Even chart-topping singers are having to succumb to the state of our current dismal economy. Just ask Grammy winner Usher, who recently closed his exclusive wine shop, The Grape, in Atlanta’s Inman Park, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Opening in 2006, the Grape was a wine bar, bistro and wine retailer all in one but did not reopen in the new year and did not renew its liquor license with the Georgia Department of Revenue.—B.B.
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