Restaurants on the brink as winter months approach

As the viability of outdoor dining diminishes, so do finances

As the country waits for COVID-19 vaccines to cross the finish line, restaurant owners say their livelihoods hang in the balance after taking repeated blows. In New Jersey, many are struggling to stay afloat with a restricted business model that caps indoor dining patrons at 25% and with diminishing outdoor dining options during the colder months.

Correspondent Raven Santana reports that many owners predict the industry faces a long, dark winter.

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