On a Vibrant Street in Brooklyn, Businesses Are Struggling for Survival

Merchants close their doors and wait for aid while some subsist on pickup and delivery orders

The small-business loan program designed to keep workers employed is out of money, and some main street business owners hit by the coronavirus pandemic say that it simply is not enough to keep their business alive in the first place. Photo: B.A. Van Sise/NurPhoto

28365365体育投注When New York shut down, Jennifer DeLuca kept her Brooklyn Pilates studio open by offering virtual classes. Body Tonic had been around for 20 years and she didn’t want to lose her staff or her clients.

A month later, she said she sometimes asks herself whether she can keep it up. “Does it make more sense to just roll over and close?” Ms. DeLuca said.

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