Industry predictors may be grim but some local restaurateurs say failure is not an option.
"Before COVID … consumers chose restaurants and retail establishments and other places based on the price and the product," the Florida Chamber of Commerce president says. "Now we're also going to be looking for, hey, who's got the safest place to shop?" https://t.co/RgM7Va7wIp
— NPR (@NPR) May 2, 2020
"The beach is sort of this sacred space, almost, for Florida. A lot of people who grew up here think of it as, ‘That’s my beach.’ If you can’t go to the beach, what is Florida?”https://t.co/72EXNCWxKI
— Jonathan Martin (@jmartNYT) May 1, 2020