Why would anyone want to risk everything NOW on a restaurant that can be shut down at will by the state or local authorities for any perceived health scare?
Now that they got this power they will continue to use it again and again.
You would have to be a nut to open a business in New York.
I’m not saying it’s a good idea, I’m just predicting what will happen. Two different things.
Exactly. Between the risk of being unaccountably shut down, and having been bled dry of your capital and personal resources over the last few supporting a space you’re not allowed to use...who in their right might would try to build a business in this environment?
Under normal circumstances, I would agree on the “green shoots” theory. This current situation is like dumping dioxin and salt on the earth they’re supposed to plant.