Another Florida House Bill Delivers Potential New Revenues

Last post we mentioned that numerous bills had been presented this legislative session, with folks in Tallahassee looking to help state bars and restaurants make up for pandemic-related losses by offering to-go sales of alcohol. 

State Rep Serves Up Revenue-Enhancing Bill

Recently, Representative Toby Overdorf of Palm City sponsored new legislation that permits to-go sales of mixed drinks and frozen cocktails containing alcohol for bars and restaurants that hold a liquor license.

We'll Help You Get Top Dollar for Your Liquor License

If you've been holding onto your Florida liquor license throughout the pandemic, we congratulate you on your tenacity. You see, the supply of available licenses has dried up throughout the state. With fewer licenses available, we're now in a seller's market that offers you the chance to command the most money for your license should you choose to sell.

Governor DeSantis Rules Out Future Lockdowns

At a recent press conference in Orlando, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state would not be imposing any further restrictions or mandates due to the coronavirus pandemic, going so far as to specifically state that there would be “no lockdowns, no fines…nobody’s losing their livelihood or their business.”

Using a Broker Saves You Time and Helps You Avoid Needless Bureaucratic Headaches

Recently, Halsey Beshears, Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), announced that the department was operating with network limitations as part of an overall effort to ensure that their information technology assets are safe and secure. 

What’s Next, Now That Bars and Restaurants Are Open Again?

Recently Florida announced that the state's reopening is entering Phase 3, meaning that bars and restaurants are now finally able to operate at full capacity again. While a welcome move, there are some things to keep in mind as you plan your next steps.

Amended Emergency Order 2020-09

Phase 1 Reopening

Governor Desantis Shares Phase One Updates For Reopening Bars and Restaurants

The Scaled Reopening...

We’ve learned a lot over the last few weeks as we’ve navigated this global pandemic; like how to ration toilet paper and what not to do on a Zoom call. Another thing we’ve noticed is that even in the midst of a global outbreak, people are still buying their liquor. They’re pouring their favorite cocktails and enjoying social distancing happy hour on their driveways. They’re hosting virtual dinner cocktail parties and finding ways to shotgun a beer through their masks.Even though Floridians can get their liquor and enjoy it at home, many are missing the community and connection that comes with enjoying it at their favorite neighborhood bar or restaurant. Birthday parties, bachelorette parties and other celebrations that usually take place in night clubs are being postponed, and party-people are ready to get back to what they do best.Tomorrow, Governor DeSantis will make an announcement about Florida’s next steps towards reopening. Hopefully we will hear more about when restaurants,.