HopCat parent company BarFly Ventures files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The parent company of HopCat and other local restaurants filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief while simultaneously announcing its plan for reopening its restaurant locations.

Grand Rapids-based BarFly Ventures — the parent of HopCat, Stella’s Lounge and Grand Rapids Brewing Co. — said Wednesday that it filed petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. District…