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Dan Aykroyd Crystal Skull Bottle Signing

Dan Aykroyd, below with members of local Ghostbusters fan club, was at the new Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store at 2040 Market […]

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Penn, Temple Students Facing Underage Drinking Crackdown

This maybe isn’t a good time to be an alcohol-loving college student in Philadelphia. First, let’s see what’s going on at Penn: The 2013 Annual […]

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A Guide to Philadelphia’s “Premium” State Stores

Walk down Chestnut Street in University City and you lose count of the churches. There seem to be two on every block. There’s even one […]

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The University of Pennsylvania No Longer Has a Drinking Problem

To answer a question posed by Sandy Hingston in May of last year: 43rd and Chestnut. Since the state store at 41st and Market closed […]

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Five Reasons People Who Hate Romantic Comedies Will Love Drinking Buddies

This past Friday, Drinking Buddies, Joe Swanberg’s new, critically acclaimed romantic comedy , opened in Philly at the Ritz at the Bourse. Initially, anyway, it’s […]

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Temple University Cancels Spring Fling Because College Students Drink

Temple University is canceling its annual “Spring Fling” in the aftermath of a death during the 2013 event. NBC 10 reports: Last April, 19-year-old Ali Fausnaught […]

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Fancy-Pants New Liquor Store Opens in Center City

Center City dwellers and workers now have a fancy-pants new place to buy their high-end hooch with the opening of the 7,700-square-foot Fine Wine & […]

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Local Hooch Now more Available in Jersey

New Jersey’s artisan distillers, rejoice! Gov. Chris Christie today signed into law a bill granting tours, tastings and sales at the state’s (very few) liquor […]

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WATCH: Joe Moore Reviews A Case of Beer

Dog Mountain is a Philly comedy group that performs at Philly Improv Theater. Here’s their latest video effort, “Joe Moore Reviews a Case of Beer.” […]

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Pennsylvania Boozehounds Spur State Liquor Stores to Record Profits

AP: The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board said Monday it enjoyed record profits in the last fiscal year, a time when special interests were spending millions […]

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U.S. Postal Service Wants to Free You From the PLCB

The U.S. Postal Service is thinking about delivery alcohol as a way to not lose $16 bilion dollars every year. Donahoe said delivering alcohol has […]

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Jersey Bars Fined For Serving Cheap Booze

AP reports: TRENTON — An operator of TGI Fridays restaurants in New Jersey raided as part of Operation Swill has agreed to pay a $500,000 […]

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Pennsylvania’s Second Whiskey Rebellion

Slowly but surely, craft distilling is returning to Pennsylvania. Here are some of the moonshine heroes leading the way.

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Buzzfeed: New Jersey Really Knows How to Drink and Drive

Buzzfeed has devised a back-of-the-envelope drunk driving responsibility index. Basically, it divides “How much do you drink?” by “How many fatal drinking-related car accidents have […]

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We’re #2! Only California Produces More Craft Beer

Combine the the increasingly urbane, hipster snobbishness (guilty) of Pittsburgh and Philly with that solid Pennsylvania Dutch proclivity for making things by hand, in relatively […]