Long Island is set to enter Phase 2 of reopening next week, and many municipal governments are looking to streamline the process of allowing businesses like restaurants to use outdoor spaces.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed that Long Island is on track to hit Phase 2 Wednesday, meaning restaurants can have outdoor dining with tables 6 feet apart.
In the Town of Babylon, they're expediting permitting to allow restaurants to use as much outdoor space as possible within safety guidelines. They're also helping with procuring sanitizing supplies.
"So on day one, they will be read more ››