Stafford, Virginia -- Friday, May 15, 2020
Stessy Jones, an owner of Bluebird Glass Studio, which does custom glasswork, opens up her shop after nearly two months of being closed in Stafford, Virginia on Friday, May 15, 2020. Jones said that, though they were able to get about a quarter of the commissions they normally get, they had no retail sales during the state’s stay-at-home orders.
Outside of Northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., the commonwealth has entered phase one of lifting business restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Beauty salons, restaurants and other nonessential businesses are now open in a limited capacity.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times