Business News: Restaurants and Bars Must Close at 10:00 p.m., Support Local Business by Purchasing Raffle Tickets
- Sunday, 22 November 2020 15:17
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- Published: Sunday, 22 November 2020 15:17
- Joanne Wallenstein
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Bars, restaurants and gyms or fitness centers, as well as any State Liquor Authority-licensed establishment, are now required to close from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily. Restaurants will still be allowed to provide curbside, food-only pick-up or delivery after 10:00 p.m., but will not be permitted to serve alcohol to go. The State Liquor Authority will issue further guidance for licensees as to what sales are continued to be permitted.
The Governor also announced that indoor and outdoor gatherings at private residences will be limited to no more than 10 people. The limit will be implemented due to the recent prevalence of COVID spread resulting from small indoor gatherings including Halloween parties. These gatherings have become a major cause of cluster activity across the state. Further, this public health measure brings New York State in line with neighboring states including Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. This new rule is also effective Friday November 13, 2020 at 10:00 p.m.
Scarsdale Business Alliance announces its Holiday Shop & Dine the ‘Dale Raffle line-up from over 50 Scarsdale merchants.
The Scarsdale Business Alliance (SBA) Holiday Shop & Dine the ‘Dale initiative is currently running now through December 31st. During this time, Village businesses are each running their own promotions, offering a variety of sales and special holiday items. By choosing to shop and dine locally, you are investing in our neighborhood and strengthening our community.
A central part of this campaign is the SBA Holiday Raffle, where over 50 local businesses have donated gift cards and items to be raffled off throughout the holiday season. Raffle drawings will begin on Friday, December 4th at this year’s Scarsdale Village “Virtual Light the ‘Dale Event,” and will continue throughout the month. These raffle items are a fabulous way for the merchants to say thank you to our community for their support throughout the pandemic, and also a way to encourage people to continue to shop local.
Raffle tickets are available for purchase for $10 each on the SBA’s website with a package of 6 for $50. Additionally, people can purchase raffle tickets by accessing the scan code located on posters throughout each of Scarsdale’s retail hubs.
This year more than ever, Scarsdale brick and mortar businesses need your support. Due to the global pandemic, certain safety measures will be followed, such as social distancing, mask requirements, and density restrictions. Just like the rest of the country, Scarsdale is expanding the concept of Black Friday to cover the entire period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, as sales will occur over a longer period of time in order to reduce overcrowding. Scarsdale merchants used a similar approach when they expanded the normal 3-day sidewalk sale to a weeklong event.
The SBA has also been shepherding the Mask the ‘Dale Campaign. You can see the signs in each of its storefronts throughout the Village, promoting mask-wearing while shopping.
The SBA is grateful for the partnership they have with Scarsdale Village officials to help its businesses follow Covid restrictions. They continue to work diligently to reimagine outdoor usage of space and have amended town codes to allow display of wares and safe outdoor dining.
The SBA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Village of Scarsdale and its local businesses. Like all other businesses, the SBA suffered financially this year as well. Many merchant members were unable to pay their annual dues, and free provisional memberships were given to all 10583 businesses in order for the SBA to offer its assistance and services to its local businesses. In addition, the Scarsdale Music Festival, the SBA’s largest fundraising event, was cancelled.
Please consider supporting the SBA with your purchase of raffle tickets. Proceeds from the raffle sale will support the Scarsdale Business Alliance and all of its members.
Raffle Item Donors: Akai Lounge, BLVD, Bronx River Books, Cheryl’s closet, Club Pilates Scarsdale, Current Home, Equinox, Eye Gallery, Eye Q Optometrist, Flourish Baking Company, Great Stuff, Greenwich Medical Spa, Haagen-Dazs, Holsten Jewelers, I Am More Scarsdale, Jewels by Joanne, Julius Michael Scarsdale Hair Salon, La Dentelliere, La Renaissance Bakery, Learning Express Toys, Lulu Cake Boutique, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Mariachi Loco ll, Meritage, Mixology, Orangetheory Fitness Scarsdale, Pamela Robbins, Pampered Chef, Parkway Cafe, PixieLane Elanit, PLUSHBLOW, Popojito, Rothmans, Repertoire Dance Shop, Rudy's Music, Sapori, Scarsdale Acupuncture, Scarsdale Flower Boutique, Scarsdale Integrative Medicine, Scarsdale Pilates, Scarsdale Prep, Scarsdale Woman's Exchange, Scent Fluence, Stretchlab Scarsdale, The 808 Bistro, The Dark Horse, The Shade Store, Village Computer Shop, Wilson & Son Jewelers, Yeomiji, Zachys.