Posts Tagged ‘Cafe’

No Café Permits for Cycling Scofflaws

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As a longtime resident and community advocate, I applaud Community Board 7’s disapproval of a sidewalk café permit last month for a restaurant with a record of chronic delivery bicycle infractions. In a Feb. 9 committee meeting, the permit application had been approved by the committee under the condition that the restaurant begin complying with [&hellip
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Private Café, Public Space

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On the corner of West 81st Street and Amsterdam Avenue, the restaurant Monsoon has stood empty since 2005—and so has its enclosed sidewalk café. While passersby didn’t particularly notice the large structure jutting out into the sidewalk—it runs parallel to other outdoor cafés, though it remains the only permanent one—many residents have complained that the [&hellip
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CAFÉ CLOSED

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Elite Café, a casual restaurant at 185 Columbus Ave. between 68th and 69th streets, was recently shut down for non-payment of state sales taxes. The New York State Tax Department seized the restaurant, which had been operating since 1991, on May 26. According to department spokesperson Susan Burns, as of July 2, there were two [&hellip
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