Businesses Hoping End Of COVID-19 Restrictions Will Bring Crowds Back To Ferry Building – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — With the final countdown to an end to the COVID-19 restrictions underway, many workers at the iconic Ferry Building say this has been the busiest Saturday they’ve seen since the pandemic began.

Mayor London Breed announced last week that San Francisco will fully reopen along with the rest of the state on Tuesday

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Local family-owned business Cheesequakes has remained open throughout the pandemic. But this weekend, sales appear to be on par with pre-pandemic numbers.

“Today’s been pretty busy,” said cashier Alex Balano. “I’ve done around 400, almost 500. The morning cashier did almost 600.”

That’s $600 in handmade cheesecakes using natural ingredients.

Traffic in the landmark food hall was noticeably busier than in months past.

“I want to see more people come back,” Balano said. “I want to see businesses stay a…

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