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New Yorkers not wild about rats attracted by permanent outdoor dining – HotAir

New Yorkers not wild about rats attracted by permanent outdoor dining – HotAir
Move it back inside

In New York City, as with many other places, exemptions to zoning laws were made to allow for outdoor dining areas under canopies on the sidewalks.(CBS New York) The city’s plan to make outdoor dining permanent is meeting a lot of resistance from local residents.They said they want to support their local businesses, but when the pandemic is over the outdoor dining structures should be gone, too.The outdoor dining areas generate noise, both from normal restaurant chatter and clatter to music blasting out from inside of the building.

A stance against outdoor dining is a stance against this city’s recovery.The outdoor dining option may have saved tens of thousands of jobs during the time of the pandemic restrictions, but that’s only because the government limited where people could gather and how many were allowed to be there.

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