Sadly, the newspaper blames the plague but doesn't really mention that lack of leadership and small biz frustration with city hall rules.
Here's a curious editorial that's really more of a 12th & Oak promo than any journalistic insight into Kansas City life . . .
Many of your favorite mom-and-pop businesses across Kansas City are in serious danger of collapsing due to COVID-19 - and due in part to Washington, D.C. You'll need to go out of your way, safely, to help them survive renewed COVID-19 restrictions, especially during the normally bustling holidays.