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Outdoor Dining Statement

August 18, 2022

Today, the NYC Hospitality Alliance's quote was included in Mayor Adams' press release that the city will remove abandoned outdoor dining structures, while signaling his strong support for developing an updated permanent outdoor dining program.

NYC Hospitality Alliance Statement: 

“It’s great news that Mayor Adams announced the city will remove abandoned outdoor dining structures that shuttered during the pandemic and will focus on revitalizing dilapidated ones as we transition out of the temporary emergency program that saved countless small businesses and jobs,” said Andrew Rigie, executive director, New York City Hospitality Alliance. “We look forward to working with the city to develop a permanent outdoor dining system that will be beautiful and sustainable for the future.”

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