Sport bar stoolpopular sports and pop culture website, is opening a major sports bar, Barstool Scottsdale, in the former Two Brothers Brewing & Taphouse building in Old Town Scottsdale.
Space: The 8,700 square foot building near the southeast corner of Scottsdale and Drinkwater has a 1,700 square foot patio along Scottsdale Road. Once the home of Saddle Ranch Chophouse, it housed Two Brothers from 2015 to 2019 but has been vacant ever since.
The company: Dave Portnoy founded Barstool as a print publication in Milton, Massachusetts in 2003 and launched his website in 2007. Along with numerous blogs, podcasts and webcasts, he expanded into sports betting in 2020 with his Barstool app Sportsbook and now has an estimated value of $450 million.
Sports bar activity: Barstool launched its first sports bar in Chicago (pictured) in January and opened another in Philadelphia in March.
Did you know? Barstool Sports is the sponsor of the Arizona Bowl, which is played Dec. 31 in Tucson.
Opening date : Not announced yet.
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