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Photos of Texas' continued reopening: Bars, bowling alleys and other businesses welcome back customers

As Texas gradually reopens, bars were allowed to open their doors to start off Memorial Day weekend. Texas Tribune photographers were out Friday and Saturday to capture how that went in Austin.

A bouncer sprays customer's hands with hand sanitizer, a common sight as Texas bars reopen on Friday.
A bartender waits for customers at Buck Wild on West Sixth Street in downtown Austin as bars reopen on May 22, 2020.
Patrons inside the Blind Pig Pub on West 6th Street in downtown Austin on May 22, 2020.
Patrons enjoy drinks at B.D. Riley's Irish Pub in Austin on May 22, 2020.
The San Jac Saloon attracts customers with drink specials and live music on May 22, 2020.
Rae Rucker, age 27, a server at a local bar, has missed her favorite hobby, bowling, during the pandemic. "There's plenty of space in here to maintain social distancing, which is definitely not the case where I work."
People wait to cross the street in downtown Austin on May 23, 2020.
A pair of scooter riders ride through an intersection in downtown Austin on May 23, 2020.
People walk down the sidewalk in downtown Austin on May 23, 2020.

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