Small Business Owners Excited As Visitors Return, Pack The State Fair Of Texas“The excitement is overwhelming,” fair official Rusty Fitzgerald said. “Everybody is so happy – after a two-year break — to be back out here.”
Some Small Businesses On Grapevine’s Main Street Asking Customers To Mask Up Again“We will be back wearing masks again. Hopefully not for too much longer, but at least until the increase in cases drops in Texas,” said Main Street Jewelry sales associate Bob Payton.
Restaurants Turn To $28B Federal Relief Fund After PPP Ran Out Of MoneyAn estimated one out of every six restaurants have closed for good since the start of the pandemic. Even more owners say they won’t make it another year without help.
Texas Mask Mandate Ends At Midnight: Will Gyms Still Require Them?Businesses across the state of Texas have made or are still making decisions on whether or not to still require masks after the statewide mandate ends Wednesday at midnight, March 10.
Fort Worth Restaurant Owner Excited To Be Able To Fill Every Table With Texas '100% Open' Next Week“We had to downsize,” said Martin Thompson, owner of Cat City Grill. “We’re running pretty much a skeleton crew right now.”
Dallas Community Creates Crowdsourced Spreadsheet For Help Finding Open Businesses In North TexasThe Dallasites101 community has created a crowdsourced spreadsheet for North Texans to find open businesses amid power outages and water issues.
Business Occupancy Rollbacks Triggered In North Texas After 7 Straight Days Of High COVID-19 Hospitalization RatesGovernor Greg Abbott has previously said in an Executive Order that if COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to exceed 15% for seven days in a row, then business openings will have to be scaled back.
Downtown Dallas Businesses Not Letting Guard Down During Presidential Election Results UncertaintyMultiple businesses have boarded up their window as a precaution in case there is unrest once the election results are known.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Joins Businesses Suing El Paso County Judge Over Coronavirus Restrictions During Surge In CasesJudge Samaniego's orders include shutting down all non-essential services for a two-week period, including in-person dining, gyms and salons.
Granbury Launches Mask Campaign For Businesses During Pandemic 'Because We Love Granbury'“We encourage everyone to show their love for Granbury and help us keep Granbury open for business,” said Visit Granbury Director Tammy Dooley.
Keller Businesses Parade Through Neighborhoods To Remind Community 'We're Open'The neighborhood parade was a chance to give families some socially-distant fun while promoting their shops and stores.
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.
Mask Supporters Say Texas Mandate Was Long OverdueThe new statewide mask mandate changes nothing at a Cedar Hill nail salon that has been requiring masks.
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.
At Least Half A Dozen North Texas Cities, Counties Implement Mask Mandates For BusinessesMultiple mask mandates went into effect this week for customers and staff in businesses.