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Helped a Client Avoid an Illegal Contract Today

Today I was working with a client who was purchasing a business from a large corporate national chain. The business involved a liquor license for a restaurant and bar. The Seller presented them with a legal agreement allowing the Buyer … Continue reading

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Extensions of Premises

Extensions of Premises At establishments with an on-premises license, the sale and consumption of alcohol must be confined to the area that has been licensed by the Authority. The licensee needs to be aware of whether outside areas such as … Continue reading

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What the Liquor Authority Looks For When Reviewing Liquor Store Applications

What the Liquor Authority Looks for When Reviewing Liquor Store Applications A license to sell liquor and wine at retail for off-premises consumption is commonly referred to as a “package store license”. Section 63 of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law … Continue reading

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What the Liquor Authority Looks For When Reviewing Liquor Store Applications

A license to sell liquor and wine at retail for off-premises consumption is commonly referred to as a “package store license”.  Section 63 of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law governs the issuance of package store (liquor store and wine store) … Continue reading

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Am I a Restaurant in the Eyes of the Liquor Authority?

Sometimes it is not easy to determine if your establishment is a restaurant or tavern. A typical pizzeria menu consists of pizza, subs, salads and wings as well as assorted fried snack foods. These food offerings may fall under “sandwiches, … Continue reading

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What to do If a Liquor License Applicant Doesn’t Have E-mail

The New York State Liquor Authority now requires an e-mail address for all applicants. Although rare these days, some liquor license applicants don’t use e-mail (or computers for that matter).  We asked the Licensing Unit how that situation should be … Continue reading

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Why Did I Get an E-mail from the Liquor Authority?

There have been changes made in the procedures for submission of information or documentation that was not provided with the application at the time of filing.  The New York State Liquor Authority will now require email addresses from applicants and … Continue reading

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Living Quarter Letters

Where an application or license investigation discloses living quarters directly connected to the premises to be licensed, the living quarters are not to be considered part of the licensed premises.  The applicant shall be required, in his liquor license application, … Continue reading

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Is it a New Liquor Authority?

It is hardly a secret that the New York Liquor authority is so backlogged it takes months to process a standard license application.  While the state advertises it is “friendly to small business,” I doubt anyone dealing with the Liquor … Continue reading

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