Booze

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Drivers Actually Got Busted This Weekend Smuggling in Booze from Delaware

It’s no secret that Pennsylvanians routinely disobey the state law forbidding them from buying and transporting booze back from Delaware and Jersey, where it’s typically […]

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WATCH: Three Philly Breweries Combine to Make One Great Beer

To celebrate the forthcoming Philly Beer Week, Troeggs Brewing Company joined with Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company and The Church Brew Works joined forces to create one […]

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Mayor Nutter’s New School Aid Plan Will Make Drinking, Smoking More Expensive

CBS Philly reports: Mayor Michael Nutter today announced a funding package that will give the School District of Philadelphia an additional $95 million in the next […]

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Watch Out: It’s Going To Be Easier To Commit DUI From Now On

This just arrived in my inbox as a CNN “breaking news” email, so no links quite yet: The National Transportation Safety Board today recommended that […]

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Duh: Philly Is One Of America’s Best Beer Towns

Via CBS Philly comes news that CNN Travel has named Philadelphia to its list of eight best “beer cities” in the country. Which, duh, right? […]

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Will PA Senate Save Liquor Privatization? Will Liquor Bill Save Tom Corbett’s Career?

Is the day at last at hand? That sweet, glorious day when you’ll be able to walk into a local liquor store and be able […]

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Today in Celebrity DUIs: Reese Witherspoon and Al Michaels

First, Al, who gets bored when not broadcasting Sunday Night Football: Santa Monica police smelled alcohol and heard “slurred speech” when they pulled over legendary […]

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Texts from Spring Fling: Behold Penn’s Drunkest Secrets

For three years now, Penn’s gossip-ish blog Under the Button, has published drunken student texts sent during Spring Fling, and in the week immediately following […]

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Temple’s Annual Spring Fling Turned Deadly Yesterday [Updated]

During Temple’s annual Spring Fling event, a 19-year-old woman died after falling off an apartment roof during a party. Officers found a gruesome scene: The […]

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Not So Fast With Your Dreams of Cheap Wine, Philly

Tom Corbett and the Republican-controlled PA House are either very smart, or very dumb. As they push their liquor privatization bill through Harrisburg, they are […]

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Now the City Wants to Tax You Even More to Drink Alcohol

Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke are leaning toward raising the tax you pay when you drink in bars and restaurants. Their […]

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High School Teacher Apparently Driving Around Delco, Drinking Beer with Students

When they were pulled over by police a couple weeks ago, a 17-year old-girl, a 17-year-old boy, and a 33-year-old high school English teacher claimed […]

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After 13th DUI, Bucks County Man Will Finally Serve Prison Time

Lawrence Konyves has picked up 13 DUI convictions over the last 29 years, but something new happened to him this week: He went to prison. […]

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Do Party Buses Make Old City Seem Like A Big Frathouse?

The Inquirer reports that Police Capt. Brian Korn wants to put some Old City party bus freaks on a leash, saying the alcohol-fueled bus rides […]

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Liquor Privatization Bill Passes in House

Tom Corbett is halfway to reaching one of his major campaign promises: privatizing liquor and wine sales. Tonight, the House passed a bill to phase […]