SLA Drops Hammer on Lil Charlie’s License Alteration

Posted on: October 24th, 2013 at 6:00 am by
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While the full SLA board acted favorably toward Soho House for Ludlow Street, the same could not be said for Lil Charlie’s on Kenmare. This basement club has been operating illegally (i.e. against its method of operation) beneath Ken & Cook, much to the ire of local residents. The SLA ultimately upheld the recommendation of Community Board 2 in denying an alteration of the current cellar service bar into a stand-up bar.

In his denial, Chairman Dennis Rosen was extremely displeased with their sly actions and “game playing,” as one tipster put it. He also gave a shout-out to those dedicated neighbors who “took off from work” to voice their opposition.

Lil Charlie’s now has the SLA watching them pretty closely…

Here’s a clip of the proceedings.

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