Sixth Ward

Desperate Brokers Pimp Former Sixth Ward Space on Orchard Street with Open House

Posted November 16, 2015 at 5:12 am

Tower Brokerage certainly seems desperate to unload the former Sixth Ward space on Orchard Street. There is a constant flurry of emails from company brokers and related real estate listings on Craigslist. All trying to sell the 2,900 square-foot space for $32,500 in monthly rent in an area battle-hardened with liquor over-saturation. But desperation kicked […]

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Doomed Sixth Ward Space on Orchard Street Still on the Market for $32.5K Per Month

Posted October 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

It appears a sucker suitor is still sought for the problematic Sixth Ward space on Orchard Street. Three months after initial listings dribbled out to Craigslist, the campaign to net a commercial tenant is now heating up. Indeed, the brokerage repping this property – Tower Brokerage – is pushing harder [PDF]. The latest listing has the 2,720 […]

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Former Sixth Ward on Orchard Street is Leasing, Illegal Backyard Promised

Last modified July 22, 2015 at 11:43 am

It was only a matter of time. Three months after its free-fall to failure, the dormant Sixth Ward space at 191 Orchard Street is now for rent. During the interim period, its furnishings were auctioned to the highest bidders and the premises relieved of the remainders. Now, a sucker is sought for the problematic storefront. […]

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Sixth Ward on Orchard Street Auctions its Remains Today

Posted June 4, 2015 at 11:30 am

It was an unprecedented move for the State Liquor Authority, but the governing body ultimately ruled against the Sixth Ward, and terminated its liquor license. The longtime quality-of-life offender on upper Orchard Street shuttered shortly after the ruling was levied at the end of April (but blamed a faulty boiler). Drawn shades now obstruct the […]

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The Sixth Ward’s Liquor License was Terminated by the SLA Yesterday 

Last modified April 22, 2015 at 4:11 pm

Hell Square just lost one of its more notorious offenders. In a seemingly unprecedented move, the State Liquor Authority yesterday afternoon dropped the hammer on the eight-year-old Sixth Ward at 191 Orchard Street. The judgment capped legal proceedings that began in November. Shortly after 7pm last night, the Sixth Ward posted these misleading signs in the windows […]

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Under Pressure, the Sixth Ward on Orchard Street Dismantles Illegal Rear Yard

Posted March 16, 2015 at 5:10 am

The Sixth Ward on Orchard Street probably didn’t want to be doing this right before St. Patrick’s Day. After all, its backyard had been a popular gathering point during dedicated booze bashes like these. However, it’s a small price to pay after violating quality of life on the block since opening seven years ago. We […]

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Sixth Ward on Orchard Street Faces Liquor License Revocation by SLA

Last modified January 9, 2015 at 10:03 am

Judgement day is coming for the Sixth Ward after a drama-filled autumn. The problem child will stand tall before the man the full board of the State Liquor Authority next week to fight for its survival. Until then, it continues to operate with an inactive license which expired on November 30… A quick recap: The Sixth Ward […]

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CB3 Approves David McWater’s Purchase of d.b.a., Denies Sixth Ward Renewal

Last modified November 18, 2014 at 6:14 am

With such a busy agenda of applicants this month, Community Board 3 split the SLA subcommittee meeting into two parts. Last night was part one of the saga, and presented plenty of drama to report. It was much ado about homecomings and backyards. The most notable news of the evening was the return of former […]

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Under Fire for Illegal Backyard, Sixth Ward Removes Glass Enclosure

Posted November 17, 2014 at 9:35 am

The Sixth Ward on Orchard Street remains under fire for occupancy and egress issues concerning its illegal 90-seat backyard. From all angles, too. The Department of Buildings, State Liquor Authority, and Community Board 3 are reportedly applying pressure to force compliance. And now it appears the establishment is starting to buckle. Last week, the seven-year-old […]

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In About Face, CB3 Will Now Hear the Sixth Ward Liquor License Renewal in Public

Posted October 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

The applied pressure worked. We learned last month that Community Board 3 would hear the license renewal for the Sixth Ward behind closed doors, continuing a controversial practice shunned by neighbors. Disconcerting, especially given the establishment’s steady complaint history over the years. District Manager Susan Stetzer has since reversed course, though. A tipster informs us […]

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