Liquor License

Fargo Liquor Control Board approves transfer of Africa Restaurant & Nightclub’s liquor license

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo’s Liquor Control Board unanimously approves the transfer of Africa International Restaurant & Nightclub’s liquor license to the commercial realtor who owns the building. Fargo City Commission will make the final decision on the transfer at its next meeting scheduled for November 1st. If approved, the new license owner would be owner of 518 Properties, Tyler…

Nine Fargo restaurants & bars fail alcohol compliance checks

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Although a majority of businesses passed the most recent alcohol compliance checks, Fargo’s Police Chief says some have a “culture” of serving alcohol to minors. “Most of these people are trained, some of them are even looking at ID’s, and they’re serving anyway,” Chief David Zibolski said during Wednesday’s Liquor Control Board meeting. Nine out of…

Liquor control board recommends extending nightclub’s liquor license suspension

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Liquor Control Board on Wednesday voted against a motion to revoke the liquor license for the Africa International Restaurant and Night Club.  Instead, the board approved a recommendation that the Fargo City Commission extend the club’s liquor license suspension for an additional 30 days. The city commission suspended the nightclub’s liquor license in July.  Police…

Liquor License Suspended At Boardwalk Bar & Grill In East Grand Forks

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — A bar in East Grand Forks has its liquor license suspended after the owner continues violating the governor’s executive order despite a citation and restraining order. Minnesota Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement division suspended the liquor license of Boardwalk Bar & Grill. The 60-day suspension is effective now until February 9. Owner…

Emergency Order Issued To Close Liquor License Holders By 11 PM Daily In Grand Forks

Attempt to limit gatherings as COVID-19 cases rapidly rise

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The mayor of Grand Forks is taking action to limit gatherings as COVID-19 cases rapidly rise. Brandon Bochenski is issuing an emergency order for liquor license holders including bars and restaurants and offsale to close daily by 11 p.m. The order goes into effect on Saturday and will remain in effect until December 1 at 6…

Grand Forks Mayor rescinds emergency order regarding bar closing time

The emergency order will officially be rescinded at 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Mayor Brandon Bochenski has rescinded his previous emergency order requiring liquor license holders to close at 11 p.m. The emergency order will officially be rescinded at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Mayor Bochenski said, “We’ve seen a consistent downward trend with our case numbers the past two weeks and the executive order was always intended to be…

Twist To Close For 30 Days Due To Liquor License Violation

The city-imposed a 30-day suspension

FARGO, N.D. — A downtown Fargo bar and restaurant is closing for awhile. It’s not due to COVID-19 but rather a second liquor license violation. The sale of food at Twist only came in at 48% and not the 50% required by it’s license. The city-imposed a 30-day suspension. The operators announcing on Facebook that they will close Twist on…

Twist to close temporarily due to liquor license mishap

Twist says it will reopen on Tuesday, September 8.

FARGO, N.D.–Twist will be closing its doors temporarily starting Sunday, August 9. The cocktail bar made a Facebook post announcing the news saying they “got themselves into a bit of hot water with the city.” According to the post, Twist was only able to make 48 percent of its total sales in food, which is two percent less than it…