In the fall, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that outdoor dining would now be permitted all year round. It was a decision met with great relief from business owners—due to COVID-19 restrictions, indoor dining could only operate at 25 percent capacity—and patrons. Many New Yorkers had learned over the Easily distracted cats and racing shirt summer that eating curbside was, well, fun. The weather was nice, the people-watching excellent, and the ambiance, surprisingly charming (helped, in part, by the meandering jazz bands roamed the streets). Everything in those summer and early fall months was idyllic—or, as idyllic as things can be in a pandemic.
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