Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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JANUARY 2020

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."
PARKS/ WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 1/8 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 206 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *Discussion of the final design concepts for Gansevoort Peninsula section of Hudson River Park last presented at our September meeting.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 1/9 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 207 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *Presentation by NYC Dept. of Transportation (DOT) and Sam Schwartz Engineering on the independent monitoring program for the 14th St. Transit and Truck Priority Pilot Project and an update on the pilot project, sharing results from the preliminary report.
  2. *Discussion of recommendations, evaluation of options and development of proposals in support of Curb-Access Parking rules based on increased demands from residential on-demand deliveries and FHV use.


QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 1/13 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 206 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]

1.* Revocable Consent to construct, maintain and use a front stoop to a parlor floor main entry into the house and steps to a lower secondary entry to the basement level at 17 East 9th Street.

2. * Street Activities Applications:
  • 1/26/20 - 1/27/20 – Netflix Film Experience (MKG): Mercer St. between Broome St. and Grand St. [curb lane only – east side]
  • 1/31/20 – 2/1/20 – Don’t Walk By 2020 (The Salvation Army): Elizabeth St. between Hester St. and Canal St. [curb lane only – west side]
  • 3/28/20 – Astor Place Festival (Women’s Democratic Club): Astor Pl. between Broadway and Lafayette St. [full street closure] (laid over)
  • 4/25/20 – Lenox Health Greenwich Village Health Fair: West 13th St. between 7th Ave. and Greenwich Ave. [full street closure]
  • 5/16/20 – Village Fair and Expo (STONEWALL Rebellion Veterans Association): Broadway between Waverly Pl. and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 5/23/20 – 5/31/20 – Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit: University Pl. between Waverly Pl. and East 13th St. [sidewalk closure – both sides]
  • 9/5/20 – 9/13/20 – Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit: University Pl. between Waverly Pl. and East 13th St. [sidewalk closure – both sides]

FYI/ Street Activities Renewals:

  • 1/17/20 - 12/20-20 - St. Anthony's Flea Market: West Houston St. between Thompson St. and MacDougal St. [partial sidewalk closure - south side]
  • 3/6/20 – 12/27/20 – Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral Outdoor Market: Prince St. between Mott St. and Mulberry St. [sidewalk closure – north side]
  • 3/28/20 - 12/20/20 - Flea Market (Our Lady of Pompeii Church): Bleecker St. between Carmine St. and Leroy St. [sidewalk and street closure]
  • 3/29/20 – Waverly Place Festival (Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce): Washington Square North between 5th Ave. and University Pl. [full street closure]
  • 4/4/20 – Bleecker Street Festival (Our Lady of Pompeii Church): 1) Bleecker St. between 6th Ave. and 7th Ave. 2) Carmine St. between 6th Ave. and Bedford St. [full street closures]
  • 4/11/20 – Broadway Spring Fair (Community Board 2): Broadway between East 8th St. and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 4/12/20 – Bleecker Street Festival (Village Visiting Neighbors): Bleecker St. between Broadway and Lafayette St. [full street closure]
  • 5/2/20 – Grace Church School’s 64th Annual May Fair: East Tenth St. between Broadway and 4th Ave. [full street closure]
  • 5/16/20 – Astor Place Festival (Ninth Precinct Community Council): Astor Pl. between Broadway and Lafayette St. [full street closure]
  • 5/17/20 – The Urban Bear Street Festival (Community Health Project, Inc. d/b/a Callen Lourde Community): Little West 12th St. between 10th Ave. and Washington St. [full street closure]
  • 5/19/20 – Grad Alley 2020 (New York University): 1) Washington Square South between Thompson St. and Washington Square East; 2) Washington Square East between Washington Square; 3) West 4th St. between Washington Square East and Mercer St.; 4) LaGuardia Pl. between West 3rd St. and Washington Square South [full street closures]
  • 5/31/20 – Washington Square Festival (Bailey House): Washington Square North between University Pl. and MacDougal St. [full street closure]
  • 6/13/20 –  Police Athletic League Festival: Broadway between Waverly Pl. and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 6/27/20 – Bleecker St. Festival (Bleecker Area Merchants and Residents Association): Bleecker St. between Broadway and 6th Ave. [full street closure]
  • 7/11/20 – Bleecker Street Festival (Village Committee for Jefferson Area Market): Bleecker St. between Christopher St. and Bank St. [full street closure]
  • 7/11/20 – 9th Annual WitchsFest USA (NYC Wiccan Family Temple): Astor Pl. between Broadway and Lafayette St. [sidewalk and street closure – both sides]
  • 7/12/20 – Pride on Astor Fair (Pride Democrats): Astor Pl. between Broadway and Lafayette St. [full street closure]
  • 7/25/20 – Bleecker St. Festival (Our Lady of Pompeii Church): 1) Bleecker St. between 6th Ave. and 7th Ave. So.; 2) Carmine St. between 6th Ave. and Bedford St. [full street closures]
  • 8/8/20 – University Place Festival (Village Reform Democratic Club): University Pl. between East 14th St. and Waverly Pl. [full street closure]
  • 8/30/20 – 4th Avenue Festival (Transportation Alternatives): 4th Ave. between East 9th St. and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 9/19/20 – Washington Square Arch Fair (6th Police Precinct Explorers): Washington Square North between University Pl. and Fifth Ave. [full street closure]
  • 9/26/20 – Bleecker Street Festival (6th Precinct Community Council): Bleecker St. between 7th Ave. So. and 8th Ave. [full street closure]
  • 10/4/20 – 4th Ave. Festival (Avenues for Justice): 4th Ave. between East 9th St. and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 11/14/20 – Village Fall Fair (Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral): Broadway between East 8th St. and East 14th St. [full street closure]
FYI/ Sidewalk Café Renewals:
  • Cavallacci, Fabrizio, d/b/a Café Reggio, 119 MacDougal St. with 4 tables and 8 chairs (#0782318-DCA)
  • Low Overrun LLC d/b/a Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream, 490-494 LaGuardia Pl. with 16 tables and 32 chairs (#2074710-DCA)
  • Bubby’s MP LLC, d/b/a Bubby’s Highline, 71 Gansevoort St. with 33 tables and 70 chairs (#1469750-DCA)
  • The Original Vincent’s, Established 1904 Inc., d/b/a, TBD, 119 Mott St. with 9 tables and 18 chairs (#1139678-DCA)

3. *Discussion and consideration of the following resolution regarding:


SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Mon., 1/13 @ 6:30 PM - Broome Street Academy, 555 Broome Street
  1. *Presentation by the NYC Educational Construction Fund regarding preliminary redevelopment plans for the public school site at 131 Sixth Avenue, the location of two high schools, Chelsea Career and Technical High School and the NYC iSchool. View the 2018 RFEI here.
  2. *Presentation by Educators for Excellence regarding Educator Workforce Development.
  3. *Discussion of Foundation Aid, the main source of New York state funding for public schools.

SLA LICENSING 1 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair
Tues., 1/14 @ 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 Corporate Change Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses: 

  • Parm Restaurant, LLC d/b/a Parm, 248 Mulberry St. 10012 (Restaurant-OP) (withdrawn)
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:
  • 26 Bond Street Retail, LLC d/b/a The Smile, 26 Bond St. 10012 (OP; alteration to add liquor aervice to exterior patio/deck)
  • 151 Bleecker, LLC d/b/a Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St. 10012 (OP – Bar/Tavern) (laid over)

1c.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):

  • Lukes Lobster XV, LLC d/b/a Luke’s Lobster, 124 University Pl. 10003 (RW now TW– Restaurant)
  • Little Guilty Pleasures, LLC d/b/a Crispy Heaven, 38 Grand St. 10013 (TW – Bar/Tavern)
  • Dragonfly Soul, Inc., d/b/a Red Bamboo, 140 W. 4th St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Black Rose Hospitality, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 74 5th Ave. 10011 (RW - Restaurant)

1d.*      Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):

  • 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) 
  • Caffe Napoli, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 191 Hester St. aka 130 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant) (laid over) 
  • 1 Tyger LLC, d/b/a TBD, 1 Howard St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant) (laid over) (To be heard in February)

FYI Renewals: Peasant, 194 Elizabeth St. (OP); Volare Restaurant, 147 W. 4th St. (OP);Ciao, 178 Mulberry St. (OP); Mansions Catering, Inc., 80 Fifth Ave. 10011 (OP – Catering Facility: Private Events Only); Knickerbocker Saloon, 33 University Pl. (OP); Fairfax, 234 W. 4th St. (OP); S.O.B.’s 204 Varick St. (OP); Negril Village, 70 W. 3rd St. (OP); Manhattan Monster, 80 Grove St. (License #1025603, #1025604)(OP); Café Habana, 229 Elizabeth St. (OP); Fairfax, 239 W. 4th St. (OP); Peasant, 194 Elizabeth St. (OP); Slainte, 304 Bowery (OP); Omen Restaurant, 113 Thompson St. (OP); Karaoke Boho, 186 W. 4th St. (OP); Julius, 159 W. 10th St. (OP); Liberty Inn Café, 51 10th Ave. (OP); Il Cortile, 123-125 Mulberry St. (OP); The Happiest Hour, 121 West 10th St. (OP); Aperitivo De Palma, 30 Cornelia St. (OP); Raku, 48 MacDougal St. (OP); PJ Charlton Italian Restaurant, 549 Greenwich St. (OP); Hotel Hugo, 523 Greenwich St., Rooftop Bar (OP-Seasonal); Hotel Hugo, 523 Greenwich St. (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.


LAND USE Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
Wed., 1/15 @ 6:30 PM- Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker St., Loreto Auditorium
  1. *Discussion of the specific priorities and recommendations contained in the recently- released Envision SoHo/NoHo: A Summary of Findings and Recommendations.  Representatives of the plan sponsors will be on hand to answer questions.