Boomtown Market May Sell Alcohol Again, Following Liquor License Issue
MUSKEGON, MI – Boomtown Market, the downtown grocery store that lost its liquor license last week due to a misclassification, may again sell alcohol.
A week after owner Dana Precious informed its customers that she could no longer sell the craft beer and wine that lined the shelves in her store, the liquor license was reinstated, she told MLive.
On Wednesday August 5, Precious hung a sign in her store stating that the store could no longer sell alcohol due to a missing signature among documents she had filed with the state liquor board before. the opening of his store at 351 W. Western Ave. in July 2019.
Precious told MLive that she filed the documents on Monday, August 10. His license was reinstated two days later, Wednesday August 12.
With the help of State Representative Terry Sabo, the Liquor Control Commission quickly resolved the issue, Precious told MLive.
On social media, after losing the license for the first time, Precious said business had been tough because of the coronavirus and the loss of alcohol sales amounted to a 25% loss in sales.
Boomtown Market opened last summer, on the first floor of the Lake View Lofts building. It received funding from the city to establish a full-service grocery store in the downtown commercial core, including a loan of $ 55,000 over five years the City’s Economic Revolving Loan Fund.
In the months that followed, the 3,200 square foot store offered for sale basic and gourmet groceries, fruits and vegetables, deli products, dry products, local products, meals. prepared take out and – except for a short period of days in August. – craft beer and wine.
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