Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Booze Bust

East Hampton gallerist Ruth Vered was taken away in handcuffs this weekend for serving alcohol at a gallery opening without a license. Both the Daily News ("Hamptons Gone Wild") and the Post ("Fine Whine") put it on the front page. You can watch video of the arrest here.

Jen Chung links to the State Liquor Authority's Special Events Permit application. Dealer Ed Winkleman offers some personal reflections on the issue here.