Week of 5.23.16

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Older Persons’ Commission Gala

Many of the 333 people ($150 tickets) who arrived at the Royal Park Hotel for the OPC’s Gatsby Gala were wearing Roaring Twenties accessories. Notable among those was Kathy White, who was feathers from her flapper-style head band to her toes. (See photo gallery) Before dinner, guests socialized and perused the silent auction and raffle. The latter offered glasses of champagne, only one of which held a pair of real diamond earrings from Haig’s of Rochester. The scene was the 14th annual fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program which prepared and delivered 116,151 meals last year. The gala program emceed by Jennifer Kincer featured videos with earnest testimonials regarding the program’s importance to the homebound, especially the wellness checks performed by the drivers.
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Memorializing Morrie

Aaron F. Belen , owner of AFB Hospitality restaurants Bistro 82 and Sabrage , located on the first and second floors of 401 S. Lafayette in Royal Oak, is bringing a new hot spot to downtown Royal Oak with The Morrie , a roadhouse style restaurant at 511 S. Main Street, expected to open by the end of July. Executive chef Derik Watson , who’s been with Belen since the launch of Bistro ...more»
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Sasson expands empire

Jeremy Sasson , the Birmingham owner and restaurateur behind Townhouse Birmingham and Townhouse Detroit , is continuing to spread his wings, developing a steakhouse in the Capitol Park Lofts building at 1145 Griswold Street and State in Detroit, two blocks north of Campus Martius. "It won’t be a steak, potatoes and white tablecloth kind of steakhouse," Sasson said. "It’s like a prime ...more»
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