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  • Norman staple threatened by ongoing local construction

    Norman staple threatened by ongoing local construction

    Extensive Norman construction projects are threatening the survival of a local restaurant that has brought Indian flavors to town for almost 40 years. Misal Bistro, located on Ed Noble Parkway between Main Street and Lindsey Street, has lost a significant customer base since construction began on the Lindsey Street bridge in 2016, said restaurant co-owner

  • Residential Colleges Seek Residents

    Residential Colleges Seek Residents

    Students at the University of Oklahoma fail to be dazzled by the university’s new upperclassmen housing option and its promise of upscale accommodations and a devoted academic community. Deterred by the model’s hefty price tag and resemblance to the freshman dorms, many students have opted to commute in favor of housing with additional amenities and

  • The Nightmare Continues on Lindsey St.

    Local businesses on Lindsey St. continue to face major problems as roadwork continues month after month. Jaime Dale, manager of Regional Finance says, “it has impacted us horribly, less people are coming in because traffic is so bad.” Dale believes that some customers are going to competitors as many accounts have been lost, simply because

  • Businesses on Lindsey Street Continue to Struggle Amid Construction

    Mr. Short Stop and Thrift Nation are just two businesses that are struggling during the renovations of Lindsey Street. For Mr. Short Stop, the gas station experienced a major drop in customer traffic which has resulted in the business only allowing one employee on the clock at a time on any given work day. For Thrift

  • Favorite spot on Lindsey tries to overcome construction woes

      Jasi Patel, a manager at the local favorite, Donut King, is working hard to overcome the construction that continues to plague West Lindsay Street businesses. “Since the construction began, business is half,” Patel said. The Donut King isn’t the only business being negatively impacted by a prolonged construction project, companies next door and across

  • Lindsey Street construction continues to haunt businesses

    By Grant Lucas Just over a year ago, the city of Norman began renovating Lindsey St. The renovations will make the road more wide and modern. While the renovations of the street will positively benefit the city of Norman, the businesses that are located on the street are experiencing heavy difficulty in maintaining themselves during

  • The Family Business

    By Jaron Spor Comanche Construction did not start out to become the construction company they are today. Today, Comanche Construction is a construction company located in Purcell, Oklahoma. The company is owned and operated by Patrick McClung, his wife Teresa McClung and three of their four children. The oldest Andrew is the Vice President. Jessica

  • Liquor Store offers ‘Lindsey Construction Stress Relief’

    For Normanites and OU students, the once go-to spot for Sprittles, fast food and liquor is now a nightmare to navigate. Lindsey Street has been under construction since October 2015, making access to merchants incredibly difficult, according to small business owner Kathy Green. Green has owned Corkscrew Wine & Spirits on the corner of Lindsey

  • Lindsey Street construction continues to plague local businesses

    Narveir Singn, a manager at India Village, says “It’s very very hard to make money. Businesses next door and around us have all closed down.” The City of Norman and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation describes the project as a revamping of the Highway 9 and Lindsey Street exits in the largest single contract in