Isn’t it time Indiana crawled out of the Dark Ages when it comes to liquor laws?
When Indiana went blue and voted for Barack Obama four years ago, I thought the state had crawled out of the Dark Ages.
Most people have no doubt heard encouraging words about red wine and better health; how that glass of Cabernet Sauvignon with dinner may reduce the risk of heart disease.
Beyond the important region industries that call Whiting home is an incredible potential for tourism and dining development. Its proximity as a Lake Michigan shoreline community provides a natural draw for those exploring the aesthetic qualities of the lake.
The concept of happy hour, when bars offer lower prices or two-for-one specials, may seem like an American tradition, but is in fact illegal or restricted in quite a few places.
Whether in recovery or not interested for other reasons, the holidays often mean an excess of booze and drugs.
Beer is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages, but its health benefits have been largely ignored, while the benefits of wine have come to the fore. But some studies now show that beer is actually healthier than wine.
The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers is recognizing the hard work and societal contributions of beverage alcohol retailers by celebrating Package Liquor Store Month this November. America’s independent package stores, which in most cases provide a wide array of beer, wine and spirit…
The practice of adding liquor licenses for a fine dining district, beyond the number otherwise available in a community, affects the existing licenses.
Last year, the Indiana General Assembly took an important step toward reducing sales of alcoholic beverages to minors. They're now on the verge of undoing that -- all because some grumpy old people don't like being carded.
Silly laws have a habit of staying on the books because no one wants to admit they voted for something that silly in the first place.
The tussle over loosening restrictions on alcohol sales in Indiana is heating up. Package liquor stores are being pitted against the big-box retailers -- drugstores, groceries and convenience stores. But there's another part of the equation that needs to be considered.
Legislators want us to know things such as booze and cigarettes are bad for us, but they don't really want to discourage consumption.
The report on drug use in Porter County released earlier this fall detailed the extensive use of alcohol and drugs among youths in Porter County. According to the study, 22.5 percent of eighth-graders and 45.4 percent of 12th graders report drinking alcohol monthly, and 15 percent of eighth-…
In 2005, in a major decision involving online commerce, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states could not discriminate between in-state and out-of-state producers in the sale of alcohol. If an in-state winery could ship direct to local customers, so too could out-of-state vineyards.
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