Central Park Boathouse Restaurant Forced To Close And Lay Off EmployeesThe landmark eatery had been shuttered since March and furloughed 163 workers. Now, they're permanently out of a job. 
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.
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.
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.
New York City May Pause Indoor Dining If Infection Rate Reaches 2%, Mayor SaysGov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday indoor dining can resume Sept. 30.
Cuomo: NYC Restaurants Can Only Reopen Indoor Dining Once A Local Enforcement Mechanism Is CreatedGov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that indoor dining will only resume once local governments come up with an inspection and enforcement mechanism to make sure restaurants are in compliance with their maximum occupancy limits. 
New York City Delays Indoor Dining As Coronavirus Cases Climb Across CountryEarlier this week, the mayor and governor said they were considering pumping the brakes on indoor dining.
New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And MoreMayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes.
New Jersey Enters Phase 2: Restaurants Allowed To Reopen For Outdoor DiningRestaurants can begin outdoor dining Monday, and non-essential retail stores can allow customers inside.
Long Island Restaurant Owners Calling For Governor To Ease Rules On Outdoor Dining; 'We Need Some Way To Get Them Back To Work'Long Island restaurant owners are pushing to reopen their outdoor spaces in order to allow for their customers to return.