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Maui Brewing Company issued warning over sanitizer giveaway

May. 30, 2020 12:14 PM EDT

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The Maui County Liquor Control Department has issued a written notice of warning to Maui Brewing Company after an investigation revealed the company violated state law by advertising free hand sanitizer with the sale of liquor. The department released a statement about the notice...

Maryland governor issues 2 orders related to coronavirus

May. 29, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday extended a moratorium on utility shutoffs and residential late fees to July 1. It prohibits electric, gas, water, sewage, phone, cable TV and internet service provider companies from shutting off residential customer service or charging any...

Bars could serve outdoors in bill clearing N.C. Senate panel

May. 26, 2020 8:40 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina bars — their doors still shuttered by executive order — could serve patrons outdoors during the pandemic in legislation that cleared a Senate committee on Tuesday. One approved measure attempts to increase the customer base for restaurants and breweries...

In this May 15, 2020, photo, provided by Brian Coulombe, Julie Verratti, one of the co-founders of Denizens Brewing Company, holds a case of beers for delivery in Silver Spring, Md. The brewing company has been delivering beers to customers in the area while its taprooms are closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Brian Coulombe/Denizens Brewing Company via AP)

Once a hassle, deliveries are now a lifeline for breweries

May. 24, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — When Denizens Brewing opened in 2014, the Silver Spring brewery received a license allowing the delivery of growlers to customers living within a five-mile radius. But with business focused on sales in the taproom and beer garden, and cans available in stores across the region,...

With few students, UGArden tries to keep things growing

May. 23, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — In the age of COVID-19, here’s what it takes to plant and harvest vegetables and fruits at UGArden that feed about 60 food-insecure families in Athens. JoHannah Biang and her crew of about six volunteers arrive at the 10-acre farm south of downtown around 7:30 a.m., about an hour...

Famed Three Floyds brewpub to remain closed indefinitely

May. 20, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the founder of one of the most iconic — and crowded — brewpubs in the Midwest to close indefinitely. Nick Floyd said that despite the fact that Indiana is allowing businesses to reopen, he believes reopening Three Floyds Brewing's pub...

In this photo taken Thursday, May 7, 2020 brewery daughter Iris Detter pours a beer outside her 120 year old family brewery and traditional Bavarian restaurant in Altoetting, Germany. The 'Graminger Weissbraeu' brewery, which has been in the same family for a century, is preparing to welcome guests back to its restaurant for the first time in two months — with new rules and fears for the future. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Relief and worry as Bavarian brewery reopens to guests

May. 17, 2020 4:03 AM EDT

ALTOETTING, Germany (AP) — The Graminger Weissbraeu brewery, which has been in the same family for a century, is preparing to welcome guests back to its restaurant for the first time in two months — with new rules and fears for the future. Bavaria, one of the last German states to start reopening...

White Squirrel Brewery closes, citing COVID-19 restrictions

May. 16, 2020 11:56 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Mandy White already misses the jalapeño kolsch beer and hot jam burgers. Andee Rudloff knows she will miss her favorite spot to hang out with her niece and enjoy the artist-friendly ambiance. White Squirrel Brewery and Restaurant, a local watering hole and eatery on Broadway...

In this Friday, May 8, 2020, photo, Jack's Abby craft brewery employee Andrew Kelley carries an order to a customer in a line of cars waiting curbside in Framingham, Mass. Sales of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages have risen during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Craft brewers upended by COVID-19 closure of tap rooms, bars

May. 14, 2020 8:41 AM EDT

MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Sales of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages have risen during the coronavirus pandemic like foam in a freshly poured glass of beer. Just not for some craft brewers. Craft beer, particularly brews made by small, artisan producers, is often consumed in bars, restaurants, tap...

Leslie Musumecci checks a text while Emily Summerville rinses her hair Monday, May 11, 2020 at The Nook on 7th Street in Tuscaloosa, Ala. the first time since mid-March when personal contact businesses were shut down due to COVID-19 restrictions. Summerville owns The Nook with her husband. She said they had fielded many calls for appointments and were doing their best to accommodate those who had waited the longest to get them in first.  (Gary Cosby Jr./Tuscaloosa News via AP)

Alabama restaurants, bars, salons reopen with precautions

May. 11, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The sign at Chappy’s Deli proclaimed “DINING ROOM NOW OPEN.” But the scene was hardly normal as Alabama's economy took another step toward reopening Monday despite an increasing number of coronavirus cases. Mask-wearing servers took orders and waited on...