Widespread presence of food trucks sponsored by advertising, marketing and media companies.
The city’s moveable food-truck feast is about to become more stationary, with the establishment in Long Island City, Queens.
The Treats Truck, which has sold cookies and brownies for four years during lunchtime at West 45th Street near Avenue of the Americas, has been told by police officers that it is no longer welcome there, nor at its late-afternoon 38th Street and Fifth Avenue location.
The Pera Turkish Taco Truck, stationed daily at the tourist office and gift shop has won what is apparently the first liquor license granted to a New York City food truck.
The taxicab-yellow Wafels and Dinges truck, which has trolled the streets since 2007, has become a mainstay.
It’s a pop-up plaza in a vacant parking lot. It’s a food-truck food-court. It’s an al fresco taproom. It’s an art installation. It’s a community event space.
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