Does Trader Joe’s deserve a package liquor license exemption?

“Trader Joe’s coming in 2011,” read several signs at the Ward Parkway Center. But were those signs put up a bit prematurely?

Fox Channel 4 notes that the specialty grocery store is required by its lease to secure a liquor license to sell packaged beer and wine. But as the law stands, the City Council would have to grant an exemption that covers the Ward Parkway Center to allow it to sell beer and wine at that location.

Categories: Dining, Food & Drink