Posts Tagged ‘liquor stores’

Top 10 Reasons To Allow Sunday Liquor Sales in D.C.

10. Sometimes recipes require booze.
9. Sometimes you were too hung over on Saturday to remember to go buy alcohol on your only day off that coincides with when it's sold.
8. Sometimes you don't want to drive to Maryland and contribute to its tax base.
7. Sometimes you're annoyed that even puritan Virginia sells alcohol on Sundays now. (And you don't [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Better Drinking Through Advertising

Thirsty on this cloudy morning? How bout a nice tall glass In response to the waterborne lead crisis, the District's Water and Sewer Authority (WASA) is ushering in a "new era" with a new name and new logo. WaPo's Mike DeBonis reports the agency is rebranding itself "D.C. Water," at a cost of around $160,000 to [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Debating the Trey Joyner Vigil

New Columbia Heights seems to enjoy the opening up of a liquor store at Sherman and Fairmont, writing "it's convenient for folks in that area." This is just interesting. Liquor stores in gentrifying neighborhoods–as well as wine store openings—are accepted, draw excitement even. In other areas, say areas still struggling to get more than one [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Voting/Vegan Rights Edition

DCist reports on the efforts to get rid of the gun amendment attached to the Voting Rights bill. Activists "seem to be ignoring his comments and have renewed the push to make a clean D.C. voting rights bill." So there's lobbying and a mass email and a strong rebuke against Fenty's comments last week that [...]