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The locally owned Broderick Roadhouse has shuttered its Roseville site, months after closing its location in Carmichael's Milagro Centre.

A Facebook post confirms the closure. “We made every effort to maintain a clean, safe, high energy, community based business that created jobs and pumped money back into the local economy. We gave it everything we had but, unfortunately, we were not able to create a situation in which we could continue doing business long term at this location,” it says.

The…

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Oats Overnight is a finalist for the Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest in partnership with BBVA. For more information on the contest, click here.

Company description: Oats Overnight a morning meal is prepared the night before by filling the company's BlenderBottle shaker with eight ounces of milk or milk substitute and mixing in a package of your choice. A quick shake and overnight refrigeration will result in a ready-to-eat breakfast when you wake. Oats Overnight offers a nutritionally complete…

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St. Francis Brewery at 3825 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. in St. Francis appears to have permanently closed, based on a sign at the establishment.

Signs were posted at the brewery's entrances which read, “Closed. Thank you for 10+ years.”

St. Francis Brewery opened in 2009. Nicholas Teichert was the brewmaster since April 2019.

The brewery's website and voicemail do not indicate the restaurant and brewery closing. The Milwaukee Business Journal reached out to St. Francis Brewery and Teichert for more…

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Bigelo's Bistro, located at 140 N. Main St. in Edwardsville, will close its doors Friday, according to a Facebook post.

“We've decided to end this run on a high note so that we can spend more precious time with those who mean so much to us,” the post said. “Thank you for letting us be a part of your family for the past 19 years.”

Bigelo's is owned and operated by co-owner Rob Thomas, who told St. Louis Magazine that his lifelong ambition to move his family to Colorado was part of the reason he…

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The owners of a new upscale nightclub hope their business will be another step in downtown Sacramento's transformation.

That nightclub, called London, had a private soft opening last week at 1009 10th St. It's scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, in a space across from The Citizen Hotel.

Sandra Crowell owns the business with her brother, Frank Yan, and her husband, Hendrick Crowell. Sandra Crowell said she and her brother grew up in the restaurant industry. Yan is also an owner of Kicx…

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State-mandated warnings that cooked foods and olives are dangerous are being challenged by the California Chamber of Commerce.

On Monday, CalChamber filed suit against California Attorney General Xavier Becerra over the state’s mandatory Proposition 65 warnings about acrylamide in many cooked foods, including french fries, chips and cookies.

A spokesperson for the Attorney General's Office declined to comment, saying that the office is still reviewing the complaint.

Hundreds of lawsuits have…

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The round two results of the Business Journal's fifth-annual Oregon Beer Showdown — an NCAA Basketball-style tournament of readers selecting favorites among the state's largest breweries — just happen to coincide with the 2019 results of the most prestigious beer event in the nation, the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.

So let's examine how the GABF results compare to our OBS results.

Click on the image above to cast your votes in the 2019 Oregon Beer Showdown Round 3 by Sunday Oct.…

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In addition to the potential fee, food vendors would be required to provide reusable food containers and self-bussing stations.

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The One Group Hospitality Inc. completed its purchase of Scottsdale-based Kona Grill Inc. Monday, which pushed the New York company’s stock price higher.

The One Group (Nasdaq: STKS) purchased Kona, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in April, for $25 million in cash and assumed approximately $11 million in liabilities. The deal was approved by a bankruptcy judge on Sept. 24.

With the completion of the acquisition, The One Group raised its financial targets for 2019, increasing…

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