LANSING, Mich. — Emergency suspensions of liquor licenses have been issued to Corky’s Beal City Tavern (2007 N. Winn Road, Mt. Pleasant), The Post Local Bistro (844 Penniman Ave., Plymouth) and Bitely Tavern (2384 W. Main Street, Bitely) according to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC).
The licensees’ multiple violations of the current Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Emergency Order on Gatherings and Face Masks including allowing non-residential, indoor gatherings; providing indoor dining; exceeding limitations for outdoor dining, and failure to require face coverings for staff and patrons.
So far the MLCC has suspended liquor licenses of a total of 37 establishments located throughout the state for Executive and Emergency Order violations.
Corky’s Beal City Tavern and The Post Local Bistro are scheduled to appear before an Administrative Law Judge on January 20, 2021, for a virtual hearing via Zoom to determine whether the suspension should continue, or other fines and penalties should be imposed while Bitely Tavern is scheduled to appear on January 22, 2021.