2012 News Articles
4Play Sports Bar
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION
4Play Sports Bar victim of NHL lockout?
Converting to supper club in new year
By: Martin Cash
WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS ARCHIVES
Jets fans would gather at 4Play Sports Bar for the electric atmosphere for home games - as well as road games - when the NHL returned to Winnipeg last season.
Although the proprietors will not admit it, 4Play Sports Bar may be the first casualty of the great NHL lockout of 2012-13.
The three-year-old sports-bar extravaganza is closing after New Year's Eve and will convert to a supper club for early spring re-opening.
Liquor Lottery Presentation
(Presentation was made to the Government Committee Studying the Amalgamation of Manitoba Lotteries and Manitoba Liquor Control Commission)
September 27th, 2012
Chairman and committee members
Good afternoon, my name is Scott Jocelyn
I am Executive Director of the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association.
Our association represents lounge and restaurant operators from virtually every community in the province of Manitoba.
A large number of these locations are licensed to serve alcohol and have gaming in their establishments.
Lockout Tough to Chew
Lockout tough to chew
Here's how downtown restaurants, bars hope to cope while waiting for the NHL season to start
By: Geoff Kirbyson
10/13/2012 7:57 AM
BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Michael Schafer from Rudy’s Eat & Drink is working with various alcohol companies to create special evenings, such as bourbon-tasting dinners, to help convince downtown workers to stick around after 5 pm
What a difference a lockout makes.
Pick your over-the-top noun: pandemonium, bedlam, madhouse -- they all fit in describing the atmosphere in restaurants, pubs and bars in and around the MTS Centre at the start of hockey season last year.
More Canadians Go Out for Dinner
By: Murray McNeill
• Winnipeg Free Press : 02/3/2012 1:00 AM |
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Enlarge Image
Caitlyn Fecyk and Andrew Shefchyk of Boston Pizza have noticed an increase in visits as of late.
RESTAURANT visits are on the rise in Manitoba, and a market research groups says it's part of a national trend that will see visits increase by nearly 10 per cent in Canada over the next five years.