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PA House GOP Seeks To Rekindle Liquor Privatization Debate

In a sign that they aren’t giving up on liquor privatization, state House Republicans plan to push a bill that would decriminalize purchasing wine and liquor in other states and transporting it to Pennsylvania.

08/27/2014

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Police: Pa. Mom Gave Baby Booze In Sippy Cup

Online court records don’t list an attorney for 26-year-old Jessica Bachmaier, who was charged late Tuesday by Erie police with endangering the child and furnishing alcohol to a minor.

06/18/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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Alleged Liquor Thief Arrested In Wilmington

Police have arrested a man for stealing liquor from a Wilmington restaurant.

10/08/2013

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Operator Of TGI Fridays Restaurants Targeted By Operation Swill Agrees To $500K Fine

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman said Wednesday that the fine levied against Livingston-based Briad Group should send a message to every bar and restaurant in the state that customers should always get what they pay for.

07/31/2013

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City Council Hears Proposal To Increase Liquor-By-The-Drink Tax

Inside City Council Chambers, parents and education advocates continued to urge City Council members to find a solution to the school district’s budget crisis during a committee hearing Wednesday.

06/12/2013

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Officials: At Least 1 NJ Bar Under Investigation Served Fake Alcohol To Customers

Officials released details Thursday on the investigation into dozens of establishments in the state accused of selling cheap — or even fake — alcohol to customers from premium bottles.

05/23/2013

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Diddy Visits Pa. Liquor Board To Promote Product

Rapper-producer Sean “Diddy” Combs has paid a marketing visit to Pennsylvania’s capital city.

05/23/2013

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Debate About Liquor Privatization Continues On WPHT

On Thursday, WPHT’s Dom Giordano spoke to Deb Beck, President of Drug and Alcohol Services Providers of Pennsylvania, about why she is against privatization.

05/02/2013

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Pa. State House Tackles Liquor Privatization

The state House will tackle liquor privatization this week, and it starts with a committee vote on a bill expected to take place today.

03/18/2013

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Superstorm Sandy Eases Boardwalk Brouhaha In Point Pleasant

A bitter dispute between a popular Jersey shore resort and its boardwalk bars over measures to combat rowdy late-night revelers has been largely laid to rest, thanks in part to Superstorm Sandy.

01/23/2013

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Top Philadelphia BYOBs: Center City

Whether you’re toting wine, tequila or beer, here are the best BYO bets in Center City.

01/23/2013

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New Year’s Eve Most Dangerous Time For Drunk Driving Crashes

Drunk driving incidents seem to spike around New Year’s Eve.

12/28/2012

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Atlantic City Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspects

Authorities in Atlantic City are searching for two men who robbed a liquor store at gunpoint Wednesday night.

10/11/2012

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