ATLANTA (WGCL) — A photograph shared over social media displaying an enormous crowd of unmasked drinkers at a well-liked beer corridor alongside the beltline continues to attract widespread condemnation.
Pour Taproom has subsequently shut its doorways, briefly, of its personal accord saying it must do higher.
“It’s very alarming we don’t need to have a brilliant spreader occasion that near wherever in our metropolis,” mentioned District 5 Council member Natalyn Archibong.
Pour’s neighbors are additionally victims of the massive unmasked crowds. Bennett’s Market & Deli mentioned Pour’s carelessness is costing them enterprise as a result of prospects usually are not keen to stroll previous the pandemic partiers. The Market even mentioned a wheelchair sure buyer who can not entry the native grocer has threatened them with authorized motion.
Metropolis council members say this has not gone unnoticed.
“I’m involved when any enterprise who’s attempting to outlive and who has a dedication to comply with the well being and security protocols and is unable to take action due to a neighbor,” Council member Archibong mentioned.
Bennet’s Market & Deli mentioned they’re following Gov Kemp’s tips, and are hampered by their neighbors as a result of entry to their store is shared with others.
Pour vowed to stay closed till it is ready to serve prospects safely. Group and well being officers hoping they dwell as much as their phrase.
“I really feel unhealthy for the spots that want foot site visitors to undergo these locations as a result of lots of people are deterred to go to companies the place there’s a big gaggle of individuals in entrance of it.” mentioned Tim who lives near the Beltline.