Stories tagged: "Bars"

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16 Michigan Speakeasies Inspired by the Roaring Twenties

Knock, knock. What’s the password? Get the inside scoop on Michigan’s best speakeasy-inspired hangouts and haunts.

A 2021 Michigan Beer Lovers Bucket List: Must-Try Beers, Breweries, and Locales

Michigan is a beer lover’s dream. Here are the must-visit destinations for 2021, from Detroit all the way to the Upper Peninsula.

In this Thursday, June 18, 2020, file photo, patrons fill the Crow Bar in Sioux Falls, S.D. Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP, File)
Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread Is Backed by Science

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's closure of indoor bar service through most of lower Michigan Wednesday is backed by scientific data, a resource she's continually relied on to flatten the curve.

In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.

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How Northern Michigan Businesses Are Welcoming Customers Back

Restaurants are operating under a new normal, but cooped-ed up Michiganders are eager to get social again. Even if from a distance.