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Lightfoot says city restaurants won't be ready for outdoor dining in May

Lightfoot says city restaurants won't be ready for outdoor dining in May

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city's restaurants won't be ready for outdoor dining this month after Gov. J.B. Pritzker eased restrictions for restauran [...] Read full article: Lightfoot says city restaurants won't be...→

Lightfoot says city restaurants won't be ready for outdoor dining in May

Lightfoot says city restaurants won't be ready for outdoor dining in May

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city's restaurants won't be ready for outdoor dining this month after Gov. J.B. Pritzker eased restrictions for restauran [...] Read full article: Lightfoot says city restaurants won't be...→

Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City Pools to Reopen Next Week

Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City Pools to Reopen Next Week

Get your swim gear ready! Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine’s pools will reopen with restrictions beginning Monday, June 29, city officials said. “Public [...] Read full article: Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City P...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Indoor dining starts Monday, but restaurants still have worries

Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Indoor dining starts Monday, but restaurants still have worries

Massachusetts will move into “Phase 2, Part 2” on Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday, allowing indoor dining — though restaurateurs say their business [...] Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Ind...→

San Diego Proposes Fast-Tracking Outdoor Dining Permits, No Fees - Times of San Diego

A proposal was announced Thursday aimed at creating more outdoor dining and retail space for San Diego businesses, which San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer says w [...] Read full article: San Diego Proposes Fast-Tracking Outdoor...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

All establishments must follow social distancing rules, and employees and customers have to wear face coverings if they’re within six feet of people. Read full article: New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday...→

Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainment district to resume indoor dining Friday

Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainment district to resume indoor dining Friday

In conjunction with Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan, indoor dining will return Friday at five restaurants within Rosemont's entertainment district, villag [...] Read full article: Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainme...→

First look: Indoor dining returns to LI restaurants

First look: Indoor dining returns to LI restaurants

Long Islanders returned to indoor seating at restaurants for the first time in more than three months Wednesday as the region entered Phase 3 of the state's re [...] Read full article: First look: Indoor dining returns to LI ...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics of outdoor seating, salons open in full force - amNewYork

As New York City transitioned into phase two of its reopening on Monday, Brooklyn’s business leaders reported that eateries were working out the logistics Read full article: Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics ...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopening, City Estimates Up To 300,000 Will Get Back To Work Monday

New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopening, City Estimates Up To 300,000 Will Get Back To Work Monday

New York City enters Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan on Monday, June 22. The city estimates another 150,000-300,000 residents will be heading back to wor [...] Read full article: New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopenin...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

In an about face, Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining with the rest of the state starting June 26. Read full article: Chicago restaurants can open for indoor ...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

As Chicago and Illinois health officials discuss the possibility of moving into phase four, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she believes the city will be able to “sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can R...→

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

The city's DOT will be working "with community groups and partner agencies to identify additional seating within full street closures in July." However, not ev [...] Read full article: City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dini...→

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s outdoor dining plan will expand restaurant seating to sidewalks, curb lanes in streets, plazas and open streets during Phase 2 reopening [...] Read full article: NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday wi...→

Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are reopening their dining rooms

Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are reopening their dining rooms

The latest reopened dining rooms include Crown Candy Kitchen this Thursday and Louie and Sidney Street Cafe next week. Read full article: Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Fine-dining restaurants, including Chicago’s Alinea, find new ways to survive amid pandemic

Fine-dining restaurants, including Chicago’s Alinea, find new ways to survive amid pandemic

Alinea in Chicago used to welcome guests with a $365, 18-course tasting menu; it’s now cooking up a six-course to-go feast for $49.95. Read full article: Fine-dining restaurants, including Chica...→

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurateurs can now seat patrons at indoor tables — with a number of restrictions — following months of being under a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor ...→

U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, including in city hosting GOP convention

U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, including in city hosting GOP convention

Jacksonville, Florida, is among many areas where reopened bars and eateries are closing again as the virus spreads. Read full article: U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, incl...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak, moved one more step closer to normal Monday. Read full article: New York City reopens restaurants, salon...→

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Renowned San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining r [...] Read full article: Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Direction' For Restaurants, Owner Says

Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Direction' For Restaurants, Owner Says

Restaurant owner Douglas Bacon said indoor seating is important because outdoor dining is not always practical. Read full article: Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Dire...→

Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some Atlantic City Casinos

Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some Atlantic City Casinos

Itching to welcome customers back after three months of being closed during the coronavirus outbreak, some Atlantic City casinos are offering outdoor dining, e [...] Read full article: Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some At...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

Restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating on Monday as New York City enters the second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: NYC restaurants to open with outdoor sea...→

Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City Pools to Reopen Next Week

Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City Pools to Reopen Next Week

Get your swim gear ready! Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine’s pools will reopen with restrictions beginning Monday, June 29, city officials said. “Public [...] Read full article: Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City P...→

First look: Indoor dining returns to LI restaurants

First look: Indoor dining returns to LI restaurants

Long Islanders returned to indoor seating at restaurants for the first time in more than three months Wednesday as the region entered Phase 3 of the state's re [...] Read full article: First look: Indoor dining returns to LI ...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Fine-dining restaurants, including Chicago’s Alinea, find new ways to survive amid pandemic

Fine-dining restaurants, including Chicago’s Alinea, find new ways to survive amid pandemic

Alinea in Chicago used to welcome guests with a $365, 18-course tasting menu; it’s now cooking up a six-course to-go feast for $49.95. Read full article: Fine-dining restaurants, including Chica...→

Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics of outdoor seating, salons open in full force - amNewYork

As New York City transitioned into phase two of its reopening on Monday, Brooklyn’s business leaders reported that eateries were working out the logistics Read full article: Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics ...→

U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, including in city hosting GOP convention

U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, including in city hosting GOP convention

Jacksonville, Florida, is among many areas where reopened bars and eateries are closing again as the virus spreads. Read full article: U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, incl...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak, moved one more step closer to normal Monday. Read full article: New York City reopens restaurants, salon...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Renowned San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining r [...] Read full article: Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Indoor dining starts Monday, but restaurants still have worries

Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Indoor dining starts Monday, but restaurants still have worries

Massachusetts will move into “Phase 2, Part 2” on Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday, allowing indoor dining — though restaurateurs say their business [...] Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Ind...→

Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Direction' For Restaurants, Owner Says

Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Direction' For Restaurants, Owner Says

Restaurant owner Douglas Bacon said indoor seating is important because outdoor dining is not always practical. Read full article: Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Dire...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

San Diego Proposes Fast-Tracking Outdoor Dining Permits, No Fees - Times of San Diego

A proposal was announced Thursday aimed at creating more outdoor dining and retail space for San Diego businesses, which San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer says w [...] Read full article: San Diego Proposes Fast-Tracking Outdoor...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

The city's DOT will be working "with community groups and partner agencies to identify additional seating within full street closures in July." However, not ev [...] Read full article: City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dini...→

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

All establishments must follow social distancing rules, and employees and customers have to wear face coverings if they’re within six feet of people. Read full article: New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday...→

Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainment district to resume indoor dining Friday

Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainment district to resume indoor dining Friday

In conjunction with Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan, indoor dining will return Friday at five restaurants within Rosemont's entertainment district, villag [...] Read full article: Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainme...→

Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are reopening their dining rooms

Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are reopening their dining rooms

The latest reopened dining rooms include Crown Candy Kitchen this Thursday and Louie and Sidney Street Cafe next week. Read full article: Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurateurs can now seat patrons at indoor tables — with a number of restrictions — following months of being under a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor ...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopening, City Estimates Up To 300,000 Will Get Back To Work Monday

New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopening, City Estimates Up To 300,000 Will Get Back To Work Monday

New York City enters Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan on Monday, June 22. The city estimates another 150,000-300,000 residents will be heading back to wor [...] Read full article: New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopenin...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

In an about face, Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining with the rest of the state starting June 26. Read full article: Chicago restaurants can open for indoor ...→

Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some Atlantic City Casinos

Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some Atlantic City Casinos

Itching to welcome customers back after three months of being closed during the coronavirus outbreak, some Atlantic City casinos are offering outdoor dining, e [...] Read full article: Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some At...→

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

As Chicago and Illinois health officials discuss the possibility of moving into phase four, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she believes the city will be able to “sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can R...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

Restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating on Monday as New York City enters the second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: NYC restaurants to open with outdoor sea...→

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s outdoor dining plan will expand restaurant seating to sidewalks, curb lanes in streets, plazas and open streets during Phase 2 reopening [...] Read full article: NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday wi...→

Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City Pools to Reopen Next Week

Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City Pools to Reopen Next Week

Get your swim gear ready! Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine’s pools will reopen with restrictions beginning Monday, June 29, city officials said. “Public [...] Read full article: Ready to Dive Back In? Long Beach City P...→

Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainment district to resume indoor dining Friday

Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainment district to resume indoor dining Friday

In conjunction with Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan, indoor dining will return Friday at five restaurants within Rosemont's entertainment district, villag [...] Read full article: Five restaurants in Rosemont entertainme...→

First look: Indoor dining returns to LI restaurants

First look: Indoor dining returns to LI restaurants

Long Islanders returned to indoor seating at restaurants for the first time in more than three months Wednesday as the region entered Phase 3 of the state's re [...] Read full article: First look: Indoor dining returns to LI ...→

Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are reopening their dining rooms

Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are reopening their dining rooms

The latest reopened dining rooms include Crown Candy Kitchen this Thursday and Louie and Sidney Street Cafe next week. Read full article: Updated: These St. Louis restaurants are...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Fine-dining restaurants, including Chicago’s Alinea, find new ways to survive amid pandemic

Fine-dining restaurants, including Chicago’s Alinea, find new ways to survive amid pandemic

Alinea in Chicago used to welcome guests with a $365, 18-course tasting menu; it’s now cooking up a six-course to-go feast for $49.95. Read full article: Fine-dining restaurants, including Chica...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics of outdoor seating, salons open in full force - amNewYork

As New York City transitioned into phase two of its reopening on Monday, Brooklyn’s business leaders reported that eateries were working out the logistics Read full article: Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics ...→

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurateurs can now seat patrons at indoor tables — with a number of restrictions — following months of being under a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor ...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, including in city hosting GOP convention

U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, including in city hosting GOP convention

Jacksonville, Florida, is among many areas where reopened bars and eateries are closing again as the virus spreads. Read full article: U.S. restaurants toil to stay open, incl...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak, moved one more step closer to normal Monday. Read full article: New York City reopens restaurants, salon...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopening, City Estimates Up To 300,000 Will Get Back To Work Monday

New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopening, City Estimates Up To 300,000 Will Get Back To Work Monday

New York City enters Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan on Monday, June 22. The city estimates another 150,000-300,000 residents will be heading back to wor [...] Read full article: New York City Ready For Phase 2 Reopenin...→

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Renowned San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining r [...] Read full article: Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Indoor dining starts Monday, but restaurants still have worries

Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Indoor dining starts Monday, but restaurants still have worries

Massachusetts will move into “Phase 2, Part 2” on Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday, allowing indoor dining — though restaurateurs say their business [...] Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus reopening: Ind...→

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

In an about face, Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining with the rest of the state starting June 26. Read full article: Chicago restaurants can open for indoor ...→

Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Direction' For Restaurants, Owner Says

Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Direction' For Restaurants, Owner Says

Restaurant owner Douglas Bacon said indoor seating is important because outdoor dining is not always practical. Read full article: Indoor Dining Is Step 'In The Right Dire...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some Atlantic City Casinos

Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some Atlantic City Casinos

Itching to welcome customers back after three months of being closed during the coronavirus outbreak, some Atlantic City casinos are offering outdoor dining, e [...] Read full article: Outdoor Dining Before Betting at Some At...→

San Diego Proposes Fast-Tracking Outdoor Dining Permits, No Fees - Times of San Diego

A proposal was announced Thursday aimed at creating more outdoor dining and retail space for San Diego businesses, which San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer says w [...] Read full article: San Diego Proposes Fast-Tracking Outdoor...→

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

As Chicago and Illinois health officials discuss the possibility of moving into phase four, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she believes the city will be able to “sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can R...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

The city's DOT will be working "with community groups and partner agencies to identify additional seating within full street closures in July." However, not ev [...] Read full article: City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dini...→

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

Restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating on Monday as New York City enters the second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: NYC restaurants to open with outdoor sea...→

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

All establishments must follow social distancing rules, and employees and customers have to wear face coverings if they’re within six feet of people. Read full article: New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday...→

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s outdoor dining plan will expand restaurant seating to sidewalks, curb lanes in streets, plazas and open streets during Phase 2 reopening [...] Read full article: NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday wi...→