Outdoor Structures

Third Avenue in Chula Vista celebrates Park (ing) Day

For months, the parking spaces on Third Avenue in Chula Vista have served as outdoor dining areas for restaurants and breweries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Passers-by saw more than tables and benches on Friday. Several parking spaces along streets G and E have been transformed into art installations with …

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Lake County News, California – Early Season Storm Approaching; rain, wind is expected to affect parts of northern California from this weekend

The team of meteorologists from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. are forecasting stormy and windy weather this weekend in parts of northern California. PG&E is ready and has a plan to deal with any outages the storm system may cause and reminds customers to take the necessary steps to prepare …

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Council committee approves “Spaces as Places” plan to make temporary outdoor restaurants and retail areas permanent

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria’s program for permanent approval of certain outdoor dining and retail spaces gained support from City Council’s Land Use and Housing Committee on the 16th September, which brings it closer to full board approval. The “Spaces as Places” initiative will be presented to the full council …

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Brooklyn restaurants ask DOT to change outdoor dining rules

News 12 Staff Sep 16, 2021, 9:41 PM Updated: Sep 16, 2021, 9:41 PM A group of restaurant owners in Brooklyn is calling on the Department of Transportation to change the rules for the city’s outdoor dining program, saying the current rules add unnecessary burden on owners. Al fresco dining …

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Accused of affixing the case admits guilt

The case of malicious damage to property belonging to the city was heard by the Roodepoort Magistrates’ Court on September 14 and 15. The case was brought by Ward 89 Councilor Amelia Bester in October 2019. Over the past two years, many adjournments have been granted, but Bester and his …

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Why outdoor measures for Leeds businesses need to be made permanent to keep outdoor momentum – YEP Opinion

No, I was not on vacation (I wish). I had been out for a cheeky drink after work on the bustling Greek Street, which was transformed this year as some of Leeds’ best bars and restaurants spilled onto the newly pedestrianized street. Those extra seats in the fresh air have …

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Where is the tallest building in Wyoming: Cheyenne or Laramie?

Wyoming isn’t exactly known for its skyscrapers. That’s not to say Wyoming doesn’t have a lot to look at. However, most landscapes tend to be on the man-made side of things. But recently National Skyscraper Day (September 3rd) passed and we’d be remiss if we didn’t discuss Wyoming’s tallest building …

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The government launches a public consultation to make permanent the external measures for shopping streets

The temporary measures that gave a huge boost to shopping streets and hospitality during the pandemic could be made permanent following a public consultation launched today (September 5, 2021). From marquees set up in pubs to year-round street markets, Authorized Development Rights (PDRs) have allowed people to enjoy al fresco …

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Permanent open restaurant program proposal continues through public review process

Dine on the causeway at Bay Ridge. Image Credit: NYC DOT More than 11,000 restaurants currently participate in the Open Restaurant program. Earlier this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced four city-wide zoning change proposals to support small businesses, create more grocery stores and improve accessibility to public transportation. One …

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Residents want more parks, less growth for the city’s future

Newnan’s roadmap for the next 20 years was discussed at length by Newnan City Council in a working session convened on August 4. The overall town plan evolved with the participation of a steering committee guiding the plan, as well as input from members of the Newnan community. Tracy Dunnavant, …

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