Discussing Serafina’s Liquor License

From Community Board 1…. My comments are indented on the line below.

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6/1 Financial District Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Game On! Water Street summer programming – Presentation by Fred Sham & Taina Prado, Alliance for Down Town New York
2) Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment – Presentation and discussion with Andrew Brokman, Deputy Director of External Affairs

One hopes this is less about the economic benefits of film/TV/ad shoots and more about ways to force crews to be more forthcoming about their plans.

3) Pen Parentis, Ltd – Presentation by Milda M. De Voe, Founder & Director
4) China Institute Phase Three Renovations – Presentation by Cliff Preiss, Grants Manager & resolution
5) 1 Wall Street, application to waive requirement for rooftop recreation space – Resolution
6) 17 Trinity Place, application for pizzeria beer & cider license for 18 Pizza LLC d/b/a Bravo Kosher Pizza – Resolution
7) 23 Park Place, application for an alteration of a restaurant liquor license for Murray Place Inc. d/b/a Barleycorn

Presumably the bar wants later hours.

8) 62 Pearl St, application for restaurant liquor license for Shorty’s Restaurant LLC d/b/a Shorty’s
9) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion
10) The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
—103 Washington Street, application for renewal of a restaurant liquor license for SMG Hotel LLC & Amazon Restaurant & Bar Inc. d/b/a St. George Tavern
—3 Hanover Square, application for renewal of a restaurant liquor license for Fontana Restaurant Corp. d/b/a Joseph’s
—32 Old Slip, application for renewal of a catering facility liquor license for Sentry Centers 32 Old Slip LLC d/b/a Convene at 32 Old Slip

6/7 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) 21 South End Avenue, application for restaurant liquor license for Ningbo Café – Resolution
2) Battery Park City Authority – Update
3) Allied Barton Ambassadors – Update
4) Unexpected rent hikes and lease issues in Battery Park City – Discussion with Yong Teo, Director of Housing and Constituent Services, Council Member Margaret Chin’s Office
5) Asphalt Green agreement with BPCA and performance as a Community Center – Discussion
6) West Street traffic issues – Discussion
7) Presentations by BPC organizations – Update
8) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion
9) New Business

Pier 266/8 Tribeca Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) 113 Reade Street, application for liquor license for Serafina Tribeca Restaurant LLC – Resolution

When the plan was to open Cafeteria in this space (Reade and W. Broadway), neighbors were very concerned, given the noise from Ward III and Sazón (and whatever ultimately takes the Super Linda space).

2) 111 Worth Street, application for wine and beer license for Simit and Smith Worth Street LLC – Resolution
3) 165 Church Street, application for unenclosed sidewalk cafe – Resolution

I assume this is for Sole di Capri.

4) 69 Leonard Street, application for restaurant liquor license for Ichidan LLC – Resolution

As dicussed here.

5) 281 Church Street aka 35 White Street, application for liquor license for David Bouley Atelier LLC – Resolution

At first I thought the Bouley Botanical event space was becoming a traditional restaurant, but it it simply transitioning from getting licenses per event to a permanent one for special educational events and brunches. (Bouley Atelier is the incorporated name.)

6) 118-120 Duane Street tenants – Presentation and discussion with Maryam Abdul-Aleem, Community Liaison & Scheduler, Office of Assemblymember Deborah J Glick

Residents of the rent-stabilized building at 118-120 Duane (where Capital Audio was) have received letters notifying them of the forthcoming demolition of the building.

7) HRPT Pier 26 update – Invited

Perhaps the HRPT can share a calendar for all events, including rentals, at the pier this summer.

8) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion
9) The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
—106 Duane Street, application for a renewal of a liquor license for Beignet Inc.
—181 Duane Street, application for renewal of restaurant liquor license for 181 Duane Ristorante Inc., d/b/a Max Tribeca

6/9 Landmarks Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) One Chase Manhattan Plaza/28 Liberty Street – Update
2) Fulton Market Building, application for approval of second floor signage – Resolution
3) 73 Worth Street, application for new glass and steel entrance canopy and accessibility upgrades for the commercial entrances – Resolution
4) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion

6/13 Planning Committee – 6:00 PM 
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Community District 1 Streetscape Survey – Presentation by Cammie Flippen, CB1 Urban Fellow
2) MTA subway connections at the World Trade Center – Presentation
3) Mandatory Inclusionary Housing /Zoning for Quality and Affordability – Update by Roxanne Earley, Office of Council Member Margaret Chin
4) Water Street Streetscapes design – Presentation by Economic Development Corporation Capital Team

Is this related to the arcade plan?

5) Combined Sewage Overflow and Its Impact on Water Quality in NY Harbor – Murray Fisher, Executive Director, New York Harbor Foundation & Sean Dixon, Staff Attorney for Hudson Riverkeeper
6) Waterfront Alliance, City of Water Day on Saturday, July 16, 2016 – Presentation by Stephanie Hill, Event Manager
7) Green Building Worldwide – Presentation by L. Charlie Oliver, CEO
8) NYC 2030 – Presentation by Haym Gross, Founding Member, NYC 2030 District Committee
9) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion

6/14 Youth & Education Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Application for Playstreet on Peck Slip between Pearl Street and Water Street on all school days at various times from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm by PS 343, The Peck Slip School – Joint Resolution with Seaport/Civic Center Committee

Traditionally, CB1 gets very frothed up about street closures, although it may have known this one was coming.

2) Ideas + Inspiration – Presentation by Joy Liu, Education Specialist (Workshop Coordinator), Education Services, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian
3) City Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Consultation Process with Department of Education – Discussion
4) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion

6/15 Executive Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion

6/16 Quality of Life Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Letter to Congress in support of funding for the Zika virus – Presentation by Ricky Wong, Director of Community Affairs, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and resolution
2) Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment – Presentation and discussion with Andrew Brokman, Deputy Director of External Affairs

See above.

3) Construction Forum on September 22 – Update
4) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion

6/21 Seaport/Civic Center Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Minor modifications to previously approved Pier 17 ULURP – Presentation by Howard Hughes Corporation & resolution  (Tentative)
2) New Market & Tin Buildings – Update by Richard Cote, Executive Vice President, Asset Management
3) Artists Loft, 181 Front St – Update by Harry Young, Owner

New bar in the Seaport.

4) Application for Playstreet on Peck Slip between Pearl Street and Water Street on all school days at various times from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm by PS 343, The Peck Slip School – Joint Resolution with Youth and Education Committee
5) Committee Accomplishments from January – June 2016 – Discussion
6) Development at former J&R Site – Presentation by L&M Development (Tentative)

That’s 23-31 Park Row, where a 53-ish-story building is coming.

6/23 Street Fair Task Force– 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Agenda to be determined

6/28 CB 1 Monthly Meeting – 6:00 PM
Location: Southbridge Towers, 90 Beekman Street, Community Room

All documents relating to the above agenda items are on file at the Community Board 1 office and are available for viewing by the public upon written request to man01@cb.nyc.gov. At all meetings, additional items may be raised as “New Business.”

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