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WATCH: Cracked debuts Green Street storefront

March 28, 2017

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

Editorial: Bring Portillo’s to Champaign

May 12, 2016

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...

Green Street lane closure

December 15, 2015

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...

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

November 23, 2015

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...

MCORE project unveiled

An MCORE open house revealed plans for construction on the University's campus. This is a photo illustration of how Green Street will be designed after construction is finished.
September 21, 2015

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...

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

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, July 9.
July 12, 2015

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.,...

Growing Green Street: What’s new for fall 2015

The new Marriott TownePlace Suites on Green Street will open in July.
June 28, 2015

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...

Investigation on Alma vandalism continues

May 31, 2015

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...

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

Business partners Blake Kolker (left) and Brad Niemeier (right) will open a new Azzip Pizza location in Campustown in August.
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...

Azzip Pizza to join Campustown dining options

May 21, 2015

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,...

“Olde” favorite donut shop finds new life

Eric Seeds in the Derald's food truck.
April 22, 2015

Ye Olde Donut Shoppe may not date back to Medieval England, as the name’s spelling suggests, but it was founded nearly 60 years ago, making it an area institution. The business has gone through many...

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen opens on Green Street

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen, located at 611-B E. Green St., is one of Champaign’s newest Thai restaurants after opening in late December.  
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...

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