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 Gov. Tom Wolf said he is open to expanding the availability of wine and beer into more locations, such as supermarkets.

Wolf vetoes GOP liquor privatization bill for Pennsylvania

The governor’s veto of the high-profile Republican priority comes after a Tuesday veto of a GOP-crafted state budget.

2 days ago


 The liquor privatization plan would allow about 14,000 beer-sales license holders — retailers, restaurants, grocery stores and others — to pay a higher fee for permission to also sell wine, liquor or both.

Pennsylvania Senate approves budget, liquor privatization bills

The Senate passed a budget bill late this afternoon, after earlier approving a bill that allows privatization of liquor sales.

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 The Great European Beer Festival is back this weekend, June 27-28, at Sharp Edge Beer Emporium in Friendship.

Great European Beer Festival expands borders

Sharp Edge’s annual bash includes American craft brews and rarities.

1 week ago


 At the Blue Canary Coffeehouse in Harmony, barista Kim Fabrizio holds a nitro coffee, dispensed from a keg with nitrogen.

Nitro coffee -- dubbed 'morning beer' -- debuts in Pittsburgh region

Dispensed from a keg with nitrogen, this trendy twist earned its name in part because a glass of it looks so much like a beer.

1 week ago


 Penn State head coach Joe Paterno tries to fire up his players against Ohio State at Beaver Stadium in November 2009. Ohio State won 24-7.

Latrobe brewery honoring Paterno with special beer

The Vienna-style lager available in mid-August will come in 12-oz. cans featuring Paterno’s image and accomplishments.

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Homebrewers to rally at Brew Gentlemen

They’ll get to tour, taste and weigh in on a collaboration brew.

2 weeks ago


Steel Cup to sell coffee and beans at Strip farmers market

Organic-certified coffeemeister's secret? The Turkish roaster.

2 weeks ago



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