Signs of life in Old Town Temecula emerge as merchants begin to reopen

Under the Willow storefront
Megan MacIntyre, owner of the Under the Willow women's clothing store in Old Town Temecula, sets up a display of garments and accessories for curbside shopping as coronavirus restrictions are eased in Riverside County. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
It was not quite a Black Friday level of frenzy in Old Town Temecula as last weekend was the first time since early March that retail businesses could reopen.But it was a start.Mike Freeville, owner of Granny’s Attic and Old Town Antique Faire, said it was a good start to the reopening process and shoppers were thrilled to have a chance to peruse.“They were overjoyed that we would let a couple of them in, you know, as long as they kept their distance and their masks,” he said. “But yeah, overwhelmingly glad that they were able to do some shopping.”Fourth Street Antiques manager Linda Conceicao reopens for business May 9, in Old Town Temecula as some Riverside County coronavirus restrictions are eased.
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