I get a lot of emails from folks in the food and wine business, but this letter recently caught my eye. It was addressed to me, but I have a feeling it was simply a mass email campaign. Still, you can't help but feel for the guy:
I have done everything I can possibly imagine to help Drinks Over Dearborn weather our country's current financial situation, but I'm now out of money, out of credit, and out of time. We simply can not continue to go forward in the state we are in financially, and there is still no money available from banks or the SBA for a small alcohol-related business from any of the many sources I've tapped in the last few weeks.
That said, here's my last-ditch plan to keep Drinks Over Dearborn going: