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Now Open: Capitol Beer House

Capitol Beer House, which features 32 taps and more in bottles, recently opened on Cleveland Street in downtown Clearwater.

It seems Tony Starova is trying to reignite downtown Clearwater one empty storefront at a time.

No sooner had the Green Organix restaurant closed on Cleveland Street that Starova was looking to expand his business ventures.

He has operated Tony's Pizzeria downtown for years and now, Capitol Beer House, a craft and specialty beer bar, is open next to it on the 400 block of Cleveland Street.

The beer bar features 32 taps and more in bottles.

A grand opening celebration this week featured music from the Black Honkeys and a few hundred fans.

"(Downtown's) coming up," Starova said. "You just have to believe."

john doran November 17, 2012 at 09:32 PM
Tony: I believe.................john d
DeElizabethan November 17, 2012 at 11:42 PM
Sounds good. Strange though since most Scientologists who are around downtown, hardly drink alcohol. Hopefully he will pull in the general public with his excellent pizza and now beer. Wise if he is earning a living to put his kids through college and not a cult. It's good to know where our bucks go. Good luck and good wishes to you.
Bledar Starova November 19, 2012 at 12:45 AM
Thank you Clearwater Patch for giving news from downtown Clearwater.This everybody 's downtown and more we do more we prosper.All we need is more bars boutiques and people.I think the key is to bring people in.one way is activities ,events and music.Capitol Beer House has live music every night on Thursday Friday and Saturday from 9 pm to 12 pm.So has Tony's from 6 pm to 9 pm.Capitol Theatre has shows every weekend,Jolley Trolley comes in town also.I think is a good start .One step at the time ,but a solid one.
Robin Rothwell March 02, 2013 at 07:45 PM
Put a damned telephone number in this story!!!
Tim May 26, 2013 at 05:45 PM
I love the Beer, and the music. He always makes sure to include local brews and bands. You won't be disappointed, this place rocks!

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