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AMENDED FEBRUARY 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."

ARTS & INSTITUTIONS Robin Rothstein, Chair
Tues., 2/6 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, Auditorium,  272 Sixth Avenue
  1. Presentation by the NYC DOT Art Project, in partnership with the Village Alliance and artists Gillie & Marc, on a 15 foot tall temporary bronze sculpture titled, “Goodbye Rhinos,” that will be installed within Astor Place Plaza. 

PARKS/ WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 2/7 @ 6:30 PM- Judson Church, Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson St.
  1. Introduction of the new manager of the Tony Dapolito Recreation Center and discussions on upcoming programming and latest plans for building upgrades.  

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 2/8 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, 3rd floor gym, 272 Sixth Avenue*
  1. Presentation by the NYC Dept. of Transportation (DOT) on a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Operation, Management and Maintenance of Valet Bicycle Parking with Bicycle-Related Retail and Services on the western side of University Pl. at 14th St.
  2. * Request for installation of an additional speed hump on Mott St. bet. Houston and Prince Sts

QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 2/12 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, Auditorium,  272 Sixth Avenue

1. * New App. to Department of Consumer Affairs for Newsstand at:
  • Mahabua N. Rina, Northwest corner East 4th St. and Cooper Square, in front of 2 Cooper Square (1095-2018-ANWS)
2. * Presentation regarding proposed locations for Linknyc kiosks:
3. * New Applications for revocable consents to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:
  • SoHo Market & Beer Merchants Inc., d/b/a Beerzaar NYC, 213 6th Ave. with 10 tables & 32 chairs (19658-2017-ASWC)
  • OIDIA LLC, d/b/a Sherry B Dessert Studio, 643 Hudson St. with 6 tables & 12 chairs (881-2018-ASWC)
FYI/Sidewalk Café Renewals:
  • PB Hudson LLC, d/b/a Pizzetteria Brunetti, 626 Hudson St. with 4 tables & 8 chairs (2023400-DCA)

3. * Street Activities Applications:

  • 3/23/18 – Annual Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Commemoration (Sidney Hillman Foundation), 1) Greene St. between West 4th St. and Waverly Place, 2) Washington Place between Washington Square East and Mercer St.
  • 5/25/18 - 9/9/18 – Little Italy Merchants Assoc.: Little Italy Pedestrian Mall, 1) Mulberry St. between Canal St. and Broome St., 2) Hester St. between Mott St. and Baxter St.
  • 6/17/18 – Portuguese Soho Block Festival (Arte Institute), Sullivan St. between Spring St and Prince St.
  • 9/2/18 – Village Crosstown Trolley – Astor Place Festival, Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St.
  • 9/10/18 – 9/24/18 – Figli di San Gennaro: 92nd Annual Feast of San Gennaro, 1) Mulberry St. between Canal St. and East Houston St. 2) Grand St. between Mott St. and Centre St. 3) Hester St. between Mott St. and Centre St.
FYI/ Street Activities Renewals:
  • 5/5/18 – PS 130 Health and Family Day, Hester St. between Baxter St. and Mulberry St.
  • 5/5/18 – PS3 (The John Melser Charette School): Spring Fling 2018 Block Party, Grove St. between Bedford St. and Hudson St.
  • 6/1/18 – 6/3/18 – 2018 World Science Festival Street Science, 1) Washington Square South between MacDougal St. and Washington Square East, 2) West 4th St. between Washington Square East and Mercer St., 3) Sullivan St. between Washington Square South and West 3rd St., 4) LaGuardia Place between Washington Square South and West 3rd St.
  • 7/7/18 – NAAP-NY 16th Annual Arab-American Street Festival, Great Jones St. between Broadway and Lafayette St.
  • 8/18/18 – United Methodist Church of the Village Festival, West 13 St. between 7th Ave. and Greenwich Ave.
  • 9/14/18 – Children’s Museum of the Arts Inc.: Children’s Museum Charlton Street Festival, Charlton St. between Varick St. and Hudson St.
**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.
SLA LICENSING 1 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Carter Booth, Co-Chair
Tues., 2/13 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

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

  • Laduree Soho, LLC d/b/a Laduree, 396-398 W. Broadway (OP - Restaurant)

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:

  • 164 Mulberry Street Corp., d/b/a Da Nico, 164 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
1c.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • Moon Wrap, LLC, d/b/a Wolfnights, 235 Bleecker St. 10014 (Beer & Cider – Quick Service Wraps Restaurant) (withdrawn)
  • Dean & DeLuca New York, Inc. d/b/a Dean & DeLuca, 560 Broadway 10012 (RW – Restaurant/Gourmet Grocery) [Already Heard]
  • Broome Restaurant LLC, d/b/a TBD, 384 Broome St. 10013 (RW – Fast Casual Vegetarian Restaurant)(withdrawn)

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

  • Suri Restaurant Corp. d/b/a BARI, 417 Lafayette St., 1st Floor 10003 (OP – Restaurant)
  • A Company to be formed by the Gjelina Group, d/b/a TBD, 45 Bond St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)(Cellar, 1st & 2nd Floor)
  • An Entity to be formed by The Groucho Club Limited, d/b/a TBD, 363 Lafayette St. 10012 (OP – Private Member’s Club)(located on 1st and 4th-10th Floor, DJ’s, Live Music, 7th Floor Outdoor Terrace) (laid over)
  • Udacha, LLC, d/b/a Udacha, 357 W. Broadway 10013 (OP – Restaurant/Bar)(Live Acoustic Music) (laid over)
  • Corp. to be formed by Louis Levy, d/b/a TBD, 72 MacDougal St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)(Patron Dancing)
  • MJJMJ, Inc., d/b/a Denino’s Pizzeria & Tavern, 93 MacDougal St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)

FYI Renewals: West 3rd Common, 1 W. 3rd St. (OP); FCI Catering & Events, 462 Broadway (OP); Upright Brew House, 547 Hudson St. (RW); Hotel Gansevoort, 18 Ninth Ave. (OP); Tortilla Flats, 767 Washington St. (OP); Washington Square Hotel, 101-105 Waverly Pl. (OP); Aperitivo Di Palma Inc., 30 Cornelia St. North Store (OP); The Dominick, 246 Spring St. (OP); Dell’Anma, 38 8th Ave. (OP); The Smile, 26 Bond St. (OP); Nom Wah Nolita, 168 Bowery (RW); Gansevoort Hotel, 18 9th Ave. (OP); Le Pain Quotidien, 375 Hudson St. (OP); The Spring Lounge, 209 Mulberry St. aka 48 Spring St. (OP); Aaxaca Taqueria, 48 Greenwich Ave. (RW); Balthazar, 80-82 Spring St. (OP); La Panineria, 1 W. 8th St. (RW); Cherche Midi, 282-284 Bowery (OP); Liberty Inn Café, 51 10th Ave. (OP); The Beatrice Inn, 285 W. 12th St. (OP); Piccola Cucina, 184 Prince St. (OP); Cafetal Social Club, 285 Mott St. (OP); The Randolph at Broome, 349 Brooome St. (OP); The Garret, 296 Bleecker St. (OP); Chumley’s, 86 Bedford St. (OP); Essen, 10 Hudson Sq. (RW); The Boil, 17 Waverly Pl. (OP); Cipirani Downtown, 372-376 W. Broadway (OP); Gonzalez y Gonzalez, 192 Mercer St. (OP); Duane Park BPC, 308 Bowery (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.


LAND USE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
Wed., 2/14 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School (Tuttle Hall), 86 Fourth Avenue
  1. *180 -188 Avenue of the Americas (between Prince and Spring Streets) CPC No 180170ZMM  Application proposes a zoning map amendment to rezone from R7-2/C1-5 to a R7-2/C2-5 to allow use group 9.
  2. *80 Fifth Avenue (southwest corner of 14th Street) BSA Cal No 2017-324-BZ is an application for a new special permit for a physical culture establishment called “Performix House” situated on the second level floor, pursuant ZR 73-36.
  3. *85 Mercer Street (between Spring and Broome Streets) ULURP No.150348ZSM is an application for a special permit to allow ground floor retail in Soho.  The applicant seeks to convert a portion of the ground floor and cellar from JLWQA to 3,642 square feet of Use Group 6 retail.
  4. *40-56 Tenth Avenue (between West 13th and West 14th Streets) BSA Cal No 299-12-BZ is an amendment to a previously approved application to 1) modify a condition of the Variance; 2) amend the approved plans; and 3) extension of time to complete construction.

SLA LICENSING 2 Carter Booth, Co-Chair and Robert Ely, Co-Chair
Thurs., 2/15 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

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

  • Slice West Village, Ltd. d/b/a Slice, The Perfect Food, 535 Hudson St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)

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

  • Beau Maison Corp. d/b/a El Cantinero, 86 University Pl. 10003 (OP – Bar/Tavern)
  • Little West 12th Street LLC, d/b/a STK, 28 Little W. 12th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant and Basement Lounge Space)(moving interior bar and interior reconfiguration) (laid over)
  • Soho Village Hotel, LLC & San Marino at Soho Inc., d/b/a Four Points by Sheraton & San Marino Ristorante, 66 Charlton St. 10014 (OP – Hotel Restaurant)
  • 289 Bleecker Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a The Loyal (Previously Pagani), 289 Bleecker St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)(extend hours of operation) (withdrawn)
  • Juicerie 3, LLC, d/b/a The Butcher’s Daughter, 581 Hudson St., South Store 10014 (OP – Restaurant)(add sidewalk café)
  • West 4th & Barrow LLC, d/b/a The Spaniard, 190-192 W. 4th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (Add sidewalk cafe) (laid over)
  • Off Cuts LLC, d/b/a Quality Eats, 19 Greenwich Ave. 10002 (OP – Restaurant)(make windows operable and changes to their seating configuration.) (laid over)

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

  • LXC, Inc. d/b/a N/A, 162 W. 4th St. 10014 (RW - Restaurant)
  • Lamano West Village, LLC, d/b/a Lamano, 37-39 Christopher St. 10014 (RW – Tavern)

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

  • JN Kazoku, Inc., d/b/a Japonica, 90 University Pl. 10003 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Upright Holdings 547, LLC, d/b/a Upright Brew House, 547 Hudson St. 10014 (Class Change from TW to OP) (withdrawn)
  • Ethos Labs, LLC, d/b/a Gin Lane, 446 West 14th St. 10014 (OP – Bar Lounge) (class change from seasonal to full time OP License) (already heard 1/2018 – Please contact office with any additional comments)
  • Grupo Gitano LLC, d/b/a Gitano, 76 Varick St. 10003 (OP – Tropical Garden Restaurant and Lounge, DJ’s, Live Music, Special Events – to be located outdoors on large open vacant lot)

LANDMARKS
Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 2/15 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School (Tuttle Hall), 86 Fourth Avenue
  1. *298 Elizabeth St. - Application is to legalize/modify a storefront installed without LPC permits.
  2. *230 Thompson St. – Application is to replace storefront infill.
  3. *357 Canal St. – Application is to replace windows on the Canal St. and Wooster St. facades.
  4. *622 Broadway - Application is to install an HVAC unit and acoustic sound barrier on the roof.
  5. *102 Greenwich Ave. – Application is to legalize the installation of 2 new bulkheads and 2 decks at the rooftop without LPC permits.
    *375 W. Broadway – Application is to install an ADA chairlift at the Wooster St. entrance (amended application previously approved by LPC).
  6. *2-6 Washington Pl. - Application is to upgrade and install mechanical equipment on the roof.
  7. *56 Bank St. – Application is to lower cellar and basement levels; replace front windows, door and repair the front façade; replace existing brick at rear, and reconfigure openings at the rear façade; and construct a roof addition, extend flues, chimney and top railing.
  8. *137 W. 13th St. - Application is to convert to single family; lower cellar and basement levels; replace front windows and door, restore front brick and cornice, repair and restore front steps and basement; replace existing rear brick wall and windows, change 2nd story rear window to door, construct 4'-0" rear addition on the basement and 1st story; and partial 4th story addition, remove unused flues and install new flue and exhaust vents; install railings on the existing roof level.

EXECUTIVE
Terri Cude, Chair  
Tues., 2/20 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
FULL BOARD
Terri Cude, Chair  
Thurs., 2/22 @ 6:30 PM- St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

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 Cristy Dwyer, Chair
Tues., 2/27 @ 6:30 PM- Tony Dapolito Center, 1 Clarkson St. (Clarkson St. at 7th Ave. South), 3rd Floor
  1. *Presentation by ECPAT USA regarding awareness training and efforts to address the issue of commercial exploitation of children and human sex trafficking in NYC hotels. 
  2. *Presentation by Greenwich House regarding the proposed move of their full-day outpatient drug counseling program from W. 27th St. to co-locate with their morning methadone treatmentprogram at 190 Mercer Street.

    NOTES: The Schools & Education Committee is not meeting in February.


    February 2018 Calendar