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State Liquor Police Have Visited Philly Area Bars More Than 5,000 Times In July

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers […]

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Yes, You Can Still Buy Liquor in Philadelphia

Though the PLCB is operating under pretty limited service, there are still a few ways to get wine and liquor to your home so you […]

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City Life

Reading Terminal Market Is Getting Wine and Liquor Kiosks

Reading Terminal Market is already a blissfully weird and wonderful place – and it’s about to get even better. The market is seeking new vendors […]

City Life

Here’s Why You Might Have to Pay More for Your Favorite Liquor

Get ready to shell a little more dough from your pocket at the liquor store. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced Wednesday that it will increase the cost […]

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Kentucky Distillery Aging Its Brandy With a Little Springsteen

Distilleries across the country are getting awfully creative these days with the way they age their beer and spirits. A while back we told you […]

City Life

Pa. Bill Would Decriminalize Out-of-State Liquor Purchases

The days of cross-border liquor smuggling may be about to end. The Delco Daily Times reports that legislators are proposing legislation that would decriminalize out-of-state alcohol […]

City Life

Republicans Restart Liquor Privatization Efforts

Republicans in Harrisburg have restarted their efforts to privatize the state’s liquor system. AP reports: House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, announced Tuesday a privatization […]

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Bars Used to Be Closed on Election Day in Pennsylvania

It’s election day! You should be elated to have the freedom to vote today — and then to head to the bars afterward. It’s not a […]

City Life

State May Raise Liquor Prices

AP reports the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board might raise the markup on booze in state stores from 30 percent to 35 percent. The 30 percent take […]

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29 Jersey Bars Accused of Swapping Top-Shelf Liquor for Swill

After a year-long investigation titled “Operation Swill,” New Jersey’s attorney general’s office has accused 29 bars and restaurants, including 13 TGI Fridays of swapping out […]

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City Considers 50% Raise on Liquor Tax They Don’t Collect

According to today’s Philadelphia Daily News, Mayor Nutter and City Council are considering increasing the “liquor by the drink” tax by 50% to help fund Philadelphia […]

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Pollyodd Opening Today on Passyunk Avenue

Pollyodd, the limoncello shop we told you about in late October is opening to the public today. Though today’s hours will only be from 2 to […]

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Top Liquor Purchasers for 2011

Here’s the 2011 liquor purchasers in Philadelphia for 2011. This factors out wine purchases from the state. All that tequila really runs up the bill […]

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PLCB Privatization Gutted

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that the Pennsylvania plan to eliminate the PLCB has failed and has been replaced by a plan to let beer […]

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Vetri to New Jersey?

Moorestown Mall owner PREIT has announced it has a signed letter of intent with Marc Vetri to open a restaurant at the New Jersey mall. […]