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January 05, 2020 - 11:01 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York’s governor wants to make it easier for movie theaters to serve beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday proposed making a change to the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control law. The change would make it easier to allow beer and wine sales at...
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August 23, 2017 - 5:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Since 2015 the City of Buffalo began talks about returning a movie theater to the Market Arcade in Downtown Buffalo and on Wednesday the announcement was made official. WATCH: Looking inside the Market Arcade theater Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced that The Benchmark...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced Tuesday morning that a lease agreement has been signed to bring a new AMC Movie Theater downtown. The new AMC is set to take up space on Main Street vacated by the Market Arcade. Talks about a downtown theatre at the Market Arcade began in...
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June 20, 2017 - 6:15 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A plan to permit movie theaters in New York to seek a license to serve alcohol appears to be a flop. State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie told reporters Monday that he opposes the idea on safety grounds. Heastie's comments all but ensure the proposal won't pass this year...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — In New York, legislators are again set to debate whether alcoholic beverages should be served in movie theaters, after previous attempts at formal legislation fell apart during state budget negotiations. Governor Andrew Cuomo first introduced the law that would allow...
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