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Construction Junction’s Steel City Big Pour

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We’re excited to be sponsoring Construction Junction’s Steel City Big Pour on September 15 in Point Breeze. This marks the 12th year for Construction Junction’s annual fundraiser and there’s NOTHING like the Steel City Big Pour! Join us for live music, art, and a wide selection of craft beer, food, coffee, and refreshments. Learn more by visiting cjreuse.org/bigpour.

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Western Pennsylvania Lamb Cook-Off and Festival

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We’re sponsoring the Western Pennsylvania Lamb Cook-Off and Festival on July 22 outside of Ace Hotel Pittsburgh in East Liberty. We couldn’t be more excited to watch 36(!) of our favorite chefs and restaurant throw down in this event, presented by Table Magazine. Tickets are going fast! Learn more and join us: http://www.tablemagazine.com/table_live_posts/western-pa-lamb-cook-off-2018/

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Making His Mark in Pittsburgh Restaurants

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Making His Mark in Pittsburgh Restaurants Mark F. Flaherty, one of the nation’s most prominent liquor lawyers, is passionate about Pittsburgh restaurants. BY HAL B. KLEIN, January 22, 2018 When he was a kid, Mark F. Flaherty wanted to be a professional pianist. By age 9, the junior musician was wowing crowds in Pittsburgh and at his aunt and uncle’s Long …

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O’Hara Comments on Illegal High-End Wine Sales Case

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When a Chester County attorney entered into a two-year rehabilitative program after being charged with unlawful liquor sales, a misdemeanor, it wrapped up a criminal investigation by state police and liquor control agents. But the defendant, who police said ran a high-end, sophisticated bootlegging operation, and some of those who have followed the unusual case say it will be a much …

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PA Commonwealth Court Issues Opinion on Licensed Premises

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Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Makes Clear The Meaning of “Location, Place and Property” As They Relate To Licensed Premises and Gas Pumps / The Sale Of Liquid Fuels: We are excited to have represented Weis Markets in a victory in Commonwealth Court, which handed down its opinion January 30, 2014 in Water Street Beverage Ltd., t/a Keller’s Beer, Petitioner, v. Pennsylvania …

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Liquor businesses get shaken, stirred

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If Gov. Tom Corbett has his way, it will soon be last call for Pennsylvania to be in the liquor business. In his latest budget proposal, Corbett made his anticipated push for a total privatization of state-controlled wholesale and retail operations that have been around since Prohibition. The plan lets retail beer distributors now restricted to selling by the case or keg …

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The liquor debate: The pros and cons behind privatizing PA’s liquor system

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By Sue Gleiter | sgleiter@pennlive.com Governor Tom Corbett is putting liquor privatization in Pennsylvania on the fast track. On Wednesday, he announced a proposal that would get the state out of the business of selling booze and at the same time fund educational programs for school districts. The issues has been hotly debated on both sides of the fence. Here’s a quick …