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March 5, 2010

Why there shouldn't be permits for pub crawls

Midnight Sunner Evan has an insightful post over on his own bloggy about why banning or issuing permits for bar crawls is a silly idea. I highly suggest you read it. He makes some great points all around -- especially about neighborhood residents and bar owners taking responsibility.

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 12:28 PM | | Comments (3)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Well written, Evan.
#11.. it would be completely unenforceable. Should a bachelor/ette party be considered a bar crawl? They are going place to place, after all. If you meet up with your buddies and happened to be all dressed alike, ( say black tshirt and jeans) could you be fined with having a bar crawl without a permit? The police have better things to do.

Amen. To both Evan's post and Meekrat's point.

But Sam, please never say "bloggy" again, haha. :)

Thanks guys!

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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