The Brass Rail in the 1950's
Interior from the 1940's
The Brass Rail was located at 116 Michigan Avg Ave in Detroit. I don't know the exact years it was open? Help if you can. I also don't know just what kind of bar it was. I know that it is mentioned as a gay bar. There was a semi-popular singer from the 50's, kind of a teenie bopper sensation before Elvis named Johnnie Ray who was arrested in The Brass Rail in 1959 for soliciting an undercover police officer. Any stories about this bar are needed. The Brass Rail did have 3 locations at one time.
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