QUEENSBURY -- Stores may soon be allowed to serve wine and beer in the neighborhood commercial zones in response to a proposal from The Cleverdale Country Store. ...Go here for the full story.
The store owner is considering ways in which the store could serve its wine and locally brewed beers, which are sold by the bottle there now. She envisions visitors sipping on a new deck, enjoying the outdoors.
"We're not considering being a tavern by any means," said owner Meghan Cesari. "I just want to serve beer and wine with lunch and dinner. There will be no bar in here."
She asked the town about the zoning restrictions and learned that she wouldn't be allowed to serve alcohol unless the zone changes. But she got support from the board for her proposal.
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