Alternate Side Parking, Open Streets Dining Suspended In New York City Due To Winter StormA winter storm warning is in effect from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday with six to eight inches of snow expected.
Indoor Dining Increases To 35% Capacity In New JerseyNew Jersey has expanded indoor capacity on everything from gyms to spas to restaurants, but only by 10%.
Chinatown Businesses Have Uncertain Future As Pandemic Disrupts Christmas TraditionsEven with the frigid weather, many outdoor tables were full on Christmas. But it still may not be enough for some restaurants to survive.
Harlem Businesses Add Flair To COVID-Compliant Outdoor Dining SpacesParts of Harlem are reimagining outdoor dining. They're keeping safety in mind and adding some flair.
Restaurant Owners Hoping New Yorkers Brave Bitter Blast To Dine OutdoorsNew York City restaurant owners are hoping the bitter blast eases up because outdoor dining is back on the menu.
New York City Restaurant Workers Rally In Times Square, Then March On Cuomo's Office Calling For ReliefA recent report conducted by the industry found that two-thirds of New York restaurants will close in the next few months without financial assistance.
Doctors Worry Winterizing Outdoor Dining Spaces Will Increase COVID Risk For DinersRemember, heaters do not circulate air, and if the space is noisy, that can be a big problem.
City Council Approves Extending Outdoor Dining Program, Use Of HeatersThursday marked a major step forward for outdoor dining.
New York City Council Committee Approves Bill Allowing Electric, Propane Heaters For Outdoor DiningRestaurant owners have complained about restrictions on propane.
Small Business Owners In Cluster Zip Codes Fearing The Worst If Another Shutdown Hits Parts Of New York CityGov. Andrew Cuomo believes mass gatherings are the priority right now to curb the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases.
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.
City Council Weighs Bills That Would Make Outdoor Dining Permanent, Expand Outdoor Heating OptionsCurbside dining could soon become a permanent fixture on New York City streets.
NYC Officials Say Restaurant Owners Will Soon Get Clear Guidance On Outdoor Dining During Colder WeatherMayor Bill de Blasio says safety remains his top priority.
New York City Restaurants Want Clarity On Outdoor Heating Guidelines As Weather Gets ColderColder weather means New York City restaurants are facing new outdoor dining challenges.
CBS2 Learns Some Of The Heating Guidelines For Outdoor Dining In New York CityAndrew Rigie with the NYC Hospitality Alliance and New York City Councilman Justin Brannan told CBS2 they have been calling on City Hall for months to release outdoor heating guidance.