Bronx businesses want to create an Italian 'piazza' on Arthur Avenue

Jun 26, 2020 545

It’s Phase 2 of reopening in New York City, and dozens of restaurants on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx can’t wait to welcome back their customers with sanctioned outdoor allowed by the state beginning Monday. They are hoping to be the first business district this summer to close down streets for business.

Advocates want to turn the famous street in the Bronx into a piazza on the weekends starting in July, with the city’s approval. David Greco, owner of Mike's Deli, has been open for take out during the pandemic. Now, he's finally able to welcome customers back for outdoor dining.

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