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BAITING HOLLOW, NY — Giorgio’s Baiting Hollow, a popular Long Island wedding venue, was one of 16 additional bars and restaurants that had their liquor licenses suspended statewide for “egregious” violations of coronavirus-related regulations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

Giorgio’s Catering, located at 100 Fox Hill Drive, had its license suspended on Saturday, a release from Cuomo said. On Friday, investigators with the state’s task force reported seeing 95 people at a wedding reception on the premises — nearly twice the legal limit, Cuomo said.

Half of the guests, the release said, were seen “standing and mingling inside the premises, while the other half were outside on a deck, standing, socializing, and drinking — most without facial coverings.”

Giorgio’s did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

So far, 217 businesses have had their liquor licenses suspended statewide; 1,161 charges have been filed and processed, Cuomo said.

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