Stories tagged: "liquor sales"


Emily Leone Honhart pictured at her shop Wandering Spirits in in Ligonier, Westmoreland County. (Courtesy Emily Leone Honhart)
A Bonfire Bitch-Fest Turned a Pennsylvania Woman Into an Independent Liquor Store Owner

After complaining about the lack of Pennsylvania-brewed liquor options offered at state stores, Emily Leone Honhart set out to change things and emerged from her pandemic bubble as an independent liquor store owner.

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State Liquor Stores Are Rationing Booze: We Got the List

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is indefinitely rationing the purchase of certain bands of alcohol due to supply chain issues. Plan accordingly.

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Cheers, PA! To-Go Cocktails Are Coming, Gov. Wolf Says

“This measure will be a valuable economic lifeline that will help Pennsylvania businesses struggling with financial hardships during this pandemic.”

In this April 16, 2020 photo cans are filled on a conveyor at the ShuBrew craft brewery, in Harmony, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Drink up, Pennsylvania: Nearly All Liquor Stores Will Offer Curbside Pickup Starting Monday

Pennsylvania’s state-owned liquor stores have processed about $2.3 million worth of curbside orders since that program began on Monday.

In this April 16, 2020 photo, people line up to purchase Pennsylvania made liquor at Pennsylvania Libations in Pittsburgh's Strip District. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Attention, Pennsylvania: You Can Now Purchase Booze By Phone With Curbside Pickup

The month of relative sobriety has reinvigorated the perpetual debate over the state's Depression-era liquor store system.

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So Many Pennsylvanians Want Booze That the State Is Reopening 106 Liquor Stores

Gov. Tom Wolf's office gave the OK to reopen 106 of the state system's 600 stores for online fulfillment but not for public retail sales.

A pedestrian walks past a boarded up Wine and Spirits store, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Upper Darby, Pa. Pennsylvania has shut down all of its roughly 600 state-owned wine and liquor stores to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Sorry, Pennsylvania: Ohio Just Banned Out-of-State Alcohol Sales

"Any other time, we'd love to have visitors from Pennsylvania, but right now this creates an unacceptable public health issue,” Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Monday.