Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




Calendar



AMENDED
DECEMBER 2014
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".

LANDMARKS & PUBLIC AESTHETICS 1st MEETING Sean Sweeney, Doris Diether, Co-Chairs
Mon., 12/1 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church High School (Auditorium, Room 114), 46 Cooper Square
  1. *38 Greene St. – Application is to construct a rooftop addition.
  2. *584-588 Broadway – Application is to replace entrance infill. 
  3. *357 Bleecker St. – Application is to construct a rear yard addition. 
  4. *317 West 11th St. – Application is to construct a rooftop bulkhead, reconstruct an existing rear extension, and excavate the rear yard.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (SPECIAL MEETING) Tobi Bergman, Chair
Tues., 12/2 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

PARKS/WATERFRONT Richard Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 12/3 @ 6:30 PM- Village Community School, 272 W. 10 St. Auditorium
  1. Presentation by the Hudson River Park Trust on a proposal for Pier 55.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORATION
Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 12/4 @ 6:30 PM- Our Lady of Pompeii Church (Father Demo Hall), 25 Carmine St.
  1. *Request to install two “Delayed Green” signs for pedestrians on the two traffic poles at the southeast and southwest corners of Broadway at Houston St.
  2. *Request for a jitney bus stop in front of 48 7th Ave., west side of 7th bet. W. 13th and W. 14th Sts.
  3.   Discussion of NYC Dept. of Transportation CityBench program and CityBench location choices.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING WORKING GROUP Susan Wittenberg [MEETING CANCELLED]
Fri., 12/5 @ 8:45 AM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

SIDEWALKS/STREET ACTIVITIES
Maury Schott, Chair
Mon., 12/8 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

1.*  New App. for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk cafe for:
  • Sals Family Pizza Inc., 384 Broome St., with 6 tables & 12 chairs (15500-2014-ASWC)
FYI Sidewalk Café Renewals:
  •  L Plus L Productions LLC, 113 7th Ave. South, with 12 tables & 24 chairs (1347094-DCA)
  •  Barbuto LLC, 775 Washington St., with 12 tables & 24 chairs (1219498-DCA)
  • 114 Kenmare Associates LLC, d/b/a La Esquina, 106 Kenmare St., with 8 tables & 26 chairs (1227042-DCA)
  • 161 Mulberry Restaurant LLC, d/b/a Gelso & Grand itlian Food Center, 161 Mulberry St., with 20 tables & 44 chairs (1443292-DCA)
  • 18 Front Inc., d/b/a Room 18, 18 Spring St., with 2 tables & 4 chairs (1221936-DCA)
Please contact the CB2 office if you have an issue with an FYI Sidewalk Café application or to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Heather Campbell, Jeannine Kiely, Co-Chairs
Mon., 12/8 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House (Auditorium), 272 Sixth Ave.
  1. PS3 Sidewalk: Breaks and unevenness in the sidewalk on Grove Street between Bedford and Hudson need to be repaired for the safety of all pedestrians, especially all children as it is a part of the PS3 Play Street previously approved and supported by CB2. 
  2. Blue Book: Blue Book constraints and process impact all CB2 schools as it determines a school's capacity.  CEC President Shino Tanikawa will present an overview of and potential changes to the Blue Book to help us best work with the DOE as it opens 75 Morton, Trinity, Bleecker and other schools.

LANDMARKS & PUBLIC AESTHETICS 2nd MEETING Sean Sweeney, Doris Diether, Co-Chairs
Mon., 12/8 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church High School (Auditorium, Room 114), 46 Cooper Square
  1. *598 Broadway - Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the future installation of painted wall signs.
  2. *58 Bleecker St. - Application is to legalize rooftop HVAC equipment installed without Landmarks Preservation Commission permit(s).

SLA LICENSING #I Carter Booth, Robert Ely, Co-Chairs
Tues., 12/9 @ 6:30 PM – Grace Church High School (Auditorium, Room 114), 46 Cooper Square

1a.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Renewal License to sell liquor on-premise:

1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine or liquor on-premise:
•    Tango House, Inc./Colonnades Restaurant Associates, Ltd. d/b/a Malbec Restaurant & Bar/Tango House, 428 Lafayette St. 10013 (on-premise)(laid over)

1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
•    SPRBAR, Inc. d/b/a The Anchor, 310 Spring St. 10013 (on-premise) (Change in Method of Operation)
•    Analogue, LLC d/b/a Analogue, 19 West 8th St. 10011 (on-premise) (Change of Hours)
•    Icon Two, LLC d/b/a R Bar, 218-220 Bowery (on-premise)

1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License:
•    The Uncommons, LLC, 230 Thompson St. 10012 (already heard – 4/2014)
•    An Entity to be formed by Michael Stern & Jerome Audureau, d/b/a Once Upon a Tart, 135 Sullivan St. 10012
•    Ramen-Ya, Inc., 133 W. 3rd St. 10012
•    Entity to be formed by Ann Redding, 8 Spring St. 10012 (attorney requested a withdrawal)

1e.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise:
•    An Entity to be formed by Barman Sharifi, 322 Spring St. aka 514 Greenwich St. 10013 (transfer)
•    Windy Point East, LLC d/b/a Houseman, 508 Greenwich St. 10013
•    JL SOLO, Inc., 206 Sullivan St. 10012
•    Cucina Buona Group, Inc. d/b/a Da Marcella, 142 West Houston St. 10012 (laid over)
•    Figure of 8 Tradiing, LLC, 79-81 MacDougal St. North Store and 83-85 MacDougal St. South Store 10012
•    Genuine Grand St., LLC d/b/a Genuine Roadside, 191 Grand St. 10013
•    Gordo’s Cantina, LLC d/b/a Gordo’s Cantina, 240 Mulberry St. 10012 (withdrawn)
•    310 Bowery Group, LLC,d/b/a Bowery Bar Room, 310 Bowery St. 10012 (transfer)

FYI Renewals: Aurora Soho Inc., 510 Broome St. (on-premise); Ciccio, 190 6th Ave. (on-premise); Risotteria LLC, 270 Bleecker St. (RW); Goldbar, 389 Broome St. (on-premise); Greenwich Village Bistro, 13 Carmine St. (RW); Greenwich Project, 47 W. 8th St. (on-premise); Caliente Cab Co., 61 7th Ave. South (on-premise); EET, 75 Varick St. (on-premise); Crime Scene Pub, 310 Bowery (on-premise); Fatty Crab, 643 Hudson St. (on-premise); Henrietta Hudson, 438-440 Hudson St. (on-premise); The Malt House, 206 Thompson St. (on-premise); ACME, 9 Great Jones St. (on-premise); Toad Hall, 57 Grand St. (on-premise); Tavern on Jane, 31 8th Ave. (on-premise); RockBar NYC, 185 Christopher St. (on-premise); Karahi Indian Bistro, 118 Christopher St. (RW); Hecho en Dumbo/King Cross, 354-356 Bowery 3rd & 4th St. (on-premise); Jack’s Wife Freda, 224 Lafayette St. (on-premise); Mondrian Soho, Mister H and Isola Trattoria & Crudo Bar, 150 Lafayette St. (on-premise); Think Coffee LLC, 248 Mercer St. (RW); Pomadoro Pizzeria, 51 Spring St. (RW); V Bar, 225 Sullivan St. (RW); Morandi, 15 Charles St (aka 211 Waverly) (on-premise); The Crystal Room L.P., 113 Sullivan St. (on-premise); Buona Notte Restaurant, 120 Mulberry St. (on-premise); 130 West 3rd Café Inc., 130 W. 3rd St. (on-premise); Casa Bella Ristorante, 127 A Mulberry St. (on-premise); The Vig Bar, 12 Spring St. (on-premise); Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St. North Store (on-premise); Favela Cubana, 543 LaGuardia Place (on-premise); City Winery LLC, 143 Varick St. (on-premise); Twelve Chairs, 56 MacDougal St. (RW)

**Please contact the Board office if you have an issue with these applications, to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.

JOINT CB 2 and CB 3 ASTOR PLACE TASK FORCE
Tues., 12/9 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church High School (Common Room, Lower Level), 46 Cooper Square
  1. Proposal to incorporate mosaic light poles.
  2. Updates, including programming and construction.

SLA LICENSING #II
Carter Booth, Robert Ely, Co-Chairs
Thurs., 12/11 @ 6:30 PM – P.S. 41, Auditorium, 116 W. 11th St. [** NEW MEETING LOCATION **]

1a.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Renewal License to sell liquor on-premise:
•    Houston Hall, 222 West Houston St. 10014 (laid over)

1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine or liquor on-premise:
•    BGH Dining, Inc. d/b/a Jinya Ramen aka Shuka Dining Bar, 24 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (RW)

1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
•    Rohart, Inc. d/b/a Clarkson Social, 225 Varick St. 10014 (on-premise) (sidewalk café, service bar, interior reconfiguration)
•    Bubby’s MP, LLC d/b/a Bubby’s High Line, 817 Washington St. 10014 (on-premise)(Change in Hours of Operation) – Moved from “New”
•    Thai Smile Restaurant, Inc., 3 Greenwich Ave. (RW)(to include sidewalk cafe)(addition to agenda)

1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License:
•    Tea and Sympathy, Inc., 108 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (withdrawn)
•    Oaxaca Taqueria, 48 Greenwich Ave. 10011
•    Toby’s Coffee West Village LLC, d/b/a Toby’s Estate Coffee West Village, 44 Charles St. 10014 (Beer Only)(withdrawn)
•    Minerva Hospitality Group Ltd, d/b/a Minerva, 302-304 4th St. 10014 (laid over)
•    Delice & Sarrasin, LLC, 20 Christopher St. 10014

1e.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise:
•    Whitney Museum of American Art, Whit Food II LLC, Hudson Yards Catering LLC, d/b/a Whitney Museum; Restaurant: Untitled; Café: Studio Café; 99 Gansevoort St. 10014
•    Oppa Corp., 162 West 4th St. 10014
•    French Cuisine, Inc. d/b/a Gloo, 7 Cornelia St. 10014
•    55 Grove LLC, 55 Grove St. 10014 (laid over)
•    Innovation Kitchens, LLC, 137 7th Avenue So. 10014

ARTS & INSTITUTIONS
Terri Cude, Chair  
Thurs., 12/11 @ 6:30 PM- 505 LaGuardia, 1st Floor Community Room
  1. *Proposed changes to LaGuardia Park (LaGuardia Place between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets) and the south side of Bleecker Street approximately between Morton Williams supermarket and the Coles Sports Center.

EXECUTIVE
Tobi Bergman, Chair  
Mon., 12/15 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

SOCIAL SERVICES Sasha Greene Chair [MEETING CANCELLED]
Tues., 12/16 @ 6:30 PM- St. John’s Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St.

FULL BOARD
Tobi Bergman, Chair
Thurs., 12/18 @ 6:00 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium

THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:00 PM. SPEAKERS CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM 6:00 TO 6:30 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.

LANDMARKS & PUBLIC AESTHETICS 3rd MEETING Sean Sweeney, Doris Diether, Co-Chairs
Mon., 12/29 @ 6:30 PM- [AGENDA & LOCAITON IS TO BE DETERMINED]
NOTE:

The following committees will not be meeting in December:
•    ByLaws
•    Land Use & Business Development


December 2014 Calendar