Does the City have any sort of program that can make the process of obtaining multiple licenses any easier?
We used to say that we were baffled how the City could coordinate multiple regulatory agencies to show up at a restaurant or bar to shut them down, but they couldn't coordinate those same agencies to help get a... Read more
We are not hearing the same buzz that was around in the early days of letter grade health inspections.
We won important reforms to the Letter Grade system during the latter part of Mayor Bloomberg's time in office. A major reform was Penalty Relief which means that a restaurant doesn't pay fines if an inspector issues them a... Read more
It's been a warm winter... never too early to think about outdoor cafes? What's new from the 'City regarding that.
We got a change in the law that sped up sidewalk cafe approval process which was great. But most notably, a few years ago we worked with the City Council and other stakeholders on what became referred to as the Brunch Bill. It changed the law to allow restaurants to begin operating their sidewalk cafes... Read more