Chicago-area Harry Caray's restaurant has creative way to manage social distancing amid reopening

CHICAGO (WLS) -- While many restaurants try to come up with ways to enforce social distancing amid state's reopening economies, one local restaurant group has found a one-of-a kind solution.

The Harry Caray's restaurant group has temporarily closed all locations in Chicago, Rosemont and Lombard due to the pandemic.

But the restaurant wants to welcome patrons back in a fun way, with tons of cardboard cutouts of Harry!

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"Since Harry loved being with people, we thought having a bunch of 'Harrys' filling empty seats would be a way to have some Harry-style fun! Guests could also get a great photo op while maintaining a safe environment."

When restaurants initially reopen, officials have said they will need to adhere to the six-feet social distancing CDC guideline. This has prompted some restaurants to use mannequins or blow-up dolls to fill empty seats.
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