Not all restaurants ready to reopen despite COVID restrictions being loosened
“Today (Tuesday), we are announcing that restaurants and bars can operate at 50% capacity. READ: Michigan loosens COVID restrictions on restaurants -- here are all the detailsAdWhile some restaurants and bars welcome the news, some say it isn’t worth it. As things stand, this is about restaurants like Red Coat and how much they can handle. He decided the 50% capacity is still too risky and he won’t open for sit-down service yet. READ: New bill would allow Michigan bars to stay open until 4 a.m.READ: Here are the 14 changes to Michigan’s COVID rules: Restaurants, gyms, stadiums, retail, gatherings
Michigan restaurant owner reacts to new indoor dining capacity rule
LANSING, Mich. – Tuesday’s announcement that Michigan restaurants are able to increase their indoor dining capacity comes as good news for establishments that have now had to deal with two shutdowns since the pandemic started. “Today (Tuesday), we are announcing that restaurants and bars can operate at 50% capacity. READ: Michigan loosens COVID restrictions on restaurants -- here are all the detailsAd“It’s encouraging, it’s very encouraging,” said Nikola’s BBQ manager, Velko Milosevich. “I’m just hopeful by summer, things will return to normal. The Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association issued a statement on the updated restriction:
Majority of misdemeanor tickets issued for curfew violations during demonstrations in Detroit dismissed
DETROIT – A majority of misdemeanor tickets issued during two nights of demonstrations in Detroit have been dismissed, according to officials. The tickets were issued while Detroit was under a curfew that required people to stay off city streets after 8 p.m. unless they were going to the doctor, drug store or grocery store. After a review, a majority of misdemeanor tickets issued on May 31 and June 2 will be dismissed. In light of that review, the Law Department is dismissing the majority of misdemeanor tickets issued on May 31 and June 2. Although certain cases from these two dates will be pursued, the City believes it is best to dismiss the vast majority of citations.
The Magnificent Mile is ‘not invincible.’ Water Tower Place faces its biggest challenge since the North Michigan Avenue mall opened.
Since January 2019, a curfew at the mall bans unsupervised teens on Friday and Saturday evenings. The mall said it had been having issues with disruptive teens for months and imposed the curfew shortly after an incident involving 60 young people gathered on North Michigan Avenue. Some were believed to be involved in an attack on people at a nearby Red Line station and the mall was forced to close early that day.chicagotribune.com
Ohio governor announces 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew to slow spread of COVID-19
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew as the state tries to slow the rapid spread of COVID-19. “We believe this will help reduce COVID-19 spread,” he wrote. We believe this will help reduce #COVID19 spread. On Tuesday, Ohio reported 7,079 new COVID-19 cases, bring the state total up to 312,443.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announces statewide curfew as COVID-19 cases spike
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced a new curfew as the state faces a COVID-19 surge. The curfew will run from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for three weeks starting Thursday. "We believe this will help reduce #COVID19 spread," DeWine tweeted. DeWine spoke after a record of over 8,000 cases were reported in a single day last week. DeWine focused the order on private gatherings, not restaurants or bars.cbsnews.com
Detroit leaders react to weekend protests, issue citywide curfew
DETROIT – Detroit leaders Mayor Mike Duggan, Police Chief James Craig and several local pastors addressed yet another round of protests Downtown. On Sunday hundreds of demonstrators crowded Downtown Detroit to protest against the recent killing of black Minneapolis man George Floyd. Police Chief Craig says that only 21 people of the 84 arrested Saturday were from Detroit. Both Mayor Duggan and Chief Craig said they respect people’s right to peacefully protest, but won’t tolerate violence here in the city. Justice for the family of George Floyd.”MORE: Leaders call out protesters from suburbs who participated in violent Detroit George Floyd protest
Flint announces city-wide curfew starting Thursday
FLINT, Mich. – A curfew will be instituted in Flint to slow the spread of coronavirus, starting Thursday. UPDATE -- April 1, 2020: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 9,334; Death toll rises to 337During a Facebook Live event, Mayor Sheldon Neeley said the curfew aims to limit the amount of people in public and increase social distancing. Whitmer officially declared a state of disaster Wednesday after the amount of coronavirus cases in Michigan reached nearly 10,000. Michigan coronavirus timeline: Key dates, COVID-19 case tracking, state ordersGenesee County, as of April 1, 2020, has 249 confirmed cases of COVID-19. More information on coronavirus (COVID-19):
Baltimore: Before and after the curfew
A video timeline shows the scene on the streets of Baltimore before and after a 10pm curfew was enforced. The curfew was in response to a night of looting, riots and protests surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody under mysterious circumstances.cbsnews.com