Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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DECEMBER 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 & INSTITUTION Robin Rothstein, Chair
Tues., 12/3 @ 6:30 PM – The Performing Garage, 33 Wooster St., Theatre
  1. New York Studio School will speak on the institution's history, mission, current and upcoming exhibitions, and ways CB2 may be able to provide support.
  2. * The Wooster Group will make a presentation regarding the significance of The Performing Garage and the challenges for the future.
  3. Preliminary discussion on defining guidance language for eligible groups for free or affordable space for CB2 non-profit arts related organizations as a community benefit in land use applications.

SLA LICENSING 1 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair
Tues., 12/3 @ 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 Grey Dog Mulberry Inc., d/b/a Grey Dog, 244 Mulberry St. – North Store 10012 (RW – Restaurant/Café)
  • The Grey Dog Mulberry Inc., d/b/a Grey Dog, 90 University Place 10003 (RW – Restaurant/Café)
  • Grey Dog Carmine Inc., d/b/a Grey Dog, 49 Carmine St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant/Café)

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:

  • 151 Bleecker, LLC d/b/a Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St. 10012 (OP – Bar/Tavern with live music; adding additional bar to licensed premises) (withdrawn-will resubmit)
  • 26 Bond Street Retail, LLC d/b/a The Smile, 26 Bond St. 10012 (OP; alteration to add liquor service to exterior patio/deck)

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

  • Simo Pizza, LLC d/b/a Simo Pizza, 75 University Pl. 10003 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Lukes Lobster XV, LLC d/b/a Luke’s Lobster, 124 University Pl. 10003 (RW – Restaurant) (laid over)
  • Little Guilty Pleasures, LLC d/b/a Crispy Heaven, 38 Grand St. 10013 (TW – Bar/Tavern) (laid over)

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

  • Selina Operations LES, LLC d/b/a Selina, 138 Bowery 10013 (OP – New Hotel/previously unlicensed location, includes outdoor rooftop restaurant, 2nd floor rear terrace, rooms with balconies and basement space open until 4AM with DJs, live music and performances) (laid over)
  • 244 Mulberry, LLC, d/b/a Aga, 244 Mulberry St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • MFpeasant, LLC d/b/a Peasant, 194 Elizabeth St. 10012 (New OP – Restaurant)
  • GJNY9, LLC d/b/a TBD, 45 Bond St. 10012 (New OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe)
  • Blue Stripes 13th Street, LLC d/b/a Blue Stripes Cacao Shop, 28 E. 13th St. 10003 (New OP – Bar/Tavern; previously unlicensed)
  • Showfields, Inc. d/b/a Showfields, 11 Bond St. aka 348 Lafayette St. 10012 (New OP - Catering Establishment with exterior balcony/rooftop on 4th fl., Tavern Wine license on floors 1-3; previously unlicensed location)
    Luc Levy or Entity to be formed, d/b/a TBD, 264 Bowery 10012 (New OP – previously unlicensed location, 4AM Closing, DJs, security, live music, sidewalk cafe) (withdrawn)
  • Easy Victor, LLC d/b/a Bumble Brew, 98 Kenmare St. 10012 (New OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe)
  • An entity to be formed by Kevin McNulty, d/b/a Reservoir, 70 University Pl. 10003 (New OP – Bar/Tavern 4AM closing)

FYI Renewals: Suprema Provisions, 305 Bleecker St. (OP); Snack Taverna, 63 Bedford St. (OP); La Bella Vita, 163 Mulberry St. (RW); Neta, 61 W. 8th St. (OP); La Nonna, 134 Mulberry St. (OP); The Slaughtered Lamb, 182 W. 4th St. (OP); I Sodi, LLC, 105 Christopher St. (OP); Café Altro Paradiso, 234 Spring St. (OP); Von Design Ltd., d/b/a Von, 3 Bleecker St. (OP); Entwine, 765 Washington St. (OP); Smorgas Chef, 283 W. 12th St. (OP); Bleecker Kitchen & Co., 643 Broadway (OP); Ramen By Mew, LLC 7 Cornelia Street Northwest Store (RW); Daddy-O, 44 Bedford St. (OP); Le Botaniste, 127 Grand St. (RW);Carroll Place, 157 Bleecker St. (OP); Pasquale Jones, 86 Kenmare St. (RW); Quantum Leap, 226 Thompson St. (RW); Le Botaniste, 127 Grand 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. Request must be made at least one week before the committee meeting.
TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 12/5 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 408 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl. ]
  1. *Discussion of recommendations, evaluation of options and development of proposals in support of Curb-Access Parking rules based on increased demands from residential on-demand deliveries and FHV use.

SLA LICENSING 2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair
Thurs., 12/5 @ 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:

  • Francis Louis LLC, d/b/a Frankie’s 570 Spuntino, 570 Hudson St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe) (withdrawn)

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:

  • G Chew, LLC d/b/a Ciccio, 190 6th Ave. 10013 (OP – Restaurant with sidewalk café; alteration to combine storefronts at 190 and 192 Sixth Avenue)
  • ZMZ Barrow Tavern, LLC d/b/a Barrow Street Ale House, 15 Barrow St. 10014 (OP – Tavern until 4AM) (Method of Operation Change to add live jazz performance)
  • R&G Soho, LLC d/b/a Piccola Cucina, 184 Prince St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant) (Change Method of Operation to extend hours of operation to Midnight on Fridays/Saturdays only)
  • Fortuna Realty Hotel SoHo, LLC & 523 Greenwich Restaurant, LLC d/b/a Hotel Hugo, 523 Greenwich St. (OP – Hotel Restaurant)(addition to Hotel space that was previously removed.)

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

  • Fusion Catering Inc., d/b/a Ready to Eat, 525 Hudson St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Pieffe, LLC, d/b/a P.F. Pasta Al Forno, 167-B 7th Ave. South (aka 12 Perry St.) 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • 226 S.L.C. Inc., d/b/a Arbor Bistro, 226 West Houston St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)

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

  • Entity to be formed by Joseph Campanaro, d/b/a N/A, 99 Bank St. 10014 (New OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe)
  • Dr. Strangelove, LLC d/b/a N/A, 114-116 Christopher St. Store B 10014 (New OP – Bar/Tavern; previously unlicensed)
  • Gianna Groark or Entity to be formed, d/b/a N/A, 38 Eighth Ave. 10014 (OP – Bar/Tavern; previously unlicensed) (withdrawn)
  • St. Tropez Wine Bar, LLC d/b/a St. Tropez, 302-304 W. 4th St. 10014 (New OP –Class Change from RW) (withdrawn-will resubmit)
  • Twelfth and Fourth, LLC d/b/a Blenheim Restaurant, 283 W. 12th St. 10014 (New OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe)
  • Bruschetta Bar 1, LLC d/b/a Bruschetta Bar, 637 Hudson St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe) (withdrawn)
  • E. Burke on behalf of an entity to be determined, d/b/a TBD, 39 Grove St. 10014 (New OP – Restaurant)
  • Am Naturally Italiano Corp., d/b/a TBD, 15 7th Ave. South 10014 (New OP – Restaurant with sidewalk cafe; previously unlicensed location)
  • 18 Greenwich Ave, LLC d/b/a Rosemary’s, 18 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (New OP – Restaurant with sidewalk café and open facades) (Class Change from RW)
  • RLA 95 7th Avenue South Corp. d/b/a TBD, 95 7th Ave. South 10014 (OP – Restaurant with live music, rooftop and sidewalk cafe)
  • N&B 95 7th Restaurant Inc., d/b/a Taqueria – Meza, 95 7th Ave. South 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (withdrawn) 
  • 523 Greenwich Restaurant, LLC d/b/a Café Hugo, 523 Greenwich St. 10013 (Hotel OP – Restaurant) (See alteration)

QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 12/9 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, 12 Waverly Pl, Room G08
LOCATION CHANGE:
NYU Building, 5 Washington Place, Room 101

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

  • Sanuk, LLC d/b/a N/A, 186 Mott St. with 13 tables and 26 chairs (12786-2019-ASWC)

2. * Street Activities Applications:

  • 12/23/19 – The Beatles X The Thread Pop Up Store at 163 Mercer St. -2 (Legacy Recordings – Sony Music Entertainment): Mercer St. between West Houston St. and Prince St. [curb lane only]
  • 12/23/19 – 1/7/20 – Canada Goose (Werner Hellmann): Wooster St. between Prince St and Spring St. (Note: The ropes and stanchions will run in front of 101 Wooster St. toward Prince St.)
3. * Presentation by Urban Justice Center on new legislation, Intro 1116 and S6817, sponsored by Councilmember Margaret Chin and State Senator Jessica Ramos, respectively, that would lift the cap on street vendors in New York City.

FYI/ Sidewalk Café Renewals:
  • PSSP NY Inc., 143 Mulberry St. with 5 tables and 10 chairs (1383044-DCA)

FYI/ Street Activities Renewals:

  • 5/2/20 – Grace Church Schools 64th Annual May Fair (Grace Church School): East Tenth St. between Broadway and 4th Ave. [full street closure]

JOINT MEETING: SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair along with CECD2 Students with Disabilities Committee and COMMUNITY BOARD 3
Mon., 12/9 @ 6:30 PM- Quest to Learn, 351 West 18th St.
  1. *Discussion: How can schools and families best support middle school students with learning disabilities, ADHD and anxiety?

LAND USE Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
Wed., 12/11 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 206 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *56 W. 8th Street (south side between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) BSA Cal. No. 2019-177-BZ - PCE is an application for a new special permit for a physical culture establishment for a yoga studio by CorePower Yoga located on the ground floor, pursuant ZR 73-36.
  2. *364 Ave of America (aka 126 Waverly Place) application by Washington Place Associates LLC requesting a zoning map change to a C1-5 overlay to a C2-5 overlay for a depth of 100 feet.  
  3. *46-74 Gansevoort  (between Washington and Greenwich Streets) #M 840260(F) LDM is a private application for an amendment to a restrictive declaration to allow Use Groups 3, 4, and 6B in addition to those presently permitted at the property located at 46-74 Gansevoort Street (Block 643, Lots 43, 49, and 54) in the Gansevoort Market Historic District, CD 2, Manhattan.

LANDMARKS  Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 12/12 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 408 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl. ]
  1. *55 Gansevoort St. Application is to install a sidewalk cafe and awning alteration, including wooden decking, wooden planters with trees, heaters and lanterns. 
  2. *3 9th Ave. - Application is to replace the existing storefront at the corner of Gansevoort St. and 9th Ave., with a continuous stone surrounding metal framed glass. 
  3. *62 Gansevoort St. – Application is to install new storefront infill, signage and lighting.
  4. *65 Spring St. – Application is to establish a Master Plan for the removal of existing aluminum frame storefront, and existing residential door, install new storefronts and residential door and to replace the existing light over the transom.  The existing cast iron columns are to remain in place. 
  5. *66 and 68 W. 10th St. 1) Application is to modify a window opening at the ground floor of 68 W. 10th St., install a door to provide barrier-free access and modify an existing exterior areaway stair to provide a second means of egress as per code. (laid over)
    2) Application is to request that the LPC issue a report to the City Planning Commission relating to an application for a Modification of Use to allow commercial use at the basement floor of 66 W. 10th St. (laid over) 
  6. *77 Macdougal St. – Application is to modify the sidewalk and areaway, replace pavers and sidewalk hatches.
  7. *525 Broadway – Application is to remove the existing doors and transom at the southern building entrance; drop the sill to grade for accessibility; install new door and transom; and install existing granite slab to be flush with the surrounding sidewalk.
  8. *127 Greene St. – Application is to replace existing storefront window with transom with a single large storefront window, as exists in neighboring buildings.

    EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair 
    Tues., 12/17 @ 6:30 PM - CB2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village