Booze

City Life

Neighbors Love Pop-Up Beer Gardens

PlanPhilly has a fascinating look at the economics of this summer’s pop-up beer gardens — doing a bit of math, the site says, the gardens […]

City Life

DUI Arrests Are Going Down in Philadelphia, Especially for Millennials

Computer wonk Nate Good recently released a few infographics about DUIs in Philly. Here’s the trend: From April 2013 to the end of the year, […]

City Life

Binge-Drinking Deaths Higher in PA Than NY, NJ, or Maryland

The folks at Keystone Politics point us to this map, the places in the United States where binge-drinking is the deadliest:  

City Life

Pennsport Teens Buying Alcohol from Cornhole-Playing Men Under I-95

And now for another edition of Drunk, Out of Control Philadelphia Teenagers! Last month at a Radio 104.5 block party show at the Piazza, some […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: 13 Common Alcohol Myths Debunked

• Are darker alcohols really healthier? Here 13 common alcohol myths debunked. [Greatist]

City Life

Man Sitting on Train Tracks Hit, Somehow Survives

A man sitting on the train tracks in West Depford survived when he fell between the rails and the train largely passed over him. Andrew […]

City Life

State Closer to Permitting Private Sales of Beer and Wine

With the state legislative calendar winding down, two competing proposals have emerged to at least partially privatize the alcohol business in Pennsylvania:

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: The Sriracha Margarita You Have to Try

• Proving that Sriracha is good on literally everything (even a peanut butter and basil sandwich!), there’s this: a Sriracha margarita made with blended strawberries. […]

City Life

Anti-Privatization Ad Is the Reefer Madness of PA Liquor

It’s the Reefer Madness of booze privatization in Pennsylvania!

City Life

A Watered-Down Booze Bill Could Hit Corbett’s Desk Within Weeks

Looks like no RIP for the PLCB this year. PennLive reports that House majority whip Stan Saylor, formerly a staunch supporter of the full privatization […]

City Life

New Privatization Proposal Would Allow Beer, Wine, Liquor be Sold In Same Store

PennLive reports on a new liquor privatization proposal put together by the Pennsylvania Retail Federation, Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association, Pennsylvania Business Council “and a group representing […]

City Life

Penn Invites Undercover Cops to Campus to Bust Students

Let’s say you’re a freshman Penn student. You worked hard in high school to get into an Ivy League school, or maybe your parents donated […]

City Life

Believe It Or Not: PA Liquor Stores Get Out-of-State Customers

The Patriot-News reports: “One of the biggest talking points in the debate over the future of Pennsylvania’s state store system is “border bleed” — the number of […]

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City Life

Corbett: Liquor Privatization Still on Table

WITF reports: “Governor Corbett says he’s still working on a plan to change the state’s system of liquor stores, but isn’t giving any new information […]

City Life

Liquor Privatization May Happen Soon—But Slowly

The Patriot-News reports on the latest attempts to privatize the state liquor store system: