Learn how to make an ultimate charcuterie board at home
Charcuterie boards are all the rage these days and you’re sure to find them as a centerpiece at gatherings this holiday season. Now, there’s a trend that’s making them even more festive for the season. We’re talking about charcuterie wreaths! Yes, they’re designed exactly how this sounds.
Michigan business has liquor license suspended for violating COVID mask, capacity, curfew rules
MARQUETTE, Mich. – A Michigan business has had its liquor licenses and permits suspended because it didn’t require masks, exceeded the capacity limit and stayed open past curfew, according to the state. The maximum capacity allowed for indoor dining is 25%, and a 10 p.m. curfew was installed. Michigan officials accuse the Wooden Nickel, at 1751 Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette, of violating several COVID-19 indoor dining rules. According to the state, the company allowed non-residential indoor gatherings, failed to require cave coverings for staff members and patrons, exceeded the 25% capacity limit and allowed indoor dining after 10 p.m. Since September, the state has suspended the liquor licenses of 40 businesses for alleged violations of COVID-19 emergency orders.
Full list of 41 Michigan businesses that have had liquor licenses suspended over COVID rules
DETROIT – The state of Michigan has suspended the liquor licenses of 41 businesses for violating various COVID-19 safety rules. Odyssey EntertainmentLocation: 700 East Broadway Avenue in Muskegon HeightsDate of suspension: Aug. 26, 2020The Commission ordered an emergency suspension of the Class C License. The Commission issued an emergency suspension order of its Class C and SDM liquor licenses and Sunday sales (p.m.) permit. The Commission issued an emergency suspension order of its Class C and SDM licenses and permit for Sunday sales (p.m.). The Commission issued an emergency suspension order of its Class C and SDM licenses and permit for Sunday sales (p.m.).
Here are all 37 Michigan businesses that have had liquor licenses suspended for alleged COVID violations
DETROIT – The state of Michigan has suspended the liquor licenses of 37 businesses for violating various COVID-19 safety rules. Chapz RoadhouseLocation: 9950 North Greenville Road in LakeviewDate of suspension: Nov. 25, 2020Click here to view the full suspension order. The Commission issued an emergency suspension order of its Class C and SDM liquor licenses and Sunday sales (p.m.) permit. Rock House/Mine ShaftLocation: 915 Razorback Drive in HoughtonDate of suspension: Nov. 25, 2020Click here to view the full suspension order. The Commission issued an emergency suspension order of its Class C and SDM licenses and its permit for Sunday sales (p.m.).
3 Michigan businesses have liquor licenses suspended for COVID mask, gathering violations, state says
DETROIT – Three Michigan businesses have had their liquor licenses suspended for violating COVID-19 safety rules regarding masks and gatherings, according to the state. The Michigan Liquor Control Commission cited multiple violations of the current Michigan Department of Health and Human Services emergency order. Since September, the MLCC has suspended the liquor licenses of 37 businesses throughout the state. On Jan. 14, the state ordered the emergency suspension of the liquor licenses and permits for 408, Inc. d/b/a The Post Local Bistro. On Jan. 15, the state ordered the emergency suspension of the liquor licenses and permits for KG Hardscrabble, LLC, d/b/a Bitely Tavern.
Michigan orders emergency suspension of liquor licenses for 3 businesses due to COVID-19 violations
DETROIT – The state of Michigan has ordered the emergency suspension of liquor licenses for three businesses accused of violating COVID-19 gathering and mask rules. The Michigan Liquor Control Commission cited multiple violations of the current Michigan Department of Health and Human Services emergency order. Since September, the MLCC has suspended the liquor licenses of 34 businesses throughout the state. The cafe’s Class C liquor license and permits for Sunday sales, additional bar, dance entertainment and extended hours was suspended, state officials said. The hearing will determine whether the suspension should continue or be replaced by other fines and penalties, officials said.
NYE gatherings cause concern among health officials during COVID-19 crisis
NYE gatherings cause concern among health officials during COVID-19 crisis New Year's Eve will look much differently this year than in previous years. But health officials are still sounding the alarm about mass gatherings leading to the spread of COVID-19. Nikki Battiste reports.cbsnews.com
Michigan’s ‘3-week pause’ COVID restrictions in effect: What to know
Under new restrictions issued Sunday evening by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), here’s what is closed starting Wednesday, Nov. 18 until Dec. 8 in Michigan. Hair salons, barber shops, other personal services (Per the MDHHS order -- Section 4.e. : In facilities offering non-essential personal care services, including hair, nail, tanning, massage, traditional spa, tattoo, body art, and piercing services, and similar personal care services, gatherings are only. (MDHHS)Face mask requirementUnder this MDHHS epidemic order, all persons participating in gatherings are required to wear a face mask. Again, this order takes effect on November 18, 2020 at 12:01 AM, at which time the October 29, 2020, order entitled Gatherings and Face Mask Order is rescinded, the state says.
Restaurant owners weigh in on Michigan’s new COVID-19 emergency order
DETROIT – On Thursday, Michigan health officials issued a new COVID-19 emergency order that included stricter regulations on restaurants and gatherings. Under the new order, no more than 50 people can gather indoors unless there is fixed seating. Also, restaurants, bars and other indoor non-residential locations cannot allow more than six people at a table. Read: Michigan issues new COVID-19 emergency order with stricter rules for restaurants, gatheringsRead: How ‘incredibly concerning’ COVID-19 cases are trending in each of Michigan’s 8 regionsFor Matt Buskard, owner of Bobcat Bonnie’s in Corktown and Ferndale, he’s put up ventilated tents for increased safety and capacity. Read: Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan gatheringsRead: Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan restaurants and bars
Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan gatherings
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan health officials issued a new COVID-19 emergency order Thursday (Oct. 29) that includes stricter regulations for indoor gatherings. MDHHS’s previous COVID-19 order was set to expire Friday. MORE: Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan restaurants and barsOfficials said failure to follow the order could violate a business or professional’s licensure requirements or present a workplace safety violation. COVID-19 trendsAfter the first cases of COVID-19 trickled into Michigan in mid-March, the pandemic hit with full force by the end of the month. Previous restrictionsThe state of Michigan was under a stay-at-home order for 70 days at the start of the pandemic, beginning on March 24.
Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan restaurants and bars
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan health officials issued a new COVID-19 emergency order Thursday (Oct. 29) that includes stricter regulations for restaurants. MDHHS’s previous COVID-19 order was set to expire Friday. COVID-19 trendsAfter the first cases of COVID-19 trickled into Michigan in mid-March, the pandemic hit with full force by the end of the month. Previous restrictionsThe state of Michigan was under a stay-at-home order for 70 days at the start of the pandemic, beginning on March 24. TIMELINE: Michigan’s stay-at-home orderOriginally, the stay-at-home order was supposed to last three weeks, but it was extended on April 9, then again on April 24, May 7 and May 22.
How 'incredibly concerning’ COVID-19 cases are trending in each of Michigan’s 8 regions
LANSING, Mich. – As the number of COVID-19 cases spikes dramatically, Michigan’s top medical official broke down the “incredibly disturbing” trends in each of the state’s eight regions. All eight regions are currently seeing increases in COVID-19 cases. State officials said they expected to see more deaths after the rise in hospitalizations, and that has been the case. This restriction affects gatherings such as banquets and weddings, which have been identified as high-risk events leading to the rise in Michigan’s daily COVID-19 cases. COVID-19 trendsAfter the first cases of COVID-19 trickled into Michigan in mid-March, the pandemic hit with full force by the end of the month.
Michigan issues new COVID-19 emergency order with stricter rules for restaurants, gatherings
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan health officials have issued a new COVID-19 emergency order that includes stricter regulations on restaurants and gathering limits. MDHHS’s previous COVID-19 order was set to expire Friday. This restriction affects gatherings such as banquets and weddings, which have been identified as high-risk events leading to the rise in Michigan’s daily COVID-19 cases. An additional 19 outbreaks of up to 52 cases are linked to church services, which are exempt from enforcement under the order, state officials said. MORE: Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan restaurants and barsAnyone who enters restaurants and bars must give their name and phone number so officials can reach them if necessary for contact tracing.
What will holidays look like with COVID? Michigan offers guidance on travel, gatherings
Coronavirus cases are rising in Michigan and around the country -- and many are asking -- what will the holidays look like? If you’re looking for some guidance, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a guide on holiday travel and gatherings. Are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19, or live or work with someone at increased risk of severe illness. The new guidance also urges Michiganders to consider hosting virtual festivities instead of in-person holiday gatherings if there is a risk of community spread based on the risk identified in the MI Safe Start map. Keep safe around food drinks, including following good hygiene and limiting the amount of people in areas where food is prepared.
Here are some tips for safe trick-or-treating around Ann Arbor this year
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Halloween is different this year and so is how Ann Arbor residents are collecting candy with their little ghouls. While some residents are opting to stay home, others are trying to keep trick-or-treating fun but safe. The City of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County Health Department have shared recommendations made by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Here are some safety tips to consider this Halloween:Parents should explain why trick-or-treating this year is different and discuss safety and physical distancing with their children. Inside residential gatherings in the City of Ann Arbor must be 10 persons or smaller while outside residential gatherings are limited to 25 people.
MDHHS issues new order requiring masks, restricting gatherings, limiting some businesses in Michigan
Bars must close indoor common areas, and indoor gatherings are prohibited in most areas where alcohol is sold. The epidemic order that Director Gordon issued today is an important step to protect Michiganders across the state from the spread of COVID-19. The order also requires children and staff members to wear masks at schools, except for in Michigan Economic Recovery Council Region 6. Indoor gatherings of more than 10 and up to 500 people occurring at a non-residential venue are permitted within certain limits. Indoor gatherings are prohibited anywhere alcoholic beverages are sold, except for table services where parties are separated from one another by at least six feet.
Washtenaw County Health Department updates gathering restrictions in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Washtenaw County Health Department (WCHD) has limited the size of outdoor gatherings in residential settings to 25 people for the cities of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. “We are currently seeing a sharp increase in cases among local, college-age individuals,” said Washtenaw County health officer Jimena Loveluck in a press release last week. On Aug. 20, the health department limited social gatherings to 25 people but new updates distinguish between residential and non-residential venues. Restaurants within the cities of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti may continue to operate at 50 percent of their normal capacity. Visit the Washtenaw County Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard to find resources on testing, symptoms and updates.
‘Cluster’ of COVID-19 cases confirmed at University of Michigan residence hall
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan has confirmed a “cluster” of COVID-19 positive cases in the South Quad residence hall on its downtown Ann Arbor campus. On Thursday, the university announced that the sixth and eighth floors of the residence hall have the most cases and are “the area of focus” through a community notice. The cluster was identified by U-M Environment, Health & Safety and the Washtenaw County Health Department. There have been 65 positive cases across the U-M campus in the past two weeks, according to its COVID-19 dashboard. Anyone that has symptoms or a high risk or known exposure, should contact University Health Service (UHS) at 734-764-8320 or complete the online assessment immediately.
Ceremony in Grosse Pointe Farms honors Michiganders who died in 9/11
GROSSE POINTE FARMS, Mich. – A small group gathered Friday morning in Grosse Pointe Farms to pay respect to Michiganders lost in 9/11. It happened at The War Memorial, a home donated by the Alger family back in the 1940′s. David Alger was a Mutual Fund Manager who died 19 years ago in his office at the World Trace Center. The War Memorial is a moving setting for the observance, with the veteran’s garden, a large American flag flown at half-staff and Lake St. Clair lapping at the sea wall. “And as a patriotic, cultural community leader, The War Memorial is committed to those moments in time where we can bring people together and to really think about our past as we think about our future," War Memorial President Charles Burke said.
University of Michigan steps up COVID-19 testing to 3,000 weekly tests with new program
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The University of Michigan is ramping up its coronavirus (COVID-19) testing with plans to reach 3,000 weekly tests by the end of September. Students, faculty and staff at the Ann Arbor campus can receive tests as part of the voluntary, free and opt-in surveillance U-M COVID-19 Community Sampling and Tracking Program. Martin is guiding development for the Community Sampling and Tracking Program. U-M community members with COVID-19 symptoms or individuals in close contact with someone with a positive COVID-19 test will not be tested. Students, staff and faculty who have previously been diagnosed with COVID-19 should not enroll in the U-M COVID-19 Community Sampling and Tracking Program.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Police Department partnership seeks to educate social students
ANN ARBOR, Mich. University of Michigan students congregating in large groups or not wearing masks can expect to receive reminders about public health and safety. On Aug. 24, the City of Ann Arbor issued an emergency order limiting indoor gatherings to 10 people, and outdoor gatherings to 25. She said that with the new Ann Arbor ordinance, there is less confusion about where people should be wearing masks. Learn more about the Michigan Ambassador program here. Related:City of Ann Arbor issues emergency ordinance limiting gatherings, requires face masksAnn Arbor Parks and Recreation: Tubing prohibited on Argo Cascades starting FridayAnn Arbor Police Department announces University of Michigan partnership for fall term
Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation: Tubing prohibited on Argo Cascades starting Friday
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Starting Friday, you wont be able to lazily float along Argo Cascades in your tube, according to Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation. The department made an announcement Wednesday afternoon that tubing will no longer be permitted in the Argo Cascades section of the Huron River, which wraps around the northeast part of downtown Ann Arbor. The decision was made to support ordinances and orders made by the City of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County Health Department. The City of Ann Arbor ordinance, effective as of Monday, Aug. 24, limited outdoor social gatherings to 25 people and indoor gatherings to 10. But individuals with their own tubes continue to use the Argo Cascades creating crowds that are not consistent with the current orders.Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation staff will work with Ann Arbor Police Department to enforce the new ordinance.
City of Ann Arbor issues emergency ordinance limiting gatherings, requires face masks
ANN ARBOR, Mich. With more students headed back to Ann Arbor, an emergency ordinance has been put in place to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. On Monday night, the Ann Arbor City Council unanimously passed the temporary emergency ordinance, which limits social gatherings and requires face coverings. Wash your hands frequently and do your part to keep our community safe.Supporting both state and Washtenaw County orders, the ordinance states indoor gatherings cannot exceed 10 individuals from different households. Outdoor gatherings can not exceed 25. Related:Washtenaw County restricts outdoor gatherings in Ann Arbor, Ypsi to 25 peopleUniversity of Michigan students begin moving into dorms amid COVID-19 pandemicAnn Arbor Police Department announces University of Michigan partnership for fall term
Washtenaw County restricts outdoor gatherings in Ann Arbor, Ypsi to 25 people
YPSILANTI, Mich. Washtenaw County Health Department issued a public health emergency order to limit the size of social gatherings or events Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. County officials are not allowing more than 25 people to gather at outdoor events. The local order enhances existing state orders and further restricts social gathering in areas at increased risk for COVID-19 outbreaks as the student population returns to local universities. Social gatherings without preventative measures can quickly lead to increased local cases of COVID, said Jimena Loveluck, MSW, health officer for Washtenaw County. I support the Washtenaw County Health Officers social gathering limitation 100% and thank her for her leadership, Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor said.
Outdoor events limited to 25 people in East Lansing under new emergency order
EAST LANSING, Mich. Ingham County Health Officer Linda S. Vail signed an emergency order on Tuesday that restricts outdoor gatherings to no more than 25 people in the city of East Lansing amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Vails new emergency order is specific to East Lansing -- which is home to thousands of college students who attend Michigan State University (MSU). The emergency order also includes properties adjacent to those streets. East Lansing residents must still comply with the states 10-person capacity limit for indoor gatherings. Those who defy East Lansings new emergency order may face a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in prison and/or a $200 fine, officials said.
Michigan limits indoor gatherings, sets limited open for casinos: What to know
Gretchen Whitmer issued amended orders on Wednesday to limit indoor gatherings, while setting a reopening date for Detroits casinos, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the state. Indoor gatherings, barsThe amended order requires statewide indoor gatherings to be limited to 10 people. Detroit casinosAdditionally, under the new orders, Detroit casinos will also be allowed to open on Aug. 5, but their occupancy will be limited to 15% capacity. As we see COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Michiganders cannot afford to drop our guard. After seeing a resurgence in cases connected to social gatherings across the state, we must further limit gatherings for the health of our community and economy.
Dozens of teens detained by Detroit officers after large gatherings organized downtown
DETROIT Large crowds of teenagers in Downtown Detroit got the attention of Detroit police on Wednesday night. Dozens if teens were detained by officers throughout the night for disorderly conduct. The large gatherings were organized by posts on social media. May 27, 2020 -- Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 55,608; Death toll now at 5,334Watch the video above for the full report.
How to get together safely now that gatherings of 10 people or less are permitted
How to get together safely now that gatherings of 10 people or less are permittedPublished: May 21, 2020, 5:56 pmMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that gatherings of 10 people or less are now permitted -- and it’s a welcome change for many.
How to get together safely now that gatherings of 10 people or less are permitted
DETROIT Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that gatherings of 10 people or less are now permitted -- and its a welcome change for many. After weeks of staying at home, many people are wondering how to gather safely. MORE: Heres what Michigan Gov. Those things are all good things to think about but none of them are going to be perfect on their own, Malosh said.