Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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OCTOBER 2017
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., 10/3 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Meyer Hall, 4 Washington Place, Room 122
  1. NYU will present an update on the construction work being performed at 181 Mercer Street. This will be followed by a Community Engagement update.
  2. *Discussion of Capital & Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019.

PARKS/WATERFRONT
Richard, Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 10/4 @ 6:30 PM- Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort St., 3rd Floor (Please use main entrance.)
  1. Presentation by Hudson River Park Trust on its Environmental Education program.
  2. *Presentation from the Whitney Museum of American Art on a proposal for a public art installation at Gansevoort Peninsula.
  3. *Discussion of Capital & Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION
Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 10/5 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 405
  1. * Update on Hudson Square Streetscape improvements project.
  2. * Request to co-name the n.w. corner of Bank St. at Greenwich St. as Bella S. Abzug Way.
  3. * Discussion of Capital & Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019.

SLA LICENSING 1
Robert Ely, Chair
Tues., 10/10 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1a.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Sugar Beets Inc., d/b/a Marche Maman, 237- 239 Centre St. 10013 (OP – Bakery/Café)(add the ground floor and the basement space located at 237 Centre St. to the licensed premises located at 239 Centre St. New space will have 6 tables and 38 chairs, includeing partially enclosed patio in back of the cafe. ) (Alteration will further add unenclosed small sidewalk café with 3 tables and 6 chairs at 237 Centre St.) (laid over)
  • Major Dough Soho 463, LLC, d/b/a Sadelle’s, 463 W. Broadway (OP – Restaurant)
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • Dobra Café Sotto, Inc., d/b/a Despana Fine Foods & Tapas Café, 408 Broome St. 10013 (RW – Café)
  • KJ Natural, Inc., d/b/a Quantum Leap, 226 Thompson St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
  • DOL F&C Corp., d/b/a Tofu Tofu, 96 Bowery 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Chalait, LLC, d/b/a Chalait, 375 Hudson St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Hello Lafayette, LLC, d/b/a Bricia Soho, 267 Lafayette st. aka 54 Prince St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant/Pizzeria)(laid over)
  • The Press Shop, LLC, d/b/a The Press Shop, 74 Bleecker St. 10012 (RW – Sandwich Shop)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • A not-for-profit entity to be formed by Scott Sartiano, d/b/a Zero Bond, 0 Bond St. aka 670 Broadway, 4th, 5th, & 6th Floor, 10012 (OP – Private Members Club, 2AM Closing, 500 person occupancy)
  • Topthai, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 235 Sullivan St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Sud 123 Incorporated, d/b/a Ciao, 178 Mulberry St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)(Class Change)
  • Timoni, Inc., d/b/a TBD, 548 LaGuardia Place 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Ethos Labs, LLC, d/b/a Gin Lane, 446 West 14th St. 10014 (Seasonal OP – Bar Lounge)
FYI - Mulberry Street Mall/San Gennaro:
  • Elmer Kennedy, LLC d/b/a Pasquale Jones, 86 Kenmare St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
  • 390 Broome Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a Seamore’s, 390 Broome St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
FYI Renewals: Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St. (OP); Maman, 239 Centre St. (OP); Bagatelle, 2-8 Ninth Ave. aka 1 Little W. 12th St. (OP); Mirch Masala, 95 MacDougal St. (RW); Uncle Boon’s, 7 Spring St. (OP); Las Ramblas, 170 W. 4th St. (RW); Buffinton Ltd., 32 Jones St. Ground Fl. (OP); Corkbuzz Wine Studio, 13 E. 13th St. (OP); Local Shop, 144 Sullivan St. (RW); Bus Stop Café, 597 Hudson St. (RW); The Four Faced Liar, 165 W. 4th St. (OP); Mermaid Oyster Bar, 79-81 MacDougal St. South Store (OP); The Clam, 420 Hudson St. (OP); Greek Taverna, 95 University Pl. aka 41 E. 11th St. (RW); Jekell & Hyde, 91 7th Ave. So. (OP); New York University, The Torch Club, 18 Waverly Place 10003 (OP ); 74 Fifth Ave Market Corp., 74 5th Ave. (RW); Slice & Co Brick Oven Pizza, 95 MacDougal St. Store B (RW); Amity Hall, 80 W. 3rd St. (license #1221671 & #1221681)(OP); Court Street Grocers LaGuardia Place, 540 LaGuardia Pl. (OP); Miss Lily’s, 132 W. Houston St. (RW); Tom & Jerrys Bar Rest., Inc., 288 Elizabeth St. (OP); Trionas, 237 Sullivan St. (OP); Mae Mae Café, 68 Van Dam St. (OP); Strip House, 13 East 12th St. (OP); Fish, 280 Bleecker St. (RW), Kosaka, 220 West 13th St. (RW); Babu Ji, 22 E. 13th St. (OP); Ghandi Café Inc., 283 Bleecker 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.

LAND USE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
Wed., 10/11  @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 520
  1. *181 Mercer Street (between Houston and Bleecker Streets) NYU is to present, a second time, changes to the design of their new building 181 Mercer Street.
  2. * Discussion of the Commercial Rent Tax and its impact on businesses in CB2, with consideration of possible support for City Council Intros 1472 and 799-A.
  3. * Discussion of Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019.

SLA LICENSING 2
Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 10/12 @ 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 Corporate Change Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • Murray’s Cheese, LLC, d/b/a Murray’s Cheese, 254 Bleecker St. 10014 (RW- Bar & Tavern)
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • PAALI Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Nisi, 298/300/302 Bleecker St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (withdrawn)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for Renewal License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • Slice West Village, Ltd. d/b/a Slice, The Perfect Food, 535 Hudson St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant) (Correction: Application is a RENEWAL.)
1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • Chick & Co, LLC, d/b/a Cocu, 26 Carmine St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Caudalie USA, LLC, d/b/a Caudalie Paris, 825 Washington St. 10014 (RW – Tavern)(withdrawn)
  • Caudalie Washington Street, LLC, d/b/a Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa, 823 Washington St. 10014 (RW – Wine Lounge in a Spa) (laid over)
1e.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • Whitmans 261 Hudson, LLC, d/b/a Whitmans, 261 Hudson St. 10013 (OP – Retaurant)
  • Ethos Labs, LLC, d/b/a Gin Lane, 446 West 14th St. 10014 (Seasonal OP – Bar Lounge) (Move to SLA 1)
  • Onion Soup, LLC, d/b/a Bistro Pierre Lapin, 99 Bank St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • RH NY Guesthouse F&B , LLC, d/b/a RH, 55 Gansevoort St. 10014 (OP – Hotel with Restaurant)
  • Dumpling 516 Hudson NY, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 516 Hudson St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Entity to be formed by Alessandro Borgonone. d/b/a TBD, 13 Barrow St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Thor James Hotel Leaseco, LLC and Highgate Hotels LP (as manager), d/b/a TDB, 23 Grand St. – Ground level and upper terrace, 10013 (OP – Restaurant)(Transfer Application)
  • Thor James Hotel Leaseco, LLC and Highgate Hotels LP (as manager), d/b/a TDB, 23 Grand St. –Basement, 10013 (OP- Restaurant) (Transfer Application)
  • Thor James Hotel Leaseco, LLC and Highgate Hotels LP (as manager), d/b/a TDB, 27 Grand St. – 17th Floor Roof Level, 10013 (OP- Restaurant) (Transfer Application)
  • Thor James Hotel Leaseco, LLC and Highgate Hotels LP (as manager), d/b/a TDB, 27 Grand St. 10013 (OP- Restaurant) (Transfer Application)

LANDMARKS 1 Chenault Spence, Chair

Thurs., 10/12 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 405
  1. *17 King St. - Application is to renovate the interior & exterior; installation of a full-width, 12-ft 8-in. addition in the rear at the cellar, 1st, and 2nd floors with a roof terrace above the 2nd floor; demolition of rear roof dormer to be rebuilt the same size as adjacent dormer, extension to southwest chimney with 6 new small flues to replace existing flue; replacement, in kind, of existing roofing at south roof and replacement, in kind, of existing structure and roofing at north roof; installation of new skylight and mechanical roof vents at north roof.
  2. *58 Bank St. – Application is to install a new elevator at the rear of the building, a rooftop penthouse addition, and a below grade, rear yard expansion.
  3. *52 King St. – Application is to remove metal lintels and sills and replace with brownstone lintels and sills.
  4. *182-184 Waverly Pl., 156 and 158 W. 10th St – Application is to add rooftop egress and mechanical bulkheads, add roof decks and areaway fencing and gates, changes to rear window patterns, minor changes to existing storefront, installation of new trash enclosures, and a rear yard addition including minor excavation.
  5. *159 Bleecker St. – Application is to restore the façade, removing the brick infill at previous storefronts both sides of ground floor main entrance, and installation of  fixed glass panels similar in opening size at prior storefronts.
  6. *462 Broadway - Application is to request that the Landmarks Preservation Commission issue a report to the City Planning Commission relating to a Modification of Use pursuant to Section 74-711 of the Zoning Resolution.
  7. *224 W. 4th St. – Application is to install an ADA compliant ramp.
  8. * Discussion of Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019.

QUALITY OF LIFE
Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 10/16 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Building, 194 Mercer Street, Room 306

1.* Renewal and modification of revocable consent to construct, maintain and use ADA lift and metal stairs on the north sidewalk of West 13th Street, west of 9th Avenue, at 33 9th Ave.

2.* New revocable consent to
construct, maintain and use new steps with handrails at 61-63 Crosby Street.

3.* New application to request recommendation for a Gaming (Internet) Café at OVOID, Inc., d/b/a OVOID, 84 Bowery (14026-2017-AGCF)


FYI/ Sidewalk Café Renewals:
  • JL Solo, Inc., d/b/a Senza Gluten, 206 Sullivan St. with 6 tables & 16 chairs (2025569-DCA)
  • Union SQ 4th F & B Management, LLC, d/b/a Singl, 132 4th Ave. with 14 tables & 32 chairs (2044806-DCA)
  • RPB Partners, LLC, d/b/a Sweet Corner Bakeshop, 535 Hudson St. with 6 tables & 12 chairs (2029373-DCA)
  • Nourish New York LLC, d/b/a Nourish Kitchen and Table, 95 Greenwich Ave. with 3 tables & 6 chairs (2023399-DCA)
4.* Street Activities Applications:
  • 11/1/17 – Burton Snowboards – USA Olympic Uniform Launch Event (Promotional Event), Greene St. between Spring St. and Broome St.
  • 11/11/17 – Ear Inn 200th Anniversary, Spring St. between Greenwich St. and Washington St.
FYI/Street Activities Renewals:
  • 5/5/18 – Grace Church School 62nd Annual May Fair, East 10 St. between Broadway and 4th Avenue.
5.* Discussion of Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019.

**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.

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Mon., 10/16 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House, 272 Sixth Ave., Auditorium
  1. Sharing Comptroller Stringer’s Audit Report on the Department of Education’s Implementation of High Speed Internet Connectivity in New York City Public Middle Schools.
  2. *Discussion of Capital & Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019, including the needs of public elementary and middle schools in CB 2.

EXECUTIVE
Terri Cude, Chair  
Tues., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

FULL BOARD
Terri Cude, Chair  
Thurs., 10/19 @ 6:30 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, 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
Cristy Dwyer, Chair [MEETING CANCELLED] 
Tues., 10/24 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

FUTURE OF PIER 40 WORKING GROUP
Tobi Bergman, Chair  
Thurs., 10/26 @ 6:30 PM-Village Community School, 272 W. 10th St., Auditorium
(See amended calendar for agenda.)

NOTES:   The Social Service Committee will not meet in October.


October 2017 Calendar