LAKE TRAVIS WESTLAKE EDITION
VOLUME 11, ISSUE 5 MAY 14 JUNE 10, 2020
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Above, on May 1, a Hops & Thyme employee prepared the Lakeway restaurant to reopen for in-store service at 25% capacity. Below, diners at Hops & Thyme were spread out in the back patio during the lunch hour May 1.
PHOTOS BY BRIAN RASHCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
Businesses weigh pros and cons of opening for in-store service
BY BRIAN RASH
business owners throughout Lake Tra- vis-Westlake have been mixed. Some said they needed more time— the four days between Abbott’s April 27 announcement and when the new policy could be implemented did not
provide enough of a window to open up safely. Others were more enthusias- tic and began making preparations to open for in-store service the same day Abbott made the announcement. CONTINUED ON 26
Prior to and after the May 1 date Gov. Greg Abbott declared certain businesses, including dining and retail establishments, couldopen for in-store service at 25% capacity, reactions from
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