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06/17/2010 02:42 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rooftop Bars, Backyard Bars Would Close Earlier Under New Bill

The window for drinking at rooftop and backyard bars would be narrowed under a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman.

All bars on rooftop of buildings that are less than 10 stories and establishments with rear yards that serve alcohol within 500 feet of residential property would be required to close at 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 10 p.m. every other day.

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