The owners of two restaurants in Delray Beach will be allowed to sell alcohol just outside their doors during the city's Saint Patrick's Day parade. That decision came down last night at City Hall. 

Originally City Manager Louis Chapman denied a request from the owners of Bru's Room and HJ O'Connor's Pub to sell alcohol outdoors during the holiday event, which is being held Saturday, March 15th. 

In their appeals, the establishments argued tightening up bar space would cut into their profits. Commissioners agreed. 

The Delray Beach Police Chief argued that allowing outdoor liquor sales would threaten public safety. 

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