On South U, plans for a 'cantina'

BY TARYN HARTMAN
Daily Staff Reporter
Published March 19, 2007

CORRECTION APPENDED: The photo in this story was miscredited. It was taken by Angela Cesere.

If all goes according as planned, students will be able to order margaritas with their burritos on South University Avenue.

University alumni Adam Lowenstein and Justin Herrick, owners of student hot spot BTB Burrito, purchased Good Time Charley's on South University Avenue. They plan to introduce a spin-off of their burrito business in the space above the restaurant.

Good Time Charley's, which has been closed since Dec. 22 last year, will reopen on the ground floor.

Along with the space, Lowenstein and Herrick bought the business' liquor license and entire inventory. Lowenstein said he will open a smaller restaurant called BTB Cantina upstairs. In addition to standard BTB fare, it will serve Mexican beers, margaritas and other drinks. The upstairs location will share the liquor license with the bar downstairs.

While Charley's will reopen downstairs next month, BTB Cantina won't open until August.

"The upstairs is really the coup de gr