Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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AMENDED 
FEBRUARY 2016

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".

PARKS/WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair;
Wed., 2/3 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, 272 Sixth Avenue, Auditorium
  1. Presentation by and Working Session with Parks without Borders.
  2. Update on Washington Square Park activities.
  3. Discussion of donation to Washington Square Park by NYU; plan for use of the funds.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION
Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 2/4 @ 6:30 PM- Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 25 Carmine St., Father Demo Hall
  1. * Request for a Stop sign on Bedford St. at the intersection of Bedford and Downing St. (laid over until March)
  2. * Request for a speed hump on Washington St. bet. Gansevoort and Horatio Sts.
  3. * Request to change parking regulations on the entire west side of Washington St. bet. Morton and Leroy Sts. to Street Cleaning rules.
  4. * New App. to Department of Transportation to Install Planters at:
         •    138 Prince St. 10012 (5 Planters)
         •    109 Prince St. 10012 (1 Planter)
         •    100 Greene St. 10012 (1 Planter)
         •    99 Greene St. 10012 (1 Planter)
         •    97 Greene St. 10012 (2 Planters)
         •    93 Greene St. 10012 (2 Planters)

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
Jeannine Kiely, Chair;
Mon., 2/8 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, 272 Sixth Avenue, Auditorium
  1. *At 6:30 PM:  Pre-Kindergarten Information Session:  Presentation by Kay Cid, the Manhattan Borough All, will present and answer questions about NYC Department of Education’s Pre-K Enrollment for Fall 2016.  All children born in 2012 are eligible for free pre-kindergarten in NYC.
  2. *After 7:30 PM:  Presentation from the 75 Morton Community Alliance summarizing the preliminary conclusions from the January 11, 2016 75 Morton Admission Meeting.

SIDEWALKS/STREET ACTIVITIES
William Bray, Chair
Mon., 2/8 @ 6:30 PM- Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson St. 3rd Floor (Photo ID required)

1.* New App. for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:

  • Spring SoHo Inc., d/b/a Spring Natural, 98 Kenmare St. with 11 tables & 22 chairs (362-2016-ASWC) (small unenclosed)
  • 506 La Guardia Place Restaurant LLC, d/b/a Freud, 506 LaGuardia Pl. with 8 tables & 15 chairs (667-2016-ASWC)
  • Coriander Factory Inc., d/b/a Bo Caphe, 222 Lafayette St. South Store with 4 tables & 8 chairs (647-2016-ASWC) (small unenclosed)
  • 289 Bleecker Restaurant LLC, 289 Bleecker St. with 5 tables & 12 chairs (680-2016-ASWC)
FYI Sidewalk Café Renewals:
  • G Chew, LLC., d/b/a Ciccio, 190 6th Ave. with 3 tables and 6 chairs (1464338-DCA)
  • Angelo Of Mulberry Street Inc. 146 Mulberry St. with 3 tables & 10 chairs (0964932-DCA)
  • Spunto Inc,  65 Carmine St. with 14 tables & 28 chairs (1325458-DCA)
  • 7th & Barrow LLC, d/b/a Sushi Samba, 87 7th Ave. South with 20 tables & 40 chairs (1253042-DCA)
2.* Street Activity Applications:
  • 4/2/16 – Our Lady of Pompeii Church 6th Avenue Festival, 6th  Avenue between West Houston St. and Waverly Place.
  • 5/1/16 – Log Cabin Republicans – Greenwich Village Festival, University Place between Waverly Place and East 14th St. (withdrawn)
  • 5/14/16 Spring Fling 2016, Grove St. between Hudson St. and Bedford St. 
  • 5/17/16 – Grad Alley 2016, West 3rd St. between Mercer St. and LaGuardia Place, LaGuardia Place between Washington Square South and West 3rd St. 
  • 5/22/16 – Children’s Museum of the Art’s Spring Benefit, Charlton St. between Hudson St. and Greenwich St. 
  • 5/27/16-9/11/16 – Little Italy Pedestrian Mall, Mulberry St. between Canal St. and Broome St. 
  • 5/26/16 – American Legions Street Fair, Prince St. between Sullivan St. and Sixth Ave.
  • 6/3/16 – Crosby Street Expo, Crosby St. between East Houston St. and Bleecker St. 
  • 6/19/16 – STONEWALL Veterans’ Association – St. Stephen Our Lady of the Scapular Fair co-sponsored,  University Place between Waverly Place and East 14th St. (laid over)
  • 7/3/16 – Pride on Astor Fair, Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St. (laid over)
  • 7/9/16 – WitchFest USA, Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St. 
  • 8/20/16 – Washington Square United Church of the Village Festival, West 4th St. between 6th Ave. and Washington Square West. (withdrawn)
  • 9/3/16Waverly Block Association Waverly Place Festival Co-Sponsored Festival, Washington Square North between University Place and MacDougal St. (tabled)
  • 9/12/16-9/25/16 – 90th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, Mulberry St. between Canal St. and East Houston St. 
  • 9/17/16-9/18/16 – Vegan Street Fair, 4th Avenue between East 9th St. and East 14th St. (withdrawn-will resubmit at a later date)
  • 9/22/16 – American Legions Street Fair, Prince St. between Sullivan St. and 6th Ave.
  • 10/9/16 – Our Lady of Pompeii Church Bleecker Street Festival, 6th Ave. between West Houston St. and Waverly Place.
FYI Street Activities Renewals:
  • 3/26/16 – Flea Market, Bleecker St. between Carmine St. and Leroy St.
  • 4/16/16 – Community Board 2 Broadway Festival, Broadway between East 8th St. and East 14th St. 
  • 4/22/16 – Earth Day, LaGuard Place between Washington Square South and West 3rd St. 
  • 5/6/16 – Strawberry Festival, LaGuardia Place between Washington Square South and West 3rd St. 
  • 5/7/16 – Cooke Center Street Fair, MacDougal Street between West Houston St. and King St. 
  • 5/7/16 – PS 130M Health Fair – Family Day, Hester St. between Mulberry St. and Baxter St. 
  • 5/14/16 – Positively 8th Street, West 8th St. between 5th Ave. and 5th Ave. 
  • 5/14/16 – Perry-phernalia Block Party, Perry St. between Bleecker St. and West 4th St. 
  • 6/4/16 – Jane St. Block Assoc. Street Sale, Jane St. between 8th Ave. and Hudson St. 
  • 6/11/16 Basilica of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral St. Stephen Our Lady of Scapular Fair Co-Sponsored, University Place between E. 8th St. and E. 14th St. 
  • 6/11/16Village Committee for Jeffereson Area Market Greenwich Avenue Festival Co-Sponsored Event, Bleecker St. between Christopher St and Bank St. 
  • 6/18/16 - Bamra Bleecker Street Festival Co-Sponsored Event, Bleecker St. between Seventh Ave. and LaGuardia Place
  • 6/25/16 – Greenwich House Waverly Place Festival, Washington Square North between Washington Square West and 5th Ave. 
  • 7/9/16 – 14th Annual Arab-American Street Festival, Great Jones St. between Broadway and Lafayette St. 
  • 7/9/16 - 4th Avenue Festival Co-Sponsored Event, 4th Avenue between E. 9th St. and E. 14th St. 
  • 7/23/16 – P.A. L. FAIR Union Square Partnership Fair co-sponsored, University Place between Waverly Place and East 14th St. 
  • 8/3/16 – End-of-Summer Celebration, 40 Charlton St. between 6th Ave. and Varick St. 
  • 8/6/16 - Andrew Glover Youth Program 4th Avenue Festival Co-Sponsored Event, 4th Avenue between E. 9th St. and E. 14th St.
  • 8/13/16- Integral Yoga Day for Health and Vegetarian St. Fair, 227 13th St. between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. 
  • 9/3/16 – Broadway Autumn Fair C.O.R.E. Union Square Partnership Fair co-sponsored, Broadway between Waverly Place and East 14th St. 
  • 9/10/16 – Greenwich Village Chamber of Commerce Broadway Festival Co-Sponsored Event,  Broadway between Waverly Place and E. 14th St. 
  • 10/8/16 – Women’s Democratic Club, University Place between E. 14th and Waverly Place. 
  • 10/15/16 – Marco Polo 2016, Grand St. between Mott St. and Mulberry St. 
  • 10/16/16 – 6th Police Precinct Explorers, Washington Square North between 5th Ave. and University Place. 
  • 10/23/16 – Village Independent Democrats Greenwich Ave. Festival Co-Sponsored Event, West 4th St. between 6th Ave. and MacDougal St..,Washington Square South between MacDougal St. and LaGuardia Place. 
  • 10/29/16 – Stonewall Democratic Club Waverly Place Festival, Washington Square North between 5th Ave. and University Place. 
  • 10/29/16 – Village Reform Democratic Club Waverly Place Festival Co-sponsored Event, Washington Square North between University Place and MacDougal St.
Please contact the CB2 office if you have an issue with a FYI Sidewalk Café or FYI Street Activity application or to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.

SLA LICENSING 1 Robert Ely, Chair
Tues., 2/9 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1a.*     Apps. to the SLA for Renewal Application to sell liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Laduree Soho LLC, d/b/a Laduree, 396-398 West Broadway10012 (OP Renewal)
  • Ambleside Partners, LLC, d/b/a Pravda, 281 Lafayette St. 10012 (OP Renewal)
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Coriander Factory, Inc., d/b/a Bo Ca phe, 222 Lafayette St. - South Store 10012 (RW Alteration)
  • Ambleside Partners, LLC, d/b/a Pravda, 281 Lafayette St. 10012 (OP Alteration)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • 343 Broome Street Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Randolph Beer, 343 Broome St. 10013 (on-premise)
  • Cherry Lane, Inc., d/b/a The Randolph at Broome, 349 Broome St. 10013 (on-premise)
  • Rolso Inc., d/b/a Café Novecento, 343 West Broadway 10013 (on-premise)
1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License (RW):
  • Bird’s Ink, LLC, d/b/a Lighthouse Out Post, 241 Mulberry St. 10012 (RW)
1e.*    Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Piacere Enterprises, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 351 Broome St. 10013 (UPGRADE to OP)
  • Agoodlook, LLC, d/b/a Pietro’s, 174 Elizabeth St. 10012 (OP)(corrected address)
  • Sapori D Italia, LLC d/b/a TBD, 105 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP)
  • Shi Lin or LLC to be formed, d/b/a Le Pierre, 341 W. Broadway 10013 (OP)(laid over)
  • 145-147 Mulberry Street Corp., d/b/a Taormina, 145-147 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP - Already Heard 1/2015)
FYI Renewals: Cherche Midi, 282-284 Bowery (on-premise); Gato, 324 Lafayette St. (on-premise); Washington Square Hotel, 101-105 Waverly Place (on-premise); Knickerbocker Saloon, 33 University Place (on-premise); Terry’s West Village Wine & Spirits, 35 ½ Greenwich Ave. (on-premise); PJ Charlton, 549 Greenwich St. (on-premise); The Smile, 26 Bond St. (on-premise); Perla, 24 Minetta Lane (on-premise); Gansevoort Hotel, 18 Ninth Ave. (on-premise); Baker N Co., 263 Bleecker St. (on-premise); Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor, 26 W. 8th St. (RW); Bar Bolonat, 611 Hudson St. (on-premise); 168 Bowery Holdiing LLC, 168 Bowery (RW); Ramen Thukpa, 70 7th Ave. South (RW); Amici II, 165 Mulberry St. (on-premise); Cotenna, 21 Bedford St. (on-premise); Mas, 29-41 Downing St. (on-premise); The Happiest Hour, 121 W. 10th St. aka 18-20 Greenwich Ave. (on-premise); Blue Hill Restaurant, 75 Washington Pl. (on-premise); The Slaughtered Lamb, 182 W. 4th St. (on-premise); The Spring Lounge, 209 Mulberry St. aka 48 Spring St. (on-premise); Hotel Hugo, 523-525 Greenwich St. (on-premise); Grey Dog, 49 Carmine St. (RW); Liberty Inn Café, 51 10th Ave. (on-premise); Ditch Plains, 29 Bedroom St. (on-premise); El Cantinero, 86 University Pl. (on-premise); 55 Bar, 55 Christopher St. (on-premise); Malbec Restaurant & Bar/Tango House, 428 Lafayette St. (on-premise); Café Espanol, 172 Bleecker St. (on-premise); Gatsby’s, 53 Spring St. (on-premise); Trocquet, 161 Lafayette St. aka 155 Grand St. (on-premise); E2 Lafayette LLC, 240 Lafayette St. (on-premise); Dell’anima, 38 8th Ave (on-premise); Fukurou, 87 MacDougal St. (RW); Baz Bagel & Restaurant LLC, 181 Grand St. (RW); Aperitive Di Palma Inc., 30 Cornelia St. North Store (on-premise); The Randolp at Broome, 349 Broome St. (on-premise); The Hummus & Pita Co., 815 Broadway (RW); Café Blossom Inc., 41-43 Carmine St. (on-premise); Piccola Cucina, 184 Prince St. (on-premise); La Panineria; 1 W. 8th St. (RW); Serafina Meatpacking LLC, 7 Ninth Ave. (on-premise); Wogie’s Inc, 39 Greenwich Ave. (on-premise); The Ship, 158 Lafayette St. (on-premise); Rafele, 29 7th Ave South (on-premise); Mott Corner Inc., 58 Kenmare St. (Beer Only); Tortilla Flats Inc., 767 Washington St. (on-premise)

**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.

LAND USE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Anita Brandt, Chair
Wed., 2/10 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, 272 Sixth Avenue, Auditorium
  1. *Right to Counsel NYC Coalition (RTCNYC) presentation on the bill Intro 214, which provides the right to an attorney in housing court in eviction and foreclosure proceedings for low-income tenants facing eviction.

 SLA LICENSING 2
Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 2/11 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1a.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Fiftyone Merchants, LLC, d/b/a Via Carota, 51 Grove St. 10014 (OP-Alteration to add additional space)
  • Major Dough Soho 463, LLC, d/b/a Sadelle’s, 463 W. Broadway 10012 (OP Alteration)
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Hu Holdings, LLC, d/b/a Hu Kitchen, 78 5th Ave. 10011 (RW)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License (RW):
  • Ahimsa NYC, Inc., d/b/a TBD, 210 Thompson St. 10019 (RW)
  • 10 Downing Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a Clover Grocery, 259 6th Ave. 10014 (RW)
  • MI-NE Sushi NY, Inc., d/b/a TBD, 496 Sixth Ave. 10011 (RW)
1d.*    Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise (OP):
  • 9th Avenue NYC, LLC, d/b/a Tipsy Girl, 45 W. 8th St. 10015 (OP)
  • CGM 13, LLC, d/b/a all’onda, 22 E. 13th St. 10003 (OP)
  • Spice 39, Inc., d/b/a Spice, 39, E. 13th St. 10003 (OP)
  • 2nd City West Village, LLC, d/b/a 2nd City, 525 Hudson St. 10014
  • 50 Commerce Street Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 50 Commerce St. 10014 (OP)

LANDMARKS
Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 2/11 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School, 86 Fourth Ave. Tuttle Hall
  1. *26 W. 11th St. - Application is to install new entryway, canopy and brickwork at the front lobby facade.
  2. *176 Bleecker St. – Application is to install a 690 sq.ft addition at the rear yard.
  3. *88 Perry St. (see amended calendar description.)(laid over to March)
  4. *134-136 Wooster St - Application is to demolish a 1-story garage building and construct new,  6-story plus penthouse, paint steel and glass commercial building with rooftop bulkheads and water tower.
  5. *100 W. 12th St. - Application is to install new entryway, canopy and brickwork at the front lobby facade.
  6. *21 Bleecker St. - Application is to renovate façade at street level; removal of non-historic construction, installation of new windows and entrance doors, new iron bars and gates, new sidewalk; restoration of existing cast iron column and replacement of ornamental cornice.
  7. *353 6th Ave. – Application is to install a new storefront, reconstruct the rear façade and construct a rooftop addition. (corrected address)
  8. *163 Mercer St. – Application is to replace light fixtures, doors, and windows on the front facade, modify existing openings and brickwork correction at the front parapet, installation of a small ADA ramp, and paint the front facade. (corrected address)
  9. *24 5th Ave. – Application is to install awnings, lighting and signage.
  10. *31 Charlton St. - Application is to restore brick front facade, install new windows, restore cornice, and refurbish entry railing and all decorative grilles; relocate front facade first floor windows, entry door, and stoop, front areaway excavation, and an enlarge rear facade with rear yard excavation.
  11. *66 Bedford St. – Application is to replace entry details to match adjacent properties, replace existing wood cornice in kind, and addition of a 57 square-foot greenhouse addition in rear yard.
  12. *104-110 Greene St. – Application is to alter the ground floor entries, install storefront vitrines at the south bay, repair and restore storefront cornice, and install signage and lighting.

EXECUTIVE
Tobi Bergman, Chair  
Tues., 2/16 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

ARTS & INSTITUTIONS
Robin Rothstein, Chair
Wed., 2/17 @ 6:30pm – Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
  1. *Presentation by Judson Church regarding a request for funds to replace its lift with an elevator.
  2. *Update by NYU re: the open space landscape work underway on LaGuardia Place (between Bleecker and W. 3rd Street) and Bleecker Street (between Mercer and LaGuardia); and the fitness facility at 404 Lafayette.

FULL BOARD
Tobi Bergman, Chair
Thurs., 2/18 @ 6:30 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium

THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 PM. SPEAKERS 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.

QUALITY OF LIFE
Robert Woodworth, Chair
Mon., 2/22  @ 6:30 PM- Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
  1. Presentation by the New York City Civilian Complaint Board regarding civilian rights in police interactions and what to do in instances of police misconduct.

TOWN HALL MEETING
Terri Cude, Chair
Tues., 2/23  @ 6:00 PM-[Please note earlier start time.] Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 West 4th Street, conference room 3 (CL level)  [GOVERNMENT-ISSUED ID MUST BE PRESENTED AT THE DOOR FOR ADMISSION.]
  1. Presentation regarding the proposed permanent Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial on Washington Place and Greene Street.  Community input is welcome.

SOCIAL SERVICES
Sasha Greene, Chair
Tues., 2/23  @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
(see amended calendar for agenda)

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February 2016 Calendar