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JSM Campus Center Public Parking Deck opening Monday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

July 11, 2015

JSM announced in a press release that it will open the Campus Center Public Parking Deck, located at 509 E. Healey St., Champaign, on Monday at 8 a.m.  The four-level parking deck will be the second component of the Lot J redevelopment project to open, following Marriott TownePlace Suites' July ...

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

By Atoosa Sayeh

May 25, 2015

Azzip Pizza will open its doors in Campustown this August and will provide customers with fast, casual pizza. The new location will be at 505 E. Green St., the former location of Jersey Mike’s Subs.Brad Niemeier, owner and founder of Azzip Pizza, said Azzip is different from other pizzerias because it provi...

January bar checks bring 48 citations

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 3, 2015

The Illinois State Police in conjunction with the Champaign Police Department issued 48 citations during an Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) covert Friday, Jan. 23 at campustown bars. A total of 37 citations were issued for possession or purchase of alcohol by minors, 18-20 years old. Two citations...

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen opens on Green Street

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen opens on Green Street

By Maddie Galassi

February 3, 2015

Green Street welcomed Pho Café & Thai Kitchen, a Thai restaurant serving a wide variety of unique dishes, during a quiet opening over winter break. The new café, located at 611-B E. Green St., officially opened on Dec. 22 by three first-time restaurant owners. Souphaphone Soutchay, who along w...

Jurassic Grill brings new era of burgers to campus

Jurassic Grill brings new era of burgers to campus

By Lillian Barkley

December 2, 2014

Quality burgers in Campustown are not extinct, and The Empanadas House isn’t either.  Jurassic Grill on Green Street officially opened on Dec. 1, with a new menu and plans for the future. The space was previously occupied by The Empanandas House, and though the name has changed, the owner has ...

McDonald’s coming to Campustown

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 17, 2014

The paperwork is starting to stack as the city of Champaign prepares to review the addition of a new business in Campustown: McDonald’s. The popular fast-food restaurant is expected to be located at 616 E. Green St., with construction beginning in May, according to a press release from property mana...

Restaurant Week to feature special deals at local eateries

January 23, 2014

For college students, spending $9 for chips and a burrito from Chipotle can feel like a splurge, as they pinch pennies to also afford tuition and textbooks. But from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, the Champaign Center Partnership is presenting the 4th Annual Center City Restaurant Week, promoting various meal deals ...