Cities let restaurants set up in streets to ease Covid-19 restrictions


Forbici Modern Italian’s temporary outdoor dining tent in Tampa, Florida.

Forbici Modern Italian

There’s not usually a white 1,800-square-foot tent set up in the street outside Forbici Modern Italian in Tampa, Florida. Then again, few things are as they were before the coronavirus pandemic

Tampa’s Snow Avenue embodies that new world, thanks to a pilot program created by the city that makes it easier for restaurants to set up tables outside — on certain streets, sidewalks or in their parking lots. 

The goal: Let restaurants and other retail establishments expand service and keep tables 6 feet apart, while still complying with Gov. Ron DeSantis’ state-level orders that initially allowed…


These 5 things need to happen for pro sports to return

Previous article

The role of nature in the built environment, part one

Next article

You may also like

Leave a Reply

Notify of

More in Retail