An increase in nighttime violence, unruly crowds and public drinking in the South Beach entertainment district spurred the referendum.
Raise a glass to the U.S. cities with proportionally the largest number of bars.
A group of restaurant owners in Staten Island are seeking an injunction against the mayor's executive order requiring proof of vaccination for indoor dining.
"I want to say probably say 80-85 percent of the time, people are very compliant and more than happy to provide proof," said a general manager at The Alembic in San Francisco.
A Florida bartender has been praised for his quick-thinking when he saw two women being harassed by a male customer, and wrote instructions for them if they needed help.
Restrictions, such as capacity limits and social distancing requirements, will be lifted for most settings, except for certain large-scale indoor events hosting 5,000 or more people.
The assortment of treasures was left nearly fifty years ago as "a gift" from the pub's previous owner.
Bryan Thayer needed 45 stitches in order to repair the injury. He says that it will impair his ability to do his job.
This woman recorded her epic journey to get to the women's restroom of a bar, and viewers are shocked at how unsafe the bar's staircases were for its patrons.
Facebook, Twitter and TikTok lit up with wild claims that a man swung his used colostomy bag onto patrons at Kid Rock's Nashville Bar.
Bill de Blasio's latest announcement follows one by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announcing bar seating in New York City will resume on May 3.
The Florida legislature is set to pass the restaurant industry-backed bill which would permanently extend the practice of allowing alcoholic beverages "to-go" orders, created last spring to help struggling businesses in the pandemic.
Restaurants were also fully reopened across the state but some have proceeded with caution and maintained mask requirements.
Enhanced safety measures were imposed on Miami Beach from late February, in anticipation of the spring break crowds.
Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer described the after-hours operation of the Eastend Bar as a "blatant disregard of the local and state health orders."
Statewide contact-tracing data shows that bars and restaurants account for only 1.4 percent of new coronavirus cases in New York, while private household gatherings account for the majority of the spread.
"God bless the 'Fundraiser of Flavortown,' shame on every single one of our government 'leaders' who have failed them," reads one tweet praising the celebrity chef.
All non-essential businesses in the North Texas region will also be made to operate at 50 percent capacity for at least one week.
"Let's start a religion," 34-year-old bar owner James Aspell posted to Facebook. "Can't be that hard, can it!"
A federal judge on Monday ruled Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's executive actions to close or restrict non–life sustaining businesses during the coronavirus pandemic are unconstitutional.
The bar manager at 710 Beach Bar in San Diego said a customer refusing to comply with the mask policy broke his nose.
In a column for Duke's student-run media organization, a senior suggested that bars and parties aren't necessary to beat the "pandemic blues," and that having a few drinks and walking around could help capture some of that college excitement.
The Cliffton, a bar in Patchogue, posted a Super Bowl-esque betting box on its Instagram account last week. In it, patrons could purchase four boxes, each with a number predicting the city's shooting-death totals over Labor Day weekend.
"I'm not confident that every bar can survive the next two weeks," said Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, whose state is one of six to continue closing bar service.
"Freedom Fest," the label for Saturday's event, is an effort to protest Gov. Greg Abbott's mandate effectively shuttering bars and other establishments because of growing coronavirus cases.
At the end of the 19th century New York bars served stale sandwiches to comply with the letter of the law. Now, under coronavirus restrictions from the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, bars are looking for similar ways around new demands that they serve food.
Several state health guidelines were reportedly breached at the rally held at a bar in Pasadena.
Seven states have reopened bars and nightclubs to residents despite coronavirus cases continuing to rise throughout many parts of the country.
Kentucky has seen several spikes in coronavirus cases throughout most of the outbreak.
Four bars in Nashville have filed for a temporary restraining order against city official over coronavirus restrictions, asking to be exempt from the city's order that bars must be closed for at least two weeks.