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Michigan Palcohol Ban Passes in House; Yum Yum Donuts Owners Recovering After Fire

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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.

BOOZE NEWS — Michigan lawmakers are one step closer to banning palcohol, a powdered alcohol product that some regulators believe could lead to greater alcohol abuse among minors. The House gave a bill banning the substance its stamp of approval on Tuesday. It will head back to the Senate for a final vote. [Reuters]

CROWDSOURCING — Yum Yum Donuts in Melvindale is recovering after a fire ripped through the shop on October 3. The shop is currently too damaged to reopen, however fans are throwing a fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Corktown Tavern on October 20 to help the owners during this difficult time. [Metro Times/WDIV]

CURBED CUTS — Step inside Hamtramck's gorgeous, temporary Flower House exhibit. [Curbed Detroit]

HOLIDAYS — We know. It's not even Halloween yet, but it's already time to start placing those pie orders for Turkey Day. Sister Pie began accepting pre-orders this week. [Facebook]

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