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Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 | 11:35 p.m.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The creators of the irreverent animated tv series “South Park” are getting Casa Bonita, a quirky cafe in suburban Denver that was featured on the exhibit.
Matt Stone and Trey Parker stated in an job interview with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Friday that they had come to an settlement with the existing homeowners of the cafe, which shut to diners in March 2020 as the pandemic took keep. It declared bankruptcy in the spring.
“We’re psyched to function with all people and make it the area we all want to make it,” Parker mentioned.
The Lakewood cafe has been in small business because 1974 but obtained wider recognition when it was featured on a 2003 “South Park” episode and when the Denver Broncos declared some of their draft picks there in 2018.
The Mexican restaurant is identified for its decor, which features a pink facade and massive indoor waterfall, as very well as its cliff divers and skits that aspect an excitable actor in a gorilla costume. But some have famous there is space for enhancement.
“The a single spot that we would all adore to see an improve — and I consider I speak on behalf of all people who patronizes Casa Bonita — is the foods could be a little far better,” Polis explained.
“I assume it could be a tiny far more than a tiny superior,” Stone extra.
Casa Bonita’s 85-foot-tall (26-meter-tall) pink clock tower stands out in the or else nondescript strip mall. The 52,000-sq.-foot (4,831-square-meter) cafe can seat additional than 1,000 visitors. The 30-foot-tall (9-meter-tall) waterfall at the middle was developed to resemble the cliffs of Acapulco.
Stone and Parker, who satisfied at the College of Colorado Boulder, did not present any information about the sale, which is pending personal bankruptcy proceedings. But they did say they would make some upgrades, like having two gorillas in the skits in its place of just one particular.