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
Chill down at SeaWorld Orlando‘s new Glacier bar
ORLANDO, Fla – SeaWorld Orlando said Saturday it opened a new bar for guests to relax, grab some food and enjoy a specialty drink or cocktail. Glacier Bar now open at SeaWorld Orlando (SeaWorld Orlando)SeaWorld said food and dessert selections include flatbread pizzas, an all-new bacon and cheddar beef sliders and homemade ice cream sandwhiches served with a frosty seasonal Yuengling Hershey’s Porter. Glacier Bar now open at SeaWorld Orlando (SeaWorld Orlando)The bar‘s specialty drinks include “The Glacier,” the frozen “Orlando Vice” and fresh cocktails on draft including a new specialty sparkling mojito and spicy pineapple margaritas. The bar will also offer ICEE products, and it’s Coca-Cola Freestyle machines will offer exclusive flavors only available at the theme park. Glacier Bar now open at SeaWorld Orlando (SeaWorld Orlando)Click here to learn more about the Glacier Bar.
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
Alcohol license suspended at UCF-area bar after patrons and employees test positive for COVID-19
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. The alcohol license has been suspended at a UCF-area bar after patrons and employees tested positive for the coronavirus. The Florida Department of Businesses and Professional Regulation issued the emergency suspension of an alcoholic beverage vendor license to The Knights Pub. The DBPR said 13 employees of the bar tested positive for COVID-19 and 28 patrons of the bar tested positive for the coronavirus after visiting the bar. Court documents show The Knights Pub is accused of serving patrons alcoholic beverages while they were not being seated for service on June 5. According to court documents, social distancing measures were not enforced and patrons were being served alcoholic beverages while not being seated for service on June 6.
Coronavirus: Bar pays employees with wall dollars
Desperate times call for desperate measures during the coronavirus pandemic. A southern Georgia coastal bar has upended a years-long tradition so they can pay their employees. Customers at Tybee Island’s Sand Bar have been stapling dollar bills to the walls for years but as business dried up due to the coronavirus, owner Jennifer Knox took matters into her own hands. Knox decided to take down the dollar bills one-by-one and give the cash to her employees. To keep up with the latest news on the pandemic, subscribe to News 6′s coronavirus newsletter or go to ClickOrlando.com/coronavirus.