Open - or open soon

These bars, restaurants and stores are reopening under COVID-19 regulations.

Vera Bradley has begun reopening its stores. “We are excited to welcome our customers back into our stores,” CEO Rob Wallstrom said in an announcement. “Last week, we opened two full line and five factory locations, and look forward to opening many more over the next few weeks.” The company is using a phased approach, with over half of its 149 full line and factory stores planned to be open by the end of May and nearly all stores planned to be open by the end of June. It requests that customers wear face coverings when shopping.

Curly’s Village Inn, 4205 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne, reopened May 11 and will have hours of 1 p.m.-1 a.m. Capacity will be at 50% for the first five weeks and bar area seating will be closed, per state requirements.

Golden Corral, 5335 Distribution Drive, Fort Wayne, is back with cafeteria-style dining May 11. Staff will serve guests on the buffet lines.

816 Pint & Slice, 816 S Calhoun St., Fort Wayne, is open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. after reopening May 11.

The Little Herb Shop, 180 N. Tracy St., Markle, reopened May 11. It has spa services by appointment and Natures Sunshine Herbal Products. Call 260-824-4968 for an appointment.

The Parkview Safety Store, 1818 Carew St., Suite 140, Fort Wayne, reopened May 12. Open to the public every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m., the store offers a variety of safety gear, including bicycle helmets that are properly fitted for adults and children.

In honor of Bicycle Safety Month, helmets will be on sale for $8 throughout May and June.

China Palace, 5810 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne, will reopen May 15.

Paula’s On Main, 1732 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, will remain closed until June 15. “We value and miss our ‘Paula’s family and friends’ but concern for our employees and guests has been, and always will be, our top priority,” it stated on 2GOFW’s Facebook page.

Redwood Inn, 1432 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, will reopen its patio May 19 with restrictions. It will continue to have carryout-only service inside its restaurant for a couple of weeks. It won’t have cruise-ins May or June. No live music It will be open 4-10 p.m. daily.

Nine Mile Restaurant, 13398 U.S. 27, Fort Wayne, reopened May 11 at 50% capacity, while still offering carry-out.

Rich’s Cafe, 613 Broadway St., New Haven, will continue with carry-out through the week of May 18.

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