New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation that will allow restaurants to continue using public spaces for outdoor dining for another year. The Democratic governor first granted the one-year outdoor dining program in June 2020 under an executive order that allows restaurants to utilize municipal spaces like sidewalks and streets to expand their capacity while they recover from…
Bars and restaurants no longer have to close at midnight across New York state, as its coronavirus curfew for indoor dining ended Monday. NBC New York’s Ida Siegal reports.