New building in West Ames??

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  1. Freebird

    Freebird Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know what the new building being built west of the basketball practice facility in west Ames is? It doesn't look like apartments. Looks like it could be a gym or something. Anyone know?
     
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  3. chuckd4735

    chuckd4735 Well-Known Member

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    Yup!

    Also, there is a Jimmy Johns with a drive through going behind Kum and Go by West Towne Pub. Freaking Awesome!
     
  4. Swanson10

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    When I saw this after I got back from break, it made me soooo happy. :yes:
     
  5. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

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    If it's really All Iowa Attack that is a good thing. Especially with Jake now out of that picture. I think Jok plays for AIA.
     
  6. SCNCY

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    When is that happening? That will be pretty sweet.
     
  7. kcclones

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    what is jake up to now?
     
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  10. Clonebydesign

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    did you signup just to answer?
     
  11. wolverine68

    wolverine68 Well-Known Member

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    My in-laws live over there. I've been to Perfect games with my kids. We should set up a Cyclone vs. Hawkeye laser tag game sometime!
     
  12. clone11

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    Jok is with Jake, one of the reasons he left.
     
  13. RayShimley

    RayShimley Well-Known Member

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    Awesome I live in West Ames and it would be nice if some successful business other then West Town Pub moved out there (I like West Town Pub, it is just nice to have more options).
     
  14. cstrunk

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    Sweet news about Jimmy John's coming to west Ames. It's about time we had some fast food options in this area. There are a ton of college kids out here and if you want fast food you have to go to Lincoln Way for McDonald's/Wendy's (yuck). I'd like to see a Sonic out here.

    Anyone know why there isn't a Hardee's anywhere in Ames?
     
  15. chuckd4735

    chuckd4735 Well-Known Member

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    There used to be one where Panera is now at 3rd and Duff I believe.
     
  16. theshadow

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    Yep. And before that, there was one in the Keg Shop/Battle's building on Welch.
     
  17. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    And before that, or maybe at the same time, at the mall where Diamond Dave's was.

    1,000th post was about Hardee's, I like it.
     
  18. cstrunk

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    Interesting. I'd like to see them come back. West Ames near Mortsensen/South Dakota is a great place for a restaurant (fast food) business. You have a ton of college kids and other people in the area, plus traffic from HWY 30.
     
  19. Knownothing

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    [quoteJok is with Jake, one of the reasons he left. ][/quote]

    Jok is not listed on AIA or Jakes website. I hope he is still with AIA. What is the deal.
     
  20. mred

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    And it was notoriously bad. I generally like Hardee's, but I hardly ever ate there. I think Panera took that location over around 8-10 years ago.
     

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