Barefoot Sign

A worker begins hanging the first of two signs over Barefoot, a new business, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at the corner of Main and Grand.

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Audrey’s Pizza and Northside Brewing is temporarily closed for a remodel, according to the restaurant’s voicemail. While it’s not clear what’s changing with the location at 401 E. Peach St., the Chronicle reported last winter that the pizza and beer depot would be opening another location on Aspen Street and Seventh Avenue in Midtown. No calls or emails to the shop were returned.

And in downtown Bozeman, Shirtworks at 131 W. Main St. is closing after decades of business, but another t-shirt shop is taking its place. Barefoot Campus Outfitter, an apparel shop with a focus on campus and tourist apparel based in Stevensville, Texas, opened Friday.

“We were very similar stores to begin with,” said store manager Erin Weddle. “We’re really excited to be here.”

One of the biggest differences between the two stores is that Shirtworks had a focus on printing custom apparel. Barefoot doesn’t do any custom apparel, and Weddle said it won’t in the future, although it will still carry some of Shirtworks’ inventory. Barefoot has more “boutique items,” things like games and trinkets, and lots of Montana State University apparel.

Shirtworks, which was open for 46 years, did not respond to requests for comment.

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