(CBS DETROIT) – Royal Oak plans to establish a new “social district” that would allow people to consume alcohol outside while downtown.
The city commission approved the district, which creates a special zone with signs showing where people can walk and drink.READ MORE: AAA: Michigan's Average Gas Prices Rise To $2.95
It would also give people specially marked cups showing who is allowed to drink.READ MORE: Advocates Call On Sen. Gary Peters To Schedule Hearing For Washington, D.C. Statehood Bill
Cities are allowed to create these social districts for outdoor drinking all thanks to a new Michigan law, originally signed to promote outdoor gatherings with social distancing.
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