Labor Day, unofficially the last day of summer, "constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country," according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Here's the list of what is open and closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3:
Restaurants, generally, unless they're normally closed on Mondays
Other businesses: open at the owner’s discretion.
Call ahead before heading to any of the above establishments to confirm they are open. Many retail stores or gyms/health clubs may be operating on a Sunday schedule or with limited hours.
Banks have the option of remaining open in New York, but hardly any do.
Financial markets, such as the New York Stock Exchange
Local government offices and agencies, including Town, Village, City Hall.
Metro-North Railroad's Grand Central north entrances will be closed.Metro-North will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday. The Harem Line train schedule can be found here.