It’s been about two months since the state mandated restaurants and bars close to indoor dining. With Phase Three of the Reopen Illinois plan ready to roll out in about a week, one local establishment is gearing up for a step toward returning to normal.

Johnson’s Corner in Alton has offered curbside service during the shut-down, as have many establishments. The restaurant’s Jimmy Johnson tells The Big Z they are making plans to seat customers outdoors when the time comes.

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He notes curbside will continue to be a big part of their business for the foreseeable future, and thanks their loyal customers for their continued support.

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