The 2020 Plaza Lighting Ceremony will be "virtual" because of the pandemic but the suburban crowds were always the worst part of the tradition for broke lookie-loos simply wanting a bit of holiday cheer on the cheap.
And so we notice that beleaguered owners of this embattled entertainment district are testing out the lights right now and hoping to lure just a few shoppers back after riots, protest and COVID-19 precautions closed more than two dozen shops in this iconic local.
Right now KCTV5 has a live stream of the early light test as locals still hope to get back to normal . . . Someday.
Developing . . .