Podcasts & RSS Feeds
Most Active Stories
- Don't like the water shut-offs in Detroit? Now you can pay someone's overdue water bill
- Approaching construction on the highway? Experts say the "zipper merge" can help
- Proposal 1 asks Michigan voters to weigh in on a complex tax issue
- This ballot proposal is critical to Michigan's economy, but most people won't bother to vote on it
- These three female candidates could be some of the most interesting leaders in Michigan
Thu November 28, 2013
Not everyone in Michigan is eating their Thanksgiving dinner at grandmother’s house
Many Michigan restaurant owners are saying thanks today.
Thanksgiving is a big day for many Michigan restaurants, which offer special menus to sold out seatings.
In Lansing, Clara’s is open on Thanksgiving for the first time.
Cindy Jubeck says her father, who founded the restaurant back in the 1970’s, never would have opened the restaurant on Thanksgiving.
“So we’ve never done it,” says Jubeck, “But this year we finally said look you know what why don’t we try a short day. We’re only open from 11 to 5. So we can still do our Thanksgiving with our families later on.”
Nationally, 15 million Americans are expected to eat their Thanksgiving dinner in a restaurant today. Another 18 million are expected to pick up all or part of their meal at a restaurant and eat it somewhere else.
Environment & Science