Esquire Magazine Names 20 Tri-State Restaurants 'America Can't Afford To Lose' During PandemicAccording to the New York City Hospitality Alliance. more than 1,000 restaurants have already closed in New York City.
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.
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.
NYC Restaurant Owners Suffer Another Setback As Indoor Dining Shuts Down Again: 'Very Sad Today'Even though state data suggests only 1.43% of COVID-19 spread comes from bars and restaurants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down indoor dining Monday in New York City.
New York City Restaurant Owners Worry Businesses Won't Survive Another Indoor Dining Shutdown: 'This Is The End'Gov. Andrew Cuomo says if hospitalizations keep climbing, indoor dining will be shut down in New York City and limited to 25% capacity elsewhere in the state.
NYC Schools To Remain Open, For Now; Restaurants Dealing With Restrictions, Sheriffs Bust Several Illegal PartiesMayor Bill de Blasio has said he's prepared to switch schools to an all-remote format Monday if the rate gets too high.
Mayor: 'Huge Outreach Effort Underway' To Fight COVID Surge On Staten IslandStaten Island welcomed 10 new testing sites Thursday, including a rapid-testing site at the St. George Terminal of the Staten Island Ferry.
Aggressive Effort To Curb COVID-19 infection Rates Begins On Staten Island; N.J. Restrictions LoomingMayor Bill de Blasio reminded everyone Tuesday that the city is on the brink of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Westchester County Legislators Approve Cap On Food Delivery FeesThe county board of legislators approved the 15% cap on food delivery fees for apps like GrubHub and Uber Eats.
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.