Openings and Closings

Write off a few more Writer Square businesses

As Writer Square continues to rewrite its future, a few more businesses have disappeared from the block between Larimer and Lawrence streets and 15th Street and the 16th Street Mall.

Last Friday, Chez Cheese Gourmet Market, the Evil Bean coffee shop and Jamaica Juice all closed their doors. The space that Zaidy's left two years ago remains empty.

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