CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Maple Heights cocktail lounge has now received its third coronavirus health order violation citation since June after it was visited by the Ohio Investigative Unit and Maple Heights police Saturday.
In addition to the Maple Heights restaurant, a popular Kent bar, 157 Lounge, also received an OIU citation Saturday night.
Vivid Cocktail Lounge, on Broadway Avenue, received citations on June 13 and September 20, according to a news release. The June 13 incident was brought before the Ohio Liquor Control Commission in August, where the owners admitted to the violation regarding the lack of social distancing measures.
The bar received a 15-day suspension of its liquor license, but the owners were also offered the option to pay a $3,000 fine in lieu of the license suspension, information from the Ohio Liquor Control Commission states.
On Saturday, OIU agents and Maple Heights police were again called to