Updated: Jan 21
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Not to Miss
The City of Duluth is waiving fees for businesses to use the sidewalk and parking areas for Social Distancing and Curbside Delivery. Also for Sign Permits. Applying for each Permit is still required. Information on Outdoor and Expanded Alcohol Service can be found here as well. Visit the Outside Your Front Door page of the City's website. The City is more flexible and ready to help than ever - be creative and reach out to planning with questions
MN Dept of Health Social Media Toolkit
Worth a Read
EY: Building a better working world, a company that works with a sizes of businesses solving their pressing issues and they share the insights in articles. Check them out and get inspired. ey.com
Minnesota Retailers Association has great resources, signs to print, summarized best practices, webinars and more
Retail Prophet Doug Stevens
Blog posts, Podcast, hosting live Webinars
Article: To Save Retail, Let It Die (09 05 2017) This one is a bit spooky in its accuracy
ReOpening Safely: Strategies for Safer Retail Stores created by the American Institute of Architects
Restaurants and Bars
AIA MN is mobilizing architects to provide one-hour consultation services to restaurants, bars, and food service establishments, on a first come basis
Architects Association (AIA) has posted example social distancing layouts for .pdf download
Support multiple Northland restaurants at once by visiting Strong Northland
The Ordering.app online food ordering system, under Google. Per order fee waived until July 1st
ReOpening Safely: Strategies for Safer Offices created by the American Institute of Architects
What's Going on Locally
Know which of your favorite Lincoln Park Businesses are open and when
Share with the City of Duluth your thoughts on what they can do to allow for easier commerce during COVID-19?