IBJ Podcast: The owner of Windsor Jewelry talks about surviving the riots and pandemic

Windsor Jewelry is trying to recover both from the effects of the pandemic and riots that destroyed the store. (IBJ photo/Lesley Weidenbener)


Windsor Jewelry, located just south of the Circle on Meridian Street, was one of the businesses hardest hit by the riots that followed Black Lives Matter protests at the end of May.

The vandalism and looting came just days after Windsor Jewelry reopened following the pandemic shutdown.

The store is open again now, and the owner, Greg Bires, talked with podcast host Mason King about the one-two punch of the pandemic and violence and what it will take for Windsor and for downtown to recover.

Plus, hear from Mayor Joe Hogsett, who spoke to IBJ’s editorial board last month about some of the very problems Bires is concerned about for downtown.

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