Thursday, April 7, 2011

Real Detroit Weekly: Bookies Bar & Grille

It's hard to imagine a time before Bookies was around for Tigers Opening Day. It's like asking what did people ever do before cell phones or computers. But, much like teenagers today don't know a world without Facebook and iPhones, Detroiters never need to question where to spend this most sacrosanct of Detroit holy days. Bookies has been a downtown drinking destination for 8 years now; this year marks their third Opening Day in their new three-floor building on Cass Ave., and it is THE place to be for Opening Day.

"Opening Day is exciting for the entire city," says owner John Lambrecht. "It's the first sign of spring and summer and warm weather, and can be celebrated by everyone in the city whether they're into baseball or not."

Read the rest of the article here.