Washington, D.C. Closes Fish Market at The Wharf After Large Crowds Gather Despite Stay-At-Home Order

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The city shut down the fisherman's wharf fish market this weekend after the mayor says it got too crowded visitors to the fishermen more seafood market were met with closure sign Sunday after mayor Muriel Bowser says they were left with no other choice but to close it we had to close that market because the social distancing requirements weren't being met in the tweets Jesse Taylor seafood wrote it will reopen April seventh quote we tried really hard to maintain order at the wharf by putting lines down six feet apart and having security ask patrons not to crowd as the order but it didn't work browse our says she'll continue to close businesses that don't comply with social distancing Meghan clarity

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