Bars, bowling alleys and aquariums can now reopen

Elsa Cavazos/Valley Morning Star Paulo Ochoa, general manager of La Playa Mexican Café, said Monday the restaurant is taking all precautions to reopen at 50-percent dining capacity.

As part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s attempt to begin reviving the economy, myriad Texas businesses can reopen Friday.

That includes bars, bowling alleys and aquariums at limited capacity. Restaurants can also operate at 50% capacity; they’ve been permitted to operate at 25% capacity since May 1.

At bars, dancing and other close-contact interactions are discouraged, and customers should be seated at tables.

For bowling alleys, bingo halls and roller skating rinks, customers must be kept 6 feet apart, including between bowling lanes and people playing bingo.

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