Posts Tagged ‘Sunday’

Sunday Liquor Sales Could Start in a Few Weeks

Thanks to Mayor Vince Gray, it's now a little easier to get your drink on in D.C., starting today. Not like we needed the help.
Gray signed the D.C. Council's omnibus alcohol bill yesterday, meaning that the  the following changes to D.C. booze law go into effect today:

Businesses can now apply for "wine pub" permits.
Grocery stores, [...]

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9th Street NW, October 7

Sunday Booze, Coming Soon?

Mike DeBonis reports:
D.C. Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) said today he is likely to recommend allowing Sunday sales for holders of Class A (liquor store) licenses as part of the city budget. The additional $710,000 in sales tax revenue that would be generated by dropping the restriction would go some way toward the $3.2 million [...]

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16th Street NW, June 6