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BOOZE NEWS — Eastern Market sandwich slinger Stache International is getting a liquor license. The restaurant, which debuted last year, is currently in the process of building out a bar. The menu will feature easy drinking cocktails like a “street fair lemonade” with vodka, lemon, water, sugar, and a Faygo red pop ice cube alongside beer, wine, and mead. [Detroit News]
LABOR — Senate and House democrats in Michigan are once again introducing legislation that would require employers to provide employees with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. [MLive]
CRIMEWIRE — A Southfield restaurant, Nikola’s Barbecue, is striking back against dine-and-dashers. Owner Tom Milosevich has begun posting screenshots of surveillance videos of offending parties as well as their license plate information on Facebook and is seeing results. The dine-and-dashers are getting in touch to pay their bills. [Fox 2]
COMING ATTRACTIONS — Restaurateur Dave G. Muer plans to bring a new restaurant — Muer’s Table + Bar — to Partridge Creek this spring (March/April). The restaurant will fill the former Tin Fish space. The eatery will seat around 300 guests and serve a variety of seafood dishes prepared by chef Don Throneberry. [EaterWire]