Restaurant owners consider loans, house sales to keep afloat
December 13, 2020
For the past 27 years, the husband-and-wife owners of the Water Street Cafe have worked to make their restaurant a beloved establishment in the seaside borough of Stonington, Connecticut. But less than a year after the coronavirus hit, they're just trying to keep the doors open as their financial options dwindle.
Now with winter weather putting an end to indoor dining as the rate of COVID-19 infections heats up, they're bracing for the possibility that all indoor dining in Connecticut might close again.
"It's very overwhelming," said Stephanie Hayes-Houlihan, who has considered selling the...