Alcohol

A Total Wine in River Edge, N.J. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Norwalk Liquor Mega Store Has Other Connecticut Stores Worried

A huge liquor store opening in Fairfield County this week has smaller package store owners across Connecticut worrying that it could be a trend.

12/04/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Report: Cuomo Shoots Down Plan To Tighten Alcohol Regulations, Raise Taxes

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday rejected proposals by a health panel that would have increased taxes and regulations on alcohol, according to a published report.

12/03/2012

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What’s Your Alcohol IQ?

Registered dietician and the author of Sass Yourself Slim, Cynthia Sass, joined The Couch Thursday morning to get you ready for the weekend by clearing up some myths about booze.

09/13/2012

Lodi Fire Company 1 (file / credit: Lodi FD)

Lodi Mayor Seeks Firehouse Alcohol Ban

Mayor Marc Shrieks said he fears an insurance issue. Residents are mixed on the issue.

08/24/2012

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Sunday Liquor Sales A Mixed Bag For Connecticut Stores

It’s been three months since Sunday alcohol sales became legal in Connecticut and stores are reporting in.

08/23/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

Breathalyzer (file / via Wikipedia)

Long Island School Districts Get Tough, To Use Breathalyzers At Prom

For many, prom night means party night, and that often includes a lot of drinking. More schools are taking no chances when it comes to getting kids to celebrate sober. Some are going so far as to use Breathalyzer tests.

05/30/2012

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Seen At 11: New Herbal Remedy Claims To Cure Alcoholism In 8 Weeks

Many people who suffer from alcoholism struggle for years to get sober. Now, the makers of an herbal product say that they can cut cravings, while still letting alcoholics have the occasional drink.

05/16/2012

Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio At Vanity Nightclub's New Year's Eve Weekend At The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Gotham Gossipist: Pauly D To Launch Line Of Vodka-Based Beverages

The ready-to-drink pre-packaged cocktail, REMIX, is geared toward the “pre-game” market. If you want to get drunk before you go out to get drunk, Pauly D has got your back.

05/14/2012

Liquor Store (file / credit: clipart.com)

Sunday Liquor Sales One Step From Reality In Connecticut

Connecticut is one step closer to becoming the 49th state to allow retail alcohol sales on Sundays and some holidays, following the state Senate’s passage of a bill that would overhaul some of the state’s liquor laws.

05/02/2012

Purell Hand Sanitizer

Dangerous Trend: Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer, Equivalent To 120 Proof Liquor

It appears that young people have found a way to extract and drink the alcohol in hand sanitizers, giving parents something else to worry about.

04/24/2012

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The 5 Best Wine Bars On The Lower East Side

The once-gritty Lower East Side is known for its rock clubs, dive bars and hipsters, but there’s a sophisticated side to the ‘hood as well.

CBS New York–04/02/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Poll Is Mixed For Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy

The latest reading on Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s job approval rating comes from the Quinnipiac University poll, where 44 percent of voters approve and 45 percent disapprove.

03/21/2012

Liquor Store Sign (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Legislative Committee Approves Sunday Alcohol Sales

A bill that would allow Connecticut package stores to sell alcohol on Sundays has passed its first legislative hurdle.

03/20/2012

Liquor Store (file / credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Hearing Today On Malloy’s Push To Repeal CT Blue Laws

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and others say every year hundreds of millions of dollars crosses the border to liquor stores out of state.

02/28/2012

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