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A not-so-sobering look at Pennsylvania’s liquor laws – Drexel News Blog

Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg Current liquor laws in Pennsylvania are controversial because consumers cannot buy beer, wine, and liquor in the same place. That said, while Commonwealth laws may be inconvenient for some, the idea of ​​adding inconvenience can help public health, according to new data from researchers at the Urban Health Collaborative […]

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Does drinking beer before alcohol make you sicker?

We’ve all heard a variation of the saying, “Beer before booze, never sicker. Booze before beer, you’re in the clear.” The expression suggests that someone who drinks alcohol before beer in one sitting will not have a bad hangover in the morning. A person who drinks beer before alcohol, on the other hand, risks a […]

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Sparrow Wine & Liquor Co. celebrates 100 years in Hoboken

Hoboken is known for its historic charm, tree-lined streets, and legacy of amazing local businesses that keep Mile Square City’s culture interesting and vibrant. One such company has been operating at 126 Washington Street in Hoboken for 100 years. Sparrow Wine & Liquor Co. is Hudson County’s premier wine, craft beer and spirits merchant, offering […]

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The Brett Dixon Consortium suddenly withdraws Hidden Valley Tavern’s liquor license application; potential conflict with the Liquor Commission raised

A consortium of local businessmen backing Brett Dixon suddenly withdrew his request to transfer Hidden Valley Tavern’s liquor license at the last minute, just a day before he was due to be heard by the NT Liquor Commission, while that issues of potential conflicts of interest related to the commission were also noted. Neither Mr. […]

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Red Mesa restaurant unveils full liquor bar and Mexican brunch menus

Red Mesa Restaurant has been a St. Pete staple for nearly 30 years, a favorite on 4th Street since it opened in 1995. Their traditional menu of favorites from all seven regions of Mexico has made it a town mainstay, but it’s not just the good taste that has kept people coming back. The restaurant […]

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Smash-and-grab burglars target Harrisburg convenience stores

Smash-and-grab burglars target two Harrisburg convenience stores Updated: 8:25 a.m. EDT April 26, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript HARRISBURG WITH NEW VIDEO OF BREAK-INS. TOM: AT LEAST SOME COMPANIES HAVE BEEN TARGET, INCLUDING THE SINGLE STOP HERE AT THIRD AND FORSTER. YOU CAN SEE WHERE THE WINDOW IS BARRED AFTER THE PAUSE. SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS […]

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Police are looking for 2 men accused of robbing multiple convenience stores in Puget Sound

Police search for robbery suspects in Puget Sound Police say the suspects are charged with multiple robberies in Puget Sound. MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Washington. – Police are looking for two men accused of robbing clerks at convenience stores and pharmacies in the Puget Sound area. Five stores have been hit in a series of robberies in […]

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Convenience Stores Are a Case Study in Managing Sales Tax Complexity

There are few activities as convenient as stocking up on snacks, drinks, lottery tickets and a myriad of other items while you’re fueling up. But all that convenience comes at a cost to the people who manage a store’s many business licenses, permits, rules, and tax rates on everything that lines its shelves. From a […]

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Editorial: City has 22 more liquor licenses – this process shouldn’t have been so complicated | Editorials

Nearly eight months ago, the town of Sheridan learned that it would have an additional liquor retail license for use in the community. Just this week, the city finally awarded this license in a lottery. Why did the process take so long? Retail liquor licenses — the type often sought by bars and liquor stores […]

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Constitutional amendment to sell liquor stores would pass: poll

A recent poll suggests that a constitutional amendment asking voters if they want the state to withdraw from liquor retailing has a strong chance of passing. The poll released Thursday by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States polled 600 voters statewide and found that 64% said they supported or strongly supported a constitutional […]

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Washoe County seeks to introduce healthier foods to local convenience stores

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – The county is working to get more healthy food into the hands of people in underserved communities. “We want to get the word out to surrounding communities to let them know that they are now offering these healthy items for purchase,” said Amanda Santos of the Washoe County Health District. Vassar […]

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A liquor law with a catch

Attempts to lift restrictions on Minnesota craft brewers and distillers may come this year in the Minnesota Legislature. But there is a catch. In return for greater flexibility on selling growlers and other sizes of craft beer, as well as larger bottles of distilled spirits – changes long opposed by the traditional liquor lobby – […]

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Best of the Beach 2022: Inventive Cocktails, Liquor Store, Margarita (Restaurant/Bar)

Inventive cocktails Palmilla Cocina and Tequila The liquor selection at Palmilla is impressive — not just the range of tequilas and mezcals that are standard in an upscale Mexican restaurant, but also fine whiskeys, rums, gins, and amari. Bartenders do justice to these fine ingredients in mixed drinks that use fresh juices and fresh ideas. […]

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Reese’s hot chocolate machines are rumored to hit UK convenience stores

Calling all peanut butter lovers! Calling all hot chocolate lovers! We’ve just discovered something that’s guaranteed to get you excited and excited… Four words, Reese. Warm. Chocolate. Machine. Spotted online via Reviews of snacks on Facebook, and recently shared via Money Saver by DanswayRumor has it that hot chocolate machines dedicated entirely to Reese are […]

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Divorce, alcohol, parental leave – 3 deputies hope to change the law

Allowing both parents to take parental leave at the same time, banning alcohol sponsorship and advertising in live or broadcast sports, and scrapping a two-year divorce wait for survivors of domestic violence are among the many proposals that Members of the New Zealand Parliament want to lay down the law. MP Ballot Cookie Box. (Source: […]

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Your office is open and the alcohol is flowing

The 26-year-old marketing professional in Washington, D.C., says her workday usually ends at 6 p.m., but on a recent Tuesday, most staff members stopped and brought out the drinks at 4:30 p.m. Then he there was a Thursday when his bosses – about two or three times his age – started having alcoholic ice cream […]

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Aurora panel backs liquor license change for Abbey Farms – Chicago Tribune

A committee of Aurora City Council this week recommended a new liquor license allowing on-site consumption at Abbey Farms in the city. Aldermen on the Public Health, Safety and Transport Committee voted 5-0 to create a new Class B liquor license that would allow on-site consumption, instead of the license that the farm had strictly […]

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East Dundee bar owner fined, loses liquor license over weekend following unreported fight and other violations – Chicago Tribune

An East Dundee bar’s liquor license was suspended over the weekend and the business was fined $4,000 for a series of breaches that occurred in March. The River Lee’s Pub had its license suspended between 5 p.m. April 8 and 6 a.m. April 11 after it was determined by the East Dundee Liquor Commission that […]

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Letter: Why is Minnesota so behind when it comes to liquor laws? – InForum

In many ways, Minnesota is a leading state. Minnesotans enjoy some of the best access to health care in the nation. We consistently have the highest turnout per capita in national elections. Several Fortune 500 companies call Minnesota home. So why is a leading state so behind when it comes to its liquor laws? Currently, […]

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Starving Shanghai citizens loot food stores amid Zero Covid lockdown

Hungry citizens of Shanghai loot food stores amid the Zero Covid lockdown. image: twitter @nnheadlines Thousands of starving Chinese citizens loot food stores in Shanghai city With Shanghai residents having endured more than three weeks of the Chinese government’s Zero Covid lockdown so far, it would appear that they are rather desperate. Videos uploaded to […]

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Convenience stores see sales increase even as traffic remains depressed

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Convenience stores saw the average number of weekly in-store shoppers decline 14% in 2021 from the pre-pandemic weekly average in 2019, despite a modest recovery from 2020, according to research by VideoMining. Major factors that negatively impacted in-store traffic included the continued work-from-home trend and high gasoline prices. Despite the drop […]

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TruAge Hires Jacksons Grocery Store Veteran

Photo courtesy of NACS ALEXANDRIA, Virginia —TruAge has hired Patrick Abernathy as Head of Retail Engagement and Systems. Abernathy has more than 20 years of industry experience, most recently serving as IT Director for Jacksons Food Stores, a Meridian, Idaho-based convenience store chain with approximately 240 stores. Previously, he held the same position for Sapp […]

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Can you now buy whiskey at convenience stores in Colorado?

A friend of mine was very excited to find out that she could buy a fireball shooter at the 7-11 where she was, while enjoying a Saturday. ‘Whiskey? At a 7-11? The investigation has begun. In 2019, it became legal for grocery stores and convenience stores in Colorado to sell full-strength beer, after years of […]

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Liquor license for Babe’s, Dive Bar and a BP all at risk

After alleged shootings, fights, overdoses and over-the-counter drug sales, police and the Cincinnati Legal Department are working to have the liquor licenses of three local businesses revoked. City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to oppose the renewal of liquor licenses for Babe’s Cafe on Glenmore in Westwood and the BP gas station on Glenway Avenue […]

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Man arrested in connection with robbery of multiple SoCal convenience stores

article Police say a man accused of robbing at least two Southern California convenience stores and his getaway driver are both under arrest after a days-long search for the suspects. On March 24, the Culver City Police Department responded to an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 4200 block of Overland Avenue. That […]

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Gallo Winery in California rebrands its liquor portfolio as sales soar

The Spirit of Gallo portfolio includes The Dalmore whisky. Why and Mackay E.&J. Gallo Winery of Modesto has a new name, Spirit of Gallo, for a liquor division that has boomed alongside its main product. The range includes 24 products, including New Amsterdam gin and vodka, Familia Camarena tequila, RumChata, E.&J. Brandy and a new […]

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Has food become a political tool? an explainer

After the hijab, food choices and eating habits became part of the country’s polarized politics. The recent decision by Southern and Eastern mayors to ‘ban’ the sale of non-vegetarian foods during the nine-day Navratri festival has sparked national controversy over the issue. A slew of independent surveys over the years seem to suggest that a […]

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City Council reviews community entertainment districts to streamline liquor licensing

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – At Monday’s city council meeting, members of council decided to submit the proposal to create 7 new community entertainment districts for consideration at the next meeting. “We want to develop downtown, we want to develop our entertainment districts. We want to bring people to Toledo and let them know what a […]

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Associated Food Stores Drop Coconut Milk Tied To Monkey Labor After PETA Push

For immediate release:April 4, 2022 Contact:Brooke Rossi 202-483-7382 Salt Lake City – Following two PETA Asia undercover investigations which revealed the use of chained and caged monkeys in Thailand’s coconut picking industry, local grocery wholesaler Associated Food Stores ended the sale of coconut milk from the main producer Chaokoh. The decision follows more than 80,000 […]

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Batman Cola and Superman Cider Hit Convenience Stores in Korea

GS25’s new Batman Cola, Superman Cider (GS25) South Korean convenience store GS25 announced on Monday that it will launch its own series of sodas – Batman Cola and Superman Cider – in collaboration with entertainment giant Warner Bros. Both products will be priced at 1,700 won. “Our customer analysis shows that today’s younger generation no […]

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A defining year for Brick Lane Brewing Community

In 2022 National Liquor News Industry Leaders Forum, Paul Bowker, General Manager of Brick Lane Brewing Community, explained how the past year has changed everything for the company. While many companies in the beverage industry have sought to pull back and overcome the difficulties of the past year, Brick Lane Brewing Community has gone in […]

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Oregon Supreme Court rules existing voting title on liquor privatization measure will stand

After a long wait, the Oregon Supreme Court on March 29 left intact the ballot title for a move that would end the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission’s virtual monopoly on cannabis sales. alcohol and would allow state grocery stores to sell alcohol. Trent Lutz, an official with the Oregon Education Association, challenged the title […]

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Teesside convenience stores receive lowest food hygiene ratings

Do you know the food safety rating of your local convenience store on Teesside? A number of stores in the area have recently been told to improve by inspectors. These include two stores in Middlesbrough which were slapped with the lowest possible rating. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspects each establishment and records their ratings. […]

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The Australian Open has reached a deal worth more than $100 million with a Chinese liquor company

Australian Open comes under fire for over $100m deal with Chinese liquor company after ‘Where’s Peng Shuai?’ tournament ban Tee-shirts By Dan Cancian for Mailonline Published: 3:53 a.m. EDT, April 1, 2022 | Update: 4:30 a.m. EDT, April 1, 2022 The Australian Open’s partnership with a Chinese liquor company has come under scrutiny following Beijing’s […]

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The Best Things We Ate at Japanese Convenience Stores in April 2022

There is a reason why Japanese convenience stores are so awesome. Stop at your local konbini and you’ll notice a plethora of new food products released every week. In addition, you will inevitably find interesting specialties depending on the season and major holidays. When spring arrives, expect everything to come in sakura and strawberry. Both […]

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Burlington wants state to reconsider ‘ridiculous’ liquor license limits | Local News

BURLINGTON — Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, has agreed to reconsider state limits on liquor licenses, after hearing from Burlington city officials who are frustrated at being dried up. State law limits liquor licenses based on a city’s population, with one license for on-site liquor consumption per 500 people in that municipality. The City of […]