SALISBURY, N.C. – You could soon stroll the streets of downtown Salisbury with a drink in hand.
A business stakeholder group is pushing the city to create a “social district” where open containers would be allowed.
“We hope it’ll be a driver for tourism. We know that we’ll be one of the first of a handful of cities to pass this,” says Samantha Haspel, with Downtown Salisbury Inc.
It’s something Haspel thinks could make downtown Salisbury a destination — the ability to allow local bars, restaurants, and other businesses to sell open containers of alcohol that customers can walk out with and enjoy while strolling through downtown.Continue reading “New “Social District” Could Allow Alcohol Consumption On Downtown Salisbury Streets”