Alleged Corruption at DC ABC Board…
After one member of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board, Mital Gandhi, resigned — citing a conflict of interest — a full investigation was launched into Chairman Charles Brodsky. As WTOP reports, the allegations are that Brodsky used his position to influence other businesses for his financial gain. He refutes the charges and says that Gandhi is ethically challenged. Mayor Vincent Gray has asked “D.C. Office of Boards and Commissions Chairman Ronald R. Collins to investigate the allegations against Brodsky,” according to WTOP.
Speaking of Alcohol, Bier Baron Has Draft Beer Downstairs Finally!
The Bier Baron, formerly known as the Brickskeller, finally has taps downstairs! The The Washington Post has the full recap of the 28 drafts now available in the main basement area. I have yet to make it over to compare its new menu and draft offerings, but this may have pushed me over the edge. Who’s joining me?