The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.



Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.


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Man Beaten In Detroit Store Dies

The man was attacked about 7 p.m. Sunday at the Happy Liquor Store on Eight Mile near Hubbell in northwest Detroit. Two teens and another man arrested.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

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‘Smoking’ Alcohol: Is It Safe?

It’s a known as the ‘Vaportini’ …

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2013

Regulators Suggest 72 Changes To State Liquor Laws

New state rules that would allow craft brewers in Michigan to have off-premise tasting rooms and provide free samples are among sweeping changes to liquor control rules being sent to Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

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Detroit Liquor Licenses Now Flow Through Council

Detroit’s population decline means City Council now must weigh in on new liquor licenses from bars, restaurants or other venues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

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Nearly 6,000 Get Early Sunday Liquor Sales Permit

Nearly 6,000 businesses statewide have received a special permit to allow more Sunday morning liquor sales since a ban was lifted late last year, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

Detroit History: Michigan Votes The First ‘Last Call’

On “the biggest bar night of the year,” we take a look back at one of the most-contested elections ever: 1916’s Michigan vote to outlaw beer and hard liquor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2011

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Police Make Arrest In Murder At Liquor Store

Southfield police say a 48-year old was charged Saturday with the murder of Mike Khmoro who was shot to death last October behind Cronin’s Liquor Store..

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2011

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New Law Clarifies Michigan’s Sunday Liquor Sales

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law that makes a technical fix to Michigan’s statute related to Sunday morning liquor sales.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2011