Gaylord News

Norman staple threatened by ongoing local construction

Misal Bistro, located at 580 Ed Noble Parkway. The restaurant has suffered a serious customer loss since construction began on surrounding roads last year.

Emma Keith

April 26, 2017

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...

Residential Colleges Seek Residents

A rendering of Dunham College is displayed in front of the Residential Colleges building site. Headington College and Dunham College will stretch along Lindsey Street from Asp Avenue to Jenkins Avenue.

Megan Ross

April 22, 2017

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 t...

The Nightmare Continues on Lindsey St.

Tucker McIntire

April 6, 2017

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 a...

Businesses on Lindsey Street Continue to Struggle Amid Construction

Grant Lucas

April 5, 2017

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...

Favorite spot on Lindsey tries to overcome construction woes

Daniel Johnston

April 5, 2017

  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 impacte...

Lindsey Street construction continues to haunt businesses

Grant Lucas

April 3, 2017

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...

The Family Business

Jaron Spor

March 31, 2017

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...

Liquor Store offers ‘Lindsey Construction Stress Relief’

Meghan Barton

March 30, 2017

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 W...

Lindsey Street construction continues to plague local businesses

Daniel Johnston

March 29, 2017

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 s...

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