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Sign in Hernando, Mississippi: “Old Rye” For Medicinal Use

Yes, I know it’s a label, not a sign. This was how your whiskey, bought from your friendly pharmacist, would have been labeled during prohibition. James S. Robinson was one of the first pharmacists in Memphis, with a business at 2nd and Madison in what is now the Apothecary […]

The New York Times writes about the coming of legal beer to New Albany

Campbell Robertson writes:

There was a vote here last month. It was hard-fought, with dueling newspaper advertisements and yard signs, tableside debates in restaurants, a prayer rally and a fusillade of last-minute phone calls.

But only one side could win, and the victory was a historic one: in a couple of months, a person […]