ANN ARBOR, MI – A downtown Ann Arbor document store is making its manner towards serving beer and wine.
Matt Bradish, proprietor of Underground Sounds, utilized for a liquor license underneath the identify Up From the Skies LLC for the store’s area at 210 S Foremost St. in Ann Arbor, to create a café, tavern and vinyl retail-style area, metropolis data present. The store occupies the previous Peaceful Kingdom area.
Metropolis Council on Monday, March 1 accredited the request, which wants approval from the Michigan Liquor Management Fee.
Council Member Jeff Hayner stated the challenge could be a “neat thought” to replenish an previous area.
“It’s type of good we now have a gentleman right here who’s repurposing or is planning to repurpose a downtown area, a kind of beloved area, the previous Peaceful Kingdom constructing, to be a kind of extra of a public assembly area round a few of folks’s favourite issues, vinyl data and a bar,” Hayner stated.
Bradish couldn’t be instantly reached for remark.
Plans for the area embody a bar to suit 58 folks, a locally-sourced espresso, tea and non-alcoholic drinks bar, meals and cabinets holding 1,000 vinyl data on the market, metropolis data present.
The area may also showcase a Civil Struggle-era mural, which was painted in 1864, metropolis data present, to return “the constructing use to its authentic function as a tavern.”
The same idea opened in August 2020 in Ypsilanti’s Depot City.
Mark Teachout, proprietor of Wax Bar, opened the cocktail lounge and document store inside the previous Cream and Crumb ice cream store at 44 E. Cross St. in Ypsilanti. Partitions are coated in artwork by native artists and the store carries something from reissues to new data of jazz, industrial, storage, indie, soundtracks, rock and sound results.
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