Category Archives: Food carts

Five things to know about York’s proposed food cart ordinance

York City Council members have been served a slew of new recommendations for  regulating mobile food-cart vendors on Continental Square and beyond. The proposals come from an ad-hoc group created months ago by the council. Members of the committee included … Continue reading

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York to take another look at adding food carts downtown

After months of deliberation, an ad-hoc mobile food committee has sent suggestions for amending York’s food cart regulations to City Council. The city allows only one licensed food cart vendor to operate on Continental Square, but the mobile food committee … Continue reading

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How does safety factor in to York’s mobile food debate?

I spent some time last month pounding the pavement, talking to York restaurant and business owners, as well as mobile food proponents, about whether food trucks and carts belong on city streets. I heard concerns about scarce foot traffic and … Continue reading

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Poll: Should York allow food trucks?

Should York allow food trucks in its central business district? Yes, trucks will bring more people downtown Yes, but only a limited number Undecided No, they’ll put brick and mortar restaurants out of business Created on Apr 22, 2014 View … Continue reading

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Food carts, booting and condemned buildings to be discussed at York meetings

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City Council hammers out details of food-cart committee

City Council was admittedly working backwards when it hammered out details on a resolution to establish an ad-hoc food cart committee during a work session Wednesday night. Members were named to the new committee, which has been charged with  researching … Continue reading

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