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PHOTOS: Quincy Market Officially Welcomes Visitors After Months-Long Coronavirus Closure

People begin to return to Quincy Market at lunchtime, as the market reopens after being closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
People begin to return to Quincy Market at lunchtime, as the market reopens after being closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Faneuil Hall Marketplace, one of Boston's popular tourist destinations, officially reopened to the public Wednesday to a light but steady stream of visitors.

In Quincy Market, which closed in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, food stalls were open and staff were on the lookout for customers.

On reopening day at Quincy Market, the Oyster Bar's Paulo Fernandez looks up and down the hall for customers. It's slow, he says, but he's hopeful it will get better through the summer. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
On reopening day at Quincy Market, the Oyster Bar's Paulo Fernandez looks up and down the hall for customers. It's slow, he says, but he's hopeful it will get better through the summer. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Outside guitarist and singer Ryan LaPerle performed in the South Market for passers by and a few families and visitors, and Violin Viiv plugged in her clear, electric violin by Faneuil Hall, facing the market, as visitors and bicyclists passed by.

Violin Viiv entertains people returning to Quincy Market, as the market reopened at lunchtime on July 1st. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Violin Viiv entertains people returning to Quincy Market, as the market reopened at lunchtime on July 1st. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Quincy Market food hall reopens, and with it returns every visitor's dilemma -- which of the many food stalls to choose from. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Quincy Market food hall reopens, and with it returns every visitor's dilemma -- which of the many food stalls to choose from. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Laheney family, visiting from Florida, enjoys an opening day performance by guitarist and singer Ryan LaPerle. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Laheney family, visiting from Florida, enjoys an opening day performance by guitarist and singer Ryan LaPerle. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Guitarist and singer Ryan LaPerle plays for a small but appreciative audience as Faneuil Marketplace officially reopens. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Guitarist and singer Ryan LaPerle plays for a small but appreciative audience as Faneuil Marketplace officially reopens. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall Marketplace officially reopen after closing in March to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall Marketplace officially reopen after closing in March to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

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