To Fight COVID New Orleans Is Shutting Down All Bars During Mardi GrasThe city of New Orleans is taking extreme measures to try and slow the spread of coronavirus. Next week The Big Easy will shut down all bars, even for takeout service, through Mardi Gras weekend.
North Texas Bars File $1M Lawsuit Against Gov. Greg AbbottA group of bar owners in Dallas, Terrell and Austin filed a $1 million lawsuit this week after Gov. Greg Abbott ordered bars to close June 26.
Gov. Greg Abbott's Order To Close Bars 'Inadvertently' Shut Down 1,500 Texas RestaurantsAccording to the Texas Restaurant Association, the closure of these restaurants has put 35,000 employees out of work.
Mixed Drinks To-Go Allowed In Texas As Bars Forced To Close AgainMixed drinks to-go are now allowed in Texas as bars throughout the state are forced to close again due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, according to the Texas Restaurant Association.
Texas Bar Owners Lament Latest Closures Due To COVID-19 Surge: 'A Lot Of People Won't Make It Through Round 2'Establishments that have been ordered to close will be allowed to remain open for takeout and delivery services, which include alcoholic beverages.
Closing Time: Austin Joins Big Texas Cities In Limiting Bars, RestaurantsThe mayor of Austin has ordered all city bars and restaurants closed, and is limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people.