Car Plows through Front of Banter Just Days After One Year Anniversary

Around 6 p.m. this evening a car plowed through the front of Banter, just three days after the Detroit Shoreway restaurant, bar and bottle shopcelebrated its first birthday.

Owner Matt Stipe said that, fortunately, nobody was in that portion of the business when the driver crashed through the window. But the driver was taken to the hospital.

Obviously, the restaurant is closed for the time being, but Stipe says that they should be up and running by tomorrow.

We’ll update this story as news trickles in.


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Douglas Trattner

For 20 years, Douglas Trattner has worked as a full-time freelance writer, editor and author. His work on Michael Symon's "Carnivore," "5 in 5" and “Fix it With Food” have earned him three New York Times Best-Selling Author honors, while his longstanding role as Scene dining editor garnered the award of “Best...
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