SAN ANTONIO – Texas is now 100% open, and whereas the state now not has a masks mandate in place, face coverings should still be required at some companies.
A number of companies on the Pearl haven’t modified their well being and security insurance policies regardless of Gov. Greg Abbott rescinding the mandate.
Many companies on the Pearl nonetheless require prospects to put on masks, together with Southerleigh Superb Meals and Brewery.
“We simply need all people to really feel secure and luxuriate in their time with us,” stated Allison Balfour, co-owner and administrative officer of Southerleigh Hospitality Group.
Prospects should put on a masks once they enter the restaurant.
“We even had folks yesterday that have been making an attempt to come back by and never put on a masks, regardless that it’s nonetheless required. And, you realize, we’ve had some folks be very nasty to our younger women and men which are working on the entrance door,” Balfour stated. “They usually’re simply making an attempt to do their jobs. They’re simply making an attempt to do their jobs and keep secure.”
Balfour stated regardless that they’re allowed to open the enterprise at 100%, they’re nonetheless working at 50% as a result of well being and security causes.
“We wish to hold our tables separated. We don’t wish to get too crowded in right here,” Balfour stated.
Bananas Billiards is reopening at 100% capability.
“We now have loads of room for folks to form of naturally social distance,” stated Connie Turner, retired U.S. Air Power veteran and proprietor of Bananas Billiards.
Turner and Rick Moreno purchased the placement in 2018.
“We have been doing so effectively earlier than COVID,” Turner stated.
Turner stated they have been shut down for a complete of seven months with zero income coming in.
They are going to be encouraging prospects to put on a masks however is not going to require it.
“I believe that ought to have been carried out a very long time in the past,” Moreno stated.
Turner stated they proceed providing hand sanitizer, they usually have an organization that cleans the ability.
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