BREAKING THINGS: Doors closing, doors opening

pguerra@modbee.comFebruary 20, 2013 

    alternate text Patty Guerra
    Title: Breaking news editor
    Coverage areas: Breaking news, business
    Bio: Patty Guerra has been an editor and reporter at The Modesto Bee for 13 years. She has a journalism degree from Fresno State and previously worked at the Turlock Journal and Merced Sun-Star.
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— They say when one door closes, another opens. And that’s the case with Bacchus downtown, owner Patty Amador told me.

Amador called after I wrote an item in this week’s Business Beat about Bacchus, a downtown eatery and nightclub, closing.

She said she never intended to be in the restaurant business long-term, and pointed out that when she put Bacchus up for sale it sold quickly, to someone who plans to open up a sushi restaurant in the spot.

“I think it’ll be a good thing for downtown, to have something different there,” Amador said. I’m hoping to talk to the new owners about their plans for an upcoming column.

In other door-opening news, I’ll be writing this week about a new party store by Vintage Faire Mall and a new restaurant/catering place in Turlock.

If you have any tips to share, new business-related or otherwise, drop me a line:

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