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Thursday, September 18 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Firebird Tavern OPEN

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Firebird Tavern, located in a 130-plus-year-old brick and wood building in the heart of Greektown, calls to mind our city's motto: "We hope for better things; It will arise from the ashes." Hear how owners Tony Piraino and Owen Burke started their businesses, stared failure in the face, and leveraged every asset they had to bring Firebird to life. Learn how failure can lead to success and when betting it all is the best - and only - way to make your business a reality. See the restoration of their historic building that calls to mind the resiliency and perseverance of Detroit. We'll have light apps and bites during our talk; stay for lunch and get 10% off your bill.


Tony Piraino and Owen Burke

Owners, Firebird Tavern

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Thursday September 18, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Firebird Tavern 419 Monroe Street, Detroit, MI, 48226
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  • Company Description Firebird Tavern is an authentic American tavern in the heart of downtown Detroit that offers residents, visitors and workers a warm, lively and inviting destination to meet, dine and drink. Opened in the fall of 2013, Firebird Tavern fills a gap in upscale tavern fare in downtown Detroit. The menu offers a mix of classic pub favorites and one-of-a-kind specialties, all made from fresh, high-quality ingredients by professional, friendly and experienced staff. The bar offers a wide variety of beers on tap and in bottles, including more than 40 Michigan brews, a hand-crafted cocktail menu created by experienced mixologists using house-made juices and garnishes, and a tasteful wine list with local and international offerings. Located within five blocks of all major venues and sporting complexes, Firebird Tavern is conveniently situated in the heart of Greektown, at 419 Monroe Street. Join us for weekday lunch, pre-game dinner, post-game drinks, and late-night dancing.

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