It's worth repeating that talk of a quick recovery from the plague is nothing more than an empty political promise. Meanwhile, a quick drive around town will reveal a vast number of empty storefronts as locals continue to lose jobs and economic opportunity amid dire forecasts of a second wave of illness and death on the horizon.
Take a look:
(The Center Square) - The lingering COVID-19 crisis has made for a change to the small business landscape in Kansas City. Since the pandemic hit back in March, many shops across the area have bolted their doors for good, while other owners are still working to adjust to the new scene.