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The Drying of NYC

What's more boring than dealing with bureaucratic red tape? Reading about it in a 1,500 word Times article. The main takeaway: community boards, the DOB, overcomplicated applications, and a recession-age shortage of workers at the State Liquor Authority have led to a major logjam in getting liquor licenses. It's bad for restaurants, workers, the state, and the economy, and (sorry!) there's no end in sight. [NYT]