Next Monday evening, restaurants in Maryland will be able to open for indoor dining at up to 75% of capacity.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the order Friday, which came after a letter to his office from the Maryland Restaurant Association. Restaurateurs said indoor dining needed to expand as outdoor dining becomes less feasible in the fall.

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Local jurisdictions may choose to adopt the governor's latest order or reopen at a slower pace.

The governor on Friday visited McGarvey's Saloon and Oyster Bar in Annapolis to present a proclamation marking the Friday start of Maryland Restaurant Week, which runs through Sept. 27. Read more at WBAL