CLOSED BY CUOMO? NYC Restaurant Opened in 1762, Frequented by George Washington May Close by Xmas
( Hannity )
A New York City restaurant first opened in 1762 and frequented by George Washington could close its doors in months after Governor Andrew Cuomo threatened another CoVID shutdown in the coming weeks.
“The colonial American tavern has been operating since 1762 during the time of the American Revolution and even hosted historical figures like George Washington and Continental Army officers. Fraunces Tavern is Manhattan’s oldest restaurant,” reports Fox News.
“The PPP was a great help for us. It gave us the opportunity to stay open and keep our employees employed and keep them off unemployment. That was really the beauty of it, but now that the weather has got cold, we might have a dozen people inside the whole day. It’s not going to cut it,” the owner said.
“You know, logically thinking, if restaurants are closed and people don’t have a place to socialize, they are going to socialize at home, and it’s going to spike it even further,” he added.
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