Tag: shutdown

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

December 21, 2020

The new orders – extended through January 15 – will allow schools and many entertainment venues to reopen.

a placard outside a restaurant reads "curbside pickup only"

December 8, 2020

The governor announced Monday that the three-week-old pause on indoor dining, large gatherings, and most in-person classes will be extended by nearly two weeks.

a sign in a window reads "closed"

December 8, 2020

A restaurant industry group says COVID-19 has devastated its member businesses.

a sign on a restaurant door says "to-go orders only"

December 7, 2020

The state’s three-week “pause” on indoor dining is set to expire Wednesday, but many think it could be extended.

a person stands in a road with a sign that reads "Please Help. Hard Times. Unemployed"

December 4, 2020

New unemployment data shows an unsurprising trend: New COVID rules caused job losses.

a street view of the Food Dance restaurant

December 2, 2020

Rules issued two weeks ago closed many businesses for three weeks. The governor hasn’t ruled out extending the restrictions past December 8 if numbers don’t improve.

a closed sign on the front door of a bar

November 17, 2020

Some applaud new efforts to contain COVID by temporarily closing bars, theaters, and some schools. Others call it a death blow to restaurants and a power grab.

governor gretchen whitmer during a press conference

November 16, 2020

New restrictions issued by state health officials limits gatherings, closes restaurants and schools for three weeks.

a building facade with a sign that reads "Kalamazoo Public Library"

November 16, 2020

The library has closed completely for a week to prepare for the change.

a lighted sign for the Kalamazoo State Theatre

November 16, 2020

The live events venue was just a day away from reopening before being forced to close again due to COVID.