The number of businesses going under in South Florida is growing at an alarming rate, cutting the chances for laid-off workers to find other jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Yelp, the national online business listing firm, nearly 3,000 businesses closed in the tri-county area between March 15 and […]

Photo credit: Courtesy From Esquire Photo credit: Courtesy The COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the restaurant and bar business is severe and will be long-lasting. First, back in March and April, a lifetime go, came the layoffs. Millions of them. Waitstaff, bar backs, hosts, dishwashers—no longer needed, no idea how long. […]