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Worst hit will be “ma and pa restaurants,” he said, since the major chains have the financial wherewithal and national footprint to survive a local downturn.The economic hit, however, will ripple outward as thousands of workers are laid off, downtown storefronts shutter and lenders withdraw support from upstart restaurants.”When downtown Harrisburg began a resurgence, it started when restaurants opened downtown,” Longstreet said. “Same with Lancaster, Bethlehem, Allentown, Erie the consequence of this is we start to lose downtowns.”READ MORE: As coronavirus enters deadly new phase, Pa. Lags nation in testing: Here’s whyHarrisburg, which enjoyed a vibrant nightlife scene since the ’90s, already saw a wave of closures even as local restaurateurs shifted to outdoor dining and take out.Adam Sturges, who owns McGrath’s and the Sturges Speakeasy, said he expects to lay off a third of his staff some 20 people and cut the hours of many who remain.
“We surprised this little girl with a parade. I not kidding you. So we had costumes. Just one stretch of sidewalk that isn’t cleared can be a real obstacle to those that need to move around our neighborhood by foot or by wheelchair. Eastmorland and Lake Edge neighborhoods both have associations that meet monthly and Glendale, Burke Heights, Truax, and Carpenter Ridgeway associations meet several times per year. But a few neighborhoods do not have an active neighborhood association at all.
East Wilson Street and Williamson Street will also remain open. Attendees of the event are encouraged to park in one of the many downtown parking garages . Real time parking availability in the city parking garages can be found here:. Biden is focused and wants to be seen focusing on taming the COVID 19 pandemic, notably pushing through his $1.9 billion coronavirus stimulus bill. Ignoring the Senate trial also echoes how Biden team dealt with what Politico calls “Trumpian distractions” on the campaign trail, and, the Post notes, it “creates contrast with Trump, who at times appeared to weigh in on every controversy facing the country” and frequently watched TV during work hours. Besides, it unlikely anything Biden says would tip the scales toward conviction, which requires 17 Senate Republicans to break with the former president.