Residents Worry About Lines as Burger Stand Moves In

A wildly popular New York burger stand is expanding to a second location, and many residents worry that the stand's long lines will move into their neighborhood.

"After four years of attracting devotees who stand on hourlong lines at its 20-by-20-foot stand, Shake Shack, Danny Meyer's burger and milkshake joint, plans to open a larger indoor restaurant in mid-October on Columbus Avenue and West 77th Street."

"Yet, there was a possibility that troubled many: A line in a park that had the freedom to meander as long and as deep as the Mississippi might be unwieldy on the heavily trafficked sidewalks of the Upper West Side. The fear was that it would clog entrances to nearby establishments or the apartment buildings on 77th Street."

Full Story: The Burgers Are Coming, but Lines Worry the Neighbors

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