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This graphic shows how some local businesses were impacted by several events over this past weekend, including Spring Splash, State Solo & Ensemble and several sporting events.

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Rainy weather, police crackdown didn’t deter economic boost
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,...

While fake IDs for underage students come from all states, Wisconsin being pictured above, local bars have seen an uptick in Ohio fake IDs frequently being used. Using fake IDs cause bars to spend more money on security, Pumpers and Mitchell’s owner Curt Patrick said.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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