Capital Headlines

  • Capital Headlines – February 21

    D.E.W. & BREW — Tullamore D.E.W. is bringing its Tullamore D.E.W. and a Brew Tour to Columbus on Feb. 22 at Land-Grant Brewery. The tour is making a cross-country trip...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – February 6

    ANDERSONS CLOSING — The Andersons Inc. announced last month it plans to exit the retail business and close its remaining four retail stores — two in the Toledo area and...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – January 17

    PIZZA PIZZAZZ — “Iron Chef” judge Mario Rizzotti will be the master of ceremonies for the Pizza Pizzazz Competition of this year’s Jan. 29-30 Mid-America Restaurant Expo at the Greater...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – January 3

    HELPING HAND — More than $21,000 was raised last month to help two dozen workers and their families who were impacted by a massive Dec. 8 fire that destroyed the...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – December 20

    ALCOHOL APP — The beverage alcohol delivery service Drizly recently launched in Ohio. Working in partnership with Arena Wine and Spirits, Middletown Fine Wine & Spirits, Corkscrew Johnny’s and Chagrin...Read More

Legally Speaking

  • Training Helps Avoid Serving Intoxicated Patrons

    The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas recently affirmed an order of the Liquor Control Commission finding a retailer, with on-premises privileges, of violating RC 4301.22(B), which prohibits the sale...
  • A Personal Tribute To John T. Fleming

    On Dec. 30, I received a phone call from a friend asking me if I had yet read the morning newspaper.
  • Granholm Balances 3-Tier System, Commerce Clause

    In 2005, the United States Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether and to what extent state liquor laws were subject to a dormant Commerce Clause challenge. In Granholm v....
  • For Some, Feb. 1 Is Permit Renewal Deadline

    For all retail liquor permit holders in the central and eastern parts of Ohio, midnight on Feb. 1 means it is time to renew your permit. Too many permit holders...
  • STOP Act Emphasizes State Control Of Alcohol

    On Nov. 30, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation which reauthorizes the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act. The “STOP Act” was signed into law by President...

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