Tag: restaurant

the front of the Union Cabaret and Grill in downtown Kalamazoo

August 17, 2021

Recipients include at least one Kalamazoo restaurant that shut down.

The front of Central City Tap House in downtown Kalamazoo.

July 13, 2021

Central City Tap House isn’t closed permanently, but is waiting to open until it has enough staff.

the side window of a restaurant showing empty tables and chairs inside

July 9, 2021

The downtown restaurant cited the labor shortage and rising costs as reasons behind the decision to close.

the side window of a restaurant showing empty tables and chairs inside

June 22, 2021

Experts say one in six restaurants closed down for good during the pandemic. But reopening comes with its own uncertainty.

a woman in a face mask and face shield behind the counter at a restaurant

May 20, 2021

Though Michigan allows vaccinated people to go maskless, business owners are left to fend for themselves in enforcing them.

a help wanted sign in a restaurant window

May 3, 2021

Health concerns and harsh work environments are leading many businesses to suffer staffing shortages.

A cafe with a "now open" sign

April 16, 2021

Even with infection rates soaring, the restaurant business is climbing back toward pre-pandemic levels.

a placard outside a restaurant reads "curbside pickup only"

April 6, 2021

$28.6B set aside for restaurants in the last stimulus package may not be enough and could leave some restaurants out in the cold.

a crowded restaurant where some people are wearing face masks

March 31, 2021

A recent survey shows a majority of the state’s residents have dined out since restaurants reopened in February. But the risks are still there.

a help wanted sign in a restaurant window

March 8, 2021

The state is allowing restaurants to open at 50% capacity, but some businesses are having a hard time covering shifts.