Evolve in the Concrete Jungle
Valuable insights in the world of personnel.
Save the date for March 8 & 22, 2021 as Evolve heads to the Big Apple to talk about people and staffing.
The pandemic hit New York harder than anywhere else in the nation. Bar and restaurant owners and operators have had to deal with heavy restrictions, overcrowding, and the health and safety of their staff. As a result, dozens of establishments in NYC have lost licenses and permits due to unsuccessful enforcement of social distancing rules.
The operators here have seen it all, and come out the other side a little wiser. Hear real stories and the state of the industry from NYC's point of view. Register here
Getting to Know New York City
- Around 8.3 million people live in New York City, with over 20 million living in its metropolitan area.
- NYC is often considered the world’s center of finance, media, and culture.
- New York City’s economy is based on banking, finance, trade, tourism, media, fashion, tourism, advertising, retail, law, technology, the arts, and real estate.
- The city is home to the world’s highest concentration of billionaires.
- New York City is the most linguistically diverse city in the world, with about 800 languages spoken there.
- In New York City, it is actually illegal to honk your car’s horn.
- The Empire State Building receives so much mail that it has its own ZIP Code!
- Unfortunately, New York was the global epicenter during the early days of the pandemic.
- Bars and restaurants in NYC experienced longer restrictions than other places, leading to tremendous losses and tension between the government and operators.
- On December 14, the governor enacted a second restriction on indoor dining in the city.