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Mario’s Saloon’s Oakland location opened Thursday.

Mario’s opens doors in Oakland

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor May 28, 2019
Inside Mario’s Oakland Saloon Thursday night, pop hits blasted over speakers as the bar filled to the brim with students and locals celebrating its grand opening.
Exterior of the unopened Mario’s Saloon’s Oakland location on Oakland Avenue.

A guide to Pittsburgh’s new breweries, bars and distilleries

By Joanna Li, News Editor April 10, 2019
The Cullen-Harrison Act, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, officially took effect on April 7, 1933. Now known as National Beer Day, the act legalized the sale of beer with an alcohol content of 3.2%. Eventually, this led to the ratification of the 21st Amendment, which repealed the 18th Amendment — the prohibition of alcohol.“I think this would be a good time for a beer,” Roosevelt said after signing The Cullen-Harrison Act.For those who are in agreement with the 32nd president, here’s a list of not-yet opened and recently debuted breweries, bars and distilleries in Pittsburgh to look out for:
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