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Ald. Deborah Graham Proposed BYOB Prohibition — But Not for Restaurants

59327_120238534696922_114429_nCITY HALL — A West Side alderman has proposed the first limitations on bring-your-own-bottle policies at city businesses — but diners can rest easy, as the ordinance would specifically exempt restaurants.

Ald. Deborah Graham (29th) submitted the ordinance at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, and 15 aldermen immediately signed on.

It would allow aldermen to set aside areas where BYOB would be prohibited in businesses, but specifically exempts restaurants, saying, “No ordinance adopted under this chapter shall prohibit BYOB in any restaurant.”

Ald. Deborah Graham Proposed BYOB Prohibition — But Not for Restaurants