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New Longmont businesses in 2023

A list of local businesses you may have missed this year
Bearded Brewer Artisan Ales

Longmont’s got its own kind of magic in 2023 — beyond the cosmic allure of Costco’s colossal presence and pizza, this year’s smorgasbord of new businesses adds another pinch of pizzazz. Whether slinging juice or fixing jalopies, each new spot is a bright star in our sky of originality and plucky gumption.

About Balance Counseling - 601 South Bowen Street Suite 202

David Ejchorszt, spurred by Colorado’s mental health stance, transformed struggle into support. His path from homelessness to counselor sparked a quest to destigmatize therapy, setting the stage for a counseling clinic aiming to ally with those in need.

Bearded Brewer Artisan Ales - 1425 South Airport Road #100

Originating in Omaha, Kirk and Alyssa Hearon expanded here at home, partnering with high school buddy Brandon Knudsen of Ziggi’s. Unbound by tradition, they vow to offer diverse, experimental brews with 18 taps and onsite brewing. They aim to surprise and delight patrons, cherishing both beer and community.

Beth’s Bath Shoppe - 512 4th Ave #103

Jennifer Ferguson launched Bricks Retail in 2020 as a pop-up delight, blossoming with 40+ local vendors. Now, joined by her daughter, Kennedie, Beth’s Bath Shoppe makes a splash with luxurious bath indulgences in the building that used to house La Vita Bella.

Brickscape Café - 332 Main St First Floor, A4

The Abbitt family is the brains behind Brickscape Cafe, which promotes a LEGO oasis, inviting all to build, play and connect. From childhood dreams to a community gathering, it’s brick-by-brick bonding.

Bungalow Interiors - 324 Main St.

Meg Hardy’s eye for design is the bedrock of Bungalow Interiors. With a knack for curating chic, sustainable home treasures, she has transformed foot traffic into sales, shaping superb spaces for all.

Grandude’s Motorcycle Shop - 945 Main St.

Rumbled to a start during the summer on Main Street with the Smith’s blend of expertise and community spirit. Their two-wheeled business dream revs up a mix of family, faith and a whole lot of passion for bikes.

Holistic Eye Care - 1225 Ken Pratt Blvd #120

With a visionary approach, Robert Underwood branches out, cultivating Holistic Eye Care from his established Good Life Acupuncture roots. Inspired by family battles with sight woes, including macular degeneration, he blends acupuncture, nutrition, and holistic remedies for clearer horizons.

JARS Cannabis - 250 S Main St.

In a budding transition, Euflora sprouted into JARS Cannabis. Shedding its former skin, this South Main Street ganja dishes out the lifestyle while ditching prepackaged norms. With a bouquet of quality options at pocket-friendly prices, JARS aims for the high road.

Kōena Integrative Healing - 620 Kimbark St.

From Lyndsey Cordova’s health woes, Kōena Integrative Healing bloomed to escape illness, embracing holistic wellness, blending heritage into a familial sanctuary and warmly welcoming all seeking health and harmony.

Omnia Vintage Thrift & Collectables - 1113 Kimbark St.

Nestled off the beaten path, this is no ordinary thrift store showcasing vintage tees, Magic the Gathering cards, vinyl records, and more. Josie and Daniel Hastings have spun their unexpected garage sale finds into this hidden corner of cool stuff.

Roots Restaurant - 300 Main St.

From a catering company to sprouting up at Dickens Opera House, their spice alchemy and global fare embrace cultures, uniting through delectable dishes from New Delhi to Spain.

Take 5 Oil - 2255 Main St.

The beloved Pizza Hut landmark has shifted gears into Take 5 Oil Change. Kelly Mayer, franchisee of the new location, as well as locations in Arvada and Loveland, said that unlike their competitors up the street, they primarily focus on oil changes.

Testosterone Optimization Clinic of Colorado - 1515 Main St #15.

Jay Griffin is a health-hustling nurse practitioner who busts myths about men’s well-being. Feeling zapped, grumpy, and flustered by weight, he launched this men’s health clinic. Through hormone optimization, weight treatment, and openness, he sparks a new dialogue on men’s health without shame.

The Longmont Axe House - 333 1st Ave.

Takes aim on The Slope, chopping through norms to reshape downtown entertainment. Kya Root, backed by husband Mike Root of Copper Sky Distillery, leads this axe-throwing venture, leveraging childhood timber-tossing skills from rural Vermont.

Tiffin’s India Café - 1232 S Hover St A300

Hailing from Boulder, Tiffin’s India introduces vibrant spice to the Village at the Peaks. Step into an enchanting world of authentic Indian cuisine whisked from kitchen to table with flavorful finesse.

Tumbleweed Art Collective - 1333 Coffman St Suite A

It’s more than a typical art spot, it’s a bustling center of creative camaraderie, an active studio, and a place for art education, knitting together Longmont’s art community. Potter and operator, Amy Ellis, curates this space for local art enthusiasts.

Wonder Press - 1139 Francis St.

Robyn Cronin, Wonder Press co-founder, stumbled upon juice shops in California, sparking a Colorado dream. A physician assistant turned juice pioneer, she brewed a menu marrying wellness and taste.

3rd Shot Pickleball - 20 South Bowen Street

Without dill pickles but plenty of ball action, pickleball is all the craze. Under the leadership of Dale Katechis of Oskar Blues and Adam Kahn of Meadow Creek Tennis and Fitness Club in Lakewood, this pickleball place serves up court thrillers with simultaneous Wheat Ridge and Longmont location openings.