ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:
Miami Beach is struggling to deal with a crush of spring breakers. The city has ordered a nighttime curfew from Thursday through the weekend for the next couple of weeks. It’s hurting businesses already hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s WLRN’s Veronica Zaragovia.
VERONICA ZARAGOVIA, BYLINE: Here on this block of famed Miami Beach, there’s a tattoo parlor, cafes, a huge post office and a phone repair shop. But now, very little foot traffic.
ZARAGOVIA: Look; we’re empty, says Edmundo Tarin. Tourists are scared, he adds. Tarin manages the Alma Mexicana restaurant. He says people canceled deliveries over the weekend because police have blocked off streets.
ZARAGOVIA: This is our situation now, and we’ll be affected every day till next month, he adds. Read more