North Carolina health officials are praising the benefits of a 5-year-old state law that banned smoking in bars and restaurants.
Friday marks five years since the effective date of the law that also limited smoking rooms at hotels or motels to 20 percent of the total. The law survived a series of lawsuits by pool hall and nightclub owners challenging an exception that allows smoking at private clubs.
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.
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.
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.
It looks like a bar and it sounds like a bar, but the Pour House in Downtown Wilmington stands out from other places like it.
Walking 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.