Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Michigan History -- Vernors

Vernors was started by Michigan pharmacist James Vernor in Detroit MI....a real favorite check out the story on The Wiki...

The Detroit News has a little story this morning about a WSU expansion near campus...it turns out that expanansion is on the site of an old Vernors plant...

The Woodward Avenue complex features 130 rental units and 26,000-square-feet of retail space. That will include Utrecht Art Supplies, a branch of Fifth Third Bank, Radio Shack and a Biggby Coffee shop. Longtime Detroiters remember the site as the spot where the Vernor's Ginger Ale plant once stood.

click here for the full Detroit News story

Things change, we are proud to be a part of that change with a new Michigan legacy.

Have fun...B-happy!

1 comment:

A2 Lebowsky said...

So here is my geek side:
Vernor's is actually a Ginger Soda, much stronger then the traditionally Ginger Ale.
I love watching people that have never had it before got for the first to swallows. I always warn them not to inhale right before drinking. They usually get the first sip in ok and then cough up a storm on the second =)

What a cool location for another Biggby !