NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s been a plea for for help on the road to reopening.
Restaurant industry workers and leaders rallied outside City Hall Monday morning.READ MORE: Former New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Says He Will Not Run For Governor
They say outdoor dining and reduced capacity indoor dining won’t be enough to keep them in business.
They’re calling on local lawmakers for comprehensive support and guidance to save the industry.
- Tri-State Coronavirus Travel Advisory Quarantine List
- Resources, Hotlines, Unemployment & Covering Bills
- Remote Learning Tools For Parents Teaching At Home
- CBS2’s Dr. Max Answers Your Health Questions
- What To Do If Someone Isn’t Social Distancing Or Wearing A Mask?
- Expert: Parents Be Mindful Of Children’s Stress After Months Of Isolation
- Chopper 2 Over Empty NYC Streets, Landmarks
- Complete Coronavirus Coverage
“If we wait until November to get open in full, or to get any sort of financial assistance from the government, you will have the majority of restaurants in the city close,” said Oneca Lazarus of the Fox Lifestyle Hospitality Group.
Indoor dining with 25% capacity is set to resume in New York City at the end of the month.MORE NEWS: Rescue Mission On Long Island Suffers Devastating Setback After Pipes Burst, Flooding Newly Renovated Dining Hall
You can get the latest news, sports and weather on our brand new CBS New York app. Download here.