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The owners of Crepeville & Burgers & Brew have purchased the building that formerly housed Purgatory, reports Sac Biz Journal's Ben van der Meer.

The owners of Burgers & Brew and Crepeville have bought a midtown Sacramento building with plans to convert it into a restaurant and brewery...

Burgers & Brew owners Derar Zawaydeh and Philippe Masoud could not be immediately reached for comment. Herrera said the concept would have a similar feel to what they’ve done at their Burgers & Brew and Crepeville locations, five in all between Sacramento, Davis and Chico.

There was no immediate word on the timing of the new venture or a possible name.  Another new bar and restaurant, Goldfield Trading Post, is scheduled to open this summer on the same block farther east in the former Hamburger Patties location.

Read the entire story in Sac Biz Journal.

One other tidbit from the piece. According to one of van der Meer's sources, Azukar (which used to be housed there before Purgatory) was doing $3 million a year in revenue. Maybe I'm not in the right demographic, but I never would have guessed that Azukar was successful in that spot.

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