Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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JULY 2019

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."

QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 7/8 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 408 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]

1.* Revocable Consent to construct, maintain and use a Proposed ADA Ramp and Steps @ 541 Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10012 - Block 498, Lot 18.

2.* New App. to Department of Consumer Affairs for Newsstand at:

  • Mohammad Ibrahim, Northeast Corner of 7th Ave. & West 11th St.,  (in front of 133 W. 11th St.) (7392-2019-ANWS)

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

  • Prinkipas, LLC d/b/a Lola Taverna, 210 6th Ave. with 22 tables and 48 chairs (6711-2019-ASWA)
  • Café Kitsune, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 550 Hudson St. with 8 tables and 16 chairs (7102-2019-ASWC)

4. * Street Activities Applications:

  • 7/19/19 – 7/27/19 – Fila Pop Up Store Opening (Marty Barnes, Inc.): Howard St. between Broadway and Crosby St. [curb lane closure only] 
  • 8/1/19 – 8/17/19 – Bittar Bus (Alexis Bittar Studio): Broome St. between Mercer St. and Greene St. [curb lane closure] (withdrawl)
  • 8/17/19 – SDC 9th Ave. PopUp (Stonewall Democratic Club): Hudson St. between West 13 St. and West 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 9/4/19 – 9/11/19 (Setup Date: 8/23/19 / Breakdown Date: 9/20/19) – New York Fashion Week: The Shows (IMG Worldwide Inc. DBA IMG Fashion): 1) Greenwich St. between King St. and West Houston St., 2) Varick St. between Watts St. and Grand St., 3) Varick St. between Grand St. and Canal St. [curb lane closure only]
  • 9/6/19 – 10/4/19 (Setup Date: 9/6/19 / Breakdown Date: 10/4/19) – SoHo Broadway First Fridays – Weekend Walks (NYCDOT Weekend Walks – Kyle Gorman): Howard St. between Mercer St. and Crosby St. [full street closure]
  • 10/6/19 – Village Crosstown Trolley – Astor Place Festival: Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St. [full street closure]
  • 10/12/19 – Kara Walker Katastwof Karavan (Whitney Museum of American Art): Gansevoort St. between West St. and Washington St. [full street closure]

 *FYI/ Street Activities Renewals:

  • 10/20/19 – Bedford Downing Block Association: 6 Ave. between Downing St. and Bedford St.  [partial sidewalk closure]

SLA LICENSING 1 Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair and Robert Ely, Co-Chair
Tues., 7/9 @ 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:

  • Gino Sorbillo, LLC d/b/a Gino Sorbillo, 334 Bowery St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant/Pizzeria Change in corporate structure)(withdrawn and will resubmit for September)
  • K&K Grand Corp., d/b/a SoHo Thai, 141 Grand St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)

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 alteration adding new bar) (withdrawn-will resubmit)
  • Marie Adrienne, LLC d/b/a The Ship, 158 Lafayette St. 10013 (OP – Cocktail Bar/Tavern adding DJs with 4 AM closing)
  • Bloomingdale’s, Inc., d/b/a Forty Carrots, 504 Broadway 10012 (OP – Alteration to extend and expand license foot print to first, second and third floors of retail store)
  • 153 Elizabeth Street Hotel, LLC d/b/a Nolitan Hotel, 30 Kenmare St. 10012 (On Premise – Hotel/Restaurant)(alteration to license to add exterior rooftop lounge with 96 seats—Closing time for rooftop is 12 AM on weekdays and 1 AM on weekends        

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

  • Brkn Ccnt, LLC d/b/a Broken Coconut, 15 E. 4th St. 10003 (RW – Restaurant with Sidewalk Cafe)
  • Le An Hospitality, Inc. d/b/a Sage Collective, 398 Broome St. 10013 (Tavern Wine –Cafe)
  • Petaling Corp. d/b/a N/A, 199 Grand St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Dobra Café Sotto, Inc., d/b/a Despana Fine Foods & Tapas Café, 408 Broome St. 10013 (RW – Cafe)

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

  • Caffe Valdino, Inc., d/b/a V Bar, 225 Sullivan St. 10012 (New On Premise license for Bar with closing time 4 AM)
  • Root Nolita, LLC d/b/a ShooShoo Nolita, 371 Broome St. – Basement 10013 (New On Premise – Bar/Tavern with DJs/live music—Closing time 2 AM 7 days/week
  • Broome Street Food and Drink, LLC d/b/a Black Tap, 529 Broome St. upstairs location Store C-104 10013 (Upgrade to On Premise – Restaurant) 
  • 558 Broadway, LLC d/b/a Museum of Ice Cream, 558 Broadway 10012 (On Premise – Bar/Tavern with live bands/DJs, 2 AM closing 7 days/week) (laid over)

FYI Renewals: Montes Trattoria, 97 MacDougal St. 10012 (OP); Touro Restaurant, 284 Hudson St. (RW); Sugar Factory, 835 Washington St. (OP); Mulberry Street Bar, 176 ½ Mulberry St. (OP); Emily, 31-33 Bedford St. aka 35 Downing St. (OP); Petite Boucherie and Omakase Room, 14 Christopher St. (OP); 226 Arbor Bistro Inc., 226 W. Houston St. (RW); Tomino, LLC d/b/a 192 Grand St. (OP); Bubby’s High Line, 817 Washington St. (OP); The Wine Hut, 213B 6th Ave. (OP); The Grey Dog, 90 University Pl. (RW); Shuko, 38 MacDougal St. (OP); Sola Pasta Bar, 330 West Broadway (OP); Bongo, 395 West St. (OP); Common Ground, 63 Gansevoort St. Ground Floor (OP); Catch, 21-27 9th Ave. (OP); Asia De Cuba, 415 Lafayette St. (OP); The Loyal, 289 Bleecker St. (OP); Marlton Hotel Operating, LLC 5 W. 8th St. (OP); Sadelle’s, 463 W. Broadway (OP); Despana Brand Foods, 199 Lafayette St, Store H (aka 408 Broome St.) (RW); Voula Restaurant, 9 Jones St. (OP); Pegu Club, 77 W. Houston St. 2nd Fl. (License #1155009 & 1155010)(OP); Rabbit Club, 124 MacDougal St. (RW); Fat Cat Billiards, 75 Christopher St. (RW); Joseph Leonard, 170 Waverly Pl. (OP); Crosby Street Hotel, 79 Crosby St. (OP); Taqueria Meza, 95 7th Ave. So. (OP); 310 Bowery Bar, 310 Bowery (OP); Kimmel Center, New York University, 60 Washington Sq. So., 10th Fl. (OP); Blue Ribbon, 97 Sullivan St. (OP); Fonda Nolita Tacombi, 267 Elizabeth St. (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.
LAND USE Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
Wed., 7/10 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 411 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. 503 Broadway (between Broome and Prince Sts.) – DCP 190265 ZSM is an application for a special permit pursuant to ZR 74-922 to legalize the conversion of 14,005 sf of floor area on the second floor of the condominium. The special permit would allow for the extension of the legal Use Group 10A large retail establishment on the Condominium’s ground floor and cellar levels to include the second floor. (laid over until September)
  2. 419 Broadway (on the corner of Canal St.) – DCP 190250 ZSM is an application for a special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-711 to allow ground floor retail and height and setback waivers in an M1-5B district.
  3. 277 Canal St. (on the northeast corner of Canal St. and Broadway) - BSA Cal. No. 25-09-BZ is an application filed pursuant to Section 73-36 for a special permit for a term of ten years to permit the operation of a physical culture establishment known as UFC Gym.

SLA LICENSING 2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Cormac Flynn, Co-Chair
Thurs., 7/11 @ 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:

  • Riomar Corp., d/b/a Kana, 324 Spring St. 10013 (On Premise – Tavern/Night Club with Dancing and 4AM closing)
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:
  • Adina, LLC d/b/a Babu Ji Restaurant, 22 E. 13th St. 10003 (On Premise – Alteration adding Bar to Restaurant)
  • Sushi Nakazawa, LLC d/b/a Sushi Nakazawa, 23 Commerce St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant, Alteration not identified in Notice) (laid over)

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

  • Entity to be formed by William Bishop, d/b/a N/A, 333 Sixth Ave. 10014 (New Restaurant Wine license)
  • A not for profit entity to be formed by SoHo Works, d/b/a SoHo Works, 415 W. 13th St. 10014 (RW – Co-working space on upper floor with DJs, live music)

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

  • Restaurant Associates, LLC d/b/a N/A, 100 Ave. of the Americas, Floors 2-16 10013 (OP – Catering Facility: Private Events Only)
  • Restaurant Associates, LLC d/b/a N/A, 101 Ave. of the Americas, Floors 15-23 10013 (OP-Catering Facility: Private Events Only)
  • Entity to be formed by Elena Liao, d/b/a N/A, 32 Jones St. 10014 (New On Premise – Restaurant) (laid over)
  • Compass Group USA, Inc. d/b/a N/A, 60 Washington Square South, 10th Fl. 10012 (OP – Catering Facility: Private Events Only)
  • Entity to be formed by Roberto Passon, d/b/a Ariccia, 14 Bedford St. 10014 (New On Premise – Café) (RW not OP)
  • Bruschetta Bar 1, LLC d/b/a Bruschetta Bar, 94-96 Christopher St. 10014 (New On Premise license for Restaurant with outdoor patio/deck)

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 7/11 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 411 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *MTA NYC Transit report on periodic bus schedule revisions for Summer 2019:  M1, M2, M3, M4, M55.
  2. *Request for a "No Standing Zone" in front of 76 Crosby St. (postponed)
  3. *Presentation by the Village Alliance BID for community feedback regarding potential seasonal market at Astor Pl.

LANDMARKS Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 7/11 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 401 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]
  1. *50 W. 12th St.Petition seeking CB2 support for the installation of a plaque designating this building as an official former residence of author/illustrator Eric Carle.
  2. *15 7th Ave.  – Application is to alter interiors, including partitions at two windows. (to be reviewed at LPC staff level)
  3. *99 Spring St. - Application is to modify the existing storefront by constructing a display window to match the existing retail display window in front of the existing freight elevator.
  4. *85 Sullivan St. - Application is to renovate interior and restore exterior, including rebuilding of structurally damaged side and rear facades, and construct a 3,156 square foot 3-story addition.
  5. *421 W. 13th St. – Application is to legalize the installation of signage without LPC permits.
  6. *17 E. 9th St. - Application is to renovate the existing façade, modify the interior layouts from multi- to single-family, and rear bulk addition.
  7. *317 W. 11th St. and 319 W. 11th St. – Application is to install a rooftop addition, excavate to enlarge existing cellar, and modify the front façade, areaway, and existing rear yard addition.

ELIZABETH GARDEN WORKING GROUP - MEETING CANCELLED
Mon., 7/15/19 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red Schoolhouse, 272 Sixth Ave., Auditorium
  1. Review and summary of recently passed City Council approval of Haven Green project.
  2. Review and summary of recently passed City Council approval of Haven Green project. And discussion of the possible integration of the 21 Spring Street courtyard into the Gardens. (rescheduled for September)

EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair  
Tues., 7/16 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

FULL BOARD Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 7/18 @ 6:30 PM-
P.S. 41, 116 West 11th St. Auditorium

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 Susanna Aaron, Chair
Mon., 7/22 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village       

  1. *Discussion of recommendations that have emerged from Health Forum of April 24, 2019.
  2. *Discussion of budget requests and priorities and the District Needs Statement for fiscal year 2021.

JOINT PARKS/WATERFRONT & HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST Rich Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 7/24 @ 6:30 PM- M.S. 297, 75 Morton St., Cafeteria
  1. *Presentation of the preliminary concept design for the Gansevoort Peninsula section of Hudson River Park.

    NOTES:

    The following committees are not meeting in JuLY:
    • Arts & Institution
    • Economic Development & Small Business
    • Schools & Education








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