City Council Committee To Discuss Proposed Midnight Cutoff On Alcohol Sales At StoresMayor Lori Lightfoot originally proposed a 10 p.m. cutoff last month, but that plan faced immediate backlash, and she is now seeking a midnight cutoff.
Finance Committee Votes To Close Tax Collection Loophole For Online Sales Of Bottled Water And AlcoholThe City Council Finance Committee on Thursday approved an ordinance that would make it clear wholesalers must collect all applicable city taxes from the sales of bottled water and alcohol.
Suburban Chicago Police Searching For Booze BanditsA man and a woman walk into Oswego Food and Liquor around 9:45 Monday morning. The pair picked up six bottles of Patrón then waving as they walk right out the door without paying for over $300 worth of alcohol.
Disneyland To Serve Alcohol To General Public For First TimeAfter more than 60 years of teetotal fun, Disneyland Resort in California will begin serving alcohol to the general public in 2019.
Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study FindsAccording to the report published in the journal BMJ, deaths due to cirrhosis increased by 65 percent from 2009 to 2016.
Health Officials To End Industry-Funded Study Of Alcohol’s Possible Health BenefitsThe U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks,
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks A Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
Willowbrook Shooting Range With Alcohol Service Not A Good Idea To SomeThe village's mayor, however, says adequate controls have been built into the project.
Alderman Drops Strip Club Measure, Claims Surprise At Inclusion Of Full NudityThe sponsor of an ordinance that would have allowed clubs in Chicago to blend topless dancing and alcohol sales has backed away from the measure, because somehow full-frontal nudity ended up in the mix.
Emanuel Ducks Questions On Allowing Alcohol Sales At Topless ClubsMayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to sidestep questions about a plan by some aldermen to allow Chicago strip clubs to serve alcohol and offer semi-nude dancing.
New Year's Eve Presents Dilemma For AlcoholicsNew Year’s Eve can be decision-time for people who are alcoholics, or people who might be trying to cut back in the amount of drinking they do, according to Dr. Gail Basch, director of the Addiction Medicine Program at Rush University Medical Center.
Chicago Cocktail Reviewer Tries Taco Bell Cantina's 'Somewhat Chemical Tasting' ConcoctionsTaco Bell Cantina has garnered more attention than your average Taco Bell, and for good reason: it's the first in the country to serve alcohol.
Governor OKs Return Of Happy Hour To IllinoisGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that allows bars and restaurants to begin offering happy hour drink specials for the first time in more than 25 years.
Cook County Jail Officer Charged With Selling Alcohol To InmatesA Cook County Jail guard is free on bond after being charged with trying to sneak alcohol to inmates.
#Trending In Entertainment: Shia LaBeouf Again, Meshach Taylor Dies, And Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Gets ArrestedThis week a child star is in trouble (again), a beloved actor passes away, and an A-lister’s son may be following in his father’s footsteps, but not in a good way.