Tag:bars and restaurants

  • Why we’re still fighting Gov. Cooper

    Crystal Waldron and Club 519 were shuttered for almost a year due to economic favoritism. She suffered through six months of discriminatory treatment — watching former customers have drinks at her direct competitors — with no end in sight and bills piling up. Left without another option, Mrs. Waldron, co-owner of Club 519, initially sued Gov. Roy Cooper for denying her equal protection…

  • Bill to fully reopen bars, restaurants moves forward

    Editor’s note: This story was updated Tuesday, April 13. A House Judiciary committee on Tuesday, April 13, quickly approved a bill that would fully reopen bars and restaurants, as long as they follow specific safety guidelines. The bill, House Bill 211, heads to that body’s Alcohol Beverage Control…