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November 10, 1978 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-11-10

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32 Friday, November 10, 1978

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

-Danny Raskin's

The Best of Everything

STARTING IN early included space for a fu-
1979, Towri & Country Club ture golf course.
will be operated as a health
The club's heyday was in
and sports center by Sports its first decade when mem-
Illustrated Court Clubs, bership averaged 600
among the nation's largest families while dues in-
racquetball chains . . . with creased from the original
operation of 10 racquetball $300 a year to -$1,500 a year
clubs, including eight in and the initiation - fee in-
Michigan, and five others creased from $1,000 to
Under construction.
$3,000:
Selling price for the
Membership started to
63,000 - square - foot decline - after 1968 even
clubhouse and 11-acre site though the club added a
was $1.2 million . . . An ad- gymnasium and six outdoor
ditional several million dol- tennis courts in that year.
lars will be invested in re-
In 1972, Town & Country
novation and improvement merged with the Sidney Hill
of the clubhouse and in con- Club, a privately-owned
struction of a nine-court health club, to bring mem-
racquetball addition.
bership up to a total of 1,500
A combination of infla- . . . A men's and women's
tion and dwindling mem- health club was added to the
bership had brought the clubhouse and Leonard
once-exclusive club to fi- Stone, former owner of Sid-
nancial distress . . . Parcels ney Hill, invested $500,000
of the original site have and was named general
been sold off over the years manager . . . He resigned in
and there were liens against 1974.
A lively group playing favorite disco
the property at the time of
New owner, 28-year-old
and Top 40 tunes for your listening
sale.
Craig Hall, opened his first
and dancing pleasure
Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 p.m.
Current membership is racquetball club in = Yp-
Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m.
435 of whom only 135 are silanti in October, 1976 .
Midweek features Wednesday (Screwdriver night)'
family members.
In July 1977, Time Inc.
and Thursday (Kahlua night).
Town & Country was -purchased an 18 percent in-
founded in the late 1950's terest in his racquetball op-
by a group of mostly- eration for $1 million .. .
Northfield Hilton Inn
Jewish professionals and The chain plans to grow to a
businessmen to provide total of at least 150 clubs by
5500 Crooks Rd. at 1-75
some if not all of the 1981.
Troy, Michigan 48098
MEMORIES ... of a -
amenities of a country
(313) 879-2100
club at a closer-in site waitress in a restaurant
than existing country asking Groucho Marx if he
clubs . . . The original site wanted any bread, and the
late comedian replying,
"I'm too rich to eat bread."
"WELCOME TO
BDJ'S" is now the new
greeting at former Max's
Delicatessen in Country
Corners at 13 Mile and
Southfield.
Ben Woznica, Denny
Goldberg, and dad Jack
Goldberg are the new own-
ers . . . The name BDJ's
comes from the first letter of
each of their first names:
Ben, Denny and Jack. -
Denny and Ben have had
a dream of owning their own
deli since they were 15-
years-old ... Finally, on
Nov. 6, their dream came
true.
Denny and Ben were both
e &
associated with the Bottl
Basket Shoppes of Birmin-
gham and Southfield .
Denny was also food and be-
verage director at the
Ramada Inn of Southfield.
BDJ's new seven-day
hours effective Nov. 13 will
be . . . 8-9 Monday-Sat. and
8-8 Sun.
SUNDAY BRUNCH at
_ Your Hosts: Ronald Forman & Bennett Terebelo
the Hotel Pontchartrain has
Our Regular Hours: SUNDAY 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
been temporarily sus-
pended due to remodeling of
Tues. thru Sat. 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Le Cafe . . . The brunch
Closed Mon.
moved from Top of the
Pontch to Le Cafe and the
Sidewalk Cafe in August.
No date has been set at
this time for completion of
the renovation and resump-
tion of brunch.
TASTED'A SAMPLE
of the ribs at Rib 'n Crab
Oak Park
opening this month on W.
Eight Mile, west of Everg-
reen . . . Were they good!
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