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Red Hook »

Pop-Up Cafes, Tastings and Live Music Slated for Van Brunt Street Fair

Red Hook Walks is scheduled for July 18, organizers said. 

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy's First Official Sidewalk Cafes Could Pop Up This Summer

The board approved applications for Eugene & Co., Pilar's Cuban Eatery and Stonefruit Espresso.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Shop Owners Say Sidewalk Scaffoldings Hurt Business

Business owner say they see a drop in sales and foot traffic whenever scaffolding is erected.

Crown Heights »

Bar With 'Miami Beach' Vibe to Open in Early February Off Nostrand Avenue

King Tai Bar will open soon in a gutted one-story building next to a community garden in Crown Heights.

Astoria »

Dine Al Fresco in Queens with Astoria's Sidewalk Cafes

The diverse neighborhood is known for its dozens of European-style outdoor eateries.

Long Island City »

City Looking to Allow More Sidewalk Cafes in Long Island City and Sunnyside

A proposed zoning change would allow sidewalk cafes in special zoning districts where they're now banned.

Astoria »

Sidewalk Dining Scene Booming in Astoria

There are more sidewalk cafes in Astoria than Williamsburg, and more are on the way.

Astoria »

Astoria Plagued by Noisy Nighttime Sidewalk Cafes, Residents Say

The number of sidewalk cafes in Astoria keeps growing, disturbing residents' quality of life.

Midtown & Theater District »

Steak 'n Shake Sidewalk Cafe Would Leave Street Too Crowded, Board Says

Steak 'n Shake's bid for a sidewalk cafe was turned down by the local community board Thursday.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Plan Seeks to Add 22 Village Sidewalk Cafes

A proposal by the Village Alliance would change city zoning regulations to allow sidewalk caf├ęs on Eighth Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway, and Sixth Avenue between West 10th Street and Waverly Place.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hell's Kitchen Gastropub Brings Back Controversial Sidewalk Cafe

The sidewalk cafe in front of Albert Hall Tavern has returned, much to the chagrin of some members of the community.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hell's Kitchen Sidewalk Cafe Could Cost Restaurant Liquor License

Community Board 4 says the Albert Hall Tavern has been illegally operating a sidewalk cafe for months, and risks losing its liquor license because of it.

Harlem »

New Sidewalk Cafes Coming to Central Harlem

Three new Harlem restaurants got the support from Community Board 10 to add sidewalk cafes.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

East End Bar & Grill Sidewalk License Rejected by Community Board

Community Board 8 rejected East End Bar and Grill's request for a sidewalk cafe and advised the bar to clean up its act.