D.C. restaurants, bars urge District to expand outdoor food and drink sales
Coronavirus moves DC restaurants to suggest closing streets for additional space
D.C. bar and restaurant owners want to close down some streets in order to offer additional outdoor seating for customers to practice social distancing amid coronavirus. FOX Business’ Hillary Vaughn with more.
Serving food and drinks al fresco could be key to keeping struggling Washington bars and restaurants afloat.
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Business owners financially crippled by the coronavirus pandemic are urging city leaders to allow them to serve in additional outdoor spaces by closing some streets so that restaurants can serve customers while adhering to social distancing guidelines.