NYS Comptroller Audit: Up To 50% Of NYC Bars And Restaurants Could Close Permanently In Next 6 MonthsIt's a harsh reality. The coronavirus pandemic is doing a number on local economies.
Road To Reopening: Indoor Dining Resumes In New York City, As Officials Monitor COVID-19 ClustersThe city has said if the infection rate averages 3% for seven days, it will reassess indoor dining. 
New York City To Make Expanded Outdoor Dining Areas Permanent, Mayor de Blasio SaysThe mayor said restaurants will be allowed to permanently expand into parking areas in front of their restaurants and adjacent storefronts.
Grim Statistic In Road To Reopening: 87% Of NYC Restaurants, Bars Couldn't Pay Full Rent In AugustThe survey came at the height of outdoor dining.
Restaurant Workers Rally For Support, Say The Industry Needs More Help And Guidance To Save ItThey say outdoor dining and reduced capacity indoor dining won't be enough to keep them in business.
New York City May Pause Indoor Dining If Infection Rate Reaches 2%, Mayor SaysGov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday indoor dining can resume Sept. 30.
NYC Restaurants To Resume Indoor Dining At 25% Capacity As Of September 30There will be a host of requirements restaurants will have to meet. 
Indoor Dining Remains Banned In NYC With Gov. Andrew Cuomo Citing Past Compliance Problems At BarsIn the midst of all of this, restaurants still have no indoor timeline as they think about shelling out more money to make their outdoor space conducive to colder weather.
Restaurant Owners In NYC Perplexed Eateries In New Jersey Will Soon Have Indoor Dining, But They Still CannotWith New Jersey restaurants getting ready for indoor dining, many New York City restaurant owners want to know why they can't do the same.
New Jersey Restaurants To Reopen For Indoor Dining, Movie Theaters Allowed To Reopen With Limited Capacity Friday, Gov. Murphy SaysRestaurants must operate at 25 percent capacity with social distancing between tables. Staff must wear masks.
Indoor Dining Discussion Back On Table In New YorkThe governor did not set a date, but acknowledged restaurants and patrons have been following the rules.