The Doodle is Done

The Yankee Doodle, a New Haven institution, closed for good today after 58 years in business, a victim of the rising economic tide in the Broadway area near the Yale campus.   Tyco, the Doodle’s neighbor and owner of the building, raised the rent.

Story in the New Haven Independent

Story at the Yale Alumni Magazine site

5 thoughts on “The Doodle is Done

  1. KHAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Bruce you mean the 21st century, no? And I’m with Greg. Blow taps.

    I may have to have scour San Diego for the best diner-style burger. As a last resort at least there is In-N-Out. Great but not the same

  2. Sorry to be the messenger, gang. All of us who remember New Haven in the 70s and 80s have marveled at the changes of the last decade. But gentrification has its victims.

    At least Louis’ Lunch is still there, and Mamoun’s, and Claire’s. Anna Liffey’s opened after my time as a student, but it’s terrific. And you can still get a great milkshake at Clark’s.

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