Ellen Goldberg, NBCDFW.com
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission begins issues the first permits since voters overwhelmingly approved citywide beer and wine sales.
Now available in the previously dry areas are permits to sell beer and win for off-premises consumption and mixed beverage permits in restaurants that hold a food and beverage certificate.
Even though a lawsuit has been filed to contest the election, the courts have not instructed TABC to halt permitting.
The TABC said Wednesday that it is difficult for them to determine which permit is located in previously dry areas, so the list of new permits below is for the entire city.
Three wine and beer retailer’s off-premise permits have been issued to:
Two mixed beverage permits in restaurants with a food and beverage certificate have been issued to:
The TABC said there are approximately 10 pending applications for a mixed beverage permit at a restaurant with a food and beverage certificate and approximately 140 pending applications for a wine and beer off-premises permit.
These permits are expected to be issued between now and mid-January.