4

GoodBird Chicken Pulls Out of Stanley Marketplace Development

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

GoodBird Kitchen, the fast-casual spin-off of the Post Brewing Company in Lafayette, is gearing up to open its first location in Longmont next week. A second location had also been planned, but Dave Query, founder of the Big Red F restaurant group behind the fried-chicken joints, announced today that GoodBird is pulling out of a deal to open in the new Stanley Marketplace, a multi-vendor food and beverage hall scheduled to open in 2016 in Aurora, just southeast of Stapleton.

"Mark Shaker, the developer for the project...and I have easily come to an agreement and he's gonna find another equally awesome tenant to take that space, which I believe to be the marquee location in the Stanley," Query states in a press release.

Query adds that there's "no drama around us leaving, and Mark was very gracious in working with us to facilitate it." 

So far ten other food-service concepts have committed to the Stanley Marketplace (see our initial list here). The newest to join in the fun are Casita Brewing and a permanent version of the Rolling Smoke BBQ food truck.

Big Red F also operates Lola, all of the Jax Fish House locations, Zolo Grill, the West End Tavern and Centro Latin Kitchen.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.