New York City restaurants resume indoor dining

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's rules for indoor dining in the city include 25% occupancy, temperature checks, one member of each party must provide contact information for tracing, masks when not seated, tables six feet apart, no bar service, and restaurants must close at midnight.

COVID surcharge for NYC diners

Struggling restaurants in New York City got a boost from the City Council on Wednesday after members voted to pass a bill allowing owners to add a special 10 percent COVID surcharge to diners’ bills.

Restaurants in NJ reopen for indoor dining

Restaurants across New Jersey were allowed to reopen their doors to diners on Friday as of 6 a.m. following an announcement by Gov. Phil Murphy earlier this week that enough progress had been made in the battle against the coronavirus.