection and median at a recent meeting, some business owners are dead-set against the idea (mostly the owner of the Texas Roadhouse and Autozone Development site since it woukd limit his access off of Duff but he would also have full access off of S 5th)and the council was pretty divided but it passed in the end.
    I am completely ok with this.. Texas Roadhouse blows anyways. I have never had a good entree there anytime I have went, and have tried it about 6-7 times. I have given up on them.




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    Quote Originally Posted by EYEoftheSTORM View Post
    I am completely ok with this.. Texas Roadhouse blows anyways. I have never had a good entree there anytime I have went, and have tried it about 6-7 times. I have given up on them.
    Kind of the opposite with me. I always brace myself for prices being a bit high and not the best food but when I leave I always feel like I've gotten a really good value for the money I spent.


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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    Kind of the opposite with me. I always brace myself for prices being a bit high and not the best food but when I leave I always feel like I've gotten a really good value for the money I spent.
    Those rolls and the butter. Give me about 25 of those and 4 beers. I'd be set.



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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Auto Parts Apartments, with a Subway franchise.
    A little something for everybody.
    Are the mattresses upstairs, or in a semi trailer in the parking lot?



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    Quote Originally Posted by EYEoftheSTORM View Post
    I am completely ok with this.. Texas Roadhouse blows anyways. I have never had a good entree there anytime I have went, and have tried it about 6-7 times. I have given up on them.
    Disagree. I've been there several times; I've always been happy with the service, the prime rib, and left feeling quite full (although more than a little lighter in the wallet).



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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Yea, I have mostly been satisfied after eating at Texas Roadhouse. Texas Roadhouse will be fine with the changes to the road, the only thing it may do is make the site less marketable if Texas Roadhouse or Autozone were to leave or go under. I don't think the lot available on the corner will be affected so much since its right on the corner anyway and will have access from S 5th as well. I think this will improve the roadway in this area terms of safety/congestion though as you won't have people trying to turn across traffic into drives along this stretch.


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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    There's this really delicious sandwich place I've been to in Norman and Lawrence called Pickles. I went to their site to email them and tell them to bring it to Ames, another Big 12 town, but the site said they are opening stores in Iowa soon, but didn't say where. I just assumed with our new campus, they would be adding it down there.

    Oh wait we're talking S. Duff.


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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    http://www.hunzikerrealty.com/p/1/83756202

    I noticed PepperJax is opening a location on duff too. Never been to one.
    Don't know if the conceptualization in the link is accurate, but those big blue "I"s would look nice in Gold or Cardinal.



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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by clonefreek View Post
    I drove down Duff the other day and saw that they were moving a lot of dirt in that location. Anyone know what they are building?
    Hopefully it's a memorial for the old Happy Joe's location so I can make a pilgrimage...HJ's is like heaven.



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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    SMH...more construction, more pavement. Still a flood plain.



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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    I don't know why anyone would open a business there. It's just going to flood in the next few years



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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by EYEoftheSTORM View Post
    I am completely ok with this.. Texas Roadhouse blows anyways. I have never had a good entree there anytime I have went, and have tried it about 6-7 times. I have given up on them.
    Seems like maybe it is just you and I on this. Other than the rolls, I have never had anything there that I thought was worth the price. Definitely not the steak, but Not even the chicken strips.


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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Seems like maybe it is just you and I on this. Other than the rolls, I have never had anything there that I thought was worth the price. Definitely not the steak, but Not even the chicken strips.
    I'm far from picky when it comes to restaurants, but I don't think I've ever been in a Texas Roadhouse I liked. It's been a few years so it may have changed by now, but the last thing I want when ordering over priced, marginal at best steaks is blaring country music, waitresses forced to dance around like idiots on a regular basis, picking peanut shells out of my clothes and sweet potatoes with marshmallows melted into them. What kind of savage does that to sweet potatoes?


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    Re: The Old Happy Joes Location

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Seems like maybe it is just you and I on this. Other than the rolls, I have never had anything there that I thought was worth the price. Definitely not the steak, but Not even the chicken strips.
    Add me to this list. Like the rolls, hate every other last thing about it.



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