A Battlefield Update Regarding B&H Dairy and its Struggle to Reopen
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Here’s an update from the battlefield, where B&H Dairy continues its post-explosion pursuit to finally reopen at 127 Second Avenue. The dispatch comes courtesy of Andy Reynolds, East Village resident and ad-hoc advocate for B&H.
June 29 B&H and City Hall update, following an email exchange between me and Susan Stetzer, District Manager, Community Board 3, Manhattan:
Stetzer is on the case and Bernadette Nation from the Small Business Services agency (a mayoral agency) have been in touch with the owners of B&H daily, working diligently to get our beloved East Village restaurant reopened as quickly as possible. From what B&H tells me, Nation is a great advocate and doing everything in her power. The latest application for work just came in last week, so now it’s on to getting the upgrades completed.
Regarding funds from Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City for businesses who were affected by the March 26 explosion and fire, the fund is administered by the Lower East Side BID (Business Improvement District), which is working on the business applications for this money as you read this.
In a nutshell, everything that can be done is being done according to those doing it. Let’s turn our focus to raising money to Save the B&H. SaveNYC has already expressed an interest so, much to talk about. More soon.
Please save B&H Dairy! @RosieMendez @MMViverito @BilldeBlasio Expedite permits & funds to this EV classic. #SaveNYC bwry.co/1JiFBfI