U Street Liquor Moratorium?

U Street Liquor Moratorium?

As new bars and restaurants continue to open along the 14th and U Street corridor, some residents complain that their neighborhood is awash with liquor licensed establishments.

As new bars and restaurants continue to open along the 14th and U Street corridor, some residents complain that their neighborhood is awash with liquor licensed establishments. The Shaw Dupont Citizens Alliance has requested a moratorium to cap alcohol service in the developing community. But other residents argue a moratorium will hinder the growth of this vibrant area. Kojo discusses the possible effects of the pending regulation.

Guests

Michael Hamilton

Founder, In My Backyard DC (IMBYdc)

Joan Sterling

President, Shaw Dupont Citizens Alliance

Martin Austermuhle

Producer / Reporter, WAMU.org

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