NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York nightlife has another exciting hour starting next week.
Bars and restaurants statewide will allowed to be open until midnight – Latest curfew since the beginning of the pandemic.
As CBS2’s John Dias reported, some in the hospitality industry think it can help slow the spread of the virus.
It was a busy Thursday morning at Gracie’s Corner Diner, and right after The east side The restaurant will also bustle late at night. The ease is coming in, the manager said COVID Restricting and overtime business will help a lot.
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Starting Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing back the curfew currently at 11pm statewide.
New York Hotel Alliance CEO Andrew Rigie told CBS2 that overtime hours could help slow the spread by allowing nightlife to stay in controlled facilities.
Major Bill de Blasio said the loosening of the curfew and restraint needs to be stabilized and he’s worried about variations.
“I hope. Take it one step at a time. So I’ll be careful about going too far in any jump. When we see an adjustment like this, let’s see how it plays out a little bit, ”he said.
The mayor said the reopening must still be based on data and science, adding that by the summer New Yorkers are likely to see more progress.