Thursday, January 10, 2013
Sign at entrance indicates bar is closed, will reopen in February under new management.
The Rock Bar & Grill in downtown Plymouth is now closed, according to a sign posted at the front entrance of the building. "We will reopen in February 2013 under new management," the sign read. The bar was slated to close Feb. 1 after bar owner Kevin Montagano agreed to terms with the City of Plymouth to close the restaurant and seek new ownership in lieu of the city recommending revocation of its liquor license to the state's Liquor Control Commission after numerous liquor-related violations. The Plymouth City Commission voted unanimously Monday in favor of the agreement after a public hearing about the fate of the bar. Under the agreement, the bar would have to find a new owner within 90 days of Monday's public hearing in order to avoid…
The new liquor license is part of Ruby Buffet’s latest updates to the Chinese restaurant.
The Canton Township Board of Trustees approved a Class C liquor license with a Sunday sales permit for Ruby Buffet, 5848 North Sheldon Road, at its meeting Tuesday night. Ruby Buffet, which opened in 2008, is the only restaurant in Canton that serves oriental Chinese food as a buffet. Ruby Buffet invested $100,000 for new equipment and remodeling that included adding two party rooms, Township Treasurer Melissa McLaughlin said. The Class C liquor license will allow Ruby Buffet to serve beer, wine and liquor.
Monday, December 17, 2012
No decision will be made tonight, but public invited to weigh in on fate of business' liquor license.
The public is asked to weigh in tonight on the Rock Bar & Grill, a downtown Plymouth establishment that could face revocation of its state-issued liquor license after numerous City of Plymouth Liquor Management Ordinance violations, according to a meeting packet for today's 7 p.m. Plymouth City Commission meeting. A public hearing is set for the meeting tonight at Plymouth City Hall. The city will not make a decision after tonight's hearing, however, opting to wait until after a second public hearing on Jan. 7, when the business' lawyer will be present. "Recommending revocation to the State of Michigan Liquor Control Commission is a viable option that the city has in its (Liquor Management) Ordinance," City Manager Paul Sincock states in…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Liquor License Review Committee discusses options to deter alcohol-related incidents on Penniman.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The City of Plymouth is looking to address safety and security along Penniman Avenue after two apparently alcohol-related incidents between Oct. 5-7. In one incident, a fight earlier this month in the vacant lot between the downtown post office and the Plymouth Coffee Bean Company left three injured and one hospitalized, Director of Public Safety Al Cox said Monday during a Liquor License Review Committee meeting. In another incident, a manager from the Rock Bar & Grill followed two men accused of dining and dashing and reported being pushed to the ground and beaten by the the men, Cox said. Cox said police are seeking warrants for both the dine-and-dash incident and for assault and battery charges. Cox said the suspects in the dine-and-…
Monday, September 17, 2012
Racy advertisement raises questions about business' attempt to offer family friendly atmosphere.
The Plymouth ROC bar is again due in front of the Plymouth City Commission Liquor Review Committee after a racy advertisement for the business appeared to contradict the "family friendly atmosphere" promise to the city, according to an email by Plymouth Mayor Dan Dwyer. The restaurant previously appeared before the committee on June 18 after several reports of violations and mismangement of the business. At the hearing, the city recommended the business keep its liquor license, provided it continues taking corrective action to avoid serving underage patrons or committing other violations. Dwyer told the Plymouth ROC's attorney Keith Kecskes in June that by using wristbands and stamps, as promised, the business appears more as a nightclub, …
Monday, June 4, 2012
City reports several police incidents with bar on Ann Arbor Road.
The Plymouth ROC faces revocation of its liquor license after a public hearing 7 p.m. tonight before the Plymouth City Commission at Plymouth City Hall. In its meeting agenda packet, the city details several police incidents involving patrons of the bar, located at 1020 W. Ann Arbor Road, including what the state considers "super drunk" patrons. According to the meeting packet, the city will present comments from the public hearing to the city's Local Liquor License Review Committee on or before June 18, who will then make a recommendation to the city commission.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Plymouth businesses up for liquor license renewals.
Friday, March 23, 2012
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING FOR RECOMMENDING RENEWAL, REVOCATION AND NON-RENEWAL OF LIQUOR LICENSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH The City of Plymouth Liquor Management Ordinance Plymouth City Commission Commission Chambers 201 S. Main Plymouth, MI 48170 APRIL 2, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS ARE CURRENT AS OF 03/20/12 AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. Open Public Hearing – As a part of the Regular City Commission Agenda 1) License Holder – Buon Vino Winery, LLC, 849 Penniman - Administrative Recommendation to approve renewal. 2) License Holder – 336 Main, 336 S. Main - Administrative Recommendation to approve renewal. 3) License Holder – Compari’s on the Park 350 S. Main - Administrative Recommendation to …