Prepare yourself for something new in food

A house on the corner of Thayer and Euclid will soon be home to Toledo, a Mediterranean restaurant, according to a sign in front of the building. The restaurant is the latest in a series of new restaurants opening or starting construction on Thayer.

Toledo also continues the trend of opening a restaurant with a cuisine already well-represented on Thayer. As much as people love Chipotle (and have pined for one for years), we already had at least three other burrito sources on the same street – Baja’s, Bagel Gourmet Ole, and Gordito Burrito. And now Toledo will be the fifth restaurant on Thayer with at least some Mediterranean flair (preceded by East Side Pockets, Paragon, Andrea’s, and Kartabar).

Although the signs on the buildings promise something unique.

Wonder what this Cone Zone is….


Faunce renovation images!

The Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center at Faunce House Facebook page now shows (relatively) newly posted photos of the inside of the renovated facilities — the new Blue Room, Campus Market, arch views, etc.

Students won’t descend on College Hill for another week or so, but now we can all start scouting out the fastest route to our morning coffees and muffins and afternoon panini (which we’d love to pay for with meal credits, hint hint).


A Thousand Words: College Hill, past and present

The Herald examines Brown’s multifaceted relationship with the city it calls home in its five-part Town/Brown series. Click here to visit the series page with articles, maps and multimedia at browndailyherald.com.

Today, the University sprawls over most of College Hill. But since it cleared 51 houses to build Wriston Quad, growth has brought controversy when Brown’s boundaries have blurred. Here’s a look at the transformation of the neighborhood around Brown’s campus. Read the full article.

1926: Hegeman Hall is built on the corner of Thayer and George, where a row of townhouses formerly stood.

1926: Hegeman Hall is built on the corner of Thayer and George, where a row of townhouses formerly stood.

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