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City Life

Liquor Privatization May Happen Soon—But Slowly

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

City Life

Arthur Goldman and the PLCB: Rare Wines. Bad Law. Big Trouble.

Let’s grant this: What Arthur Goldman (allegedly) did was dumb. It was, if proven, certainly illegal. And if convicted, he’ll likely pay a steep price […]

City Life

PHOTO: There’s a Jordanian Beer Called “Philadelphia”

From a Redditor who found himself in Jordan.

City Life

Main Line Lawyer Charged With Smuggling Wine

CBS reports that Arthur David Goldman has been charged with smuggling high-end wines and selling them out of his home.

City Life

Tom Corbett May Give Liquor Privatization Another Shot in 2014

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports privatizing the state’s liquor stores may be on the agenda in 2014, thanks to a $1.4 billion budget deficit. “There are […]

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Running of the Santas Turned Fatal This Weekend

A Running-of-the-Santas fatality occurred this weekend. Herr, 24, of Lebanon, Pa., was in Philadelphia for the annual Running of the Santas on Saturday when somehow, […]

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Will Princeton Go “Dallas Buyers Club” on Meningitis Problem?

They’ve tried vaccines. They’ve tried an ad campaign. They’ve even tried special and utterly useless red solo cups. But after an eighth case of meningitis […]

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Penn Receives Alcohol Education Grant

The Daily Pennsylvanian reports:  Penn’s”Division of Public Safety and the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives received a $25,000 grant to fund alcohol […]

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Tales O’ Halloween: The Drunk Villanova Student Who Dressed As a Mailman

If this guy’s costume was “Drunk mailman,” he nailed it. According to police, an [18-year-old] man dressed as a postal worker was lying between two […]

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Blacked-Out Penn Students Are Truly Terrible

34th Street Magazine has a good piece out about the pervasiveness of Penn’s black-out binge-drinkers and the EMTs who babysit them.

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More Than 50 Temple Students Arrested on Homecoming Weekend

After a brief respite, the Temple News reports that campus authorities are cracking down—again—on student drinking, arresting more than 50 students during homecoming weekend.

The Scene

Philadelphia Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival

Thursday night, Philadelphia magazine hosted the 2013 Philadelphia Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival at Lincoln Financial Field. Guests at “whiskeyfest” enjoyed spirits from nearly 100 […]

City Life

Hey Kids! It’s (Kind of) Safe to Drink Again at Temple!

Granted, that’s not the headline that Temple wants to see for this story. But heck, here’s the news:  “The crackdown on student drinking by Temple […]

City Life

Dogfish Head Makes Beer out of Meteorites

CBS Philly reports on Celest-jewel-ale, a small-batch brew from Dogfish Head Brewery, made out of … moon dust. “To be exact, Celest-jewel-ale contains crushed lunar […]

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The Philadelphia Eagles Introduce…a Wine

Presented without comment. [Foobooz]