2 a.m. bar closing goes down the drain for now
An option allowing Alexandria bars to serve alcohol until 2 a.m. is dead for now.
At its meeting Monday night, a motion by council member Cindy Bigger to allow the one-hour later time failed after no one seconded it.
The council, which approved a first reading of the ordinance on a 3-1 vote last month, did not say anything after holding a lively public hearing that generated a split reaction - five people spoke in favor of the later last call and three people opposed it.
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