Washington, D.C., May Permanently Legalize To-Go Cocktails

If there is a silver lining for the bars and restaurants that have been hit by the COVID-19 lockdowns, it has been the widespread loosening of liquor laws. 

Across the country, cities and states have allowed for the sale of to-go cocktails and other types of alcohol for off-premise consumption. It won’t save the bar business, but it has turned into a temporary lifeline for many purveyors of fine drinks—and a new convenience for anyone stuck at home who still wants to imbibe. 

With any luck, however, those temporary lifelines will become permanent reforms. And that might start in Washington,

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