liquor

Bars to stay open until 4 a.m. if bill passes

Bars to stay open until 4 a.m. if bill passes

Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke A Pennsylvania lawmaker intends to propose legislation that would allow bars that purchase special liquor licenses to remain open until 4 a.m., two hours past the current mandated closing time. Rep. Jordan Harris (D-Philadelphia) plans to introduce the bill, which he thinks would make Pennsylvania’s cities more appealing to […]

Illegal sale of rare bourbon thwarted by sting operation

By Julian Routh | News Editor The illegal sale of a rare bottle of 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon was halted on Duquesne’s campus last week as a result of a sting operation led by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement investigators, with help from Duquesne Police, arrested a man on […]

City to crack down on South Side parties

City to crack down on South Side parties

By Julian Routh | News Editor Pittsburgh officials have called on a California-based hospitality company to help take back control of nightlife in areas including South Side. In a plan outlined by the Responsible Hospitality Institute called the Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan, the city intends to implement a number of changes to nightlife procedures in […]

Number of alcohol violations increases

Number of alcohol violations increases

By Julian Routh | News Editor The number of liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2012, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. There were 460 reported liquor law violations referred for disciplinary action on campus property from January to December, 25 more than the count in 2011. […]

Pa. Liquor Board awards Duquesne top grant

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne received a grant of $40,000 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in an effort to prevent underage and dangerous alcohol abuse on campus. According to Sharon Oelshlager, director of residence life, the grant money will be ready to spend by Oct. 1, when all of the proper […]