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Rumors Of NYC Happy Hour Ban May Be Greatly Exaggerated

The NY Post lit the fires of revolution today with a story about how the Department of Health (DOH) has been secretly mulling a proposal to ban happy hours across the city. Sources tell them the proposal is being advocated by Commissioner Thomas Farley: “It’s absolutely been discussed,” one department source told them. “It goes to show you the spirit with which they operate.
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Inspection Issues: NYC Chefs on the Realities of Dealing With the DOH

United States / New York : Grub Street (11 months ago)

New York chefs often struggle to stay on top of changes to the DOH's codes. New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has an image problem: Among chefs and restaurateurs, the prevailing wisdom is that the DOH is a bull... Read Post

Union Smith Café Closed by DOH; DBGB Launches Happy Hour

United States / New York : Grub Street (5 years ago)

Cobble Hill: Union Smith Café has been shuttered by the Department of Health. [Cobble Hill Blog] East Village: DBGB offers a happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., serving up $5 pints, $6 glasses of sangria, and buck-fif... Read Post

DOH: Rumors Of Happy Hour Ban Are "Completely Untrue"

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Your happy hour is safe, for now. Despite distressing reports in the New York Post this weekend, a rep from the Department of Health tells us that rumors that Commissioner Thomas Farley wants to ban happy hours from the city are "co... Read Post

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