Universal CityWalk starts phased reopening

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - FEBRUARY 9: A decorative walkway at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk is viewed on February 9, 2017 in Universal City, California. Millions of tourists flock each year to this popular entertainment theme park dedicated to such

Universal Studios Hollywood remains closed, but the CityWalk entertainment district will began a phased reopening at noon Wednesday as select retail shops and eateries open their doors for the first time in nearly three months.

 CityWalk will be open from noon to 8 p.m., and during the initial reopening, parking will be free.

But health restrictions will be in place, including temperature checks for guests upon arrival, with those having a temperature higher than 100.4 being denied entry.

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Visitors will also be required to wear face coverings, and businesses will be required to limit occupancy. There will also be “rigorous cleaning and disinfecting at all high touch points, including chairs and tables.”

Among the shops and eateries reopening during the initial phase are  Voodoo Doughnut, Johnny Rockets, Blaze Pizza, Starbucks, Crepe Cafe, Pizza Hut/KFC, Taco Bell and Buca di Beppo, along with retailers Shoe Palace, Skechers and Guess Accessories.

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