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Killebrew Beer, Online Ordering, and More Intel

News bites from around town

Michelle and Chris Gerard

TECH — Local online food ordering platform Foodjunky is integrating with Yelp. Yelp users will be able to order food from restaurants associated with Foodjunky via Yelp. [Crain’s]

RENOVATION REPORT — Ann Arbor-based hotel Kensington Court is rebranding as The Kensington Hotel and undergoing a major renovation. Graham’s Restaurant inside the hotel will also undergo a name and concept change, switching to a more local farm-to-table style dining experience. The restaurant is slated to reopen in August. [Crain’s]

ICONS — In this brief origin story, writer Erick Trickey delves into the history of the hot dog and the Coney Island. [Smithsonian]

NEWS — A freelance writer explores the emergence of Corktown as a hot Detroit dining neighborhood in this write-up with a particular hat tip to Katoi and its accidental spare ribs. [Chicago Tribune]

SPORTS — Recently drafted by the Detroit Lions, football player Miles Killebrew has a name that’s ripe for beer parody. Lincoln Park brew pub Fort Street Brewing recently released a new beer dubbed the Killebrew IPA in the player’s honor. [Fox Sports]

BOOZE NEWS — Kelly’s Bar in Hamtramck will host 16 bands during its annual High in July Art Fair from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. on July 16. The event will feature barbecue by Timmy (Vulgar) Limpinen and an art and rummage sale. The cover is $5. [EaterWire]

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