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 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.
856 Pacific Street
between Vanderbilt Avenue and Underhill Avenue
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.
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You can learn more about Brooklyn Community Board 8, which includes Prospect Heights, here.
Transportation Alternatives, New York League of Conservation Voters, local civic organizations
85 South Oxford Street
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.
727 Classon Avenue
(between Park and Prospect Places)
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: