Plan to rein in NY's street fairs prompts unexpected backlash
Many of those who spoke out in opposition objected to the limitations
Thu, Nov 10, 2016 - 5:50 AM
In September, officials floated new rules that would limit the number of street fairs, spread them into more areas of New York City and require a greater diversity of offerings.
THEY hold the promise of vibrancy, the allure of a city thoroughfare repurposed with the tent-lined look of a travelling circus. But the street fairs that can sometimes clog the corridors of Manhattan are also the bane of many, from drivers caught in the resulting snarl to those...