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Bars, Police prepare for St. Patrick’s Day

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video It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend and thousands across southeastern North Carolina are flocking to their favorite watering hole for some green beer, but if you plan on drinking you might want to consider calling a cab. Full story...
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Leland council swats bee ordinance, blocks strip clubs

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video After months of combing through information, and trying to honey coat a solution that could satisfy all residents, the Leland Town Council voted against a proposed ordinance on hobby beehives. Full story...
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ALE renewing enforcement of bar memberships

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Thanks to renewed enforcement of a state alcohol law you might not be able to get a drink, regardless of your age, if you’re not a card carrying member of that establishment. Full story...
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Former Marine says all are welcome in his downtown bar

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videoIt looks like a bar and it sounds like a bar, but the Pour House in Downtown Wilmington stands out from other places like it. Full story...
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Despite new law, some businesses post signs to keep guns out

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videoWalking the streets of downtown Wilmington, you may have noticed a few new signs in the windows of some of your favorite restaurants and bars. That's because starting Tuesday, concealed carry permit holders are now allowed to bring their weapons into places that serve alcohol unless business post a sign forbidding it. Full story...
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NC 'guns in bars' bill could die in committee

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Pro-gun advocates worry that a bill to permit handguns in North Carolina bars is being quietly shoved aside. The bill would allow people with concealed weapons licenses to carry guns into businesses that serve alcohol. The bill is currently on hold in the Senate Finance Committee and is not scheduled for discussion. Full story...
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New bar wants to open at old Rox site downtown

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Friday the city's ABC Review Committee will review a liquor license request for 208 Market Street. That's the site of what was Rox. Full story...
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Goolsby says alcohol revenue should be used to help get downtown safe

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video Wilmington city leaders have been brainstorming ways to clean up the downtown bar scene for months. Now that a young man lost his life after visiting a local bar city leaders say something needs to change and it needs to change fast. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington welcomes new upscale bar

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video Another bar downtown? It's true and local Wilmington leaders are giving it a thumbs up. They say this new upscale wine bar brings a different taste to the downtown bar scene. Full story...
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Downtown Summit asks for input from the community

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video Local community leaders are joining forces to tackle one big problem -- downtown Wilmington. From the bar scene to parking problems, people got the chance to voice their concerns at the Downtown Summit. Full story...
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Wilmington to implement committee to regulate downtown bars

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video It's easy to point the finger as to why downtown Wilmington has such a bad reputation, but there's no denying there's a problem. As the Wilmington Police Department tries to reduce violence surrounding the late night bar scene the Wilmington City Council is taking it's own steps. Full story...
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Meeting focuses on safer nightlife

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video Between the streaker and the alleged drunk driver who hit pedestrians at Wrightsville Beach to the violence at clubs in Downtown Wilmington, the bar scene in New Hanover County has created a lot of problems lately. Leaders from around the state and country met in Wilmington today at the Sociable City Forum to try to make their cities safer. Full story...
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Downtown bar owners worried about liquor license changes

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Wilmington City Council is considering changes to ABC licensing to help make downtown a safer place. Bar owners are worried the recommendations could hurt both existing, and future business. Full story...
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Local Establishments Stock Up for New Year's Eve

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Many bars around town are trying to make sure their patrons get home safely this "party" weekend. Full story...
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