Liquor briefs

July 08, 2009

Seafood eatery to occupy former Richardson's Restaurant

The people who bought the former Richardson's Restaurant at 710 Dual Highway in Hagerstown were granted a liquor license transfer Wednesday and said they intend to reopen Aug. 15 as a seafood eatery.

Shawn Cool and Michael Fotta said after a hearing with the Board of License Commissioners for Washington County, known as the liquor board, that The Landing restaurant will offer formal dining on one side of the business and informal dining on the other.

During the hearing, the liquor board allowed Cool and Fotta to transfer their liquor license from Governor's Landing Restaurant in Williamsport to The Landing.

Cool said they intend to sell Governor's Landing.

Maryland Theatre to sell alcohol at Wind Down Fridays

The Washington County liquor board on Wednesday gave representatives from The Maryland Theatre permission to sell alcohol at Wind Down Fridays, an annual concert series in downtown Hagerstown that raises money for the theater.


Wind Down Fridays will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday until Sept. 18, said Jay Constantz, the theater's executive director.

The theater is at 21 S. Potomac St.

-- Dan Dearth

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