Openings and Closings

Rosenberg's Bagels Announces Closure of Boulder Location, Both Sherry's Soda Shoppes

Rosenberg's Boulder opened last May.
Rosenberg's Boulder opened last May. From the Hip Photos
It's been a tumultuous year for the Bridge & Tunnel Restaurant Group. In May, the original Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen location in Five Points closed because of staffing issues after a manager walked out on Mother's Day. Owner Josh Pollack took some time to regroup and brought it back in late June as a grab-and-go-only concept, "to create a more sustainable work environment for our staff while maintaining our high standards of quality in our products and hospitality," according to the Rosenberg's website.

Now the Rosenberg's location in Boulder, which opened that same month, has closed, along with both the Denver and Boulder locations of Sherry's Soda Shoppe.

"It was a very hard decision for us to make — but with the continued effects of COVID and current economic times for small businesses, it was the best choice for our company. We’ll be forever grateful to our staff and guests who supported the Boulder store while it was open," reads an October 7 Instagram post announcing the Rosenberg's closure.
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Sherry's Soda Shoppe has shuttered both locations.
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The Sherry's Soda Shoppe announcement uses the same language, with one addition: "We opened during the pandemic and never really had the chance to succeed for various reasons, including the ongoing labor shortage."

Both the Five Points and Stanley Marketplace locations of Rosenberg’s remain open, as do the group's other concepts: Lou's Italian Specialties and Famous Original J's, which are also located in Five Points. 
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Molly Martin is the Westword Food & Drink editor. She’s been writing about the dining scene in Denver since 2013, and was eating her way around the city long before that. She enjoys long walks to the nearest burrito joint and nights spent sipping cocktails on Colfax.
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