Tag: Indoor

Subterranean Grand Central Oyster Bar Closes Doors After 12 Days Of Indoor Dining

Grand Central Oyster Bar, the iconic restaurant inside of Grand Central Terminal, is giving up on indoor dining less than two weeks after reopening. The restaurant, which first opened in 1913, cited a “lack of traffic and business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic” in a Facebook post on Saturday.

The gorgeous subterranean space has no windows or outdoor space, meaning it was unable to offer outdoor dining at all during the pandemic. Restaurants across New York City were allowed to reopen for indoor dining, at 25% capacity, on September 30th, and Grand Central Oyster Bar was among those that reopened.

The restaurant excitedly wrote on Facebook five days ahead of reopening, “We are a New York landmark with Guastavino tiled vaulted ceilings located on the lower level of the magnificent Grand Central Terminal. We are eager to serve you again! The oyster bar, lounge, bar, and counter seating will remain

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Trane Technologies Takes the Stage at Climate Week NYC 2020 to Spotlight Solutions for Healthier and More Efficient Indoor Environments


Today, at Climate Week NYC 2020, Dave Regnery, president and chief operating officer of Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), will highlight how the company is accelerating solutions for healthy and efficient buildings during the panel session Smart Buildings: How Tech Can Enable Productive, Healthy and Net-Zero Buildings. Regnery joins other industry and government leaders from around the world who are taking part in the week-long event, which is being broadcast through an interactive virtual platform this year.


During the live panel, he will spotlight Trane Technologies’ recent launch of the Center for Healthy and Efficient Spaces, advancements in connected controls, and how the company will meet its bold 2030 Sustainability Commitments.


“As a climate innovator, we are providing solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in HVAC while also facing a global pandemic that has put greater emphasis on safe and healthy indoor spaces,” said Regnery. “Climate Week is

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ClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman reveals how a company built around indoor group fitness classes is surviving the pandemic by betting big on virtual classes

ClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman.
  • As fitness companies struggle to stay in business amid the pandemic, ClassPass has stayed afloat thanks to its ability to evolve quickly, launch new revenue streams, and prioritize the needs of its customers. 
  • Within ten days of statewide shutdowns, ClassPass launched a live-streaming platform that allowed its partners to offer virtual classes. A month later, the fitness startup was streaming 50,000 classes a week from 4,000 studios around the world. 
  • Though the company has taken a sales hit from eschewing commissions and disabling recurring monthly fees for members, ClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman told Business Insider its part of a long game strategy toward its initial public offering. 
  • “We’re really lucky that we’re well capitalized to weather the storm and we have the resources that we need to build the company that we want to build,” Lanman told Business Insider. 
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This Labor Day Weekend, Myrtle Beach’s Indoor Live Entertainment Venues Will Reopen For Business

Labor Day Weekend 2020 in Myrtle Beach is taking a small step toward tourism – in that its live indoor entertainment attractions will again operate under certain COVID-19 related mandates.

On August 3, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster permitted the reopening of several entertainment businesses under required implement measures listed in accelerateSC, a multi-point, coronavirus pandemic response plan. Created to counteract the impact of COVID-19 within South Carolina, accelerateSC centers on revitalizing the state’s economy while providing residents with access to COVID-19 related information.

With these specific businesses in Myrtle Beach, Karen Riordan, president and CEO at Visit Myrtle Beach, noted that this measure can help recoup some lost business since their spring 2020 closures.

“On the day that [McMaster]

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