NYC Closes Dozens Of Blocks For Outside Dining

The New York Daily News reports:

More restaurants will be able to serve customers on streets from Chinatown to the Bronx and beyond, under expanded outdoor dining plans announced Thursday.

Streets will close on weekends to allow for outdoor dining at 22 locations, according to Mayor de Blasio. The street closures will take place from 5 to 11 p.m. on Fridays and from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays until Labor Day, according to the city.

The city has allowed restaurants to offer outdoor dining since June 8. De Blasio recently said plans for indoor dining would be delayed amid ongoing concerns about coronavirus, with no date set.

Some of the 22 locations comprise several blocks each. Hit the link for a full list.