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NEW LAW – RELIEF FOR NEW YORK CITY LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICANTS. GOVERNOR SIGNS LAW FOR TEMPORARY PERMITS.
· Applicants for new beer and wine licenses in NYC will be eligible to apply for a temporary retail permit when their permanent license application is pending. The temporary permit, which is typically issued 30-60 days after filing, will allow the applicant to sell beer and wine while their permanent license application is pending, currently taking 5-6 months. · The same applies for applicants for new full liquor licenses… Read More »
Q: Should I file an alteration if I plan to use an expanded area permitted under this Guidance on more than a temporary basis? A: Yes, you should file an alteration. You may still use that area in accordance with this guideline while the alteration application is pending by sending a diagram of the expanded… Read More »
OUTDOOR SERVICE BY LICENSEES Q: I understand that food and/or drink cannot be consumed under a fixed roof, and that I can only serve in open-air areas or under an awning or other temporary structure. What constitutes a fixed roof for this purpose? A: A fixed roof for these purposes is any overhead structure covering… Read More »
Pursuant to the Governor’s order, all licensees in regions that have entered phase 2 of reopening and which have on-premises service privileges under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABC Law) ma resume outdoor, on-premises service of alcoholic beverages and/or food. To help preventing the spread of the coronavirus and assist businesses impacted by the current… Read More »
Over the past several years the New York State Liquor Authority has been receiving inquiries regarding the sale of beer and cider for off-premises consumption in growlers. A growler is a glass, ceramic or stainless steel jug used to transport draft beer in the United States and Canada. They are commonly sold at breweries and… Read More »
People have been enjoying alcoholic beverages for thousands of years in many forms. It has always been in liquid form, but an inventor named Mark Philips has created a new product which could revolutionize the industry. It is powdered alcohol or PALCOHOL. Add Palcohol to five ounces of water and it becomes your favorite alcoholic… Read More »
Governor Cuomo announced a new state effort to educate bar owners, security, and staff of licensed establishments about new security features included on driver licenses, permits, and ID cards issued by the state. A new electronic brochure will be distributed to thousands of bar owners across the state that provides a description of the advanced… Read More »
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