Jason Corbridge

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Last Chance Pub & Cider Mill opens to public next week


With just a few details left to attend to, the Last Chance Pub & Cider Mill is almost ready to open on Montana Avenue, in what must be one of the more spectacular indoor spaces in Billings. The new business, which is leasing the old United Glass building at 2203 Montana Ave., is being developed by Sam Hoffmann, owner of Red Lodge Ales. It will be serving a variety of hard ciders made on the premises, as well as some guest ciders, wine on tap and all the beers made at the Red Lodge brewery. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Red Lodge Ales planning big expansion into Billings


Red Lodge Ales is on the verge of a major expansion into Billings, which includes opening a taproom, making fresh-pressed hard cider and hiring Jason Corbridge as the chef. “I think it’s really an exciting project,” said Sam Hoffmann, president of Red Lodge Ales. “It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a long time.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Open Studio owners tackling new project on Montana Ave.


Bryan Stafford was standing in the front room of a century-old building on Montana Avenue, surrounded by piles of dirt, heaps of salvaged brick and an assortment of construction equipment. “Believe it or not,” he said, “a week from now we’ll be pouring a new concrete floor.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Young blood, new energy fuel downtown renaissance


Like a lot of people born and raised in Billings, Matt Blakeslee was used to looking to other cities for arts, culture and entertainment generally. Billings was a good place to make money and it was the biggest city in Montana, “but it had never felt like the most cultural or vibrant community,” he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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