As NYC Restaurants Struggle To Find Applicants, Workers Say They Need To Increase WagesThe group One Fair Wage says that over 70% of restaurant workers surveyed are considering leaving the industry because of low wages.
COVID Restrictions: New York City Restaurants Can Increase Capacity, New Jersey Raises Gathering LimitsIt's the next step as businesses prepare for May 19, when New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will lift most capacity restrictions altogether.
New Jersey Easing COVID Restrictions For Bar Seating, Outdoor Gatherings And MoreMurphy said indoor capacity will rise to 50% three days early, on Friday. That will allow proms to take place over the weekend.
New York City Council Votes To Make Open Streets Program PermanentNew York City's Open Streets program is here to stay. The City Council voted to keep certain roads closed to traffic at least part-time
Sen. Schumer Urges Restaurant Owners To Apply For Soon-To-Launch Federal Relief ProgramThe restaurant relief program is part of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package signed into law last month.
COVID Anger: Patrons At N.J. Brewery Stiff Server On Tip After Disagreeing With State's 90-Minute Seating Time RuleA woman was working Friday at the recently opened Glenbrook Brewery in Morristown. She had a table of four that seemed satisfied with their brews until she approached them about COVID-19 rules.
Restaurants Reopening: Where Do They Stand, And How Do They Recover From COVID?As vaccinations continue and the economy opens up, restaurants, which have suffered during COVID, look for the way forward.
Connecticut Restaurants Back To Full Capacity As State Lifts Most Restrictions; Masks, Social Distancing Requirements RemainRestaurants were allowed to reopen at 100% capacity, but it's not exactly back to normal yet.
'Teetering On Survival:' New York City Restaurants Mark 1 Year Since COVID Restrictions StartedThe effect has been devastating, with one estimate reporting 1,000 city restaurants permanently closed over the last year. 
Road To Reopening: NYC And N.J. Restaurants To Increase Indoor Dining Capacity To 50% Starting March 19More needed relief is coming to New York City and New Jersey restaurant owners.
Indoor Dining Can Increase To 35% Capacity Next Week In New York CityGov. Andrew Cuomo said he wants to raise it to 35% to align with the rules for New Jersey restaurants.