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Gindulgence Gin Festival At Hamilton Princess

Gindulgence Gin Festival At Hamilton Princess

The Gindulgence gin festival took place at Hamilton Princess & Beach Club this weekend. A spokesperson said, “Organised by the hotel’s Sommelier, Alex Taflan, the event was a celebration of the perfect summer spirit. Light, low-calorie and with a huge variety of flavours and botanicals, it makes the perfect base for a G&T or a number... Read more of this article

Rangers Sports Club Liquor Licence Renewed

Rangers Sports Club Liquor Licence Renewed

The Liquor Licencing Authority has granted the licence renewal for Southampton Rangers Sports Club but with several conditions. Superintendent James Howard said, “A Liquor Licencing Authority hearing was held on Thursday 30th May 2019 regarding Southampton Rangers Sports Club’s request to renew their liquor licence. “Representatives for... Read more of this article

‘Believe Tourism Business Owners Will Benefit’

‘Believe Tourism Business Owners Will Benefit’

The modernisation of liquor licensing procedures “appears to address many of the concerns our team has heard from tourism entrepreneurs” the BTA said following the recent legislative changes for liquor licensing. A BTA spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority generally supports the modernisation of tourism industry-related laws,... Read more of this article

Review: AIX On The Beach Part Deux

Review: AIX On The Beach Part Deux

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Picture this – an exclusive beach club, a barge with a DJ playing tunes from the water and dozens of bottles of chilled rosé. That was AIX on the Beach Part Deaux at the Hamilton Princess Beach Club over the weekend. I was invited to attend with my husband and being the rosé lover that I am, I couldn’t resist. The... Read more of this article

Liquor Licensing Authority Appointments

Liquor Licensing Authority Appointments

Following the Liquor Licence Amendment Act 2019 coming into effect, the Minister of Legal Affairs has now made appointments to the Liquor Licensing Authority. This is according to today’s Official Notices which said, “The Minister of Legal Affairs, as the Minister responsible for liquor licensing, makes the following appointments –... Read more of this article

Column: Modernized Liquor Licencing Process

Column: Modernized Liquor Licencing Process

[Opinion column written by MP Michael Scott] I join Bermudians of all walks of life in celebrating the coming into operation of the Liquor Licence Amendment Act 2019 earlier this week. The amendments represent the first comprehensive legislative overhaul of Bermuda’s liquor licensing regime in nearly half a century. This demonstrates not only the... Read more of this article

Liquor Licence Amendment In Operation Today

Liquor Licence Amendment In Operation Today

The Liquor Licence Amendment Act 2019 comes into operation today [May 13] Attorney General Kathy Lynn Simmons said, with the amendments to the law including the “creation of a single streamlined Liquor Licensing Authority comprised of 5 members as opposed to 10″ and the creation of a new classes of permits and licences. Joining the Minister... Read more of this article

Liquor Licenced Premises Management Meeting

Liquor Licenced Premises Management Meeting

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] held a meeting on Monday [May 6] with the management of liquor licenced premises with representatives from sports clubs throughout the island as well as restaurant and bar establishments in attendance. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] recently held a meeting 2pm Monday, 6th May 2019 with... Read more of this article

Police Order Rangers To Close For 24 Hours

Police Order Rangers To Close For 24 Hours

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] has issued a temporary closure of Southampton Rangers Sports Club from 12.00am on Sunday, April 14th until 12.00am on Monday, April 15th. A police spokesperson said, “Following two anti-social incidents this past weekend, the Bermuda Police Service has exercised its authority under the Liquor Licence Act Section 51A... Read more of this article

Review: New Grey Goose Ducasse At Princess

Review: New Grey Goose Ducasse At Princess

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Over the weekend, I was invited to sample the new Grey Goose Ducasse at Hamilton Princess and I couldn’t turn that down. First off, I love me some vodka and secondly, I’m a Grey Goose girl. I had to see what the fuss was about. Grey Goose Interpreted by Ducasse is a partnership between Grey Goose, distributed in... Read more of this article

April Is Recognised As Alcohol Awareness Month

April Is Recognised As Alcohol Awareness Month

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator Kathy Simmons was joined by Executive Director of CADA Anthony Santucci this morning [April 1] to recognise Alcohol Awareness Month. This year’s theme is ‘Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow’.Attorney General Simmons remarks: Attorney General Simmons said, “Today, Bermuda joins the US National... Read more of this article

Liquor Licence Amendment Act Tabled

Liquor Licence Amendment Act Tabled

The Liquor Licence Amendment Bill 2019 was tabled in the Legislature “to introduce much needed reforms to our liquor licensing laws,” Attorney-General Kathy Simmons said. Attorney-General Simmons said, “The Bill marks the first comprehensive reform of the Liquor Licence Act, which came into operation 45 years ago in 1974. This reform is a... Read more of this article

Ocasio-Cortez Tweets About ‘Dark N Stormy’

Ocasio-Cortez Tweets About ‘Dark N Stormy’

In citing ‘Cocktails for the Revolution’ in a response to a tweet yesterday, Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted about the ‘Dark n’ Stormy’ drink, saying a ‘world w/o a GreenNewDeal: a Bitter Dark n’ Stormy.” Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, who previously worked as a bartender, is the youngest woman... Read more of this article