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Weber's Decides Against Hosting An Outdoor, Drive-In Theater Project

Jul 17, 2020

Weber’s in Ann Arbor will not move forward with plans on offering a drive-in theater this summer.  

The City of Ann Arbor did approve a permit to use Weber’s parking lot for a drive-in theater, but Weber’s management changed their minds after they reopened their restaurant last week.  It had been closed since March because of COVID-19.  Michael Weber is vice president of the business and says it’s better for business to focus on the restaurant. 

Michael Weber: We’ve been at 50% capacity but have had enough business to keep us busy.

The re-opening of the restaurant allowed Weber’s to bring back about 100 of their employees who were temporarily out-of-work because of COVID-19.

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— Jorge Avellan is a reporter for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him javellan@emich.edu