Thirds temporarily shut down by D.C. gov’t

Due to violations that stemmed from a felony assault, the D.C. Alcohol and Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) shut down Third Edition for three days in early August. The bar was closed from August 8 to August 10. According to the Georgetowner, ABRA temporarily closed Third Edition for violating its security plan and voluntary agreement on […]

DC alcohol board lifts Georgetown’s liquor license limit

Looks like Georgetown residents will have a few more places to complain about on Saturday nights. Yesterday afternoon, the Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) unanimously voted to alter Georgetown’s decades-old moratorium on liquor licenses. The moratorium, which has been in place since 1989, only allowed 61 Georgetown businesses to hold liquor licenses at any particular time. […]

ANC blasts alcohol regulators for allowing Dixie Liquor to sell singles

For as long as Dixie Liquor has been seeking an exemption to the Ward 2 ban on single bottles of alcohol, the Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commission has been trying to stop Dixie owners from getting one. Their logic? Allowing Dixie owners to sell super expensive microbrews and fancy culinary liqueurs will drive vagrancy and student […]