Now Reading
Outdoor dining programs can only be made permanent if there is sufficient environmental study.

Outdoor dining programs can only be made permanent if there is sufficient environmental study.

Outdoor dining is still the futureThe Manhattan Supreme Court judge’s ruling that it must be fully researched to determine the environmental impact of the program before it can be implemented has prompted the public to take notice.permanent.

Shannon Phipps joins a group of nearly two-dozen New Yorkers that are challenging the Open Restaurant Program. They have cited concerns about noise and trash that attract rats, as well as other issues.

“They’re unsanitary. We also have sheds that can be integrated into bike lanes. We also have sheds that can block traffic signs and stop signs.,obscuring visibility,” said Phipps.

Charlotta Janssen, owner of Chez Oskar (Bed-Stuy).,She says outdoor dining has been a saving feature for her business.

See Also

Janssen said, “We were losing money, and we couldn’t employ anyone, and the moment we had outside dining we could get back our staff, we were making an income, we were beginning to see actually even some profit, which was a miraculous thing.”

A spokesperson for Acity says that Wednesday’s appeal was filed by theLaw Department against the judge’s decision.

According to the city, it’sIn preparation for a permanent outdoor dining experience, the facility has undergone a rigorous and meticulous process.

View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.