NYC enters Phase 4 of reopening on Monday, July 20! We’re already in Phase 3. Here’s a list of new things that will reopen. Phase 4 doesn’t mean that EVERYTHING will fully reopen. Indoor dining will remain on pause.
NYC has significantly dropped the spread of COVID-19 Cases and hopefully we won’t see any spike!
NYC Reopening – previous Phases:
NYC Phase 4 – July 20: What Businesses Will Reopen
Check out all the businesses that have already reopened in Phase 3 here. Phase 4 will add some more activities & businesses:
- Zoos & Botanical Gardens with limited capacity such as Central Park Zoo, Bronx Zoo & others. Keep in mind that NY Aquarium will remain closed.
- Some TV / Film productions will be able to start shooting again. Mainly outdoor filming.
- Professional sports competitions without fans.
- Higher education.
- Alternate side parking will resume as well, 1 day only.
- 40 new blocks of open streets for outdoor dining. Open Streets for Dining will be extended till. Oct. 31, 2020.
- Liberty Island: outdoors only. The interior of the Statue of Liberty and the island’s museum will remain on pause. The Statue Ferry will have limited capacity.
- Empire State Building Observatory will reopen with limited capacity.
- World Trade Center: 9/11 Memorial Pools will be open daily from 1pm to 8pm. Entrance through Greenwich & Fulton Sts. The 9/11 Memorial Museum will remain closed.
Businesses that will be Postponed for a Later Phase
- Indoor dining
- Broadway shows
- Museums. The MET Museum is getting ready to potentially reopen on August 29, 2020.
- Indoor Malls
- Movie theaters
- NY Aquarium
When will EVERYTHING open up again? It’s not yet confirmed… stay tuned & stay safe 🙂
More details about phase 4 here (NY Gov Page).
Check out here how the NYC Streets look like during the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.