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Gene’s Place, a once bustling bar, is now much quieter on the weekends.

Oakland bars find ways to connect with students amid strict COVID-19 rules

By Maura Scrabis, For The Pitt News September 23, 2020
Many bars do not see how they can profit under the ever-changing county and state orders. Popular Oakland spots such as Garage Door Saloon and Hemingway’s Cafe are currently closed. Mario’s Oakland Saloon joins Gene’s Place and Thirsty Scholar in offering takeout drinks, and Bootleggers currently offers outdoor seating options.
(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

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