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Marty Walsh To Allow More Boston Businesses To Open Up On February 1

January 26, 2021

Boston will move forward in its re-opening phases amid the coronavirus emergency.

A press release put out by the City of Boston on Tuesday morning announced that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will allow further progress to be made as of February 1, 2021.

As of that time: the following will be allowed to re-open at 25 percent capacity.
  • Indoor fitness centers and health clubs, including gyms using alternative spaces 
  • Movie theaters
  • Museums
  • Aquariums
  • Indoor recreational and athletic facilities 
  • Indoor recreational venues with potential for low-contact (batting cages, driving ranges, bowling alleys, rock-climbing) 
  • Sightseeing and other organized tours (bus tours, duck tours, harbor cruises, whale watching)
  • Indoor historical spaces & sites 
  • Indoor event spaces such as meeting rooms, ballrooms, private party rooms, and social clubs (limited to 10 people)
  • Indoor and outdoor gaming arcades associated with gaming devices