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NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted. What's more, it's been rising for two decades, and it's not clear when it will fall again.

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NEW YORK (AP) — In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it's striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol.

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Dallas-based Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FRGI), parent company of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast-casual restaurant brands, today announced that it will close 19 Taco Cabana restaurants in Texas, effective immediately. Nearly all employees impacted by the closures will be o…

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The Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas, the 110-year-old independent craft brewery and brewer of the iconic Shiner Bock, announced a contribution of $12,000 to six local fire departments that responded to the fire that broke out on the Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels, Texas on Nov. 15, 2019…

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Two Rivers Beer Company on Dec. 23 announced they have acquired majority ownership in Bare Arms Brewing, both in Waco. Two Rivers Beer Company is owned by Kevin Yackley, a 35-year craft brewer who moved to Waco to bring his love of craft beer to the growing craft scene in Waco. The merger be…

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You’ve probably read that nine area Dairy Queen restaurants are no longer doing so Dilly. According to several reports, franchisee Lickety Split Food Services of Southlake closed their locations. Don’t worry, there are still about 40 of the iconic Dairy Queen restaurants in the area, so you …

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Global sports nutrition and performance beverage company Vital Pharmaceuticals Inc., makers of the popular Bang Energy products, will add an additional 217,537 square feet to their logistical footprint in Fort Worth, JLL announced Dec. 10. The firm negotiated a new industrial lease at Everma…

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It may not seem like it at the Thanksgiving table, but Americans are eating less turkey than they used to. Americans are expected to eat 16 pounds of turkey per person this year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That’s almost double the amount they ate in 1970, but 9% lower t…

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Green Giant, broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title on Nov. 20 creating the largest serving of green bean casserole that weighed in at 1,009 pounds. The original serving record of 637 pounds was set by the Green Giant brand in 2017 to mark the inaugural year of the Green Giant float in the M…

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Post Consumer Brands and Hostess Brands, LLC are teaming up to bring the iconic Twinkies brand to the cereal aisle. The new Post Hostess Twinkies looks to replicate the distinctive taste and familiar oblong shape of the golden-colored snack cake. Twinkies fans can find the new cereal on groc…

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Enchiladas Olé is relocating to Forest Park Shopping Center, located at 2402 Forest Park Blvd. in Fort Worth, JLL announced t Nov. 13. The commercial real estate firm successfully negotiated a new 3,600-square-foot retail lease for the restaurant.

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LaDainian Tomlinson knows how to draw a crowd - and he spent his entire career at Texas Christian University and throughout the NFL in San Diego and New York satisfying fans hungry for excitement.

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Pressed Juicery, a cold-pressed juice & plant-based snack and treats brand, will officially open its third Dallas-Fort Worth location on Nov. 16 at WestBend in Fort Worth. In honor of its newest location, Pressed Juicery will have a grand opening celebration.

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A political science graduate from the University of North Texas, Robert Earley was only 23 when he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives, where he served for 10 years. Before joining JPS Health Network in 2005 as a senior vice president focused on community and government affairs…