Tag Archives: Michigan

• Michigan Governor Vetoes Bills on Liquor Sales, Schools

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have allowed Sunday morning liquor sales and another measure spelling out how $316 million in federal money should be spent on public schools. She said the liquor bill could open the state to a costly lawsuit while the schools bill could have jeopardized the federal […]

• Starts Saturday: Detroit Beer Week

Events will include Michigan craft beer tastings, local food, bikes, history, and help benefit Pints for Prostates. The second-annual Detroit Beer Week kicks off this Saturday at St. Andrew’s Hall in Detroit with a special event to help benefit Pints for Prostates. The entire week is packed with events designed to promote and appreciate  Michigan […]

• Michigan: Bill passed to allow alcohol sales on Sunday mornings

Those looking to buy champagne for their Sunday morning mimosa won’t have to buy the night before, if a bill passed by both the state Senate and House on Wednesday is signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm. The bill would allow licensed facilities to sell alcohol starting at 7 a.m., as long as they pay an […]

• Michigan State Legislature Passes Liquor Sampling Bill

Fourth State in 2010 to Repeal Outdated Spirits Tasting Ban The Michigan State Legislature today passed a bill giving consumers the opportunity to sample liquor at distilled spirits outlets, according to the Distilled Spirits Council which applauded the legislation and called Michigan’s tastings the latest in a growing trend of states updating liquor laws across […]

• Desperately seeking Canadian Breakfast Stout. The fourth best beer in the world — and only in Michigan

“Did you come all the way to Michigan for the beer too?” says the man glancing at my Ontario licence plate as he points to his own.”It’s the only reason I ever leave Canada,” he adds as he navigates his way through the crowded entranceway of Ann Arbor’s Jolly Pumpkin Café and Brewery to grab […]