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MAY 2018
CALENDAR OF MEETINGS

*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."

JOINT: ARTS & INSTITUTIONS Robin Rothstein, Chair and PARKS/ WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 5/2 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 520  [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Place.]
  1. *A presentation by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, in partnership with GVSHP, St. John's in the Village and The Stonewall Chorale, on a project they are developing that is inspired by the history of St. Vincent's and will be performed, in part, at the NYC AIDS Memorial Park from June 12-17, 2018.
  2. *Grupo Gitano, working with City As School and urban farming experts, will propose a Community Garden style space at 76 Varick St.  

JOINT: TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair and SOCIAL SERVICES Cristy Dwyer, Chair
Thurs., 5/3 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 520 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Place.]
  1. Presentation on Access-A-Ride and a discussion on using and improving it by the Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY (CID-NY).

SLA LICENSING 1 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Carter Booth, Co-Chair
Tues., 5/8 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1a.*     Review of Existing Method of Operation:

  • 219 Mulberry, LLC d/b/a Ruby's, 219B Mulberry St. 10012 (RW)
  • 219B, LLC d/b/a Ruby’s, 219C Mulberry St. 10012 (RW)

1b.*     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:

  • Val City Lounge, LLC, d/b/a San Remo, 201 Lafayette St. 10012 (OP – Eating/Drinking Establishment)
  • 316 Bowery, LLC d/b/a Saxon and Parole, 316 Bowery 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
1c.*     Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Play Earth, Inc. d/b/a Bohemian NY, 57 Great Jones St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant) (expansion of space) (withdrawn- will resubmit)
  • Little Italy Speak Easy, Inc. d/b/a Aunt Jake’s (Current d/b/a My Little Secret Restaurant), 149 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Bar with rear yard – expand to 2nd floor, alter method of operation, change name to Aunt Jake’s)
  • Centre Howard LLC, d/b/a Nickel & Diner, 1 Howard St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)(Extend hours of operation to 2AM and add sidewalk café to license)
  • My Café, LLC db/a Kopi Kopi, 68 W. 3rd St 10012 (OP-menu meets minimum food requirements) (Add use of back yard space)
1d.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • Bondi Sushi, LLC, d/b/a N/A, 251 Mulberry St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant) (withdrawn-deal fell through)
  • Joyful Easts Two, LLC, d/b/a Mimi Cheng’s Dumplings, 380 Broome St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Torishiki USA, Corp., 292 Elizabeth St., 10012 (Restaurant)
1e.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • 320 West Broadway Diner Corp., d/b/a TBD, 320 W. Broadway 10013 (OP – Diner/Restaurant) (Operation as 24 hour diner with alcohol service until 2AM Sun-Wed and 4AM Thur-Sat, includes 1,600 sq. ft. outdoor dining area open until 11PM Sun-Wed/12AM Thur-Sat.) (laid over)
  • Elmer Kennedy, LLC, d/b/a Pasquale Jones, 86 Kenmare St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)(Class Change) (withdrawn- will resubmit)
  • Tipsy Shanghai Restaurant Management, Inc., d/b/a Tipsy Shanghai Restaurant, 228 Thompson St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Zia Maria Little Italy Inc., d/b/a Zia Maria, 138 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP-Restaurant)
  • Paraiso Group, LLC d/b/a TBD, 525 Broome St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant) (laid over)
FYI – High Level Corporate Change (will not be heard):
  • Hornblower New York, LLC, d/b/a Hornblower Hybrid, 353 West St. 10014 (OP – Vessel)(license #1264202 + 2 Added Bars
  • Hornblower New York, LLC, d/b/a Infinity, 353 West St. 10014 (OP – Vessel)(license #1263750 + 2 Added Bars)
  • Hornblower New York, LLC, d/b/a Hornblower Espirit, 353 West St. Pier 40 10014 (OP – Vessel)
  • Hornblower New York, LLC, d/b/a Serenity, 353 West St. Pier 40 10014 (OP – Vessel) (license #2192934 + 1 Added Bar)
  • Hornblower New York, LLC, d/b/a Sensation, 353 West St. Pier 40 10014 (OP – Vessel) (license #1279343 + 1 Added Bar)
  • Hornblower New York, LLC, d/b/a John James Audubon, 353 West St. Pier 40 10014 (OP – Vessel)

FYI - Mulberry Street Mall/San Gennaro (will not be heard):

  • Carmine Restaurant, Inc. d/b/a IL Cortile, 123-125 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • The Grey Dog Mulberry, Inc. d/b/a Grey Dog, 244 Mulberry St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • 132 Mulberry St. Rest., Inc. d/b/a Umberto’s Clam House, 132-138 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)(Not an alteration)
  • Il Commendatore Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Casa Bella Ristorante, 127A Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • PSSP NY, Inc. d/b/a Sofia’s Little Italy, 143 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Mulberry Street Bar, LLC, d/b/a N/A, 176 ½ Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Bar/Tavern)
  • Sapori DiTalia of NYC, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 105 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Café)
  • Lunella Ristorante, Inc. d/b/a N/A, 173 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • New Restart Inc., d/b/a Taomina, 145-147 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • FSE Inc. d/b/a Amici II, 165 Mulberry St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Little Italy Speak Easy Inc., d/b/a My Little Secret Rest, 149 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Tavern)

FYI Renewals: Gallo Nero, 1 7th Ave. South (OP); Via Carota, 49 Grove St. Store 1, 2, 3 (OP); Bareburger, 535 LaGuardia Pl. (OP); Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque, 75 Greenwich Ave. (RW); Greenwich Village Comedy Club, 99 MacDougal St. Lower Level (OP); Delicatessen Maccbar, 54 Prince St. aka 265 Lafayette St. (OP); Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (OP); The Café Palermo, 148 Mulberry St. (OP); Red Lion, 151-153 Bleecker St. (OP); Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St. (License #119817 & #1199818 (OP); SoHo Room, 203 Spring St. (OP); Miyabi Sushi, 118 West 3rd St. (RW); Ramen by Mew LLC, 7 Cornelia St. (RW); YN Winebar, LLC 227 Mott St. (OP); Jacques Restaurant, 20 Prince St. (OP-Restaurant)(License #1153508 & #1157858); New Restart, 145 Mulberry St. (OP); Extra Virgin, 259 West 4th St. (OP); Go Zen Restaurant, 144 W. 4th St. (RW); Kintaro Foods LLC,  Bessou, 5 Bleecker St. (RW); Vapiano, 113 University Place (OP)(license #1243534 & #1243535); White Oak Tavern, 21-23 Waverly Place (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 & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
Wed., 5/9 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School (Tuttle Hall), 86 Fourth Avenue
  1. *M1 Hotel Text Amendment. (N 180349 ZRY) Department of City Planning (DCP) is proposing a city wide zoning text amendment to establish a new special permit for hotels in M1 districts under the jurisdiction of the City Planning Commission (CPC).   These uses are currently as of right in M1 districts and, if passed, would require a special permit (except in MX and M1/R). CPC will make a presentation.
  2. *27 East 4th Street (between Lafayette Street and the Bowery) CPC has three ULURP #’s for proposed text amendment (N 170115 ZRM) and (170116 ZSM and 170117 ZSM) for two special permits to allow modifications of use and bulk to facilitate the development of an eight-story commercial building located within an M1-5B zoning district, in the NoHo Historic District Extension (Business Session Only – No Public Comment).
  3. *2-4 Spring Street (south side between Bowery and Elizabeth Streets) BSA Cal No 2017-224-BZ is an application for a new special permit for a physical culture establishment for martial arts and exercise training called “Hit House” situated on the lower level floor, pursuant ZR 73-36. (to discuss mitigation measures to minimize transmission of noise and vibration) (Business Session Only – No Public Comment)
  4. *61-63 Crosby Street (between Spring and Broome Streets) BSA Cal. #2017-246- Application submitted for a variance to permit retail use on the ground floor, pursuant to section 72-21 (Business Session Only – No Public Comment).

SLA LICENSING 2 Carter Booth, Co-Chair and Robert Ely, Co-Chair
Thurs., 5/10 @ 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 Corporate Change Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • Pasta & Potatoes, Inc., d/b/a Village Lantern, 167 Bleecker St. 10012 (OP – Bar/Restaurant)
  • Lindsey Buffet Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Kumo Sushi, 282 Bleecker St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant) (withdrawn)
  • Spice 39, Inc. d/b/a Spice, 39 E. 13th St. 10003 (OP – Restaurant) (withdrawn)

 1b.*     Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):

  • 228 Bleecker, LLC, d/b/a Aria, 117 Perry St. Store #2, 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (Extend hours of operation by 1 hour nightly) (laid over)
  • 62 Greenwich, LLC d/b/a Greenwich Steak House FG, 62 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (OP – Restaurant – Alterations to add 2nd floor balcony  and add Sidewalk Café)
  • City Winery New York LLC, d/b/a N/A, 143 Varick St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant, Live Music and Event Space – to add large rooftop with outdoor bar) (withdrawn)

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

  • Moon Wrap, LLC, d/b/a Wolfnight’s, 235 Bleecker St. 10014 (Beer & Cider – Quick Service Wraps Restaurant – Proposed 4AM closing) (withdrawn)
  • LUV TEA HQ, LLC, d/b/a N/A, 37A Bedford St. 10014 (TW – Tavern Wine/Bar) (withdrawn)
  • Fiaschetteria West, Ltd. d/b/a Fiaschetteria Pistoia, 114 Christopher St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant) (laid over)
  • Lao Ma Ma La Tang, Incorporated d/b/a N/A, 44-58 E. 8th St. 10003 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Kanekei, Inc. d/b/a Kanekay Ramen, 535 Hudson St. Basement 10014 (RW – Restaurant)

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

  • Entity to be formed by John Fraser and Massimo Lusardi, d/b/a TBD, 225 W. 4th St. 10014 (OP- Restaurant/Bar, DJ, Live Music, Sidewalk Cafe) (withdrawn)
  • Dinerland Comedy, LLC d/b/a Comedy Village, 186 W. 4th St. 10014 (OP – Tavern Comedy Club) (withdrawn)
  • Perry & Hudson, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 551 Hudson St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant, includes Sidewalk Cafe) (laid over)
  • Stereo MC, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 18 Ninth Ave. No. 2 10014 (OP – Bar/Lounge, DJ) (withdrawn)

QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 5/14 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, Auditorium,  272 Sixth Avenue

1. * Revocable consent for:

  • Proposed stoop, fence, and gate at the front of the premises located at 8 Perry St.

2. * New Applications for revocable consents to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:

  • Kubbeh, LLC d/b/a N/A, 464 Ave. of the Americas with 8 tables and 16 chairs (4997-2018-ASWC)
  • AOA786, LLC d/b/a N/A, 820 Broadway with 4 tables & 5 chairs (8310-2018-ASWC)
  • Momacha OP, LLC d/b/a Momacha, 312 Bowery with 9 tables and 29 chairs (9123-2018-ASWC)

3. * Renewal Applications for revocable consents to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:

  • Elmer Kennedy, LLC d/b/a Pasquale Jones, 86 Kenmare St. with 6 tables & 12 chairs (2032459-DCA)
  • Vap Union Square, LLC, d/b/a Vapiano, 113 University Place with 8 tables and 15 chairs (2038465-DCA)

4. ** FYI/ Sidewalk Café Renewals:

  • Moonblu, Inc. d/b/a Joy Burger Bar, 361 6th Ave. with 14 tables & 29 chairs (2039435-DCA)
  • Coriander Factory, Inc. d/b/a Bo Caphe, 222 Lafayette St. with 3 tables & 6 chairs (2035427-DCA)
  • 212 Lafayette Associates, LLC d/b/a Café Select, 212 Lafayette St. with 5 tables & 4 chairs (1349707-DCA)
  • UBC, LLC d/b/a Mr. Donahues, 203 Mott St. with 5 tables & 10 chairs (2038131-DCA)
  • Supernatural Wine, Inc. d/b/a La Compagnies Des Vins Surnaturels, 247 Centre St. with 6 tables & 12 chairs (2042125-DCA)
  • Dynamic Music Corp. d/b/a Olive Tree Café & Comedy Cellar, 117 MacDougal St. with 3 tables & 6 chairs (0807555-DCA)
  • 125 Hospitality, LLC d/b/a Groove, 125 MacDougal St. with 4 tables and 8 chairs (2048976-DCA)
  • Bar Giacosa Corp., d/b/a Bar Pitti, 268 Ave. of the Americas with 21 tables and 49 chairs (1097155-DCA)
  • Mendared, LLC d/b/a Le Souk Harem, 510 LaGuardia Pl. with 17 tables and 34 chairs (1354717-DCA)
  • Raro, Inc. d/b/a Fafele, 29 7th Ave. S. with 14 tables and 42 chairs (1419407-DCA)
  • Juicerie, LLC d/b/a Juicerie, 19 Kenmare St. with 20 tables and 40 chairs (1437537-DCA)
  • Fig & olive Thirteen Street, LLC d/b/a N/A, 420 W. 13th St. with 17 tables & 34 chairs (1343247-DCA)
  • Moz Restaurant Inc., d/b/a Meme 581 Hudson St. with 8 tables & 16 chairs (1347167-DCA)
  • Smorgas Chef West Village, LLC d/b/a 283 W. 12th St. with 13 tables & 26 (1233131-DCA)
  • Serafina Meatpacking, LLC 7 9th Ave. with 14 tables & 36 chairs (1418637-DCA)
  • Soho 75 LLC, d/b/a The Mill, 75 Varick St. with 7 tables and 24 chairs (2038815-DCA)
  • Carabea, LLC d/b/a Galway Hooker Bar, 133 Seventh Ave. South with 8 tables & 18 chairs (1341044-DCA) (ENCLOSED)
5. * Street Activities Applications:
  • 5/19/18 –12th Annual Dance Parade and Festival: Dance Parade Inc, 1) University Place between E. 14th St. and E. 8th St., 2) E. 8th St. between University Place and Cooper Square, 3) Astor Place between 4th Ave. and 3rd Ave.
  • 6/2/18 – 6/24/18 - Factory 360: Local Merchants Event, 1) Mulberry St. between Spring St. and Prince St., 2) Mott St. between Spring St. and Princee St., 3) Elizabeth St. between Spring St. and Prince St. (Partial sidewalk closures.)
  • 6/5/18 – 6/7/18 – Blackberry Press Event: Magnetic Collaborative LLC, W. 12th St. between Washington St. and Greenwich St.
  • 6/9/18 – 6/10/18 – Factory 360: Local Merchants Event, Bleecker St. between 7th Ave. South and 6th Ave. (Partial sidewalk closures.)
  • 6/9/18 – 6/10/18 – Factory 360: Local Merchants Event, Prince St. between Mulberry St. and Mott St. (Partial sidewalk closures.)
  • 6/9/18 – 6/10/18 – Factory 360: Local Merchants Event, Spring St. between Mulberry St. and Mott St. (Partial sidewalk closures.)
  • 6/12/18 – 6/13/18 – The Prize Wall: Team Promotion LLC, Astor Place Plaza (South): Astor Place Plaza (South)
  • 6/15/18 – Eid ul-Fitr (Religious Ceremony): Islamic Center at NYU, Thompson St. between W. 3rd St. and Washington Square South. (Full Street closure.)
  • 6/16/18 – 10th and 5th Block Party, East 10th St. between 5th Ave. and University Place.
  • 6/21/18 - Hudson Sq. BID King St. – PopUp, King St. between Hudson St. and Greenwich St.
  • 6/23/18 - Factory 360: Local Merchants Event, Prince St. between Mulberry St. and Mott St. (Partial sidewalk closures.)
  • 6/28/18 – The Door: End of Year Block Party, Ave. of the Americas between Spring St. and Broome St.
  • 6/30/18 – 7/1/18 – Factory 360: Local Merchants Event, Bleecker St. between 7th Ave. South and 6th Ave. (Partial sidewalk closures.)

6.  ** FYI/ Street Activities Renewals:

  • 6/3/18 – 6/4/18 – World Science Festival 2018 (Load Out For Indoor Events), W. 3rd St. between LaGuardia Place and Thompson St.
  • 6/11/18 – 6/26/18 – Heritage of Pride Inc: NYC Pride, Christopher St. between Greenwich St. and Washington St.
  • 6/23/18 – New York Grand Lodge: Sons of Italy Founding Day, Grand St. between Mulberry St. and Mott St. 
  • 7/7/18 – Village Alliance BID: Creativity Cubed, Astor Place Plaza (South): Astor Place Plaza (South)
  • 10/21/18 – 6th Police Precinct Explorers: Washington Square Arch Fair, Washington Square North between University Place and Fifth Ave.

**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.


SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Wed., 5/16 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, Auditorium,  272 Sixth Avenue
  1. *Presentation about the new District 75 middle school opening in Fall 2018 at 75 Morton Street. Meet Principal Ewa Asterita and Assistant Principal Yakeen Dinmahamad and learn about the new middle school programs at P751.
  2. *Discussion of funding needs for on-site after school programming for MS 297.

LANDMARKS 1
Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 5/17 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School, 86 Fourth Avenue, 2nd Floor (East Side Dining Room)

  1. *176 Lafayette St. - Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the future installation of painted and/or fabric wall signs.
  2. *640 Broadway – Application is to restore second means of egress to apartment on the 4th floor by extending the fire escape landing in the manner established under previous renovations.
  3. *152 Mercer St. – Application is to install storefront infill.
  4. *224 Centre St. – Application is to install a handicap accessible ramp and cast iron entry doors.
  5. *114 Prince St.  – Application is to install storefront infill, paint the façade and replace fire hydrant with brass finish one.
  6. *30 Cooper Sq. – Application is to install a fire suppression system including 2 water tanks on the roof.
  7. *54 Morton St. – Application is to convert a multi-family building into a single family residence. (laid over)
  8. *430 West Broadway - Application is for the demolition of the existing commercial building and the construction of a new commercial building.

LANDMARKS 2
Chenault Spence, Chair
Mon., 5/21 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 414  [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Place.]
  1. *405 W. 13th St. – Application is to extend and restore existing 3-story building to 6 stories, with the new portion setback 20 feet from the existing street façade.
  2. *51 Greene St. – Application is to extend the existing fire escape, a new ladder and railing on the front of the building to provide a second mean of egress for roof occupancy.
  3. *IFC Center Related Applications: *323-25 6th Ave. - Application is to modify storefront infill; *327 6th Ave.-Application is to modify storefront infill and construct a rooftop addition; *14-16 Cornelia St. – Application is to modify previously approved façade design for new building which will connect to the rear of existing theater complex.

EXECUTIVE
Terri Cude, Chair  
Tues., 5/22 @ 6:30 PM - CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
  1. *Special Agenda Item:  Out of concern that in June the State legislature may consider an amendment to the Hudson River Park Act pertaining to Pier 40, the Executive Committee will consider a resolution to provide guidance based on the report of the Pier 40 Working Group.

FULL BOARD
Terri Cude, Chair 
Thurs., 5/24 @ 6:30 PM -
P.S. 130, 143 Baxter St. Auditorium

T
HE 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.


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