Coronavirus pinatas a smashing success
May 6, 2021
ANCHORAGE (AP) - When the coronavirus pandemic began last year, Carolina Tolladay Vidal's pinata business in Alaska ground almost to a halt.
"Many of the projects I had were moved to other dates," she told Alaska Public Media on April 16. "Many were canceled."
Tolladay Vidal had to find fresh ideas to rejuvenate her Anchorage-based business and settled on making large, coronavirus-shaped pinatas.
After Tolladay Vidal posted a photograph of a homemade coronavirus pinata on social media, the orders started piling up, she said.
"I think you really smash them and break them and hit them with me...