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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Cabaret and cocktail spot Willis Show Bar to reopen in Cass Corridor

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 8:53 AM

A reboot of the long-shuttered Willis Show Bar is in the works in the Cass Corridor. The project is a partnership between Detroit Optimist Society's Dave Kwiatkowski (Sugar House, Wright & Co., Bad Luck Bar) and several Los Angeles-based bar/nightclub developers, the Freep reports. The 75-seat bar will focus on...

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Parks & Rec spearheads effort to feed Detroit's homeless on Thanksgiving

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 7:51 AM

For the second year in a row, Parks & Rec Executive Chef Allie Lyttle is heading a grassroots effort to feed Detroit's many homeless residents. The effort is part of a nation-wide endeavor called Gobble Gobble Give. Last year, volunteers around the country fed 17,000 of the nation's hungry and homeless....

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Downtown Detroit restaurant La Dulce will close permanently this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 9:51 AM

La Dulce, a tapas-inspired restaurant located in downtown Detroit, will close for good at the end of the week, according to the Detroit Free Press. The daily reports that the eatery had a difficult time transitioning when it moved from its original digs in Royal Oak to a spot inside...

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Chargrilled, gourmet hot dog purveyor Doggiestyle opens soon in Waterford

Posted By on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 9:04 AM

When you think of hot dogs in Michigan, the first thing that pops to mind is the coney. But in many cases, those aren't dogs made with high quality ingredients, and a hot dog in metro Detroit prepared as they are in New York or Chicago are a rare...

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Update: Downtown Detroit's Park Bar to close at the end of the year

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 8:35 AM

Downtown Detroit's Park Bar is closing at the end of December after 11 years in business. Cliff Bell’s co-owner Paul Howard confirmed to Eater that he and his business partner Scott Lowell (who also co-owns the Traffic Jam) have purchased The Park Bar building. They take over on Jan. 1 and...

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Bobcat Bonnie's will reopen in Wyandotte this December

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 2:45 PM

After a three month absence from downtown Wyandotte, Bobcat Bonnie's will reopen inside its original space during the first week of December, owner Matthew Buskard tells Metro Times. The restaurant shuttered abruptly in early September after a dispute with a business partner who held the lease for the building, Buskard...

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Detroit Sip coffee shop launches this Saturday on McNichols in Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:05 PM

McNichols Avenue will get a jolt of caffeine on Saturday when Detroit Sip opens near Livernois Avenue. Owner Jevona Watson says that she first wants to provide a coffee shop that will cater to students and others on a strip now short on good java, but she also wants the...

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Bread Basket Deli readies to open its East Jefferson location in Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 8:48 AM

A new Bread Basket Deli is expected to open within the next several weeks on East Jefferson Avenue in the East Riverfront neighborhood. It's the eleventh store in owner Al Winkler's Detroit-area corned beef empire – which he started in 1967 – and will operate as a franchise run by...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A new Plum Market store and café is planned for New Center

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:26 AM

Michigan-based high end grocer Plum Market is launching a new 5,000-square-foot café and retail store inside the Detroit Piston's practice center that's under construction in Detroit's New Center neighborhood. The "quick service food and beverage concept" – as the company billed it in a press release – will feature a...

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Flowers Of Vietnam plans a New Year's Eve relaunch

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Flowers of Vietnam will relaunch with a ticketed dinner party at El Club on New Year's Eve. That'll be followed by a Jan. 03 grand opening in the restaurant's newly renovated Southwest Detroit space, Eater reports. Founder George Azar started the business as a weekend-only pop up in January 2016...

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