Essential Pittsburgh

    • Let Freedom Drink?

      According to the website, Pennsylvanians demand libation liberation! Pennsylvania is one of only two states (Utah being the other) with a government-run monopoly on liquor sales. We’ll look at what the privatization of liquor stores in Pennsylvania could mean for the state’s economy with Jay Ostrich, director of public affairs for the Commonwealth Foundation, and hear a statement from Jay Wiederhold, president of the PA Beer Alliance.