TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Cup Cafe at Hotel Congress was one of the many restaurants that were busy on Sunday. A change from years past when the pandemic caused many to stay home.
“These last two years it’s been a bit of a challenge,” Jon Powers, the general manager of the cafe, said. “But the community has really come out for us we’re really excited to be enjoying everyone out on the plaza.”
Powers said that the cafe was fully booked with Easter brunch reservations. He said while some signs of the pandemic remain, Easter was another step in the right direction.
“You know it’s really fascinating because there was a point where it felt kind of like a ghost town,” Powers said. “So now it’s really exciting. We kind of kept the light on for downtown and now everybody is coming back.”
Kara Saunders, who was meeting a friend there for lunch, is glad the downtown food scene is coming back.
“It’s really great to be out and about,” Saunders…