Storrs Center

Noodle Beat: An update on Storrs Center’s noodle restaurants  

Noodle Beat: An update on Storrs Center’s noodle restaurants  

A Reddit post questioning when Daddy’s Noodle Bar will open in East Lyme from a month ago has lead to worries over whether or not Storrs Center will be gaining a pho restaurant. The Daily Campus reported back in April 2018 that construction at Daddy’s Noodle Shop was delayed due to electrical work that was being done without the proper permits. Owner Anh Duong said then that the restaurant aimed to open in June 2018.  

Storrs Center restaurants experience higher sales on 4/20

Storrs Center restaurants experience higher sales on 4/20

Various restaurants near the University of Connecticut say they experience higher volume sales and clientele on 4/20. Some restaurants, including Pizza Mikes and D.P. Dough offer promotions as well.

D.P. Dough, located on Storrs Road, is doing their annual four calzones for $20 promotion, according to Cory Hill, owner of D.P. Dough.

Parking, high rent and taxes chasing away tenants and customers from Storrs Center, business owners say

Parking, high rent and taxes chasing away tenants and customers from Storrs Center, business owners say

For tattoo artist Matthew Waitkus, it doesn’t matter if he’s in the middle of putting fresh ink on a customer’s arm or piercing an ear; when two hours are up, he has no choice but to go outside and move his car to avoid being ticketed.

Waitkus, who co-owns the Storrs Center tattoo parlor Pandora’s Playground, said overzealous enforcement by LAZ Parking is hurting his business.

Storrs Center: Evidence of the dire need for third places

So far, when talking about public and private issues, I have brought up such larger-than-life issues. These are important. Just as important, though, are the small ways in which the private sector oversteps its bounds into our life. With that, I wish to bring the issue of American “third places” to light.

Storrs Center is dying — and LAZ Parking is killing it, store owners say

Storrs Center is dying — and LAZ Parking is killing it, store owners say

“The elderly don’t want to go to the garage, so I’ve pretty much lost that demographic.”

Daddy’s Noodle Shop to open in about a month

Daddy’s Noodle Shop to open in about a month

Second-semester psychology major Jason Poon, who said in October that he was excited for a taste of home to come to UConn, is now not sure what to expect from the restaurant. “I was looking forward to it opening after break while the weather was still cold,” Poon said. “Hopefully it will be worth the wait.”

Cooking fire in the Oaks causes water damage to apartments, closes Grille 86

Cooking fire in the Oaks causes water damage to apartments, closes Grille 86

Water damage occurred in both the apartments and the restaurant after “a couple thousand gallons of water were pumped out,” Wack said. Grille 86 will be closed until repairs to the restaurant are completed, according to their website.

Daddy’s Coming Pho Real: Daddy’s noodle shop to open in Storrs Center

Daddy’s Coming Pho Real: Daddy’s noodle shop to open in Storrs Center

Daddy’s Noodle Shop will be replacing FroyoWorld this winter, according to its owner and University of Connecticut undergraduate student, Henry Duong.

“It’s a family restaurant targeted (at) students,” Duong said. “You kind of picture a family cooking the noodles and that’s how we got the name. We want to bring a family-vibe experience to Storrs.”

Editorial: Oaks managers must reevaulate business model

Editorial: Oaks managers must reevaulate business model

For anyone who lives or works in the Oaks, an apartment complex in Storrs Center, it does not come as a surprise that two establishments, Froyo World and Sweet Emotions, have declared that they will be selling their store stock at reduced prices and closing doors permanently.