SOUTHERN TIER – Governor Cuomo made an important announcement for local restaurants today.
The Governor said that outdoor dining will be permitted in phase 2 of the reopening plan.
For the Southern Tier, along with six other regions, that means local eateries can start serving outdoors as early as Thursday.
Regulations include tables being spaced 6 feet apart as well as staff and customers wearing facial coverings when not seated.
Indoor dining is scheduled for phase 3.