Nightside Report May 14, 2021: Guests no longer required to wear masks at Comerica Park; Businesses, school districts respond to Michigan’s updated mask mandate

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Baseball fans watch the opening ceremony of the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians baseball game at Comerica Park, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Baseball fans watch the opening ceremony of the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians baseball game at Comerica Park, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Guests no longer required to wear masks at Comerica Park

DETROIT – For those looking to enjoy a ball game without having to wear a mask, Comerica Park has some good news for you.

According to the Detroit Tigers’ official PR Twitter account, guests at Comerica Park will no longer be required to wear masks at outdoor locations and seating areas. They will still be required for the indoor parts of the park.

The new Comerica Park rule matches the guidance issued Thursday by the CDC and Michigan’s new revised mandate on masks.

Click here to read more.

The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 873,335; Death toll now at 18,500

Metro Detroit weather: Bright, dry weekend with chances of rain on the way

Temperatures keep rising, but the rain chances remain paltry for much of the forecast.

Click here to read the full forecast.

4 Fast Facts

  • The controversy and outrage directed at a post online that threatened a 9-year-old hockey player continues. Click here to read more.
  • According to a new environmental audit at the Detroit Fire Department, 40% of firefighters have witnessed drinking on the job. Click here to read more.
  • The city of Detroit is ramping up its Demolition Projects and getting rid of more abandoned homes throughout its neighborhoods. Click here to read more.
  • The IndyCar Series launched the Race for Equality & Change initiative in summer 2020 to increase the series’ diversity and broaden racing opportunities. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Metro Detroit businesses, school districts respond to Michigan’s updated mask mandate

Michigan is lifting mask requirements for most indoor and outdoor settings for fully vaccinated residents, matching newly issued guidance from the CDC.

The new order will take effect on Saturday, May 15 at 9 a.m.

Click here to read more.

Scammers set up fake airline websites to target travelers

High tech thieves have a new way to trick those who are eager to travel.

Fake websites are not only getting travelers’ attention, but in some cases, they’re also getting your personal information and money.

Click here to read more.


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