Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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 March 2019

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."

ARTS & INSTITUTIONS Robin Rothstein, Chair
Tues., 3/5 @ 6:30 PM- Lenox Health Greenwich Village (Northwell Health), 200 West 13th St. 6th Floor Conference Room
  1. Presentation regarding the renovation and temporary closing of the Jefferson Market Library by the New York Public Library and the Department of Design and Construction.


PARKS/ WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 3/6 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 414 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.] 
  1. Update by the Washington Square Park Conservancy on recent and upcoming activities.
  2. Start of the community input process for the design of Gansevoort Peninsula with the Hudson River Park Trust and the contractors hired by them for this project.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 3/7 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 206 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. Presentation of plan to reactivate existing water taxi floating dock at Pier 45 (Christopher St.) by Hudson River Park Trust.
  2. * Presentation of a proposal for a Street Seat at 375 Hudson St., location on King St. btw. Hudson and Greenwich Sts., by the NYC Dept. of Transportation and the Hudson Square Business Improvement District.
  3. * Review of Community Board No. 2 Manhattan Street Co-Naming Guidelines.

QUALITY OF LIFE
Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 3/11
@ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 203 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]

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

  • Nonna Beppa SoHo, LLC d/b/a N/A, 290 Hudson St. with 2 tables and 3 chairs (1654-2019-ASWC)

2. * Street Activities Applications:

  • 3/25/19  - 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. [full street closure]
  • 3/30/19 – Cadillac Load Out (Marty Barnes Inc.): Charlton St. between Hudson St. and Varick St. [curb lane closure only]
  • 4/4/19 – Hermes Boutique Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Gansevoort St. between 9th Ave. and Washington St. [sidewalk and curb lane closure]
  • 4/26/19 – Earth Day 2019 (New York University): West 3rd St. between LaGuardia Place and Mercer St. [full street closure]
  • 5/18/19 – Village Fair and Expo (STONEWALL Veterans Association): University Place between Waverly Place and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 6/30/19 – PrideFest 2019 (Heritage of Pride, Inc.): University Place between Waverly Place and East 13th St. [full street closure] (laid over)

*FYI/ Street Activities Renewals:

  • 4/13/19 – Community Board 2 Broadway Festival: Broadway between East 8th St. and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 5/3/19 – Strawberry Festival (NYU): West 3 Street between Mercer St. and LaGuardia Pl. [full street closure]
  • 5/4/19 – PS 130 Health and Family Day (PS 130 M Parents Association): Hester St. between Baxter St. and Mulberry St. [full street closure]
  • 6/1/19 – Leslie-Lohman Museum Third Annual Block Party: Celebrating Queer Power and LGBTQ Art in NYC (Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art): Wooster St. between Grand St. and Canal St. [full street closure]
  • 6/1/19 – Jane St. Block Assoc. Street Sale: Jane St. between Eighth Ave. and Hudson St. [full street closure]
  • 6/15/19 – P.A.L Festival (Police Athletic League): University Place between Waverly Place and East 14th St. [ full street closure]
  • 7/14/19 – Pride on Astor Fair (Pride Democrats): Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St. [full street closure]
  • 7/27/19 – OCM Street Fair (Oversea Chinese Mission): Hester St. between Elizabeth St and Mott St. [full street closure]
  • 8/10/19 – VRDC University Place Co-Sponsored Festival (Village Reform Democratic Club): University Place between East 14th St. and Waverly Place [full street closure]
  • 11/16/19 – University Place Fall Fair (Basilica of St. Patricks Old Cathedral): University Place between East 8th St. and East 14th St. [full street closure]

 FYI / Sidewalk Café Renewals:

  • Buffanna, Inc. d/b/a Il Picolo Bufalo, 141 Mulberry St. with 4 tables and 8 chairs (1165364-DCA)
  • 114 Kenmare Associates, LLC d/b/a La Esquina, 106 Kenmare St. with 8 tables and 26 chairs (1227042-DCA)

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair 
Mon., 3/11 @ 6:30 PM - MS 297 (75 Morton Street School), cafeteria
    1.    An update on after school programs at 75 Morton from Manhattan Youth.
    2.    *Discussion of funding needs for on-site after school programming for 75 Morton.
    3.    Update on the Bleecker School.

HUDSON RIVER PARK ADVISORY COUNCIL,
Dan Miller, Chair
Mon., 3/11 @ 6:30 PM – Village Community School, 272 West 10th St.
  1. The Advisory Council will review updates on Gansevoort Peninsula and the information shared at Community Board 2 Manhattan’s Parks and Waterfront meeting held on March 6th, a presentation by Friends of Hudson River Park describing the “Pier 40 for All” Initiative, a summary of the process behind rebuilding Pier 40, preparation of the Historic Maritime vessel RFP at Pier 25, and other park related updates. 

SLA LICENSING 1
Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair and Robert Ely, Co-Chair
Tues., 3/12 @ 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 Removal Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

  • Let’s Eat Cantina, Inc., d/b/a Pepe Rosso Cantina, 173 Mott St. Basement 10013 (OP – Restaurant - moving OP License to the 1st floor premises from separate basement premises and closing basement premises) (withdrawn)

 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:

  • Rumba Corp. d/b/a Favela Cubana, 543 LaGuardia Place 10012 (OP – Restaurant with outdoor patio)

 1c.*     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:

  • 151 Bleecker, LLC d/b/a Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St. 10012 (OP – Bar/Tavern with live music and sidewalk cafe) (laid over)

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

  • T.Y.P Restaurant Group, Inc. d/b/a Tender Greens, 346 Lafayette St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Black Rose Hospitality, LLC d/b/a TBD, 74 5th Ave. (RW – Restaurant)
  • Wurlds Wurst Foods, LLC d/b/a N/A, 130 W. Houston St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)

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

  • 207 Mulberry Burger, LLC (formerly known as Mulberry Burger, LLC), d/b/a Amboy, 209 Mulberry St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant/Bar)
  • Brink Concepts, d/b/a SoHo Food Market, 594 Broadway 10012 (OP – Restaurant/Bar, live music and food court)
  • Cekaj Corp. d/b/a Amici Restaurant, 165 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe)
  • Corp. to be formed by Byron Burnbaum, d/b/a TBD, 128 Elizabeth St. 10013 (OP – Bar with security personnel, DJs and live music)(withdrawn)
  • Entity to be formed by Joseph Leonard, d/b/a Pending, 20 Prince St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant with DJs and security personnel) (withdrawn)
  • 113 Mulberry Restaurant, LLC d/b/a N/A, 113 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant with garden/grounds) (laid over)
  • Corp. to be formed by Gabriel Stulman, d/b/a TBD, 54 Great Jones St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe)
  • Areppas 3, LLC d/b/a Areppas, 25 Cleveland Pl. 10012 (OP – Restaurant with exterior patio/deck included) (laid over)
  • 218 Bowery Hospitality, LLC, or an entity to be formed by Chef Fadil Arifaj, d/b/a TBD, 218 Bowery 10012 (OP – Restaurant)(live acoustical music) (withdrawn)

 FYI – Mulberry Street Mall/ San Gennaro:

  • Original Puglia, Inc. d/b/a Puglia Restaurant, 189 Hester St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • 164 Mulberry Street Corp. d/b/a Da Nico, 164 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Akram Restaurant Management, Inc. d/b/a Da Gennaro, 129 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • 161 Mulberry Restaurant LLC d/b/a Gelso & Grand Italian Food Center, 161 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Sapori D’Italia of NYC, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 105 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Rubirosa Pizza & Ristorante, LLC d/b/a Rubirosa, 235 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • La Mela Ristorante Italiano, Inc. d/b/a N/A, 171 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • ASC, Inc. d/b/a La Nonna, 134 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • 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)

 FYI Renewals: Ramen Ya Inc., 133 W. 3rd St. (RW); A.O.C., 314 Bleecker St. (OP); Gyu-Kaku Restaurant, 34 Cooper Sq. (OP); Istanbul Grill, 310 W. 14th St. (RW); La Contenta Oeste, 78 W. 11th St. (OP); Jeffrey’s, 172 Waverly Pla. (OP); Wicked Willy’s, 149 Bleecker St. (OP); Tomoe Sushi, 172 Thompson St. (RW); Bistro Les Amis, 180 Spring St. (OP); Clo Concessions, LLC, 30-32-34 W.13th St. (RW); Café Gitane, 242 Mott St. (RW); The Grey Dog Inc., 90 University Pl. (RW); Lan Larb SoHo, 227 Centre St. (RW); Wild Ginger Vegetarian Kitchen, 380 Broome St. (RW); Pepe Rosso To Go, 149 Sullivan St. (RW); Dominique Ansel Kitchen, 137 7th Ave. So. (OP); Le Basket Inc., 683 Broadway (RW); Margherita, 197 Grand St. (OP); Perry Street Project, LLC, 176 Perry St. (OP); Senza Gluten, 206 Sullivan St. (OP); Empellon, 230 West 4th St. (OP); Agata & Valentina, 64-68 University Place (RW); Lupe’s East LA Kitchen, 110 Sixth Ave. (OP); IL Corallo, 172-6 Prince St. (RW); Gitano, 76 Varick St. (OP); DOMODOMO, 138 W. Houston St. (RW); Vincent’s, 119 Mott St. (OP); Terra Blues, 149 Bleecker St., 2nd floor (OP); Little Owl The Townhouse, 55 Grove St. (OP); Jeffrey’s, 172 Waverly Pl. (OP); Nomo SoHo, 9 Crosby St. (OP); The Dutch, 131 Sullivan St. (OP); Lafayette, 380 Lafayette St. (OP); Randolph Beer, 343 Broome St. (OP) [Renewal, not alteration]; Puglia Restaurant, 189 Hester St. (OP); Village Natural, 46 Greenwich Ave. (RW); Baby Brasa, 173 7th Ave. (OP); Hirohisa, 73 Thompson St. (RW); Charlie Bird, 5 King St. 1 FE (OP); IL Mulino, 86 W. 3rd St. (OP); SoHo House, 29-35 Ninth Ave. (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.


SLA LICENSING 2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair
Thurs., 3/14 @ 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:

  • Moonblu, Inc. d/b/a Seabird, 361 6th Ave. 10014 (RW- Corp Change & Method of Operation Change to add Karaoke and live music to venue)

 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:

  • Fortuna Realty Hotel SoHo, LLC & 523 Greenwich Restaurant LLC d/b/a Hotel Hugo, 523 Greenwich St. 10013 (OP – Hotel) (OP – Hotel/adding 19th floor rooftop bar/dining area to license) (laid over)
  • Jajaja West Village, LLC d/b/a Jajaja, 63 Carmine St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe) (laid over)
  • Little Wisco, LLC d/b/a Fedora, 239 West 4th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)(To extend service to backyard)

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

  • LE 2 LLC d/b/a TBD, 27 ½ Morton St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant) (already heard in February)
  • M Degree LLC d/b/a Marble Dessert Bar, 27 Bedford St. 10014 (Tavern wine)
  • I Love Panzerotti NY, LLC d/b/a I Love Panzerotti NY, 220 Varick St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Bleecker Street Pizza Corp., d/b/a TBD, 69-71 Avenue South 10014 (RW – Pizzeria)
  • 83 University Place, LLC d/b/a Mint Kitchen, 83 University Place 10003 (RW – Restaurant)

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

  • Siren Retail Corporation, d/b/a Starbucks Reserve, 155 W. 11th St. 10011 (OP – Bar/Tavern with live music) (withdrawn-will resubmit)
  • LLC to be formed by Callum McLaughlin, d/b/a TBD, 161 W. 4th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Sarpar, LLC d/b/a N/A, 161 W. 4th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with patron dancing)
  • Corp. to be formed by Tsion Benusan, d/b/a TBA, 396 Ave. of Americas 10011 (OP – Restaurant)(with Live Music) (laid over)
  • Barrow West Village LLC d/b/a N/A, 13 Barrow St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • 753 Washington Trattoria Inc. d/b/a Malaparte, 753 Washington St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant, open facades and sidewalk cafe)
  • Grupo Gitano, LLC & Gitano NYC, LLC d/b/a Gitano, 76 Varick St. 10003 (OP – Restaurant)(extension of late night hours on weekday from 11 PM to Midnight and on weekend from Midnight to 1 AM, add DJs, live music, external heaters and extend licensed operations until 2020)(Change Method of Operation)
  • BLF Big Apple LLC d/b/a N/A, 33 Greenwich Ave. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe)
  • 324 Spring Hospitality, LLC d/b/a Empire Lodge, 324 Spring St. 10013 (OP – Bar/Tavern with sidewalk cafe)
  • Eytan Sugarman or LLC to be formed, d/b/a White Horse Tavern, 567 Hudson St. 10014 (OP – Bar/Tavern with sidewalk cafe)

LANDMARKS Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 3/14 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 401 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *14th St. between 9th & 10th Aves. Application is to install planters and tree pits.
  2. *84 Wooster St. - Application is to alter the Wooster St. storefront to have only one metal grate bulkheaded below the windows similar to the building's Spring St. storefront.
  3. *154 Grand St. – Application is to establish a master plan for a painted sign space on the secondary east facing façade.
  4. *Northwest corner of 7th Ave. So. & W. 10th St. – Application is to install a newsstand at the sidewalk.

EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair  
Tues., 3/19 @ 6:30 PM - CB2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village


ENVISION SOHO NOHO PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP #2 “Living in the Mix” focusing on residential and live/work.

Wed, 3/20 @ 6:00 PM – 1 Centre St. North Wing, Mezzanine

  1. Manhattan Borough President Brewer, Council Member Chin, and Department of City Planning Director Lago will be hosting the 3rd Public meeting of the SoHo/NoHo community engagement process to inform future planning efforts in SoHo and NoHo.  More information on the SoHo Noho Planning process is available at www.sohonohoplan.nyc

FULL BOARD
Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 3/21 @ 6:30 PM - St. Anthony's of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall


THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 PM. SPEAKER'S CARDS WILL 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 Susanna Aaron, Chair 
Mon., 3/25 @ 6:30 PM - CB2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
  1. *Discussion of NYC Comptroller's report analyzing delays in the city's process for registering contracrs with social service providers.
  2. A presentation on the work being done in CD2 by Mobilization for Justice, an organization that offers advice, counsel, and representation to protect tenants’ rights.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS Daniel Miller, Chair
Mon., 3/25 @ 6:30 PM - The Grace Church School, 86 Fourth Ave., Tuttle Hall
  1. *A presentation of the Dept of Transportation Public Space Unit programs.  These programs are designed to stimulate local foot traffic in retail corridors.  The portfolio of the programs include Street Furniture programs such as  Street Seats, Bike Corrals, CityBench and Bike Parking as well as Weekend Walks and Seasonal Street Closures.

HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST, Tom Adams, Chair
Mon., 3/25 @ 6:00 PM – Gansevoort Peninsula, meet at the southeast corner of Gansevoort Peninsula, West & Gansevoort Sts. (across from the Whitney Museum)
  1. Site visit of the Gansevoort Peninsula in advance of the Community Input Workshop on March 26th. Please click here to download flyer.

HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST, Tom Adams, Chair
Tues., 3/26 @ 6:45 PM - MS 297 (75 Morton Street School)
  1. Gansevoort Peninsula Park Design Charette - Community Input Workshop.

FUTURE OF PIER 40,
Tobi Bergman, Chair
Wed. 3/27 @ 6:30 PM – Village Community School, 272 W. 10th St., Auditorium
  1. *Presentation from local elected officials and public comment regarding the process for future development of Pier 40 including amendment of the Hudson River Park Act as it pertains to Pier 40.  Initial working group review of the process and discussion of possible amendments to the Act.
          In advance of the meeting, please read this letter from Elected
          Officials.


MERCER PLAYGROUND RENOVATION - community input discussion 

Wed., 3/27 @ 6:30 PM - Meyer Hall / NYU Center for Neural Sciences, 4 Washington Place (west of Broadway), Rm. 122

  1. "NYC Parks, Borough President Gale Brewer and Council Member Margaret Chin are holding a public meeting with local residents and stakeholders to discuss how to improve Mercer Playground." Please click here to download flyer.

NOTES:

The following committees are not meeting in March:
  • Land Use



March 2019 Calendar