EDITOR’S NOTE: Many of our Lyons businesses change their business days and hours during the slower winter months — some are open fewer days, or less hours, or close for a week or month. Be sure to call before you go down for specific shopping needs.
Miscellaneous Business News — new locations, expanded product, open/close, anniversary, and more
== SpiritHound Brewery: They celebrated their 10th Anniversary in 2022, with a “1920s style” party the night of the Lyons Lights Parade. They arrange for a shuttle buses to pick up and drop off partygoers, within the downtown area, to avoid congestion. Congratulations! You make Lyons proud of their own high quality “spirits” developed locally, with local owners.
==Biscuits at Mikes – will be in Lyons from 6:45 or 7 a.m. to 11a.m. weekly on Fridays in the Lyons QUILTING parking lot, 42 Main Street, Lyons. Yes, traditional honest biscuits, but also look for their “flavor of the week.” Mike says, “Our passion is simple, straight forward breakfast… not a lot of frills… but everything from scratch.”
==IgadI, marijuana shop, officially open a couple of months ago. This is a multi-store chain. We introduced them in our last BIZ ARTICLE (they were on the verge of opening). = Their Lafayette store was voted #1 marijuana dispensary in East Boulder County for 3 years in a row. They provide customers in their main store with an “observable window” into our cultivation and kitchen.
==A-Lodge’s “Rock Garden” – closed for the winter. Owner Asa Firestone says: “Our first full season at The Rock Garden was an absolute blast! Thank you to everyone who came by for a drink and good vibes, and to the cool people who served them. We couldn’t have done it without you. Keep an eye out for what’s to come in 2023!”
==Juicy Dialogues beverage truck has opened up a location inside A-Lodge’s lodging reception area. It has long hours so that people who want to go out for coffee in the evening can stop by (10 a.m. till 7p.m.) Fresh squeezed juice. Specialty coffee. Ayurvedic teas, and “Radical Dialogue.” They are encouraging people to bring their own cup, to reduce waste. They are fixing up the space so people can sit and talk with old and new friends and neighbors.
==Barking Dog Cafe /update/ The Barking Dog is not yet open full time. Their hours are currently Friday-Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. They may possibly (hopefully) open to full time hours, perhaps this spring
==Moxie’s Mercantile: they are open till 4p.m. They have not extended their hours to the evening as they had hoped, when they got their liquor license. They now have competition from the re-opened Barking Dog (cafe), and new Mud Hut (drive thru), and the new Juicy Dialogues (indoors). But they are the only one offering carry-out prepared entrees and wine. // Owner and founder Andy Clark passed away in December and will be greatly missed by all.
==BeanJo Coffee beans: created by local popular musician Charlie Rose. It was developed with help from Moxie’s Mercantile, Lyons; and is now for sale or to enjoy in a cup as drip, expresso or whole bean. Charlie started and owns the business since 2020. He partnered with Moxie to provide fresh locally roasted specialty coffee from around the world. Currently offering a beautiful bean from the Lake Kivu region of the eastern mountains of D.R. Congo. Charlie says, “I roast it myself. Currently a very small operation out of my house; but looking to carve out space in the new Moxie location, which is yet to be determined.”
==MainStage Brewing made their first Cold IPA lager! The beer is available in the bar/restaurant on tap only; as are several other beers that they have brewed since they opened. They currently are using another brewery, but will one day open their own in Lyons. == owner Eric Kean says: “Friday December 30th was a Cold day for a Cold IPA brew. We trudged uphill both ways through the “small” storm on Wednesday night to brew out first Cold IPA. American Light Lager meets West Coast IPA, brewed with flaked rice, fermented cold with lager yeast and heavily hopped with Mosaic, Hallertau Mittelfruh, Simcoe Cryo, and Strata. It’s going to lager it’s way through dry January, ready to meet you after you find out how much you miss a cold one.”
==Hempsual: Lawrence LaBlanc closed his store in the Lyons Shoppette, that was next to Bud Depot and the Dairy Bar bakery in December. — They are online only until they find a spot to setup. Free pickup by appointment/ or/ local Lyons delivery. www.Hempsual.com. They sell “hemp” accessories like: ointments, lotions, massage oils, infused items, chocolate, scar cream, edibles, gifts, and more.
==Mojo Taqueria: One more place now serving coffee and breakfast. Their speciality from the others is: breakfast burritos Mondays-Saturdays from 7-11 am. Quick grab & go, coffee and churros are also available.
==Stone Cup Coffee Shop NEW Owners — they do not want to say what the business will be in the building.
==Lyons Dairy Bar: 1/8/23 == The Dairy Bar, Specialty Bakery and Candy Shop will be temporarily closed for nearly two weeks (Jan. 9th – Jan. 20th) in order to complete our yearly cleaning and organization. We have opted to continue with the Candy Shop and Bakery for 2023. REMODEL/CHANGES: (1) ice cream products will be moved to the Candy Shop. This will both display the products better, and make the “Food” store fill orders more quickly for the lunch crowd. Food and drinks (nothing else), will still be ordered at the traditional Order Window by Main Street. == When we re-open, candy prices will be lower (thanks to improved accessibility and shipping), we will offer a free cookie with purchase (while supplies last) for each local who comes in and helps us learn and adjust our new practices and procedures as well as a 10% discount on everything we sell for an entire week!
==Jeralyn Edwards-Berner, Lyons Living Arts Floral == Our talented and loved florist shop of 17 years, had its water pipes burst in December due to the 11 degree nights, despite the best attempts to protect the water lines. It will take several months to mitigate the problems. Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest floral purchase days of the year, and Jeralyn needs your help to sustain her through this disaster. Read all the details here, and consider donating to her Go Fund Me.
We will post new (temporary) locations for the “burnt out” businesses, as we receive information
==Lovely By Nature, dog grooming by Jenae Sigg — are moving into the vacant River Cliff office space across the street, at 419 Main Street. The goal is to take appointments at the end of January, and to open in February. Good Luck!
==Mayama Dance Studio: message — Starting this week, and continuing for about 4 to 6 weeks, all adult and student classes will resume at The Stone Cup building while the studio gets smoke mitigated. Check the online schedule for a few minor changes.
See our ARTICLE on two NEW businesses opening.
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