Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County Restaurateurs Hope to Say 'Cheers!'.(Journal North)

Byline: Gary E. Salazar Journal Staff Writer

Election To Decide Beer, Wine Sales

For Sherry Wise, a September election could have a significant impact on the restaurant she has owned for a little more than a year in Santa Fe County.

Wise is hoping Santa Fe County residents will vote during a Sept. 23 special election to allow restaurants in the unincorporated areas of the county to sell beer and wine.

"If we don't get beer and wine, we won't be in business," said Wise, who owns the Blue Sky Cafe off N.M. 14. "It's necessary for business."

Wise and other restaurant owners located in unincorporated areas of the county are unable to get beer and wine licenses. …

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