Subterranean Grand Central Oyster Bar Closes Doors After 12 Days Of Indoor Dining

Grand Central Oyster Bar, the iconic restaurant inside of Grand Central Terminal, is giving up on indoor dining less than two weeks after reopening. The restaurant, which first opened in 1913, cited a “lack of traffic and business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic” in a Facebook post on Saturday.

The gorgeous subterranean space has no windows or outdoor space, meaning it was unable to offer outdoor dining at all during the pandemic. Restaurants across New York City were allowed to reopen for indoor dining, at 25% capacity, on September 30th, and Grand Central Oyster Bar was among those that reopened.

The restaurant excitedly wrote on Facebook five days ahead of reopening, “We are a New York landmark with Guastavino tiled vaulted ceilings located on the lower level of the magnificent Grand Central Terminal. We are eager to serve you again! The oyster bar, lounge, bar, and counter seating will remain

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With 80 Days To Brexit, The Three Questions To Get Your Business Ready

This year, we have all been distracted by the overwhelming challenge of COVID-19, and rightly so. Widespread disruptions, dramatically changed customer behaviour and government restrictions have hit all areas of business since the start of 2020. The pandemic has reduced companies’ cash flow and bandwidth, leaving businesses extremely vulnerable to further disruptions. With what has already been a tumultuous year, there is another serious challenge looming; Brexit. 

While preoccupied with the pandemic many businesses have seemingly forgotten about the massive effect Britain leaving the EU will have. Others are kicking the can down the road, intentionally ignoring it until the drastic change is upon them. On September 24th, The British Chamber of Commerce said that only 52% of UK firms that trade internationally had carried out a risk assessment ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021. 

With less than

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Grand Central Oyster Bar closes AGAIN just 12 days

The Grand Central Oyster Bar shuttered its doors just 12 days after reopening for the first time in months, with staffers saying new limited indoor seating just won’t cut it.

The iconic New York City seafood spot made the startling revelation in a joint statement from top restaurant officials on Friday. 

The reason for the re-closure, according to officials, included Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that local restaurants could finally reopen for indoor seating at 25 per cent capacity.

But even with the official ‘OK’ from Cuomo, foot traffic amid the pandemic was scarce and inconsistent. 

Grand Central Oyster Bar (pictured) revealed that it would close down operations just 12 days after its grand reopening amid the pandemic 

Pictured: Top restaurant officials released a joint statement that said that a 'lack of traffic and business' contributed to the closure

Pictured: Top restaurant officials released a joint statement that said that a ‘lack of traffic and business’ contributed to the closure 

‘Dear friends, it has been seven challenging months since we last saw

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Grand Central Oyster Bar closes again after 12 days in business

Despite lines out the door the day it finally reopened, Grand Central Oyster Bar is shutting down its doors — yet again — after just 12 days in business.

Indoor dining at 25 percent capacity just wasn’t enough to keep the lights on, the company said.

“We must temporarily close again due to the lack of traffic and business implicitly, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” president Janet Poccia, executive chef Sandy Ingber, vice president Mohammed Lawal and general manager Gabriel Moroianu said in a joint statement. “We do have a promise for all of you! We will come back stronger and with an even bigger desire to serve you.”

The iconic eatery, located in Grand Central Terminal, closed in March due to the pandemic and only began inviting customers again in on Sept. 30, when Big Apple indoor dining resumed at 25 percent capacity.

The grand reopening drew a line

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Trump Jr holds packed indoor rally days after dad’s COVID-19 diagnosis

  • Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, held a packed indoor campaign rally in Panama City Beach, Florida, on Thursday. 
  • Dozens of people in the audience were filmed standing shoulder to shoulder, with few wearing masks — going against public-health guidance on social distancing.
  • The rally took place a week after President Trump tested positive for the coronavirus. He is isolating at the White House but said he hopes to speak at a rally on Saturday.
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Donald Trump Jr. held a packed, indoor rally in Panama City Beach, Florida, on Thursday, with footage showing the crowd standing shoulder to shoulder, with few wearing masks.

The rally, which took place in a Holiday Inn hotel, came one week after President Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus.

The president spent three nights being treated at Walter Reed medical center, then returned to

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​LOS ANGELES, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Portnoy Law Firm advises investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Qutoutiao, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTT) investors that acquired shares between September 14, 2018 and July 15, 2020. Investors have until October 19, 2020 to seek an active role in this litigation.

Investors are encouraged to contact attorney Lesley F. Portnoy, to determine eligibility to participate in this action, by phone 310-692-8883 or email, or click here to join the case.

It is alleged within the complaint filed in this class action that Defendants made materially misleading and/or false statements, as

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