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Posts tagged as “Open Restaurants”

In interview, fire union chief warns of dining sheds’ dangers, says they all need safety inspection

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | One argument that some make against yielding any ground — or rather street — on Open Restaurants is that the dining…

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.…

Shed the sheds! Open Restaurants opponents to march before Council hearing on making program permanent

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | The shed is about to hit the fan again… . The City Council’s Committee on Worker Protection and Subcommittee on…

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…

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