Tag:bars

  • N.C. bars will remain closed, judge rules

    Bars in North Carolina will remain closed, a judge ruled Friday, June 26. The N.C. Bar and Tavern Association filed a lawsuit June 4 on behalf of 185 business owners after Gov. Roy Cooper shut them down March 17 because of worries over…

  • On gyms, bars, and protests: Which is it, governor?

    Which is it, Gov. Roy Cooper? People are more important than property, Cooper tweeted. His backdrop was violence, the riots and looting of downtown Raleigh and other N.C. cities. The brutal killing of George Floyd should be met with protests, demonstrations, and demands for change. Violence…

  • Downtown Dining Curfew On Raleigh Council Agenda

    RALEIGH — After nearly two months of debate over appropriate late-night noise and pedestrian traffic levels in downtown Raleigh, bar and restaurant owners await the city council’s Aug. 4 vote on an outdoor dining proposal that would place curfews and seating limits on sidewalk patio areas. An earlier council proposal…