The Thirsty Beagle


Six Flags beer issue nears resolution

by Nick Trougakos Published: February 27, 2009
Planning on heading down to the DFW area this summer to hit up Six Flags? It’s looking more and more likely that you’ll be able to enjoy the rides and, for the first time, grab a beer while you’re at it. The administrator of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission announced this week he has signed an order clearing the way for alcohol sales at Six Flags Over Texas and at the Six Flags Hurricane Harbor parks. The city of Arlington had been fighting the move — which was also cleared by a local judge — but now officials there say they won’t appeal. Six Flags opens for its 2009 season tomorrow; a TAB Commission spokeswoman said the park’s license could be issued by March 20.

by Nick Trougakos
Local Editor
Local Editor Nick Trougakos has been with The Oklahoman since 2002. Trougakos covered the military, federal agencies and courts before becoming an editor in 2005. Prior to joining The Oklahoman, Trougakos was a reporter for the Oklahoma City...
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