September Happenings

Community Board #2 Hearings

LAND USE AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT #I David Reck, Chair.  Thurs., 9/8 @ 6:30 PM – Community Board #2, Manhattan, Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

*Draft Resolution – Proposal for the CEQR manual to be revised to reflect the actual need for school seats.

Mon., 9/12 @ 6:30 PM – Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson St., 3rd Floor

Review of newsstand application of Astor Place (adjacent to Starbucks)

Renewal application-PGT Rest. Corp. d/b/a Slainte, 304 Bowery, with 8 tables & 16 seats, DCA # 1318806

Mon., 9/12 @ 6:30 PM– Church of Our Lady of Pompeii, 25 Carmine St. Father Demo Hall

*344 Bowery  Application is to install storefront infill.  This is the location of the new Irish Gastro Pub, The Wren.

*38-50 Cooper  Square  Application is to alter the front façade, install storefront infill, install a marquee, and relocate an existing flagpole.

 SLA LICENSING #II Richard Stewart, Raymond Lee, Co-Chairs.  Thurs., 9/15 @ 6:30 PM-St. Anthony’s of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St. Lower Hall

Alteration Application – New York Shakespeare Festival & Joes Pub LLC, 425 Lafayette St., North Store NYC.  We are expecting larger eating and drinking venues to go with their mammoth plaza and sidewalk extension.

Alteration Application – Bowery Poetry Club, Inc., 310 Bowery, NYC.  Who knows what to expect here.  They have been operating without a Certificate of Occupancy and an insufficient Public Assembly Permit and insufficient fire exiting since they opened more than eight years ago and split their space with Crime Scene aka Lounge.

Renewal Applications (These will NOT be on the agenda unless they are requested)

Astor Center, 23 E. 4th St. aka 399 Lafayette St. (on-premise);
Tom & Jerry Bar Rest., 288 Elizabeth St. (on-premise)
Hung Ry America, 55 Bond St. (b&w) – this is the location that was denied a license by the Community Board in 2009 and was then granted the wine and beer license by the SLA. 

FULL BOARD Brad Hoylman, Chair.  Thurs., 9/22 @ 6:00 PM-St. Anthony’s of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St. Lower Hall.  THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:00 PM. SPEAKERS’ CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM 6:00 TO 6:30 PM.

Other September Dates to Note

September 8thFashions Night Out – see special post for NoHo events

Sept 9th  – TV Show filming 11am to 1 am at Butter restaurant at 415 Lafayette Street between Astor Place and 4th Street and at La Mama at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery.  If you have further questions you can contact their Locations Department at 718-389-3455

 September 13th  – Primary Election Day.  Polls open from 6am to 9pm.  If you are a registered Democrat, we urge your special efforts to vote in the District Leader race for the 64th and 66th Assembly Districts.  Attached is a voter guide for your consideration – LMD District Leader Voter Guide.

Sept 15-25 – Feast of San Gennaro – Improved?

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