Downtown Is Still Here
Quiet streets and closed doors – definitely not what we pictured for our spring, just as we are shaking off winter’s chill. With uncertainty, shifting priorities, unexpected time on our hands, and news changing by the hour, this is a hard time for people all around the globe. It’s ironic that a worldwide crisis is making us appreciate our local connections more than ever.
Through this extraordinary time, your downtown businesses are doing their best to serve you while still keeping everyone safe. You’ll find up-to-date dining and retail directories and services offered at
. None of these merchants went into business for themselves because it was the easiest thing to do, and they especially need and deserve your support now.
We know that change is inevitable, but that also means it is nothing new. Downtown Burlington has withstood 187 years of changes and will still be here when the effects of the
Covid-19 crisis have been fully felt. It is our unique responsibility – and opportunity – to shape our beloved downtown for the future.