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Expand noise restrictions on sidewalk cafes

Although I applaud the fact that the city is finally doing something about the very loud music blaring from a certain rooftop bar’s speakers, I can’t help but see how they are perhaps getting it wrong in how to best handle it.

I am in favor of doing something to make sure that the noise level from businesses is kept to an acceptable level so as not to disrupt another business or city residents. However, I feel it needs to be more targeted so as not to hurt the live music scene that we

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Local Eats: Popular sushi spot at Flint Farmers’ Market seeks to expand its cuisine borders

FLINT – A popular food vendor nestled within the corner at the entrance of Flint Farmers Market has evolved beyond its basic Japanese hand-rolls.

“Temaki was kind of our thing but with a twist,” said Chef Ian Diem, owner of the Chubby Duck. “That’s kind of how we were born and we started off in a real small spot and we had to make one really basic dish, and then we kind of evolved from there.”

The Chubby Duck has a menu that features many beloved traditional sushi dishes including specialty rolls such as the California Roll, the Spicy Tuna

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