08/28/2012 10:07 am ET Updated Oct 28, 2012

Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe Still Set To Open In Midtown Detroit, Awaits Building Ownership Wrangling

DETROIT, MI -- The landlord of the building where Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe intends to open filed for personal bankruptcy in early 2011, and subsequently defaulted on two mortgages, and thus the fine foods grocer planned for 3100 Woodward Ave. in Midtown has been in limbo ever since, co-owner Michael Solaka told MLive today.

"Our deal went sideways, not of our own making," Solaka said, adding that they had signed a lease for the space. "We are still intent on opening and are currently working through a court-appointed receiver to open the store."

Solaka said he was unsure of when this process would be complete, but as soon as it is, the 8,000-square-foot Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe's doors will open.

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