Topic: Thayer Street

Insomnia Cookies to open on Thayer Street

Arts & Culture

Insomnia Cookies to open on Thayer Street

February 1, 2017 0 comments

Many students may be familiar with the small, inconspicuous gray house just a few blocks up from Pembroke campus and CVS.

The owner of popular Den Den Café Asiana and Kung Fu Tea, inspired by the success of a temporary menu featuring Korean fried chicken, will add a new eatery to the Thayer dining corridor in January 2017.

Arts & Culture

Den Den brings Korean street food to Angell

November 16, 2016 0 comments

Den Den Hospitality Group, the company that owns Den Den Café Asiana and Kung Fu Tea, will open a new restaurant, Korean Fried Chicken, in January 2017.

Growlers Wing Bar spices up Thayer’s food scene with an assorted menu of American and Latin dishes, highlighting wings and homemade sauces.

Arts & Culture

Growlers, newest installment off Thayer, heats up the palate

April 21, 2016 0 comments

Growlers Wing Bar, the newest addition to the amalgam that is the Thayer food scene, opened April 4 above English Cellar Alehouse on Angell Street.

University to build temporary Brook St. parking lot

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University to build temporary Brook St. parking lot

January 28, 2016 0 comments

Brown has secured a two-year permit from the Providence Zoning Board of Review to replace seven residential structures with temporary parking on Brook St.

New year brings changes to Thayer’s restaurant scene

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New year brings changes to Thayer’s restaurant scene

January 27, 2016 0 comments

Over the past month, Thayer Street eateries SnoTea Caffè and Skewers have closed, with SnoTea closed permanently.

The City Sports store at 271 Thayer Street is slated to close its doors at the end of October, following in the footsteps of seven other City Sports retail locations. Prices are currently reduced 30 to 60 percent.


Running out of business, City Sports store to close

October 22, 2015 0 comments

City Sports on Thayer Street will close its doors by the end of October as part of the company’s Delaware Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization strategy

Shark Bar and Grille, a popular restaurant on Thayer Street, allegedly obtained its liquor license by bribing Gordon Fox, former Rhode Island Speaker of the House for the General Assembly.


Shark Bar and Grille retains operating licenses for now

April 2, 2015 0 comments

A Superior Court decision Monday granted Shark Bar and Grille temporary receivership status, which allows the Thayer Street business to keep its liquor license for now.

The former home of Shades Plus is now occupied by Mighty Sharp Barber Shop, which opened its doors Dec. 18.


Barber shop, kabob restaurant join Thayer

January 26, 2015 1 comment

In the wake of Spats’ closing, new additions to Thayer Street this semester are slated to include a barber shop and a kabob wrap restaurant.

The Thayer Street Cleansers and Launderers space is in the process of being revamped into a new restaurant, to be opened by the owner of Shark Bar and Grille and Shanghai Restaurant. The new restaurant is one of several changes on Thayer, including the impending closure of Shades Plus.


New storefronts set to bring change to Thayer landscape

November 11, 2014 1 comment

After the closing of Tedeschi Food Shop in 2012 and Symposium Books, Sahara Hookah and Squires in 2013, Thayer St. is continuing to see business turnover.

University News

Spats to remain open, management to change

September 30, 2014 7 comments

Despite recent reports of Spats’ impending closure, the restaurant’s doors will remain open, owner Andy Mitrelis confirmed to The Herald Monday night.