South Side bar that hosted Trump rally shut down for violating COVID-19 restrictions; 12 others cited
A Mount Greenwood bar and restaurant that hosted a rally for former President Donald Trump in November has been closed indefinitely by Chicago’s department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection after violating COVID-19 restrictions by holding an indoor gathering last weekend with 99 people, city officials said Thursday.chicagotribune.com
New place to try in 2021: The Office Bar and Grill
It’s a new place to try in 2021: The Office Bar and Grill in Pleasanton. When you think of going to the office, you might not think comfort food, cocktails and casual dining. The restaurant offers American comfort food, like chicken fried steak, and some favorites with a twist, like crawfish coated in Cap’n Crunch cereal and deep fried to golden perfection. “It’s worth it to come out here because we have entertainment Friday and Saturday and it’s absolutely free,” Arevalo said. Find out how to register for the next mixer in the Facebook post below.
New Braunfels bar managers discuss plans to host ‘safe’ New Year’s Eve party
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – COVID-19 cases are surging in parts of our area, including Comal County, where health officials are reporting an all-time total of 5,576 cases. “We’re making sure that we’re always in compliance and doing the best that we can to keep everybody safe,” Liker said. Despite the safety efforts, there is still cause for concern as Comal County health officials release the latest positivity rate. Still, county officials say they’re not planning any major shutdowns. Pearson and Liker say they plan to enforce those guidelines heading into 2021.
San Antonio business defends itself against COVID-19 citation issued by City of San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – A small local business is defending itself after it was cited by the City of San Antonio this weekend for violating COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines. We follow the governor’s orders, the city orders and we work with the city,” Cullum said. The city of San Antonio states the license is supposed to be visible somewhere for people to see and that wasn’t the case. Whatever it is, we will comply.”The city of San Antonio did not provide any more specifics about the citation. My family has been in service for San Antonio for over eight years, and I am a servant to San Antonio.
Wisconsin man who triggered violent Madison protest will plead guilty to extortion
That same day he and another man visited the State Street bar with the stereo and were escorted out by police. He returned to the bar the next day with the same man and another, complained about how he was treated the day before and demanded free food and beer to make up for it. He suggested he would have protesters burn the place down if the owners didn’t comply, saying police let protesters do what they want.chicagotribune.com
‘We’re a huge part of the recovery,’ says San Antonio bar owner pushing for coronavirus relief
SAN ANTONIO – Jody Newman is the owner of The Friendly Spot in Southtown. We at the friendly spot, we did it for over four and a half months. Bexar County Commissioners Court to hear details on plan to help bars reopenNewman has been an active voice for the Texas Bar and Restaurant Association. Catch KSAT Q&A live at 6:30 p.m. and on the Nightbeat. Related: ‘This is not what we want’: Bar owners react to Bexar County Judge’s decision to reopen bars
2 new local businesses in one space | SA Live | KSAT 12
2 new local businesses in one space | SA Live | KSAT 12Published: June 20, 2020, 9:57 amHot new place opens up by the University of Texas San Antonio. The Study Space is a fun new place to hang. They have a full coffee bar, restaurant and full bar. Don't forget about Dario's Bakery that just opened up inside. Chef Dario serves up a delicious key lime pie for summer.
Investigation underway after bar explodes in Houston
HOUSTON – Authorities in Houston are investigating the cause of an explosion at a bar early Friday morning. According to KSAT12′s sister station KPRC, several people reportedly heard the explosion at Bar 5015 around 4:45 a.m.Reports say the cause was likely a gas explosion and that debris is scattered down the street and up a block from the bar, which is located on Almeda Road. A food truck near the area was also completely destroyed, officials said. No injuries have been reported. Stay with KSAT12 both online and on-air for more information.