On today’s show:
In Michigan, drug overdoses kill more people than traffic and gun deaths combined. Nearly 2,700 people died from overdoses in 2017, and more than 1,900 of those deaths were because of opioids. But there’s a new coalition that’s been put together fund treating this problem.
Michigan is beating Ohio.. this time for getting a headquarters of a company to move here.
In downtown Detroit, the Green Room Salad Bar says it’s found a new home after being evicted from the Ford Building on Congress back in the spring.
Ferndale restaurant The Conserva says it’s planning to close after two years in business.
The House of Vans pop-up festival is coming to Detroit for a four-day stretch January 24th through the 27th.
Listeners to this show know that Detroit’s food and booze scene has been growing like crazy as of late. So much so, it now has its own awards. That’s the Golden Jigger, a creation of Nick Britsky of Nick Drinks. The winners are a who’s who of hospitality around town. We talk with Nick Britsky and Booze Bunny about it. A complete list of winners: http://www.nickdrinks.com/2018/12/10/golden-jigger-awards-2018-recap/