Joseph Mizrahi spotted this change to “opening soon” sign in the window of the slated Bill the Butcher shop on Stone Way:
Perhaps the change has something to do with their recent financial troubles. Back in April, Marketwire reported:
High Capital Funding, LLC, a privately held investment fund, announced today that it had commenced a lawsuit against Bill The Butcher, Inc. (OTCQB:BILB.OB – News) in the Federal District Court for the District of Nevada for the non-payment of a $300,000 promissory note. The suit seeks payment of the principal, accrued and accruing interest, and the expenses of collection, including attorney fees. The summons and complaint was served on the Nevada registered agent of Bill The Butcher, Inc. on March 16, 2012.
Seattle-based Bill the Butcher (BILB) became a publicly traded company by merging with an already-publicly traded shell company in early 2010. BILB is now trading at .13, down 93% from its all-time high of 2.16 in October of 2010.