Support for LAist comes from
True LA stories, powered by you
Stay Connected

Share This

News

'We’re Just Cleaning, Not Going Anywhere.' How Small Businesses On Two City Blocks Are Weathering Coronavirus

5eb069277b247700094a12ce-eight.jpg
Globe Cleaners on Lincoln Boulevard in Venice is now selling masks. The store has seen an uptick in drop-off laundry from people trying to avoid laundromats. Emily Guerin/LAist
LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

Back in mid-March, when there was a new coronavirus regulation nearly every day and no one knew quite what to expect, I visited almost every small business along a two-block section of Lincoln Boulevard in Venice.

Last week, I went back and found them in varying stages of survival.

READ HOW THEY'RE COPING:

MORE ON HOW THE CORONAVIRUS IS AFFECTING SOCAL'S ECONOMY:

Support for LAist comes from

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter. To support our non-profit public service journalism: Donate Now.