Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles sets up new ‘Bazaar’ format, teams up with local artists, vendors during COVID-19 pandemic
Ugonna Onyekwe lost his job once COVID-19 struck. He and his wife took the hit as an opportunity and started “Lil,” designing for a hip, young crowd.
“You know a few of the food vendors have shut down since COVID, and that kind of opened up the space because there wasn’t really retailers here before,” said Onyekwe.
San Fernando’s Magaly’s Tamales continues to give community access to fresh produce
The L.A. County Health Department’s shutdown of indoor dining changed the way Grand Central Market operated. The market helped some legacy vendors pivot to take-out.