Texarkana, Arkansas’ entertainment district moved one step closer to reality as the planning commission took one more swipe at the ordinances governing it, along with some of the proprietors of downtown establishments that will be affected by these coming rules.
One major consideration batted back and forth was open containers. Glass containers, such as bottles, would still be forbidden.
“Cans, yes, those will be allowed. Open cups, but no reason it should just be red cups,” said Boots Thomas, chairperson.
The question of where customers with open containers could go is up for more discussion.
“The rule needs to be that once you leave an establishment with an open container, you are not allowed to enter another, regardless. Finish it in the placed purchased or