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Whitmer says that she’s “prepared to take heat” and impose new restrictions if COVID-19 cases keep rising

While things aren’t as bad as they were a few months ago, when we were the fourth worst state in the nation relative to the spread of COVID-19, the curve here in Michigan has started to turn in the wrong direction over the past several days, and public health officials are becoming concerned. 454 new […]

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Eating lobster at George’s Huron Inn

A few days ago, as I was walking aimlessly around town, I ended up in front of Powell’s Pub, and it occurred to me to check on Yelp and see what people had to say about the place. I didn’t find anything scandalous (I’m always hoping for stories of bandaids being found in burgers), but […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: “Barkeep, when I order a drink with M&Ms, I expect to be able to taste M&Ms in it” edition

This photo was taken yesterday, at a tourist bar in Orlando. At some point, as we sat there, drinking our frozen, candy-filled drinks, surrounded by other happy kids and their parents, Clementine turned to Linette and confided this in her. We didn’t have the heart to tell her that most bars aren’t quite as colorful, […]

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Detroit’s Funeral for the Fag

As you all know, in just a few days, all the bars and restaurants in Michigan (with the exception of those that allow gambling, I believe) will go smoke free. And, it sounds like our friends in the Detroit Party Marching Band are planning to usher in the new prohibition era in style. Here’s the […]

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