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  • Temperature Checks, Contact Information for Tracing, Face Coverings When Not Seated and Other Safety Protocols Required; Bar Service Will Not Be Permitted and No Service After Midnight

  • The City of New York to Provide a Team of 400 Enforcement Personnel to Ensure Compliance

  • Guidelines Will Be Reassessed Based On Data By November 1; If Infection Rate Does Not Increase, Restaurants May Be Permitted To Go Up To 50 Percent Capacity; State Will Monitor Any Positivity Increase on an Ongoing Basis for Potential Reassessment

  • Restaurants Must Publicly Post Their Indoor Dining Capacity and Phone Numbers to Report Violations; Patrons Who Observe Violations Can Report Issues by Calling 833-208-4160, or by Texting 'VIOLATION' to 855-904-5036

  • Governor Announces State to Launch 'New Yorkers Protecting New Yorkers' PSA with New York State Restaurant Association to Encourage Compliance
Open Streets: Restaurants (Pell & Doyers Street)
Come by Pell and Doyers Street on Friday nights, starting 5pm, and the weekend, to explore the neighborhood and grab an outdoor bite without the hassle of vehicular traffic. Note: Doyers Street is closed to vehicular traffic all week.
Pell Street Eateries

  • Boka
  • Famous Sichuan
  • Joe's Ginger
  • Mee Sum Cafe
  • Sichuan Hot Pot Cuisine
  • Taiwan Bear House
Doyers Street Eateries

  • Nom Wah Tea Parlor
  • Pulqueria
  • Taiwan Pork Chop House
  • Tasty Hand Pulled Noodles
In addition to providing businesses throughout the district with umbrellas, tents, and planters for their outdoor seating, the Chinatown BID recently installed lighting to brighten up the street at night, and set up all-day public seating donated by artist Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong, "Constellation," previously part of Art in the Parks, on Pell and Doyers Street.
Suggestions on Dealing with your Landlord and Lease Negotiations (9/10/20)
The Harvard Business School Club of NY (HBSCNY) launched the Recover & Rebuild Initiative and has recruited over 50 HBS Alumni volunteers to work with community businesses and organizations to address the challenge.

Team members will help you:

  • Consider how to evaluate what makes sense for your business;
  • Discuss how to communicate with your landlord; and
  • Offer perspectives on how your business’ success or failure impacts your neighborhood and your landlord.

The session will last an hour and will offer 15 minutes of opportunity for questions and answers. More Info / Register
Send Chinatown Love Food Crawl
September 1 to 30, 2020

Send Chinatown Love is hosting a self-guided food crawl in Manhattan's Chinatown that highlights 13 incredible restaurants, bakeries, cafes and other businesses throughout the neighborhood. Explore the incredible things Chinatown has to offer all while earning rewards for shopping with participating merchants.

  • 46 Mott
  • Alimama
  • Chinatown Ice Cream Factory
  • Congee Village
  • Golden Fung Wong Bakery Shop
  • Grand Tea Imports
  • Happy Veggie Restaurant
  • Kuih Cafe
  • Noodle Village
  • Pink Lady Cheese Tart
  • QQ Cafe
  • Tonii's Fresh Rice Noodle
  • Wok Wok
Sunday, September 13, 2020 | 1pm to 6pm

Presented by Welcome to Chinatown, Experience Chinatown like a local. Bring your friends for a socially-distanced, self-guided trip through Chinatown to experience the neighborhood from participating local restaurants and establishments: Tonii's Fresh Rice Noodle, Grand Seoul, Jing Fong, Soft Swerve, Taiwan Bear House, Wing on Wo, and Fong On.

This is a limited prepaid event, purchase your tickets below. 100% of the proceeds go directly back to the participating businesses.
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