Gov. Snyder signs bill that allows wine, beer consumption while biking

Patrons on pedal-powered trolleys will be able to consume beer and wine while biking from bar to bar in cities like Traverse City under legislation Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law Wednesday. Snyder signed a two-bill package sought by northern Michigan lawmakers to allow minivan-sized pedal trolleys to let their customers drink beer or wine […]

Rochester Cider Mill Seeks Winery License To Make, Sell Hard Cider

A southeast Michigan cider mill is hoping to ward off hard times with hard cider. Rochester Cider Mill in Oakland Township has won approval to operate year-round and has now begun the long process to apply for a winery license in order to hop on the growing popularity of alcoholic or “hard” apple cider. The license will only […]

First Microbrewery

FLINT, MI — The state has approved a license for what could be first microbrewery, planned for a shuttered Flint fire station near downtown.Despite the green light for the project, the Rev. Patrick McNeal, pastor at Living Grace Community Fellowship and My Brother’s Keeper, said his congregation will pray that the brewery fails even before it opens its […]