Welcome To Beverly Hills 90210!
Yes, there is a strange “new normal” in Beverly Hills – just like the rest of the world right now, as we “shelter in place” and fight back against the coronavirus.
For those who haven’t heard, the state of California has instituted a “shelter in place” order, keeping most of us in our homes except to shop for necessities.
I know that, by working together, we will all persevere against this pandemic – there are already positive signs of vaccines that may work – check out this bit of positive news here:
During this unprecedented battle, most are staying home as required, so when I went down to Beverly Hills to shop for some supplies, it was strangely quiet:
On regular days, you would see thousands of tourists on Rodeo Drive, home to the world’s most exclusive stores…but now it’s a virtual ghost town, and on one corner, someone took a bit of street art and made it topical for our times:
The famous Beverly Hills sign at a small park is normally packed with people, but not today…
Just north of the business district is Bedford Drive, one of the most photographed streets in Southern California thanks to the palm tree-lined backdrop for many impromptu photo ops!
The Beverly Hills Hotel – AKA Hotel California!
Further north is Sunset Boulevard, and The Beverly Hills Hotel. It’s strange to see The “Hotel California” so quiet right now…yes, this is the Hotel on the cover of that legendary album by The Eagles –
I drove by it every day, but with the “social distancing” I asked “Alexa” to play me the album instead…here’s a look at the album with lots of videos:
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