Dry no more! First liquor store opens in Pearland

PEARLAND, Texas (KTRK) -- If you live in Pearland and like to consume an adult beverage, or two, you'll love this news.

The first liquor store has opened in the city after voters overturned the dry laws last November.

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Inside WB Liquors, many patrons were grabbing their favorite bottle.

"It's beneficial to keep the city's tax base in the city. A lot of the things we come to expect from a city are provided by the tax money. So it's good for everybody," Don Nelson said.

Previously, city laws only allowed beer and wine sales in stores.

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