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WATCH: Cracked debuts Green Street storefront

WATCH: Cracked debuts Green Street storefront

By Charlotte Collins and JuYeon Kim

March 28, 2017


Filed under Photo & Video, Video

  The breakfast food truck expands to their first brick and mortar location on Green Street.

Editorial: Bring Portillo’s to Champaign

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Photo courtesy of Jerry Zhang The front of Portillo's Hotdogs in Vernon Hills, Illinois on Sunday, May 1st, 2016.   Dear Mr. Keith Kinsey, CEO of Portillo’s, We recently learned that your company is certainly opening a restaurant in Normal, and merely considering a Champaign location. ...

Green Street lane closure

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 15, 2015


Filed under News

One eastbound lane of Green Street will be closed between Fifth and Sixth Streets starting Monday, December 21. The closure will be between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday, December 21 through Wednesday, December 23 and again between Monday, December 28 and Tuesday, December 29.The clo...

Papa Del’s to permanently close Green Street location over winter break

By Jason Chun

November 24, 2015


Filed under News

Papa Del’s will close the doors of its Green Street location over the University's winter break in preparation for the opening of its new location. The Green Street restaurant, 206 E. Green St., has been open for about 40 years. There is no set date for when it will close. The new location, 1201 S. N...

MCORE project unveiled

MCORE project unveiled

By Marijo Enderle

September 21, 2015


Filed under News

Major construction is scheduled to begin on campus next fall, as Green Street will see the addition of a protected bike lane, a new entrance to the Illini Union and a transit boarding island.The cities of Champaign and Urbana, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District and the University unveiled the...

Historic Preservation Commission approves landmark status for future Papa Del's location

Historic Preservation Commission approves landmark status for future Papa Del's location

By Senait Gebregiorgis

July 12, 2015


Filed under News

The Historic Preservation Commission approved an application for the former Coca-Cola bottling plant — and future home of Papa Del's — at 1201 S. Neil St., Champaign, to become a local historic landmark on Thursday. Bob Monti, owner of Papa Del's, said he’d been thin...

Growing Green Street: What’s new for fall 2015

Growing Green Street: What’s new for fall 2015

By Christina Lorey

June 28, 2015


Filed under News

Green Street has undergone several changes just within the past five years. The heart of Campustown has exploded with building projects and restaurants. Come August 2015, three new apartment complexes, one new parking lot, a hotel and some restaurant changes will greet students and their families upon their return to Cham...

Investigation on Alma vandalism continues

By Madison Johnston

May 31, 2015


Filed under News

Around 2 a.m. on Monday, May 18, security footage from the Alma Cam captured a group of around twelve people on the southeast corner of Green and Wright streets. It showed one individual spray painting the Alma Mater and defacing the statue, according to Campus Police.It could have been spray paint or chal...

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

By Atoosa Sayeh

May 25, 2015


Filed under News

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...

Azzip Pizza to join Campustown dining options

By Daily Illini Staff Report

May 21, 2015


Filed under News

JSM Living announced Wednesday it has secured a long-term lease with Azzip Pizza, which will be located in the former location of Jersey Mike’s Subs at 505 E. Green St., Champaign.Azzip Pizza is a casual, fast-service restaurant that sells made-to-order personal pizzas. It was founded in Evansville, Indi...

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen opens on Green Street

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen opens on Green Street

By Maddie Galassi

February 3, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

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...

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