‘People are going to lose jobs’: North St. Mary’s business owners express construction project concerns
Officials with San Antonio’s Public Works office addressed local stakeholders’ concerns about the ongoing construction project on North St. Mary's Street. Business owners say it's costing their bottom line.
Completely blindsided: Bar industry workers share their experience after second reclosing of Texas bars
SAN ANTONIO Open, closed, open, closed - such is the way for Texas bars, which were reclosed Friday at noon after Gov. Abbotts order reclosed bars and establishments whose receipts consist of 51% or more of alcohol sales. Greg Abbott expresses regret over reopening Texas bars during coronavirusBut those back-and-forth closures have left many who depend on the bar industry for income concerned about how theyre going to make ends meet. KSAT spoke with several people in the bar industry around San Antonio who shared their experience navigating the bar closures in an industry that is rapidly changing amid the coronavirus pandemic. With no direct clue who to blame or how to go about it, it seems the easy target bars, said Humphrey.
Gov. Greg Abbott says bars must close by noon, restaurants to scale back capacity
Greg Abbott on Friday took a tougher stance on curbing the coronavirus pandemic by further scaling back reopenings. Also under the new orders, rafting and tubing businesses must close and outdoor gatherings of 100 or more must be approved by local governments. Fridays order was issued at Texas specifically major cities are continuing to see a spike in COVID-19 cases. At this time, it is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars. The 638 new COVID-19 cases in Bexar County brings the areas tally to 8,452 cases.