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Bottcher: Lack of enforcement on dining sheds has ‘undermined confidence’ in sprawling program

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON| Open Restaurants dining sheds have been getting a pass, according to Councilmember Erik Bottcher. Not a dining pass — but a free…

Council removes D.O.T. — for now — as lead agency for Open Restaurants as it drafts bill for permanent program

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | So what exactly is on the menu now for Open Restaurants — and, for that matter, for stressed-out Downtowners driven to…

Shack to the future (not): At nine-hour hearing, city claims dining sheds to be phased out next year

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Feb. 10, 12:45 p.m.: One of local residents’ biggest issues with the Open Restaurants program — the much-maligned roadway sheds…

‘Lives are in danger’: Firefighters union chief warns about roadway dining sheds

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | New York City’s outdoor dining sheds are a deadly accident waiting to happen, according to the the city’s firefighters union.…

Who killed the little shops of Bedford Street?

BY STUART WALDMAN | I moved to Bedford Street in Greenwich Village in 1989. It was a classic mixed-use city street with single-family homes, multifamily…

C.B. 2 braces for Open Restaurants public-review meeting as locals strategize

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Will the shed hit the fan again? The Open Restaurants public-review tour is rolling on, and if this past Tuesday’s hearing…

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