LANSDALE, Pa. (CBS) – One bar and restaurant owner in Lansdale refused to comply with a mandate that ordered all bars and restaurants in Pennsylvania to stop selling alcohol at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve.
Panico’s Neighborhood Grill and Sports Tavern stayed open until 2 a.m. Thursday.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Body Of Missing 26-Year-Old Casey Johnston Recovered, Believed To Have Been Killed In Crash, Authorities Say
Owner Robert Panico says Panico’s will be open every day with normal business hours, noon until 2 a.m.
He is also urging other businesses to open and operate as usual, despite the mandates.READ MORE: New Jersey Requiring All Employees In 'Certain' Healthcare Facilities Get COVID-19 Vaccine Or Regular Testing By Early September
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