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NYC clears up bathroom rules for outdoor dining

NYC clears up bathroom rules for outdoor dining
NYC officials walked back a bizarre rule Friday that barred outdoor dining patrons from using a restaurant’s indoor restroom.

(Gina Lachman/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) Mayor de Blasio called the initial guidance a “mistake” after Counsel to the Mayor Kapil Longani issued a new set of rules stating that no customers would be allowed inside an establishment for any reason, even to use the bathroom.“Obviously people need to use the bathroom.If you’re patronizing a restaurant, you have the right to use the bathroom.So to all New Yorkers who go to a restaurant, yes, you can use the bathroom,” he added.

City officials waked back a bizarre rule Friday that barred outdoor dining patrons from using a restaurant’s indoor restroom.secure the restaurant's outdoor dining structure from the snow in Queens.

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