While numerous Indianapolis-area restaurants are looking forward to reopening their dining rooms this week, many others are no longer around to get the chance.
They are working through a multitude of logistical details as they prepare to reopen for dine-in service for the first time in more than two months. They’ll be limited to outdoor seating until July 4.
The seller of customizable doughnuts that started in Pendleton will be joined later this year by a second store in a new Westfield retail center.
With capacity restricted, the smallest restaurants say it’s not feasible to reopen. Others are proceeding cautiously and changing how they’ll operate.
Utah-based Extra Space Storage, the nation’s second-largest self-storage operator, plans to add the solar panels to five Indianapolis sites this year, and additional sites after that.
Most business owners say they’ll be ready to open as soon as—or shortly after—coronavirus-related restrictions are lifted.
The California-based company has 38 stores in 10 states. Its planned Indianapolis location, at a former Toys “R” Us store near Castleton Square Mall, will be its first in the state.
The restaurant, part of Holladay Properties’ LaGrotte Square development, opened on the same day that a coronavirus-related prohibition on in-house restaurant dining took effect. The owners say they’ve seen good support from neighbors who have come for take-out orders in the restaurant’s first week.