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Barhop's was operating in Romulus since 1964 or so and it was an established teen hangout. By 1974, it was converted to a Daly's outlet. There was a fire in Sept 2001 that destroyed the building although the shell appears on the aerial map until 2002. It is probable the Daly's was already closed when the fire occurred so it may have been vacant at the time. I will also include some info on this on the Daly's page.
From Robert Wagle:
The guy in the booth with a girl on each side of him, looking into the camera is a local legend by the name of Jack Gene Shick. He was a mentor to me growing up . He shared many stories of the goings on at Barhops. He said it was just like Arnold's in the TV series Happy Days. Sadly he passed away on December 13th, 2022. He was 79 years young, and will always be in the hearts of ALL who knew him. We will miss you...