During the pandemic, the co-owners of downtown LA’s The Last Bookstore nearly ran out of money, laid off most of their staff, and closed their store. Then they began offering curated book bundles based on customers’ interests, conducting more online sales, and renting out their store for small events. The store is now back open for in-person shopping — at limited capacity and with mask requirements.
The Last Bookstore in LA still stands during COVID-19
From this Episode:
The Last Bookstore: Sales are down 80% but owners and customers stay optimistic
The Last Bookstore is back open for in-person shopping — at the limited capacity and with mask requirements.
Watching the World Series in-person during the pandemic
The LA Dodgers won game one of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. At Dodger Stadium, fans stayed in cars to watch the game on big screens in the parking lot.