Capital Headlines

  • City Barbeque Voted ‘Best’

    COLUMBUS — City Barbeque recently was voted both Best Caterer and Best Employer (fewer than 500 employees) in Columbus CEO’s annual Best of Business poll.Read More
  • Columbus Brewery Marks 6th Anniversary

    COLUMBUS — Four String Brewing Co. last month celebrated its sixth anniversary with a party at its newly reonovated taproom in the Hilltop neighborhood of Columbus.Read More
  • Hofbräuhaus Brews Beer For Event

    CINCINNATI — Hofbräuhaus Newport has released a limited availability signature beer, brewed exclusively to celebrate the debut of Brandemonium, a new international brand conference and festival recently held here at...Read More
  • Middle West Spirits Completes Expansion

    COLUMBUS — Middle West Spirits last month celebrated the completion a $3.2 million expansion project with an official ribbon cutting ceremony at its distillery in Columbus’ Short North Arts District.Read More
  • Cleveland To Host Sam Adams Stein Hoist

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland will be one of five cities across the country to host a special Samuel Adams OctoberFest Stein Hoisting event.Read More

Legally Speaking

  • Rules, Regulations Don’t Take A Holiday Break

    This holiday season, permit holders should appropriately plan seasonal promotions as all state laws and regulations will remain in full force and effect throughout the season. Below are a few...
  • Ohio Law Dictates Where Alcohol May Be Consumed

    Ohio’s alcohol control laws necessarily include where alcoholic beverages may be lawfully consumed. An individual may consume an alcoholic beverage on private property or in a place of public accommodation...
  • Trace-backs Make Server Diligence More Important

    It is significant for all permit holders to be aware of the Ohio Department of Public Safety Investigative Unit’s “trace-back” program.
  • High Court Rules For Club In Dram Shop Case

    Earlier this year, a topic in “Legally Speaking” titled “Responsible Service Helps Avoid Liability” discussed dram shop law and responsible service of alcohol beverages to patrons.
  • Temporary Events Call For F Permits

    Any person desiring to sell alcohol beverages in Ohio must first obtain a permit. The type of alcohol beverage you wish to sell and for what purpose will determine which...