DETROIT (WXYZ) — The coronavirus crippled growth in historic Corktown near Detroit's downtown.
A bevy of new business were just taking root.
Bob Robert, owner of McShane's Irish Pub and Whiskey Bar and president of Corktown Business Association said more than 100 businesses have temporarily closed due to the pandemic.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed another Executive Order extending Michigan’s stay-home order until June 12.
Roberts said his sales are down 70% and when he can reopen social distancing rules will likely hurt business.
He hopes more government relief is on the way. He said without it business won't survive.
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