“When we re-opened Racines, there wasn’t the Broadway corridor,” Lee Goodfriend said. “There wasn’t RiNo. LoDo was mostly bars. The competition has become enormous.”
The Denver-based brunch chain is conserving cash, said CEO David Birzon: It’s laid off 1,800 workers, closed 15 restaurants temporarily and told landlords it won’t pay rent for three months.
Plus, Lakewood-based Natural Grocers says it’s given employees a pay bump.
Also, two Denver hospitals have started testing for the virus.
Plus, Denver-based startup Chef Connect pivots.
Plus, a D.C.-based Mediterranean chain has delayed the opening of its first Colorado location.
“I think I feel the same amount of uneasiness as everyone else, but I’m also proud to be opening to provide a little bit of relief for the community with our take-out food,” Fox Run Cafe’s owner said.
Denver also announced a number of changes to parking enforcement on Tuesday.
The governor also ordered “large placings of gathering” to close, specifically naming gyms, theaters and casinos.
The restaurant has been a tenant for 55 years. “We have had no communication from our landlord regarding this notice,” it said on Facebook.