The new proposal to permanently give away all the sidewalks and roadways in Manhattan as of right to the restaurant industry — and the landlords who own those retail spaces — is deeply flawed. There is no way to say that this is not a radical privatization of the public realm. (Read the article.)
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Dan Doctoroff also has an opinion: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/22/opinion/nyc-outdoor-dining-restaurant.html?searchResultPosition=68
One might do a spread sheet comparing the reservations and recommendations.
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