The Daily Illini

Fewer buses, road construction during spring break, no buses Sunday, March 27

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 21, 2016

Commuters on campus may need to reschedule their normal routes due to road closures and reduced MTD bus service during spring break. The buses will either be not running or traveling routes less frequently from Monday, March 21, to Saturday, March 26. There will be no buses Sunday, March 27ss. All b...

Lot J closes April 16, construction set to begin May 1

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 10, 2014

Construction is set to begin on Lot J, 524 E. Green St., by May 1, according to a press release from the city of Champaign’s Planning and Development office. The effort will turn the parking lot into a public parking garage, Marriott TownePlace Suites, apartment units and retail space. Parking Lot J will b...

Jon’s Pipe Shop moves from corporatization, construction of Green St.

Jon’s Pipe Shop moves from corporatization, construction of Green St.

By Angelica Lavito

December 11, 2013

Smoke, laughter, jazz and discussion fill the air at Jon’s Pipe Shop each night.  On a Tuesday night, five customers and two employees are gathered in the shop sharing stories and ideas. Cigars are lit and relit after going out from engaging in conversation.  “I come almost every day,” customer ...