Thank You For Coming Out

on Feb 18,2022 - 0 Comments -

Today at 5PM, we will close our doors in DTLA, Santa Barbara, Oakland, and Portland. We have so many great memories at these spots; a whole lot of rad beers—and even radder people—have sat at our bars, and we are eternally grateful to every person that had a hand in making these places what they were.

Thank you to everyone who has come out over the past few days; our kitchens are officially out of food, and are moving through packaged and draft beer and coffee swiftly. We heartily encourage folks to swing by and close it out strong.

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HARD DECISIONS AND THE PATH FORWARD

on Feb 14,2022 - 0 Comments -

Today is the most difficult day we’ve ever had at Modern Times. Over the last two unimaginably challenging pandemic years, we’ve done everything we could to keep all of our newly-opened locations afloat in a landscape we never could have imagined when we began building them. As new leadership has stepped up and taken the helm over the last few weeks, it became clear that the financial state of the company that we are now tasked with directing is not just unsustainable, but in immediate and unavoidable peril. As a result of this, we are forced to make some incredibly hard choices, which—while necessary for the health and continued success of our company—will result in many of our talented, hardworking staff losing their jobs.

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