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Despite facing multifold challenges during the pandemic, businesses on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have not only proven their resilience, in some cases the corridor has actually attracted a new class of entrepreneurs.
The commercial strip, which runs in the shadow of a subway line, with limited street and sidewalk space, did not take to outdoor dining over the summer to the degree that those in other neighborhoods did. While the economic downturn ended up shuttering some storefronts, in a handful of cases, new businesses have already begun to pounce on the spaces and make a fresh start.
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