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Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple, it was reported that last year’s Spring Splash event cultivated an increase in sales for many lo...

Ohio fake IDs found at local bars

Ohio fake IDs found at local bars

November 10, 2015

By Jordan Moser Nov. 11, 2015 Curt Patrick, general manager of Pumpers and Mitchell’s, has witnessed his fair share of antics serving bar patrons over the years. However, the latest incidences at local bars have him and other area bartenders and security employees becoming more cautious about f...

21 and Over Club: Bar etiquette

October 28, 2015

By Jordan Moser Oct. 25, 2015 Homecoming is one of the most popular days of the academic year for students to indulge in a few alcoholic drinks with fellow Warhawks and Whitewater alumni. While it is important to have a memorable time at the bars, it is equally important to respect the fact that an ...

Whitewater bar instates new cover charge

September 6, 2012

Pumpers and Mitchell’s bar in downtown Whitewater has recently implemented a $10 cover charge to non-students and non-permanent residents of UW-Whitewater. According to Curt Patrick, manager of Pumpers and Mitchell’s, many customers from nearby towns such as Rockford and Beloit were causing probl...

Minors in Whitewater bars an ‘issue’

April 25, 2012

Downstairs Sports Bar owner Robert Sweet will close his establishment June through August due to his liquor license not being renewed June 1. Sweet said he plans to renew his liquor license in September after implementing the guidelines provided in the agreement made with Whitewater City Attorney...

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