Bars that don’t also serve food were allowed to open in Clark County by first thing Monday after a closure that lasted more than two months.
A state task force granted the request last week after business owners shared about the stresses the closures had brought their families and promised to operate their establishments safely.
But business was still a bit slow on Monday evening in Downtown Las Vegas, and bar owners have said they fear additional closures after reopening earlier in the year, then being told to close in an attempt to contain a subsequent spike in COVID-19.
Photographer Jeff Scheid captured the scene of Las Vegas’ slow return to nightlife normalcy.
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