Keith Villa wants to make Ceria a household name and will use the funds to increase the brand’s marketing and sales efforts.
Brews and Booze
The property owner, which is not affiliated with the brewer, purchased the 40,000-square-foot facility at 471 Kalamath St. for $3.35 million in 2015.
An earlier plan to land in Curtis Park fell apart, so the Longmont brewery found another spot for its expansion into Denver.
The Block Distilling Co., which is named after the building it inhabits, has expanded into the entire 10,000-square-foot property at 2990 Larimer St.
The county star’s eponymous restaurant chain is taking over what used to be LoDo’s Bar & Grill.
Jake Soffes’ sleek coffee and cocktail spot The Wild on Wynkoop Street started serving drinks last week.
Therizo Cafe & Tap will offer coffee and breakfast to start and eventually open for beer and wine in the evenings.
The rebrand plans had called for a taproom in the city from the beginning and wanted to have its doors open by last summer, but the COVID-19 pandemic and its ongoing restrictions on public gatherings scuttled those plans.
The landlord of 4586 Tennyson St. is selling the property to an apartment developer, so the bar owners bought their own building at 3930 W. 38th Ave.
The company, which was evicted for not paying rent, already has one location in Denver and is preparing to open a second at Colfax and Ogden.