At Night School Bar, there are no grades and no credit. Classes are pay-as-you-can. The listed cost is $320 per class, but students can pay as little as $10.
The cost of a pint of beer is going to go up at busier times in hundreds of pubs owned by the Stonegate Group.
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Last month, Mara Herbkersman and Emily Biealgus opened The Ruby Fruit, a restaurant and wine bar.
Sales at restaurants and bars were up around 25 percent from last year. Part of that is likely due to pent-up demand.
Businesses are extending hours, serving coffee and bringing out extra TV screens to meet World Cup demand.
"All we were doing was changing the channel," says Jenny Nguyen, founder and owner of The Sports Bra.
The Sundance Film Festival, for example, just canceled in-person events two weeks before they were set to begin.
Omicron is dashing hopes for a return to normal after last year's subdued celebrations.
Unions for food and drink workers go back to 1891. But they lost their seat at the table with the growth of restaurant chains and fast food.