Easter Sunday: List of stores closing or staying open
Eggs, candy and bunnies are traditionally all part of America's Easter holiday. There is a list of stores that plan to be closed on Easter Sunday this year. That’s April 4. Many larger grocery stores, pharmacies and retailers are planning to give employees time off this time around. Here’s the list of stores that plan to be open on Easter, per RetailMenot.
Snow in Metro Detroit: List of closures, cancelations, postponements
DETROIT – Here we are tracking closures, cancelations and postponements due to the snow Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 in Metro Detroit. There are school closures, municipal building closures, and in the COVID era we now have rescheduled vaccination appointments (if you are having trouble viewing the list, click here):
Why is indoor dining at Michigan restaurants being shut down for 3 weeks despite fewer outbreaks?
Why is Michigan shutting down indoor dining at restaurants for three weeks even though there aren’t as many outbreaks linked to restaurants compared to other activities? From Wednesday (Nov. 18) through Dec. 8, Michiganders will only be able to order takeout from restaurants, unless outdoor seating is available. Gretchen Whitmer was asked the following question Sunday when she announced the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service’s new COVID-19 rules. “Restaurants and bars were able at least to mitigate some difficulties earlier in the year with outdoor dining. “That’s why this activity, like the others that are being addressed, fell into this category.”Whitmer said shutting down indoor dining at restaurants is among the actions health experts recommended to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Ann Arbor ReUse Center announces permanent closure
ANN ARBOR, Mich. After closing in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the ReUse Center of Ann Arbor announced Wednesday it will not be reopening. In an update on its official website, the large thrift store said it would not reopen due to many factors, including the challenges of the pandemic and inability to negotiate fair and sustainable rent terms with our landlord.Recycle Ann Arbor is looking into how future reuse efforts will continue. It is unknown if this will mean a new store or a different program. We thank the community for the many years of shopping and donating at the Reuse Center, the website said. We hope that you will continue to reuse, repair, refurbish, and donate usable goods to the many local thrift stores.More: All About Ann Arbor
Canada, US border closure: Heres what to know
DETROIT Non-essential between the United States and Canada has been banned since March amid the coronavirus pandemic. The border remaining closed to non-essential travel through at least June 21. Now, there are reports the ban on non-essential travel between the two countries could last until late July. In the more populated United States, cases are rising at vastly different paces depending on the state. The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel has been closed to non-essential travel since March 21, seemingly making it easier to complete a renovation of the tunnel.
Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge to close this summer for repairs
GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge, officially called the Wayne County Bridge, over the Trenton Channel is scheduled to close on or after May 1 for repairs. Once it is closed, the bridge may not reopen until October 2020, according to Grosse Ile Township officials. At the time, the county said the Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge will have to undergo extensive rehabilitation work during the 2020 construction season. The design for Phase II has been completed and rehabilitation work is being bid out. The Grosse Ile Toll Bridge remains open at the north end of the island.