Outdoor dining mixed bag for those with disabilities

Some cramped, enclosed spaces not accessible

THE PANDEMIC shift to patio seating has been a lifeline for restaurants and many patrons are embracing open-air dining. But for people with disabilities, the nearly-overnight redesign of the cityscape poses new challenges for navigating spaces rarely designed for accessibility. Claire Bergstresser, an East Cambridge resident who uses a manual wheelchair, said curbs are her(...)

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