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opinion | farah stockman

Bring back ‘happy hour’

The state OKs marijuana and gambling, but cheap drinks? Forget it

I hop e I won’t get run out of town for this, but I have a confession to make: I like to drink a beer every now and then. And I don’t mind it one bit when the bartender charges me less between the hours of, say, 5 and 7 o’clock.

Am I the only one who finds it strange that a city famous for “Cheers” has endured a ban on “happy hour” for nearly three decades?

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