In 10 years, thousands of San Francisco parking lots have been transformed into tiny pedestrian parks. Wellington City Council has also proposed to set up “parklets” across the capital. Today, as part of the Dominion Post’s Reimagining Wellington series, Brittany Keogh examines how the parklet trend took off in SanRead More →

In today’s restaurant and grocery tech news, Kitchen United is acquiring ghost kitchen company Zuul, while consumers are supporting restaurant robotics. Additionally, John Dillon, Brand Director and Executive Vice President at Denny’s, chats with PYMNTS to attract digital consumers across generational divisions. Restaurants push to keep street food Restaurant ownersRead More →

Terrace bars and restaurants in Ottawa will be allowed to reopen on Friday as Ontario begins to ease restrictions on retail operations and outdoor activities three days earlier than originally planned, the government said on Monday. provincial. The province highlighted increasing immunization rates and continued improvement in “key indicators” suchRead More →

TORONTO — Ontario has announced a three-stage plan to reopen the province, starting with outdoor recreational facilities, as it gradually prepares to ease pandemic restrictions. From May 22, outdoor leisure facilities – such as golf courses and tennis courts – will be allowed to reopen, the government has announced. TheRead More →

NEW YORK (WABC) – New York’s Open Streets program is expanding – to allow more space for outdoor dining and community activities. Several streets in the five arrondissements have now become car-free “open boulevards” on weekends. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Open Streets program turned miles of streets full of restaurantsRead More →

OLD SAYBROOK – A vacant piece of land along the mouth of the Connecticut River is a location of paramount importance to the city’s development, First Selectman Carl Fortuna said this week while defending a recent decision to dismiss a request for an open-air restaurant with 300 seats on theRead More →

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – The CDC announced this week that it is relaxing mask-wearing guidelines for those who have been fully vaccinated. With that, more people are enjoying outdoor activities, including baseball this summer, and outdoor dining at places around town. Earlier this week, US health officials announced theyRead More →

After nearly seven weeks of a regional coronavirus stay-at-home order, Santa Barbara County restaurants on Tuesday will once again be able to serve customers on-site, rather than sending them away with take-out orders. California Governor Gavin Newsom lifted the stay-at-home order on Monday, allowing restaurants to reopen with modified outdoorRead More →

An Old Pasadena restaurant posted this photo on social media of a man eating in his outdoor dining area just steps from the restaurant’s front door. (By Facebook) Although state health ordinances forced the shutdown of all outdoor food services across California early last month, Pasadena’s policy allows restaurateurs toRead More →