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Community Board 8 SLA Committee meeting

Start Date: 
January 5, 2015 - 6:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Economic development
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
CNR-Center Light Health Care Center
727 Classon Avenue Corner of Park Place
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 
Each month Community Board 8's SLA and Sidewalk Cafe Licensing Committee reviews and makes recommendations on applications to the NYS Liquor Authority on liquor licenses and to the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs on sidewalk cafes. While the Community Board's recommendations are advisory, it provides crucial input to approval agencies, most notably in the State Liquor Authority's crafting of stipulations to liquor licenses.  The meeting provides an opportunity for the pubic to ask questions and give testimony. The following licenses for Prospect Heights and CB 8 are on the agenda for new approval or renewal.
 
A. Discussion of the following renewal liquor license application:
  • Sunshine Co, 780 Washington (corner Sterling) – Full (seeking extension of hours)
  • Imperial Bikers MC Club, 652 Franklin Avenue (corner of St. Marks) –Full 
  • Way Station, 683-685 Washington Avenue (between Prospect and St. Marks) – Full
  • Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Avenue (between Dean and Pacific) – Full 
B. Discussion of the following new liquor license applications:
  • Brooklyn Winery, 747 Franklin Avenue (between Sterling and St. John’s) – Full
  • Cooklyn, 659 Vanderbilt Avenue (between Park and Prospect) – Full (garden/grounds indicated)
  • Hungry Ghost, 253 Flatbush (between Bergen and St. Marks) – Beer/Wine 
  • Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen, 794 Washington Avenue (between Sterling and St. John’s) – Full 
C. Discussion of the following Sidewalk Café Renewal Applications:
  • Burrito Bar, 307 Flatbush Avenue (corner of Prospect Place). 20 tables, 42 chairs
  • The Vanderbilt, 570 Vanderbilt Avenue (corner Bergen Street). 15 tables, 30 chairs
  • Bearded Lady, 686A Washington Avenue (corner St. Marks). 10 tables, 22 chairs
Open to: 
General public

MWBE Procurement Focus Chamber Visits Prospect Heights

Start Date: 
November 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Economic development
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Location: 
Milk River
960 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's MWBE Committee cordially invites you to attend our MWBE Procurement Issues Focused Business After Hours. Enjoy networking with direct access to leaders involved in the initiative to assist with your business development and improve access to procurement opportunities.

More information and registration is available at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce web site.

Open to: 
General public (registration required)

Community Board 8 General Meeting

Start Date: 
November 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Sustainability
Zoning
Landmarking
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Local development projects
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
856 Pacific Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and Underhill Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

Community Board 8 represents all of Prospect Heights. General meetings of the Community Board provide an opportunity for community members to become informed as to issues related to land use, transportation, safety and security, economic development and other topics that affect the neighborhood. For more information, please see www.brooklyncb8.org.

Open to: 
General public

Brooklyn Community Board Join Up

Start Date: 
December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Transportation Alternatives
Location: 
Brooklyn YWCA
30 3rd Avenue (corner of Atlantic Avenue)
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Become a leader for change in your community by joining your local community board. Transportation Alternatives is sponsoring a Community Board Join Up, where community board members will share their experiences and representatives from the City Council and the Borough President's office will walk you through the application process. T.A. will even have a notary public there to certify your application on the spot. In addition to transportation issues, community boards represent local interests on housing, education, sanitation and other matters. More information is available from Bike New York.

You can learn more about Brooklyn Community Board 8, which includes Prospect Heights, here.

Open to: 
General public

35th District City Council District Candidates Forum

Start Date: 
July 18, 2013 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Transportation Alternatives, New York League of Conservation Voters, local civic organizations
Location: 
Irondale Theater
85 South Oxford Street Fort Greene
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Do you care about public safety? Community development? Sustainability?

Join Transportation Alternatives, the NY League of Conservation Voters and local civic groups at a forum for candidates running in the 35th Council District.

The 35th City Council District, currently represented by Letitia James, is one of a small number of hotly contested 2013 City Council races in Brooklyn. The district includes the neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, and parts of Crown Heights, all of which have seen significant demographic and development changes over the last ten years.

Event co-sponsors include: Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, Pratt Area Community Council, Brooklyn Movement Center, SNAP, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant, and Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

Open to: 
General public

CB8 SLA Committee meetng

Start Date: 
June 3, 2013 - 7:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Economic development
Sponsored By: 
Community Board 8
Location: 
Center Light Health Care Center
727 Classon Avenue (between Park and Prospect Places)
United States
Description: 

The Community Board 8 State Liquor Authority (SLA) Committee reviews applications for new liquor licenses and renewals of existing licenses and makes recommendations to the SLA to grant or deny a license. The Committee hears testimony from the public on each license prior to making a recommendation.

The following applications for new liquor licenses will be heard at the next meeting:

  • Jem Provisions, Inc., 667 Classon Avenue (corner of Bergen) – Beer/Wine
  • 3rd Ward Culinary, LLC, 1000 Dean Street (Franklin/Classon) – Full
  • Global Square LLC, 893 Dean Street (Grand/Classon Aves) – Beer/Wine (with rooftop and backyard space)
  • Café Allegria LLC, 547 St. Marks Avenue (Franklin/Bedford) – Beer/Wine (with outdoor space)
  • Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen LLC, 794 Washington Avenue (Sterling/St. John’s) – Beer/Wine
  • Entity by James Sato, 565 Vanderbilt Avenue (Park/Sterling) – Full 500 foot rule application

The following license renewals will also be considered:

  • Super Market, 81 Kingston Avenue (Pacific/Dean) – Beer/Wine
  • Piquant, 259 Flatbush Avenue (6th/St. Marks) – Full
  • Bearded Lady, 686A Washington Avenue (corner of St. Marks) – Full
  • Rosco’s Pizzeria, 658 Franklin Avenue (corner of Prospect Place) – Beer/Wine
  • Gueros Restaurant, 605 Prospect Place (between Franklin and Classon) – Full
  • Abby’s Level Inc., 1413 Bedford Avenue (St. Marks/Prospect) – Beer/Wine
  • Haru Sushi N Thai, 385 Flatbush Avenue (corner of Sterling) – Beer/Wine

The Committee will also consider an application for an unenclosed sidewalk cafe for Cooper Square LLC, located at 267 Flatbush Avenue (corner of St. Marks Avenue).

Open to: 
General public