Guns, most people seem to agree, should be handled carefully. Drunks, most people seem to agree, are not generally known for their powers of caution. But at least one DFW gun club has decided that, hey, you know what would be a nice addition to Texas gun shows? Booze. Alcohol sales are currently pr ... More >>
It's a tradition for many college kids, getting wasted before, during and after campus football games. And at SMU, students may now do so without stuffing their Natty Lights and other fashionably lowbrow domestics into their pockets. After a long battle of negotiations between administration and A ... More >>
There are any number of reasons to celebrate the onset of hard liquor sales in Plano over the weekend: It's a victory for democracy. The city gets a half million dollars per year in annual sales tax revenue. Residents no longer have to drive an hour round-trip to liquor up. It moves Texas one tiny s ... More >>
Via.... imagine how the people who sell it feel. Actually, no need to imagine it: The D.C.-based Distilled Spirits Council of the United States issued a press release today demanding the state of Texas drop its "outdated law banning Sunday liquor sales," especially considering the many millions i ... More >>
Yesterday in Dallas County District Court, attorney Andy Siegel -- who, from the very beginning, has contested the citywide off-premise sale of beer and wine -- filed an amended version of his November complaint. It reads much the same (he says city called election without enough valid signatures ... More >>
As we glance ahead to the city council's briefing agenda for Wednesday, we see they'll take up the potential local option election on November 2 that would result in the entirety of the city getting wet -- which is to say, the petition drive demanding beer and alcohol sales citywide. The part you ... More >>
Flickr user: lopolisA little while ago, Rudy Bush posted an item about a new push to allow beer and wine sales citywide, thus eliminating the so-called "dry" parts of town in which booze can't be sold for off-site consumption. Big news, to be sure, but also old news: I called Gary Huddleston, the ... More >>
But can the new venue weather business without liquor sales?