In this episode, hear from tipped service-industry workers about the challenges they’re facing as restaurants and bars around the state close their doors—unless you’re ordering to-go. And host Khalil Ekulona calls his old boss, Ken Carson, who owns Nexus Brewery & Restaurant to talk about shuttering a location because of the impact of the COVID health measures.
How are things going for you? We want to know. Share your quarantine stories by calling: (505) 218-7084 and leaving us a message. We could roll them into a future episode.
August 3, 2018 – Albuquerque’s Mayor Tim Keller recently announced his “buy local” initiative, a program to prioritize local businesses when awarding city contracts. The new program ties in with the “One Albuquerque” marketing the city has been pushing since June. Gene Grant and the Line panelists discuss the initiative and the city’s marketing campaign.
Line Panelists: Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
Marco Torrez, UNM student, journalism & mass communications