MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The city of Miami Beach will stop enforcing the new 2 a.m. last call in South Beach, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
That means all those who had licenses to sell until 5 a.m. can resume doing it.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
It’s in response to a judge’s decision to invalidate the ordinance.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber said the city will appeal.
“We’re trying to foster a mixed-use work, play area. That’s what we are trying to do. It’s hard, if not impossible, to do that when you have all-night liquor sales concentrated in this small area,” said Gelber.MORE NEWS: Sharp Increase In Hospitalized Children With Covid Investigated In South Africa
The mayor added said he respectfully believes the judge misread the law and said the city has every right to impose this ordinance.