It is accused of 10 alleged violations of municipal code and state law, including having inadequate security and allowing the distribution of cocaine.
Brews and Booze
The owner of 471 Kalamath St. is going after a couple who were guarantors on the 37,000-square-foot brewery’s 2015 lease.
“The way the industry is headed is most bars need a hook now,” said Winston Manley, who co-owns The Local Drive in RiNo’s Catalyst building on Brighton.
Three years after the owners purchased the building, the space at 4923 W. 38th Ave. in Berkeley is now hosting live music, theater and other performances.
The owners of Factotum Brewhouse said their landlord wanted rent “akin to what breweries in RiNo were paying, which we rightfully felt was overpriced.”
High-fidelity bars such as ESP play vinyl records through superb speakers. The owners encourage patrons to listen to the music instead of talking.
The Glendale club didn’t emerge from Chapter 11 with a reorganization plan in place. It asked the judge to dismiss the case because business is “good.”
The club could lose its liquor and cabaret licenses after being accused by the city of allowing patrons to sell cocaine.
The allegations include letting armed, undercover cops into the club, who were then offered cocaine by a patron, as well as inadequate security.
Signs posted at multiple businesses, including Denver Central Market, say “Edens personnel/agents are not welcome.”