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Pandemic Recap (Yes, But What About Second Lockdown?) November and December

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Pandemic Recap (Yes, But What About Second Lockdown?) November and December
A recap of what was happening at Table Top Cafe for November and December 2020

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Pandemic Recap (Happy Birthday) October

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Pandemic Recap (Happy Birthday) October

This is the month when case numbers really started to get out of hand. The cafe was running business as usual (kind of?) but by the halfway point, we had already passed the worst we had seen in the initial wave. There was a general sense of increasing worry that we saw in both our staff and our customers and it was putting people a bit more on edge. At the same time, we were running into more and more people who didn’t want to wear a mask. Most people just needed a reminder as they walked around the cafe...

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Pandemic Recap (Bountiful) August and September

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Pandemic Recap (Bountiful) August and September

A few weeks after opening we were starting to get the hang of things. 99% of the people coming through the door had no problems with the way things worked now and kept their roaming, game hoarding, and close talking to a minimum. Those calling in to book big birthday parties or other large groups were sad when we told them no but seemed to understand and promised to check back soon when things were better. Plenty of people were vocal about wanting to stay safe at home but would still order games from time to time. It really felt...

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Pandemic Recap (Re-Opening) July

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Pandemic Recap (Re-Opening) July

July 2020-Reopening The first wave of the pandemic was finally calming down enough for the cafe to reopen this month! Rules were not the most clear on which businesses could do what and when so I was doing a lot of digging on what similar businesses were doing in other areas. Most retail spaces had been open for a bit and that all was fairly straight forward, restaurants were reopening for dine in with social distancing, masks, tons of sanitizer and more, but to be extra cautious I was looking to both libraries and event spaces to see what they...

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Pandemic Recap (The No-Good-Very-Bad-Month) April 2020

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Pandemic Recap (The No-Good-Very-Bad-Month) April 2020
A short recap of what happened to Table Top Cafe during the month of April 2020

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