Campustown just hasn’t been the same since Abby Emmett’s favorite spot closed shop.
Not the DeLuxe. Not Dooley’s. Not the Red Lion.
“When I think back on my days at U of I, of all the places I would go on campus and off, it’s actually IHOP that comes to mind," says the production coordinator for Amazon Studios' "Mozart in the Jungle."
"Countless times, we would grab our corner booth and spend hours 'studying' with an endless supply of coffee and Diet Coke. It was a very sad day when I learned that it was no longer there.
"I think that officially made me feel old.”