“I’ll take coronavirus over losing my business!”: Furious Boston Restaurant Owners Blast Lockdown
A Boston restaurant owner declared he’d rather take his chances with coronavirus than let his business go under.
On Monday, North End Boston restaurateurs protested Governor Charlie Baker’s Phase 1 re-open guidelines, which did not set a date for dine-in re-openings.
Monica’s Trattoria owner Frank Mendoza was among the demonstrators frustrated with the closure of his business, and pointed out he never once obeyed social distancing orders.
“I haven’t social distanced in three months. I’ve come out every single day. I take my chances with God,” Mendoza divulged.
“If I have to give up my business that I worked 25