MOST bars in Lansing have only been around since 1933 - the end of Prohibition, which makes sense. However, according to exhaustive investigating by the City Pulse, there's one bar that was opened in 1922 and is still in the same location - Harry's Place on Verlinden Ave. Emil's, on Michigan Ave. also opened up around that time, but it closed for good last fall. Stober's, up the street from Emil's, opened in 1933 as The German Village, but that name didn't go over well during World War II, hence the name change.

I post this so you can use this trivia to win beers. In old bars. Possibly Harry's Place. Or Stober's.


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