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PHOTOS: What a difference a phase makes – NOLA begins Phase 2 reopening

Bars were finally able to open, with restrictions, after months

New Orleans began Phase 2 of reopening the city June 12, with some businesses finally able to open doors after months of being shuttered.

Places that can now open with 25% capacity include bars without food permits, outdoor pools, casinos, racetracks and video poker. Other businesses were allowed to open with up to 50% capacity, including gyms, barber shops and hair salons, retail and shopping malls, and aquariums, zoos and museums.