Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




Calendar



Please click here to view the CB2 Google Calendar in a separate webpage


OCTOBER 2019

AMENDED CALENDAR OF MEETING

*PUBLIC HEARINGS are noted with asterisks.  MEETINGS AT THE COMMUNITY BOARD OFFICE ARE AT 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE VILLAGE, AT THE BOARD OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM ADJACENT TO SUITE 1A.  Calendar is subject to change, so we suggest that individuals visit our website [cb2manhattan.org] regularly for updates.   At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business."
ELECTION COORDINATING COMMITTEE Shirley Smith, Chair
Tue., 10/1 @ 7:00 PM - CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

JOINT: ARTS & INSTITUTIONS
Robin Rothstein, Chair and PARKS/ WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 10/2 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 408 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *The non-profit RED will give an overview of a large-scale mural that will be temporarily installed on the entire south façade of Pier 40 as part of the organization's RED Paint Saves Lives campaign.
  2. *Discussion of Capital & Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 10/3 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 408 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *Request to co-name the corner of Christopher and Gay Sts. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Nonbinary, Pansexual, Two Spirit + Way (making the Acceptance St. permanent).(withdrawn)
  2. Update by Hudson Square Connection BID on planned Hudson St. bike lane and streetscape project.
  3. *Discussion of Capital & Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021.

QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 10/7 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 401 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]

 1.* Assignment Application for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:

  • White Horse Hospitality, d/b/a N/A, 567 Hudson St. with 24 tables and 72 chairs (10785-2019-ASWC)
  • LPB4, LLC d/b/a La Pecora Bianca, 265 Lafayette St. with 20 tables and 40 chairs (10885-2019-ASWC)

 2. * Street Activities Applications:

  • 11/2/19 – 11/3/19- Madhappy Block Party (Fourth the Kids Foundation): Howard St. between Lafayette and Crosby St. [sidewalk and street closure]

 FYI / Sidewalk Café Renewals:

  • French Roast, Inc. d/b/a N/A, 78 W. 11th St. with 8 tables and 16 chairs (0907203-DCA)
  • Sud123, Incorporated, d/b/a Ciao, 178 Mulberry St. with 9 tables and 19 chairs (1382366-DCA)
  • Akram Restaurant Management, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 129 Mulberry St. with 19 tables and 38 chairs (1249523-DCA)
  • RDK Restaurant Corp., d/b/a N/A, 180 Spring St. with 14 tables and 30 chairs (1101999-DCA)
  • 10 Downing Restaurant, LLC d/b/a N/A, 10 Downing St. with 28 tables and 59 chairs (2019393-DCA)
  • Rajmar Holdings, Inc., d/b/a Hudson Bar and Books, 636 Hudson St. with 4 tables and 8 chairs (1092103-DCA)
  • Cantaloupe, LLC d/b/a Lovely Day, 196 Elizabeth St. with 2 tables and 5 chairs (1260966-DCA)
  • International Hospitality Concepts, LLC d/b/a La Loteria, 29 7th Ave. South Front 3 with 27 tables & 54 chairs (2022429-DCA)
  • PGT Rest. Corp, d/b/a Slainte, 304 Bowery 10012 with 8 tables and 16 chairs (1318806-DCA)
  •  Lunella Ristorante, Inc., d/b/a Lunella, 173 Mulberry St. with 4 tables and 8 chairs (1072629-DCA)
  • 64 Greenwich Restaurant, LLC d/b/a The Meatball Shop, 64 Greenwich Ave. with 4 tables and 9 chairs (1385289-DCA)
  • Cherry Lane, Inc., d/b/a Garret Nolita, 349 Broome St. with 7 tables and 16 chairs (1383186-DCA)
3. * Discussion of Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021.
SLA LICENSING 1 Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair and Robert Ely, Co-Chair
Mon., 10/7 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1a.*     Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Removal Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • Mooncake Foods, Inc., d/b/a Mooncake Foods, 28 Watts St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant moving to 112 Sixth Avenue)
1b.*     Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Alteration Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • CGM LLNR, LLC d/b/a Asia De Cuba, 415 Lafayette St. 10003 (OP – adding live music and Lounge to lower level) (laid over)
  • Bea’s Tavern, Inc., d/b/a Botanica Bar, 47 E. Houston St. 10012 (OP – Bar/Tavern) (adding bar to the rear of the premises.) (laid over)
  • SoHo Hummus, LLC d/b/a Nish Nush, 19 Cleveland Pl. 10012 (OP – Restaurant) (Method of Operation Change; seeking to open later on all days; add additional seating in the cellar; increase the music volume; leave door and window open later)
1c.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • The RealReal Corp. d/b/a The RealReal, 80 Wooster St. 10012 (RW – Café within retail store with exterior service to patio) (withdrawn-will resubmit)
  • Green Garden Village, Inc., d/b/a Green Garden Village, 214-216 Grand St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Pelicana E8St., Inc. d/b/a N/A, 52 E. 8th St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Flippers NYC, LLC d/b/a Pending, 337 W. Broadway 10013 (Restaurant Wine – previously unlicensed location)
  • Echizen, LLC d/b/a TBD, 135 Sullivan St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Veg Café, Inc., d/b/a Ananda, 210 Thompson St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant) (laid over)
1d.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • Citizens of Bleecker, LLC d/b/a N/A, Portion of 155 Bleecker St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Luc Levy or Entity to be formed, d/b/a Gypsy Eyes, 264 Bowery 10012 (OP – Restaurant, Previously unlicensed location, 4AM Closing, DJs, security, live music, sidewalk cafe) (laid over)
  • Russian Samover SoHo, Inc., d/b/a Russian Samover, 517-519 Broome St. 10003 (New OP – Restaurant)
  • Selina Operations LES, LLC d/b/a Selina, 138 Bowery 10013 (OP – New Hotel/previously unlicensed location, includes outdoor rooftop restaurant, 2nd floor rear terrace, rooms with balconies and basement space open until 4AM with DJs, live music and performances)
FYI – Mulberry Street Mall/ San Gennaro:
  • Sud123, Incorporated, d/b/a Ciao, 178 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Ferrara Foods & Confections, Inc. d/b/a Ferrara Foods & Confections, 195 Grand St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • The Grey Dog Mulberry, Inc. d/b/a Grey Dog, 244 Mulberry St. – North Store 10012 (RW – Restaurant/Café)
FYI Renewals: Bar Six, 502 Ave. of the Americas 10011 (OP); Roman and Williams Guild NY and La Mercerie Café and Bakery, 53 Howard St. (OP); The Wing SoHo, 52 Mercer St. (OP); Analogue, 19 West 8th St. (OP); Philip Marie, 569 Hudson St. (OP); SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam St. (OP); Lucky Strike, 59 Grand St. (OP); Quality Eats, 19 Greenwich Ave. (OP); Tea & Sympathy, 108 Greenwich Ave. (RW); Maman, 239 Centre St. (OP); Las Ramblas, 170 W. 4th St. (RW); Sotto 13, 140 W. 13th St. (OP); St. Tropez, 302-304 W. 4th St. (RW); Bus Stop, 597 Hudson St. (RW); Karakatta LLC, 230 Thompson St., Suite A (RW); Sushi on Jones, 210 W. 10th St. Unit 2 (RW); Malaparte, 753 Washington St. (RW); High Street on Hudson, 637 Hudson St. (OP); Surya Indian Restaurant, 154 Bleecker St. (OP); Greek Taverna, 95 University Pl. aka 41 E. 11th St. (RW); Cocu, 26 Carmine St. (RW); Mole, 57 Jane St. (OP); The Wren, 344 Bowery (OP); Corkbuzz Wine Studio, 13 East 13th St. (OP); Crispo Restaurant, 240 West 14th St. (OP); Pera, 54 Thompson St. (OP); Highlands, 150 West 10th St. (OP); 11th Street Café, 327 West 11th St. (RW); Soho Sushi Inc., d/b/a 231 Sullivan St. (RW); Aunt Jake’s, 149 Mulberry St. (OP); Tom & Jerrys Bar Rest Inc., 288 Elizabeth St. (OP); Triona’s, 237 Sullivan St. (OP); Miss Lily’s, 132 West Houston St. (RW); Strip House, 13 East 12th St. (OP); Henrietta Hudson, 438-440 Hudson St. (OP); Shuraku, 47 8th Ave. (OP)

* *Please contact the Board office if you have an issue with these applications or if you wish to request to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting. Request must be made at least one week before the committee meeting.

SLA LICENSING 2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair
Thurs., 10/10 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1a.*     Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Alteration Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • S & A Caterers, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 64 Carmine St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (Method of Operation Change – Add live music)
  • Grey Dog Carmine, Inc., d/b/a The Grey Dog, 49 Carmine St. 10014 (Restaurant/Café- alteration to add basement space and move front door for patrons east from current corner location)
1b.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • Houston Hospitality Group, LLC d/b/a Biamo, 178 W. Houston St. 10014 (Restaurant Wine –previously unlicensed location)
  • Chillhouse 75, LLC, d/b/a ChillHouse, 75 Varick St. 10013 (Restaurant Wine – previously unlicensed location) (laid over)
  • Hiru, LLC d/b/a Lena, 10-12 Morton St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
1c.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • Bruschetta Bar 1, LLC d/b/a Bruschetta Bar, 94-96 Christopher St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with service to exterior backyard patio with backyard bar) (withdrawn – will resubmit)
  • Fortuna Realty Hotel SoHo LLC & 523 Greenwich Restaurant, LLC d/b/a Mav SoHo, 523 Greenwich St. 10013 (OP – Hotel Restaurant) (withdrawn-will resubmit)
  • Restaurant Associates, LLC d/b/a N/A, 315 Hudson St. 6th Floor 10013 (OP – Catering Facility – Private Events Only)
  • Restaurant Associates, LLC d/b/a N/A, 315 Hudson St. 9th & 10th Floors 10013 (OP – Catering Facility – Private Events Only)
  • Restaurant Associates, LLC d/b/a N/A, 345 Hudson St. 5th Floor 10013 (OP – Catering Facility – Private Events Only)
  • Restaurant Associates, LLC d/b/a N/A, 345 Hudson St. 15th Floor 10013 (OP – Catering Facility – Private Events Only)
  • N & B 95 7th Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Taqueria Meza, 95 7th Ave. So. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (laid over)
  • Professional On-Site Management, Inc., d/b/a Sixth Avenue Tavern, 102 Washington Pl. 10014 (OP – Bar/Tavern—previously unlicensed location)
  • Darke Hospitality, LLC, or an entity to be formed by Chef Fadil Arifaj, d/b/a Darke, 15 W. 8th St. 10011 (OP – Restaurant)
1d.*    New Applications for Farm Brewer, Micro Brewer & Combined Craft Manufacturer:
  • Torch & Crown SoHo, LLC d/b/a Torch & Crown Brewing Company, 161 Avenue of the Americas 10013, with exterior beer garden (previously unlicensed location)
1e.*     Review of Method of Operation:
  • Piccola Cucina Enoteca, 184 Prince St. 10012 (Existing OP with complaints, operating outside of its stated method of operation as a restaurant) (laid over)  


ELECTION COORDINATING COMMITTEE Shirley Smith, Chair
Thurs., 10/11 @ 5:00 PM - CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS
Janet Liff, Chair  - MEETING CANCELLED
Tues., 10/15 @ 7 PM – Little Red School House, 272 Sixth Avenue, Auditorium
  1. Update from various BIDs in Community District 2.

LAND USE
Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
Wed., 10/16 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 408 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *503 Broadway (between Broome and Spring Sts.) – DCP 190265 ZSM is an application for a special permit pursuant to ZR 74-922 to legalize the conversion of 14,005 sf of floor area on the second floor of the condominium. The special permit would allow for the extension of Use Group 10A large retail establishment on the Condominium’s ground floor and cellar levels to include the second floor. (continuation from last month)
  2. *Discussion of Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021

LANDMARKS Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 408 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *534 Hudson St. – Application is to replace existing cooling tower with same in-kind tower. (reviewed at LPC staff level)
  2. *12 Little W. 12th St. – Application is to plant two trees in front of the property.
  3. *137 W. 11th St. - Application is to install awnings at the front façade.
  4. *19 Washington Sq. No. - Application is to replace windows on the primary facade at the rear of the building (19 MacDougal Alley).
  5. *239 W. 4th St. - Application is to construct a rear addition at the basement level.
  6. *65 Spring St. – Application is to remove existing aluminum frame storefront and existing residential door, install new storefronts and residential door, and replace existing light over the transom.
  7. *265 W. 11th St. – Application is to construct a lowered, fenced-in areaway with trash enclosure/planter, modify entry door surround and parlor floor windows, enlargement of roof bulkhead, and construct a 1-story rear extension and balcony on rear façade.
  8. *14 Christopher St. – Application is to legalize the replacement of windows and balconies without LPC permits on Christopher St. and replace the windows on Gay St.
  9. *Discussion of Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021.

LANDMARKS Chenault Spence, Chair
Mon., 10/21 @ 6:30 PM- CB2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
  1. *105 Wooster St. – Application is to paint existing entrance, doors and storefront.
  2. *584 Broadway – Application is to remove existing double blade sign and install a flagpole and banner.
  3. *270 Lafayette St. – Application is to install new metal infill in existing masonry exterior wall.
  4. *57 Bank St. – Application is to construct a rear yard extension and a new inset dormer at the roof.

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Mon., 10/21 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, 12 Waverly Pl, Room G08
  1. *Presentation on Special Education in New York City: Understanding the Landscape by Dr. Cheri Fancsali, Deputy Director at the Research Alliance for New York City Schools, NYU Steinhardt. (Read the August 2019 brief here.)
  2. *Discussion of Capital & Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021. (FY 2020 priorities were to fund the 100,000 SF Bleecker Street School, technology improvements at local public schools, a literacy program at City-As-School, the replacement of water fountains at PS 3 and to fund after school seats at MS 297.)

EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair
Tues., 10/22 @ 6:30 PM - CB2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village  
FULL BOARD Carter Booth, Chair  
Thurs., 10/24 @ 6:30 PM- Scholastic Building, 130 Mercer St., Auditorium

THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 PM. SPEAKER’S CARDS WILL BE NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER 7:00 PM. Reports from the Chair, District Manager, Borough President, Standing Committees. INDIVIDUALS WHO CANNOT ATTEND ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY IN ADVANCE TO THE BOARD OFFICE.  WRITTEN TESTIMONY WILL BE PLACED INTO THE RECORD.

SOCIAL SERVICES Susanna Aaron, Chair - MEETING CANCELLED
Thurs., 10/31 (date tentative) @ 6:30 PM - Location and agenda to be determined.

NOTES:

The following committees are not meeting in October.
  • Elizabeth Street Garden Working Group


October 2019 Calendar