FAIRFAX DISTRICT (CBSLA) — Pink’s Hot Dogs, an iconic aspect of Los Angeles’ food landscape, is closing for two months starting Sunday night.
The business at LA Brea and Melrose avenues says the eatery will close through March starting at 7 p.m. onward.READ MORE: Buscaino To Step Down As City Council President Pro Tem As He Runs For Mayor
The owners say the closure is intended to protect their employees and patrons from the recent surge in coronavirus cases.READ MORE: Kevin De Leon Enters LA Mayoral Race
Pink’s, which opened up about 81 years ago, also said it has plans to cover its staff financially until furlough benefits kick in.MORE NEWS: Procession Will Take Body Of Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola From Ontario International Airport To Forest Lawn In Covina
The plan is to reopen in mid-March, but will depend on the pandemic at that time.