GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — Lakeshore companies are adjusting to attempt to preserve some income coming in on an necessary vacation weekend.
Chris Evans, the overall supervisor of the Copper Put up, says the bar and restaurant would usually be packed over the vacation weekend.
The enterprise needed to shift to a takeout pleasant menu and is rising security procedures to guard staff and prospects.
“Every little thing from the way in which we put together issues within the kitchen to all the way in which after we’re giving it to our friends and prospects,” Evans mentioned.
Kyle Vanstrien, the co-owner of Lengthy Street Distillers, says they made adjustments like including a pick-up spot on the patio and promoting cocktail kits to go.
He wonders what the state of affairs will appear like as soon as they’ll have seating inside. Vanstrien says the main focus of the enterprise proper now could be to maintain staff and prospects secure.
Brandon Fitzgerald lives within the space and says discovering parking was a lot simpler than he anticipated.
“I’d say there are far fewer folks now than there are usually on a Memorial Day weekend,” Fitzgerald mentioned.
He feels assured the companies in Grand Haven could make it by means of however is anxious about others close by.
“I feel it’s a number of the smaller companies once you discuss Allendale and Robinson Township and a few of these smaller areas on the market that they’re hurting fairly unhealthy proper now,” Fitzgerald mentioned.
Many enterprise house owners say they’re hopeful some restrictions will likely be relaxed quickly to allow them to salvage the summer season season.
“If we are able to get any sort of capability, it could vastly assist us out. We’re scraping by, however we’re staying constructive,” Evans mentioned.
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