City committee recommends bar’s liquor license request
5 years ago
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City committee recommends bar’s liquor license request

The city's ABC Review Committee today gave a positive recommendation for Edward Peabody's ABC permit application. Peabody wants to open a bar called the Brikhouse at the site of the old Rox nightclub at 208 Market Street.
New owners wait for ABC permit to reopen bars downtown
5 years ago
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New owners wait for ABC permit to reopen bars downtown

The words new bar or new nightclub grab the attention of many in downtown Wilmington. In the past year the city has made it clear it wants to limit the number of alcohol permits downtown by setting new policies and procedures. One rule is that anyone applying for a liquor permit must undergo a review by the city's ABC Policy Review Committee.
New bar wants to open at old Rox site downtown
5 years ago
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New bar wants to open at old Rox site downtown

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.
DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE:  Both Rhino and Rox closed this weekend; Rox closing for good in September
6 years ago
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: Both Rhino and Rox closed this weekend; Rox closing for good in September

Rox owner Paul Ponte tells a local newspaper that he's closing his bar across the street this weekend out of concern that there could be follow up violence and retaliation for last weekend's stabbings.