The Open Storefronts program assists existing ground-floor storefront businesses who want to use outdoor areas on a temporary basis. The program allows eligible businesses to conduct activity on sidewalks, on roadways in the Open Streets: Restaurants program, or a combination of both. In addition to businesses engaged in retail trade, repair stores, personal care services, and dry-cleaning and laundry services are able to use outdoor space for seating, queuing, or display of dry goods.
The Open Storefronts program will be available from October 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020.
Check out requirements and apply Here through NYC DOT.
Have questions? Visit the NYC Small Business Services Unit today, info below: