New York's 21 Club closes indefinitely due to pandemic
December 13, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — The storied 21 Club in midtown Manhattan, a favorite of celebrities and the power elite for nine decades, is closing indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the owners are optimistic about reopening at some point.
The restaurant's owners filed notice about the closing with the city on Wednesday, saying all 148 employees will be terminated on March 9.
The news comes as indoor dining at New York City restaurants will be banned again starting Monday in an effort to halt a resurgence of the virus, but takeout and outdoor dining will still be allowed.
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