Corbin’s Saloon was blown up for serving alcohol less than 1,000 feet away from Saturday’s Uptown Untapped.
Michaels Pizza served the first legal beer in Westerville in 120 years at the restaurant on East College about 200 feet away from the Saturday craft-beer festival that celebrates the end of prohibition and enjoying an evening outdoors Uptown with friends
The party begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. Tickets are available at the gate but are cheaper if you purchase ahead of time.
Alcohol was last served in the city more than 120 years ago. A ballot issue in the November 2005 election approved alcohol sales in Westerville, home to the Anti-Saloon League.
The craft beer breweries expected to attend are: Share Protestors stand at the entrance to the first Uptown Untapped in 2017 warning of the hazards of alcohol proclaimed by their signs copied from Anti-Saloon League materials. Michael Evans stands in the doorway of his pizza restaurant Friday, January 13, 2006, on the first day of alcohol sales in downtown Westerville, Ohio. David Bruns, left, Dave Lilley, center, and Tom Ullom drink the first beers sold at Old Bag of Nails restaurant and bar in downtown Westerville, Ohio, Thursday, February 23, 2006. The business occupies a building at the main crossroads in the city that was home to the Anti-Saloon League. Owner Mike Purdum, left, holds the first dollar earned at the Old Bag of Nails restaurant after it was signed by Peggy Moyer, 79, right, his first customer. Moyer drank one of the first beers sold at the restaurant and bar in downtown Westerville, Ohio, Thursday, February 23, 2006. Al Lower holds up a glass of Johnnie Walker Red, the first alcoholic drink served on opening day at Hoover Grill in Westerville, Ohio, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006. The restaurant on the banks of Hoover Reservoir is one of several new alcohol sales permits in the city, home to the Anti-Saloon League. Leave a comment
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