Brick, New Jersey mayor: Pushing to reopen restaurants with outdoor seating
Brick Township, New Jersey Mayor John Ducey on pushing to initiate outdoor dining and coronavirus reopening progress.
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Al fresco dining is becoming the new normal for restaurants – if weather permits.
States like Illinois, Pennslyvania, Maryland and New Jersey, among others, are gearing up for outdoor dining to resume Friday and in June as an alternative to indoor seating with summer soon approaching. And it could be a slow start to recovering lost revenue from coronavirus shutdowns.
Chicago released guidelines earlier this week suggesting that restaurants could eventually reopen indoor dining rooms if they are retrofitted with removable doors, windows or panels to convert into open-air spaces, Eater Chicago reported.