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NY Passes Bill Making Restaurant Reservation Black Market Illegal

NY Passes Bill Making Restaurant Reservation Black Market Illegal

On June 7th New York passed Bill S9365 the "Restaurant Reservation Anti-Piracy Act" to combat a...
NYC Dept. of Health Prohibits Smoking & Vaping in Restaurant Outdoor Dining Areas

NYC Dept. of Health Prohibits Smoking & Vaping in Restaurant Outdoor Dining Areas

The NYC Health Department officially updated its rules to match the NYC Council’s change to the...
NYC Launches “Marketplace” Helping Restaurants Comply with New Outdoor Dining Program

NYC Launches “Marketplace” Helping Restaurants Comply with New Outdoor Dining Program

On May 6th, 2024 the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) launched a new website “Dining Out NYC...
NYC Makes Outdoor Dining Permanent with “Dining Out NYC”

NYC Makes Outdoor Dining Permanent with “Dining Out NYC”

NYC Makes Outdoor Dining Permanent with “Dining Out NYC” Mayor Adams has signed off on legislation...
Cocktails To Go May Soon Become Permanent in NY

Cocktails To Go May Soon Become Permanent in NY

New York’s “cocktails to go” law is set to expire in 2025. Governor Kathy Hochul is pushing for a...
NYC May Ban Smoking in Outdoor Dining Areas

NYC May Ban Smoking in Outdoor Dining Areas

The NYC Department of Health wants to ban smoking and vaping in all outdoor dining areas...
SantaCon Returns to NYC

SantaCon Returns to NYC

The SantaCon event held every December, returns to New York City this Saturday December 9th. The...
NYC Restaurants and Online Ordering Platforms Implement ‘Skip the Stuff’ Policy starting July 31st, 2023

NYC Restaurants and Online Ordering Platforms Implement ‘Skip the Stuff’ Policy starting July 31st, 2023

If you live in NYC, the takeout capital of the world, chances are you have many forks, spoons and...
Food Service Establishment Guide To Complying With New Department Of Sanitation Rule Enacted To Fight Rodents In NYC

Food Service Establishment Guide To Complying With New Department Of Sanitation Rule Enacted To Fight Rodents In NYC

THE NEW RULE Food-related businesses are huge generators of food waste. Even when in compliance with...
City Council Proposes New Permanent Outdoor Dining Program For NYC

City Council Proposes New Permanent Outdoor Dining Program For NYC

Outdoor dining started as an emergency measure to help restaurants struggling to make it through the...
DSNY Changes Waste Setout Time to Help Keep NYC Streets Clean

DSNY Changes Waste Setout Time to Help Keep NYC Streets Clean

As part of NYC’s commitment to keep our streets clean, the Department of Sanitation is changing...
New NYC Laws for Restaurants Using Delivery Apps Started January 24th, 2022

New NYC Laws for Restaurants Using Delivery Apps Started January 24th, 2022

NYC laws include licensing requirements for 3rd party delivery apps and protections for restaurants...
New Bill Suspends NYC Liquor License Surcharge

New Bill Suspends NYC Liquor License Surcharge

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced a new bill suspending NYC’s liquor license surcharge...
How to Keep Food Service Establishments Pest Free

How to Keep Food Service Establishments Pest Free

It’s officially summer, and we couldn’t be happier. But warmer temperatures bring more bugs and...
Mayor Adams’ Plan for Citywide Zoning Initiatives to Support Businesses, Create New Housing, and Promote Sustainability

Mayor Adams’ Plan for Citywide Zoning Initiatives to Support Businesses, Create New Housing, and Promote Sustainability

NYC Mayor Eric Adams laid out a plan to use the City’s zoning tools to support small businesses...
NYC Department of Health Requires Food Service Operators To Display “Healthy Eating Information Poster”

NYC Department of Health Requires Food Service Operators To Display “Healthy Eating Information Poster”

NYC Department of Health Requires Food Service Operators To Display “Healthy Eating Information...