Pandemic Shift: Tile Bar

Posted on: June 18th, 2021 at 5:09 am by

Photo: Andrew Hunter

On March 16, 2020, New York City bars were ordered shut by the governor. While some waited for reopening, many wondered if that would happen. In “Pandemic Shift,” co-creators Andrew Hunter and Aaron Fischer captured the moments and moods of service workers in front of their closed establishments.

Mark is leaned up against the Tile Bar, an East Village staple for locals. Not having a kitchen made it much more difficult for bars like this to survive the pandemic intact.

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