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Survival Tips for Detroit Fall Beer Festival; Comet Bar’s Farewell On Film; and more

They've said it before, but Om Cafe is probably reopening on Thursday.

Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Survival Tips—In preparation for the Detroit Fall Beer Festival this weekend that will bring together some 600 Michigan brews, Awesome Mitten contributor Chaz Parks offers up some pro tips on how to walk away from the event alive. [Awesome Mitten]

Reopening—This time it's maybe for sure. Om Café will open this Thursday. The restaurant plans to keep Thursday-Saturday from 4-9 p.m. while the new owners work hash out restaurant details. [EaterWire]

Honor Roll—Drew Sayes, executive chef at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham was named 2014 Chef of the Year at by the American Culinary Federation Michigan chapter. He will go on to compete in a regional competition. [Freep]

Studying—Many Detroit restaurants owe some of their mystique to their buildings' historical significance. Take for example Parks and Rec and Republic, the prominently featured future tenants of the G.A.R. Building. Sam's Loan Office, the soon-to-be home to Gold Cash Gold, is another one of these storied spaces. The thorough history of 2100 Michigan Avenue was recently published by blogger Paul Szewczyk. [EaterWire]

Farewells—The Comet Bar closed recently, but before the lights went out one last time at the Cass Corridor dive bar producers from Loveland Technologies and PishPosh.Tv took some time to film a sit-down interview with owner Wayne Alexander and some of his customers to discuss the untimely closing. [Deadline Detroit]

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