3 days ago
Regulating alcohol in the public realm.
December 23, 2020, 7am PST
The trend toward the liberalization of outdoor drinking laws continues in Cincinnati. The turned is prevalent enough that this isn't even the first example of a "designated outdoor refreshment area" on the Ohio River.
November 29, 2019, 1pm PST
Bellevue, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, is the latest city to follow in the footsteps on Las Vegas and New Orleans in allowing alcoholic beverages in the public realm.
May 29, 2019, 2pm PDT
Covington, Kentucky, located across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, is considering a new entertainment district that would allow drinkers to carry open alcoholic beverages in public during special events.
November 9, 2016, 11am PST
It used to be that only New Orleans and Las Vegas allowed people to carry a drink outdoors and imbibe in public. Now cities all over the country, mostly in traditionally conservative states, are loosening their laws.
March 4, 2016, 2pm PST
The city of New York has decided that police have better things to do than bust people for drinking in public. Cheers!
June 10, 2014, 1pm PDT
An out-of-towner's visit to New Orleans unravels imposed assumptions about conduct in public places.
August 21, 2008, 7am PDT
Calling it a violation of public spaces, a new report from a civil liberties group in the UK has criticized the banning of public drinking in more than 600 places in England and Wales.