Campustown Redevelopment

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  1. carvers4math

    carvers4math Well-Known Member

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    Yes, you watch them build it and they put it in a big open oven. Somehow they keep track of which one comes out next. Of course with my kids, they had to get every single type of meat they could on theirs.
     
  2. IAMAIRBHG

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    rip gumbys
     
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  3. BikeSkiClone

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    Mmmm pokey stix. I thought Gumby's was closer to downtown? Did they move into campustown?


    Sounds like I'm gonna need a tour guide or campustown map next time I'm back.
     
  4. alarson

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    I imagine finding new housing at semester won't be too terrible. A lot of people looking for subleases for the next semester this time of year from what i remember, can negotiate deals with people who may be happy just to not have to pay the full rent of a place they arent using.
     
  5. cstrunk

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    Yeah, back in '07/08 I tried to sublet my room in an apartment 2 blocks from campus, for less than full price. I had a taker who was going to move in right away but never did and I ate the cost of two apartments for a semester while I was away on an internship.
     
  6. carvers4math

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    That close to campus and at the rent being paid, I think it will be. Sure he can find something farther away, but those older apartments in campustown rent for a lot less than the new high rises. So for comparable rent and midyear availability, the student will have to move farther from campus. I think a lot of them just like to be able to walk to and from the bars.
     
  7. Messi

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    Wonder if Ames will ever get a Jethhros?
     
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    Wasn't this reported as happening already? The Bacon version or something?
     
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    If Blaze is like Subway, then Jeff's is safe. Do not like sandwiches that are all bread and lettuce unless you pay extra for a normal helping of meat.
     
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    Blaze quality >>>>> subway. The concept of being able to make it however you want remains the same. Like the poster above stated, at blaze you can add as many toppings as you want for the same flat rate.
     
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  11. Bu4ISU

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    Yeah I pay 579 a month for a 2 person 1400 sq. ft. Apartment, instead of paying 800+ a month for less space. I'm only like an extra 3 minute walk away from the new high rises as well.
     
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  12. theshadow

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  14. cyIclSoneU

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    I thought people had speculated Jethro's was going to move into the old Carlos O'Kelly's (now The OP).
     
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    I am all for a new pizza place but will never be satisfied until we get real NY pizza (or as close as you can get). Taste of New York in WDM does a pretty good job. Jeffs has a good lunch special but far from what I would consider good pizza
     
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    Well, if there's any place that can support 3 pizza places on one block, its right across from a college campus.
     
  19. Desiigner

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    They building more apartments on Mortensen by beach ave?
     
  20. cyclone87

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    Should be two good pizza option additions to Ames. Pi Wood-Fired Pizza (original location that Smokin' Oak is based on) in Rochester is pretty good. Looks like Ames will be the first location for the franchise.
     

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