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June 24th, 2021

Hermosa Beach City Council extends city's COVID outdoor dining, retail program

Hermosa Beach's outdoor dining and retail program that was launched during the COVID-19 pandemic will continue through the end of the year, city officials announced Thursday.

June 24th, 2021

June 22nd, 2021

Santa Barbara Council Supports Keeping Most Outdoor Dining, Parklets Along State Street

If it's not broken, don't fix it. That's what the Santa Barbara City Council decided Tuesday, voting to essentially leave alone the State Street outdoor dining enclosures and adjacent street parklets.

June 22nd, 2021

June 10th, 2021

Chicago to Pedestrianize Three Major Downtown Streets for Summer Outdoor Dining

On Friday, the city of Chicago will completely lift COVID-19 restrictions at restaurants, but developers and restaurants owners worry that it will take more time for downtown business to recover.

June 10th, 2021

June 9th, 2021

Council Extends Outdoor Business Operations to Continue Advancing Economic Recovery

Last night, the Santa Monica City Council extended pandemic-era changes that will support Santa Monica’s continued economic recovery in the lead up to the June 15 full reopening of California’s economy and Los Angeles County sunsetting provisions of its Health Officer Orders.

June 9th, 2021

May 19th, 2021

Laguna Beach City Council OKs study of permanent promenade on Forest Avenue

The Laguna Beach City Council unanimously approved a $376,990 contract on Tuesday for a consultant to design and pursue necessary approvals to make the Promenade a permanent fixture on Forest Avenue.

May 19th, 2021

May 13th, 2021

LA City Council Takes a Huge Step in Making Outdoor Dining Program Permanent

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council took a step towards making the city’s outdoor dining program permanent. The votes were nearly unanimous to extend the mayor’s 2020 initiative that expanded outdoor dining for LA restaurants onto adjacent sidewalks, streets, and parking lots.

May 13th, 2021

September 25th, 2020

Outdoor Dining Is Now a Permanent NYC Fixture, Mayor Announces

After months of back and forth, New York City finally has an outdoor dining plan. During WNYC’s the Brian Lehrer Show on Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city’s outdoor dining program will extend through the winter months and be made permanent in NYC.

September 25th, 2020

Help Us Save

Outdoor Dining

Manhattan Beach

Help Us Save Outdoor Dining

Manhattan Beach City Council voted to remove the outdoor dining decks on January 3, 2022 with no plan for permanent replacements.

Aside from the safety benefits during this ongoing pandemic, outdoor dining has become a blissful way to enjoy our local restaurants.

We need you to voice your support and help us save outdoor dining!

Here’s How
You Can Help

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Voice your support for keeping the outdoor decks past Jan 3rd by filling out the form on our support page.

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Write an email to MB City Council

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Attend the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, December 21st at 6pm to show your support

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