The Tel Aviv neighborhood that flourished during Covid
January 1, 2021
(ISRAEL21c ) - Pink, green, orange and blue plastic chairs permeate the intersection between HaShuk and Levinsky streets. Dozens of 20-somethings recline into them, nestled into this corner of Florentin, a southern Tel Aviv neighborhood that remains a cradle for conversations and socializing deep into the autumn months.
Wine bottles, many at least half-empty, are littered around the legs of the colorful chairs and the people who have claimed them.
A melody from a live trumpet player drifts into the scene from somewhere deeper in Florentin, a solo reminder of the artistic soul of this neigh...