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Stella's on Cambie - what happened?

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Drove by the other day and saw the windows covered and a new sign going up - it's now Bier Craft...or something like that. Anyone heard anything?

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  1. A cafe owner in Winnipeg trademarked the name "Stella's" and attempted to sue Stella's for infringement (or something like that.) Instead of fighting it, Stella's decided to rebrand. Not a fan of the name "BierCraft", personally.

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    1. re: fmed

      Well that makes sense.....much of the storefront looked the same....same colours, same writing....and "bier" in the name.

      1. re: fmed

        Whew ! I live a few blocks away and didn't even notice [blush] !!!

        As long as they're same people, same foods, same biers .............

        1. re: LotusRapper

          Same everything - so no worries. (Except that I wish they updated their menu.)

      2. Damn. Won't be able to yell "Stella!!!" when I drive by anymore.

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        1. re: tangentdesign

          But "BIER !!!!!" ain't bad ;-)

          Oooops, I just got the Seinfeld reference [grin]

          1. re: LotusRapper

            Seinfeld? Tenessee Williams is rolling over in his grave. And again... http://photos.nola.com/tpphotos/2009/...

            1. re: grayelf

              That is funny, I thought the exact same thing! :-) Like the photo (& comments) too.