Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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*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 [] regularly for updates.   At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business".

Thurs., 3/2 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 206
  1. *Presentation of 5th Ave. protected bike lane proposal by NYC Dept. of Transportation.
  2. *Request for street and sidewalk improvements at the n.w. corner of 8th Ave. and Horatio Sts. (gas station) to provide safe crossing and access for pedestrians.
  3. *Request to replace overly bright LED street lights with less harsh and glaring street lights on Charlton St. bet. 6th Ave. and Varick St.

Robin Rothstein, Chair
Tues., 3/7 @ 6:30 PM- LGBT Center, 208 W. 13th St (btwn. 7th/8th Aves), Room 310
  1. A presentation by IndieSpace, a non-profit organization creating permanent real estate solutions for the independent theater community.
  2. *Consideration of a resolution in support of protection and preservation of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as an important resource for the arts and cultural institutions located within CB2

Robert Ely, Chair
Tues., 3/7 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:

  • Luxor Lounge Inc., d/b/a N/A, 118 MacDougal St. 10012 (OP – Bar  & Lounge)
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • Megapie Greenwich, Inc., d/b/a Pieology, 168 Bleecker St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant) (laid over)
  • D. Elwell on behalf of an entity to be formed, d/b/a TBD, 78 W. 3rd St. 10012 (RW – Café/Coffee Shop) (laid over)
  • Wild Kitchen Corp., d/b/a N/A, 27 University Pl. 10003 (RW – Tavern) (withdrawn)
  • Esterina Sorbillo, LLC, d/b/a Zia Esterina Sorbillo Mulberry, 112 Mulberry St. 10013 (RW – Takeout Pizzeria)
  • Be Westbourne LLC, d/b/a TBD, 137 Sullivan St.  10012 (RW- Restaurant)(Transfer)
  • San Roku, LLC, d/b/a Raku, 48 MacDougal St. 10012 (RW- Restaurant)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • Gino Sorbillo, LLC, d/b/a Gino Sorbillo Bowery, 334 Bowery 10012 (OP – Pizzeria Restaurant)
  • Entity to be formed by Fadilla Latjuba Vongerichten, d/b/a TBD, 20 Spring St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Corp. to be formed by Sanjay Laforest d/b/a TBD, 206 Spring St. 10012 (OP-Restaurant)
  • ZMZ MacDougal Tavern LLC, d/b/a MacDougal Street Ale House, 122 MacDougal St. 10012 (OP – Bar)
  • First LLC, d/b/a TBD, 57 7th Ave. South 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • SoHo Grand Hotel, Inc., d/b/a SoHo Grand Hotel, 310 West Broadway 10013 (OP – Hotel Restaurant Bar “Gilligans”)(Extend Outdoor Hours of Operation)
FYI Alterations:
  • Paesano Rest Corp., d/b/a Paesano of Mulberry Street, 136 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Carmine Restaurant Inc., d/b/a Il Cortile, 123-125 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • ASC Inc. d/b/a La Nonna, 134 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Original Vincent’s Est. 1904 Inc., d/b/a Vincent’s, 119 Mott St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • PSSP NY Inc., d/b/a Sofia’s Little Italy, 143 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • PJ’s of Little Italy Inc., d/b/a Pellegrino’s, 138 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Angelo of Mulberry St. Inc., d/b/a N/A, 146 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • 164 Mulberry Street Corp., d/b/a Da Nico, 164 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • La Mela Ristorante Italiano Inc., d/b/a N/A, 171 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • FSE Inc, d/b/a Amici II, 165 Mulberry St. 10013(RW – Restaurant)
FYI Renewals: GMT Tavern, 142 Bleecker St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant); Lure Fishbar, 142 Mercer St. 10012 (OP); IL Mulino, 86 W. 3rd St. (OP); The Dutch, 131 Sullivan St. (OP); Lafayette, 380 Lafayette St. (OP); KUMO Sushi, 282 Bleecker St. (RW); Sofia’s Little Italy, 143 Mulberry St. (OP); Gardenia, 64 Downing St. (OP); Tue Thai Food, 3 Greenwich Ave. Store 4 (RW); French Roast, 78 West 11th St. (OP); Tomoe Sushi, 172 Thompson St. (RW); Paesano of Mulberry St. (OP); Gyu-Kaku, 34 Cooper Square E. 4th St. & Astor Place (OP); Puglia Restaurant, 189 Hester St. (OP); Angelo of Mulberry St., 146 Mulberry St. (OP); Ear Inn., 326 Spring St. (OP); Umberto’s Clam House, 138-138 Mulberry St. (OP); Kawa Sushi, 24 8th Ave. Store 1 (RW); Perry Street Project LLC, 176 Perry St. (OP); Subculture, 45 Bleecker St. Basement (RW); Red Bamboo, 140 W. 4th St. (RW); Senza Gluten, 206 Sullivan St. (OP); Le Basket Inc, 683 Broadway (RW); Café Gitane, 242 Mott St. (RW); Fedora, 239 W. 4th St. (OP); Ryu Restaurant, 46 Gansevoort St. (OP); Mamo Restaurant, 323 W. Broadway (OP); Housing Works Used Books Café, 126 Crosby St. (OP); A.O.C., 314 Bleecker St. (OP); Carbone, 181 Thompson St. (OP); Jeffreys, 172 Waverly Pl. (OP); Empellon, 230 West 4th St. (OP); Amelias Food Shop, 110 Varick St. (RW); Doma Na Rohu, 27 ½ Morton St. (RW); Lupe’s East LA Kitchen, 110 6th Ave. (OP); Pepe Rosso Cantina, 173 Mott St. Basement (RW); Bosie, 10 Morton St. (RW); Dominique Arsenal Kitchen, 137 7th Ave. South (OP); Hummus Place, 71 7th Ave. South (RW); Cornelia Street Café Inc., 29 Cornelia St. (OP);  The Village Tavern, 46 Bedford St. (OP); Sweet Revenge, 62 Carmine St. (RW); Genuine Superette, 191 Grand St. (OP); Wicked Willy’s, 149 Bleecker St. (OP); Estela, 47 E. Houston St. 1st Fl. (OP); Sammy’s Noodle Shop & Grill (RW) ; Dos Toros, 11 Carmine St. (RW); Charlie Bird, 5 King St. 1FE (OP); Saikai Dining Bar, 24 Greenwich Ave. (RW); Kuku Canteen Inc., 11 Waverly Pl. Store #7 (aka 289 Mercer St.)(RW); Think Coffee, 248 Mercer St. (RW)  

**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.

Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Wed., 3/8 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, 272 Sixth Avenue, Auditorium
  1. *Discussion about naming MS 297 the Jane Jacobs School, with speakers from Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation.
  2. *Discussion of funding needs for after school programming for MS 297 with speakers from Manhattan Youth.

Anita Brandt, Chair
Wed., 3/8  @ 6:30 PM- NYU Building, 194 Mercer St., Room 306
  1. *462 Broadway (NE corner of Broadway and Grand Streets)) CPC#______ The applicant is seeking a special permit to allow retail use on the ground floor and cellar of the existing six-story building, and a special permit to allow a large retail establishment of over 10,000 square feet, for a total of 45,201 SF retail.

Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 3/9  @ 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:

  • The Vault, LLC, d/b/a Lively, Vault at 675 Hudson St. 10014 (OP - Corp. Change)
1b.*     Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • SoHo House New York LLC, d/b/a Soho House, 29-35 9th Ave. 10014 (OP – Hotel Restaurant)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • RH NY MP F&B, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 9-19 Ninth Ave. 10014 (RW – Retail Store and Restaurant – outdoor rooftop)
  • Bleecker Fish, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 280 Bleecker St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant) (transfer)
  • Smorgasburg Events LLC, d/b/a N/A, 76 Varick St. 10013 (RW)(Outdoor food court with bar and recorded music) (laid over)
1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • FIMT Consulting, LLC, d/b/a TB, 63 Bedford St., 10014 (OP-Restaurant)
  • Good Luck Ribbon Corp., d/b/a N/A, 14 Bedford St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • FB 35 East 13, Inc, d/b/a N/A, 35 E. 13th St. 10003 (OP – BAR, currently operating as BAR 13, includes late-night live music, Rooftop, DJs and Patron Dancing)
  • H. Greenstone on behalf of an entity to be determined, d/b/a TBD, 31-33 Bedford 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (heard 2/2017)
  • MCD Hospitality LLC, d/b/a Le Baratin, 26 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (OP - Restaurant)(Class Change)
  • FiftyTwo Merchants, LLC, d/b/a TBD, 52 Grove St. 10014 (OP - Restaurant) (laid over)
  • The Otheroom Inc, d/b/a The Otheroom, 143 Perry St. 10014 (OP – Bar)(Upgrade)
  • Dean & DeLuca Small Format Lq., LLC, d/b/a Dean & DeLuca, 33 Ninth Ave. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Principle, Sean Cunningham/Corporation, S&J Meatpacking LLC, d/b/a The Wild Son, 53 Little West 12th St. 10014 (OP- Restaurant)
  • Big Ciccio Corp. or Entity to be formed, d/b/a Big Ciccio, 112-114 Perry St. 10014 (OP- Restaurant – with sidewalk café-previously unlicensed location) (laid over)

Cristy Dwyer, Acting Chair
Mon., 3/13 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 208

1.* New App. to Department of Consumer Affairs for Newsstand at:
  • SWC 6th Ave. & Waverly Place, in front of 375 6th Ave. (Applicant: Amita Patel)
  • 405 6th Ave. SWC 6th Ave, Greenwich Ave. [Applicant: Nab Parm Preet Singh]
2.* Assignment App. for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:
  • Food Commission LLC, d/b/a Bread, 30 Kenmare St. with 14 tables & 42 chairs (1821-2017-ASWC)
  • 125 Hospitality LLC, d/b/a Groove, 125 MacDougal St. with 4 tables & 8 chairs (2285-2017-ASWC)
3.* New App. for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:
  • The Egg Shop LES LLC, d/b/a The Egg Shop, 151 Elizabeth St. with 3 tables & 6 chairs (1273-2017-ASWC)
  • BLF Big Apple LLC, d/b/a N/A, 33 Greenwich Ave. Ste. 7, with 18 tables & 36 chairs (1014-2017-ASCW)
  • Honeybrains Lafayette LLC, d/b/a 372 Lafayette St., with 10 tables & 20 chairs (1823-2017-ASWC)
  • 151 Bleecker LLC, d/b/a N/A, 151 Bleecker St. with 8 tables & 18 chairs (2294-2017-ASWC)
  • 62 Greenwich LLC, d/b/a Greenwich Steak House FG, 62 Greenwich Ave. with 8 tables & 16 chairs (2117-2017-ASWC)
  • Pret A Manager USA Limited, d/b/a N/A, 1 Astor Pl. with 3 tables & 6 chairs (2637-2017-ASWC)
4.* New App. for revocable consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café for:
  • 305 Bleecker Food Market LLC, d/b/a Supreme Provisions, 305 Bleecker St. aka 88 7th Ave. South, with 6 tables & 16 chairs (789-2016-ASWC)
5.* Street Activities:
  • 3/10/17 – Adidas Event: Supper Star Boost, 115 Spring St between Greene St and Mercer St.
  • 3/23/17 – Adidas Event: Spring Street EQT Release, 115 Spring St between Greene St and Mercer St.
  • 3/24/17 – Annual Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Commemoration, 1) Greene St. between West 4th St. and Waverly Place, 2) Washington Place between Washington Square East and Greene St.
  • 3/25/17 - Adidas Event: Spring Street NMD Release, 115 Spring St between Greene St and Mercer St.
  • 2/29/17 - Adidas Event: Spring Street Ultra Boost, 115 Spring St between Greene St and Mercer St.
  • 5/20/17 – Church of the Village Festival, Greenwich Ave. between West 11th St. and West 12th St.  
  • 5/26/17 – 9/10/17 – Little Italy Pedestrian Mall, Mulberry St. between Canal St. and Broome St.
  • 6/18/17 – STONEWALL Veterans’ Village Fair and Expo, University Place between Waverly Pl. and East 14th St.
  • 6/10/17 – Vegan Street Fair, West 8 St. between 5th Ave and 6th Ave.
FYI/Renewal Street Activities:
  • 5/5/17 – Strawberry Festival, 3 West 3rd St. between Mercer St. and LaGuardia Place.
  • 6/3/17 – Jane St. Block Assoc. Street Sale, Jane  St. between Eighth Ave. and Hudson St.

Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 3/16 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 208 (Please note that the agenda order has been amended)
  1. *264 Mulberry St. – Application is to add exterior lighting in the courtyard on Mott St. and installation of 3 new bollards; 2 bollards on either side of the gates and 1 bollard near the ramp.
  2. *75 Varick St. – Application is to remove 3 bay windows on the north side of the 12th floor and replace with full height accordian-style folding doors.
  3. *18 Bleecker St. - Application to modify doors and install new signage.
  4. *380 W. Broadway - Application is to alter the façade to add a street level entrance for ADA compliance; and enlarge the bulkhead at the roof level.
  5. *575 Broadway - Application to install 12 planters on Prince St. between Broadway and Mercer Sts.
  6. *147 Mercer St. - Application to install 4 planters on Prince St. and 4 planters on Mercer St. adjacent to the Mercer Hotel.
  7. *97 Barrow St. – Application is to add a single-story rooftop addition (family room), set back from the street and to change the current two over two windows to six over six windows.
  8. *769 Greenwich St. - Application is to remove the existing stair bulkhead from roof terrace, extend existing elevator shaft with new bulkhead at the roof terrace, and to install a greenhouse enclosure at 3rd floor terrace.(laid over)
  9. *38 W. 10th St. – Application is to restore the building’s facade, remove the rooftop skylight, raise the brick side elevation, and install a roof railing.
  10. *482 Broome St. - Application is to install an elevator and to increase the current height of the bulkhead.

Terri Cude, Chair  
Tues., 3/21 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

Terri Cude, Chair
Thurs., 3/23 @ 6:30 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium


Sasha Greene, Chair (MEETING CANCELED)
Tues., 3/28 @ 6:30 PM- LGBT Center, 208 W. 13th St (btwn. 7th/8th Aves), Room 310

Tobi Bergman, Chair (MEETING CANCELED)
Thurs., 3/30 @ 6:30 PM- (Location to be determined)
  1. Initial presentation to the Working Group by Hudson River Park Trust and continued discussion of information needed to inform Working Group process.

Parks/Waterfront, Social Services and Future of Pier 40 Working Group Committees will not be meeting in March.

March 2017 Calendar