HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Open air, chilly drinks and hand sanitizer. In Hollywood, Thursday was Day 1 of the momentary Café Zone program. On the Hollywood Broadwalk and on Hollywood Boulevard, there at the moment are areas designated as café zones from Thursdays by way of Sundays.
One diner already seated at a desk beachside at Bonny and Learn’s on the Broadwalk stated she preferred the concept as a result of it helped by having the tables extra separated to permit for social distancing. Restaurant house owners prefer it as a result of they’ll serve extra individuals with the outside area.
“We’re profiting from the additional desk area out entrance and to this point so good,” Bonny and Learn’s proprietor Jaimie Hawkes stated.
One zone on the Broadwalk is from Harrison to Carolina Streets, whereas the opposite is from 19th to 21st Avenues on Hollywood Boulevard, the place barricades block the highway to vehicles.
Even with more room outdoors, not everybody we met was able to get again out and mingle.
One individual on the Broadwalk stated: “Nah, I’m gonna chill for proper now.”
However Hawkes and different restaurant employees and house owners are prepared. “We’re actually wanting ahead to seeing some individuals. The climate is meant to be nice. We’re prepared. We’re stocked up. And all we want are some prospects,” Hawkes stated. He’s hoping for crowds with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.
Kayla Hicks of Nick’s Restaurant stated: “If we are able to simply make individuals glad and get everyone again to the brand new regular, I believe it’ll be superb.”
Hollywood police might be implementing new guidelines on the Broadwalk on café zone days — there aren’t any bicycles allowed when eating places have extra seating arrange outside.
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