Here’s how you can show your support for Chinatown and get a free beer

HOUSTON – Following the coronavirus outbreak, Houston Chinatown businesses have been suffering amid rumors of the disease in the area.

While those rumors have been shot down, restaurants and other businesses are seeing a significant decline in customers.

In an effort to help some of the struggling Chinatown businesses, Axelrad Beer Garden is putting out a call to action for people in the Houston area.

The craft-beer joint shared a post on Facebook asking people to go show Chinatown some support. In return, Axelrad “will give you a canned beer for your receipt showing you ate a meal at any Chinatown restaurant or any business in the Chinatown area,” according to the post.

Axelrad is also offering mocktails or kombucha for those patrons who don’t fancy a cold beer.

The beer garden is encouraging other businesses to also do the same and encourage their customers to also support Chinatown.

The limit is one drink per person per visit. Check the comments on Axlerad’s Facebook posts for some suggestions on where to go.

Free beer alert! Friends, due to unfounded rumors of Coronavirus in Chinatown the businesses there are experiencing...

Posted by Axelrad on Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli has been a digital news editor at KPRC 2 since 2018. She is a published poet and has background in creative writing and journalism. Daniela has covered events like Hurricane Harvey and the Astros World Series win. In her spare time, Daniela is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her two miniature dachshunds.