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Tag Archives: Liquor license

• Awwww! No booze at Rob Ford Fest after liquor licence denied

Awwww! No booze at Rob Ford Fest after liquor licence denied

There will be no booze at Ford Fest this week after the province turned down the organizers’ application for a liquor licence, but Toronto’s mayor insists those who come to his annual barbecue will still have a good time. A spokesman for the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario said Wednesday the event didn’t qualify […]

• Opening soon: Gun range with a bar. You know, a ‘guntry club’

Opening soon: Gun range with a bar. You know, a ‘guntry club’

That’s a gun shot, by the way. Oklahoma City entrepreneurs are opening a gun range next month where both alcohol and full automatic machine guns will be on tap. “We’re the only range in Oklahoma that has a liquor license to serve alcohol,” said Larry McAlister, a spokesman for Wilshire Gun, which is still under […]

• Booze & Bullets? Oklahoma Gun Range Owner Applies for Liquor License

Booze & Bullets? Oklahoma Gun Range Owner Applies for Liquor License

A business owner in Oklahoma is trying to get a liquor license to serve alcohol at his gun range. But is mixing booze and bullets a good idea? Co-owner of Wilshire Guns Jeff Swanson said, “We wanted to build a place where […] you could come in, shoot, enjoy the retail area and then go […]

• Will Your Retirement Home Have A Liquor License? Choose Wisely.

Will Your Retirement Home Have A Liquor License? Choose Wisely.

Many new and soon-to-be retirees will have to consider that very question as they ponder where and how they plan to spend their retirement years. Serving beer, wine, and even top-shelf liquor in continuing care communities and retirement communities appears to be a growing trend.   In fact, the Massachusetts House recently gave initial approval to […]

• Chicago Liquor License Would Prohibit Selling Crappy Beer

Chicago Liquor License Would Prohibit Selling Crappy Beer

This is what every liquor license would look like if beer snobs ran the world. The Garden Gourmet, a grocery store in Chicago’s East Village, may be granted a liquor license that allows them to sell only craft beer and higher-end wine.  No booze, no malt liquor, no fortified wines, no Budweiser.  In other words, […]

• Time to Move. Utah Just Got to Be an Even Drier State

Time to Move. Utah Just Got to Be an Even Drier State

The sandwich board that sat in front of Jackalope Lounge, a popular Salt Lake City watering hole that sits about a block away from Utah’s U.S. District Court, used to advertise a variety of daily specials. The bar hosted “Tequila Tuesdays” and $2.50 tall-can specials on Thursdays. Unfortunately for the patrons of this establishment, and […]

• NYC: First Food Truck With A Liquor License

NYC: First Food Truck With A Liquor License

Photo: Benjamin Normal for WSJ New York’s gourmet food truck phenomenon just got tipsy. The Turkish Taco Truck, one of the occupants outside the space formerly occupied by Tavern on the Green in Central Park, will begin selling beer, wine and cocktails on Friday — making it the first food truck in the city with […]

• Hooray! ‘Corkage’ Bill Passes in Virginia

Hooray! ‘Corkage’ Bill Passes in Virginia

Yesterday, by a vote of 78-18, the Virginia House of Delegates approved SB 1292, a bill that will allow restaurant patrons to bring their own bottles of wines to restaurants. If the bill is signed by Gov. Bob McDonnell, as expected, any Virginia restaurant with a liquor license will be able to charge customers a […]

• Want a Chicago liquor license? Here’re some legal tips

Want a Chicago liquor license? Here’re some legal tips

… In this article we look at a number of the advantages and disadvantages of having a Chicago Liquor License Application and a few of the things that you should really consider in the event you do determine to serve alcohol. We also provide you with an insight into the license application process. Restaurant Liquor […]

• Rhode Island: Pub to open in Providence funeral home

Rhode Island: Pub to open in Providence funeral home

Boozenews Editor: Puts the ‘fun’ in funeral. Providence city officials have granted a liquor license to the owner of an east side funeral home, clearing the way for the business to open an Irish pub inside. Mark Russell, who operates Monahan Funeral Home, plans to convert a garage attached to the funeral home into a […]