5 Things to Know About: Tousey Winery

Welcome to our spotlight series! Every so often, we’ll be featuring a new winery, brewery or farm-winery in & around the Hudson Valley in “5 Things to Know About…” First up? Tousey Winery in Germantown! Five things you should know about Tousey Winery… 1. Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir are produced on Tousey’s 15 acres. … Read more

Governor Cuomo Blocks Liquor License for New York City Caterer

Rose Group Park Avenue, a catering hall on the Upper East Side, hasn’t had much luck in the liquor license department. On Friday, January 10th, 2014, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed legislation that had previously been made specifically for the hall, which happens to operate out of a church. A Little History: Back in 2012, … Read more

The Liquor Authority Mapping Project (LAMP)

The New York State Liquor Authority has a new Geographic Information System called LAMP. (Liquor Authority Mapping Project) LAMP was launched in February of 2012. What kind of information does LAMP provide? The adjudicated disciplinary history of a particular establishment. Any schools or churches that are near to a licensed or a potentially licensed establishment. … Read more

The Basics of Liquor Licenses

Liquor licenses are a hot topic in Poughkeepsie – every current or future bar or restaurant owner seems to have questions on the subject. Our next few blog posts are going to be dedicated to liquor licenses in New York. First, check out the general information we have on our website by following this link: … Read more