SLA Full Board to Consider 106 Rivington Liquor License on Thursday

Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 at 6:48 am by
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The fate of a proposed Latin “restaurant” concept at 106 Rivington Street now rests in the hands of New York State.

For over six months, community NIMBY folk led by the LES Dwellers Association have vehemently opposed the addition of a liquor license on such a saturated block for what appears to be a club. Amidst swirling controversy, Community Board 3 refused to support the measure. So principals headed straight to the source in early January for the “500 Foot Hearing” and a chance at proving public benefit. Around the same time, local pols – State Senator Daniel Squandron and Councilwoman Magret Chin – spoke against the application, as well.

It all boils down to Thursday afternoon (April 4), though, when the State Liquor Authority will consider this case for the last time. The “Special Full Board Meeting” is scheduled for 1pm in the usual Harlem location.

Zone 1 Harlem Center Tower Office Building
317 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY 10027

Drum roll…

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