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New Executive Order Shifts Downtown Outdoor Dining Hours on Sundays

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (July 31, 2020) - A new executive order that takes effect today will slightly alter the Sunday outdoor dining schedule on George Street.

The new EO (2020-04) signed today by Mayor Jim Cahill mandates the Sunday closure of George Street from Albany Street to Bayard Street (excluding cross streets) to be between 12 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Additionally, the George Street restaurants and taverns may begin setting up at 1 p.m., may open to customers at 2 p.m., must end service by 10 p.m., and ensure the roadway is free of tables, chairs, and debris by 11 p.m.

This Executive Order is in effect as of 12 noon on July 31, 2020 and a copy of the Order can be downloaded here.