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Hundreds Anxious for Cheesecake Factory Opening in Novi: A crowd began to gather 6 a.m. Tuesday outside The Cheesecake Factory, the first in Michigan, at Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi. The throng of cheesecake fans buzzed with excitement, many saying that today was not a day to count calories. Hundreds waited in line before the full-service dining restaurant opened just before 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Hungry? First Annual Food Truck Rally, Bier Garden Coming to Northville: The First Annual Downtown Northville Food Truck Rally and Bier Garden will be rolling into town on Aug. 24, allowing locals to try delicious food, sip on a cold beer and enjoy live music.
Lock & Key, Royal Oak’s First 'Speakeasy,' Officially Opens Thursday: Royal Oak residents got their very first “Speakeasy” Aug. 15, 2013 when Lock & Key officially opened its doors. Located at 1214 S. Main Street behind The Oxford Inn, Lock & Key exudes a mysterious and comfortable atmosphere similar to the prohibition-era speakeasies of the 1920s, along with craft drinks and unique appetizers at affordable prices.
Great American Bake Sale Comes Downtown on Saturday: Rochester’s third Annual Great American Bake Sale will roll out on Saturday, running from 8 a.m.-noon. The event will take place at the upper lot of the Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market located on E. Third Street.