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Posts tagged as “outdoor dining”

Served! Judge rules against city on Open Restaurants; Says enviro impact review needed

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Thurs., March 24, 8 p.m.: Holy shed! Calling New York City’s actions “arbitary and capricious,” a state Supreme Court justice…

C.B. 2/C.B. 3 March meetings: Bringing back Brooklyn Banks skateboard park, new Centre St. bike lane, Open Restaurants rules

Among the hot topics on local community board meeting agendas this month, Community Board 3 on March 10 will consider a proposal by the group…

‘Shedding’ any illusions on outdoor dining, Marte and Bottcher give Velazquez a tour of Village streets

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Welcome to their world. Councilmembers Christopher Marte and Erik Bottcher led their colleague Marjorie Velazquez on a tour of “Shed City”…

Council chops out sidewalk cafe regs, but roadway sheds are topic du jour

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | The City Council cleaned the plate last week on sidewalk cafes. The Council overwhelmingly voted to strip out all existing regulations for…

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…

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…

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