By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dining restrictions across the Tri-State Area are being eased.

New York restaurants and bars will soon be allowed to stay open a little later.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday the curfew would be pushed from 11 p.m. to midnight.

Catered events will be allowed to run until 1 a.m.

The change goes into effect on Monday, April 19.

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Meanwhile in Connecticut, Gov. Ned Lamont signed a bill easing restrictions on outdoor dining.

It allows restaurants to expand services offered to outside customers.

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The bill also allows cities and towns to speed up changes to zoning rules to expand outdoor dining and retail sales.

CBSNewYork Team