Stories tagged: "reopening"

A man sits at an exercise bike at a gym. Social distancing and wellness are at the top of mind when it comes to reopening Michigan during COVID-19. (Shutterstock)
Michigan Gyms Are Reopening After 6 Months. Here’s What to Know

Michigan gyms are finally reopening but with health precautions. Here’s the rundown on how to stay safe while you sweat.

Top: Motown Museum tour guide Jamia Henry points out notable Motown legends during a tour of the museum. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Bottom: Folks can’t wait to get back inside Hitsville, U.S.A. Here’s the exterior view of the Motown Museum is seen, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
LISTEN: Detroit’s Motown Museum Has Reopened — and This Playlist Will Get You There In Style

The birthplace of Motown almost sold out upon reopening to the public after a four-month closure. Here’s what to know before you go, and a curated playlist to get you in the groove.

Janet Webster Jones, owner of Source Booksellers in Detroit, helps a customer who stopped by to pick up an online order. (Photo by Adam Fox-Long)
WATCH: How a Detroit Bookstore Owner Kept Her Community Reading During the Pandemic

During the pandemic, Source Booksellers owner Janet Webster Jones has a new approach to her timeless mission of connecting Michiganders with good reads.

Clockwise from top left: Michigan Science Center (photo via Wikimedia Commons); Explore the universe at the Michigan Science Center (Photo via Facebook); The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (Photo by Juan N Only via Flickr); “Self-Portrait with Monkey” by Frida Kahlo (1938) is on loan to the DIA from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y. for "Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí." (Image via Facebook); Visitors will be able to walk the steps and enter the Detroit Institute of Arts this Friday. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)
Museums, Arts and Culture Institutes Are Opening Up In Detroit. Here’s What to Know and Where to Go

The DIA, Michigan Science Center, and more open these must-see exhibits to visitors July 10. Wear your mask!

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.

A bartender mixes a drink while wearing a mask and face shield at Slater's 50/50 in Santa Clarita, CA. Bars have been tied to numerous recent outbreaks across the nation. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Michigan’s Cocktails-to-Go and Social Drinking Districts: What to Expect

Gov. Whitmer’s plan for cocktails-to-go will make for a fun summer, but see how this fits into her ultimate goal of making schools safe for the fall.

Drone footage of Jobbie Nooner 2020 hardly lets on that we're in the midst of a pandemic. (Image by Captain Jim via Youtube)
What’s Leading to the Coronavirus Comeback in Michigan? Bars and Boat Parties, for Starters

As summer hits, many Michiganders seem to be done with the coronavirus. The coronavirus isn’t done with them.