As other cities plot to make streetside dining more available as a means for reopening struggling restaurants and bars, Milwaukee-area beer gardens are slowly dipping their toes into the water, and some are fully reopening.
A new Emergency Order #36 issued today by Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, allows some retail shops and drive-in movie theaters to reopen immediately, with limitations.
News reports about dairy farmers being forced to dump milk and produce have been joined by stories of craft brewers in Portland, Oregon, and South Carolina facing the same horror of seeing their product and profit go right down the drain as sales tank during the coronavirus shutdown. Are brewers here dumping beer?
Some Milwaukee businesses are giving a helping hand to those workers, offering discounts to government employees during the shutdown. Here's a list of some of the places to go if you find yourself furloughed.