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Red Hot Inn owner celebrates his longevity with a special deal

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM)- Most people who live into their 90's have long been retired.  That is not the case for the oldest restaurant owner in Grand Rapids.  And he is celebrating his 90th birthday with a special deal this week.  WZZM 13 photojournalist Michael Powers introduces us to Gus Koukios, the owner of Red Hot Inn, in the attached video report.

Grand Rapids restaurant owners say police ran them out of business

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Two local restaurant owners say they're out of business after being unlawfully shut down by a Grand Rapids police officer. The owners of Chili Willi's at Eastern and Burton say in late August the officer showed up and accused them of operating an illegal business despite evidence to the contrary, and now they want answers.

"It is amazing how things can come to an end just like that overnight," said Anthony Mills looking through the window of the now vacant building in the 2000 block of Eastern.  "I had a lot of dreams for the place.  You know it is just a little hot dog stand but we were at the time trying to look at another place to open another one.  The name was catching on."