Aldermen adopt ordinance allowing for sale of wine and liquor in restaurants, package stores
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 1:45 PM
An ordinance that would allow for the sale of wine and liquor in the city was adopted Tuesday night by the Philadelphia Mayor and Board of Aldermen, opening the way for package liquor stores by fall.
The ordinance, adopted in a unanimous decision, will allow for the sale of wine and liquor of more than 5 percent alcohol by weight in restaurants and package stores.
The board also voted to petition the State Department of Revenue to allow liquor and wine to be sold in restaurants and other such establishments from 10 a.m. to midnight on Sundays.