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NoHo News - March 2020 
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Deadline June 1 for Storefront Registration
The Dept of Finance will now link the submission of storefront information to the Real Property Income & Expense (RPIE) statement for all tax class two and four income-producing properties. Click this Link for More Information
Tax Equity
Throughout the Envision SoHo-NoHo process, the issue of property taxes on JLWQA buildings was prominent.  Last week, a state Supreme Court judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the city’s widely reviled system of computing property taxes. Next week, the New York City Commission on Property Tax Reform will hold the first public hearing on its recently released menu of reform proposals on Staten Island. Future hearings in other boroughs will be announced soon.  Habitat covers the whole story.
An absurdist gender-bending farce, One Green Bottle, at LaMama through March 8, artfully illustrates our current selfie society’s relationship with consumerism and modern technology through one night in the life of a disordered family on the road to ruin.  










More Fitness – AARMY


If you’ve got $40 or so to spend on a fitness class, you’re not hurting for options in Manhattan’s tiny NoHo neighborhood. There’s SoulCycle,
of course, or Mile High Run Club if you prefer the treadmill. There’s Barry’s Bootcamp and Bar Method and Work Train Fight. If you want to box, there’s Overthrow Boxing ClubRumble, and Bia Force. If you’d rather bang out some sun salutations, there’s a Yoga Vida. If you simply cannot decide between yoga and boxing, there’s Box and Flow, which combines the two. It might be the greatest concentration of upscale fitness studios in the world,
GQ Magazine

636 Broadway,
https://www.aarmy.com/home

NoHo Artist, Annie Shaver Crandell -
Colors of Spring, March 3rd to June 3rd, 2020

NYPL Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey Street.  Mon. & Wedn. 11 am-7pm; Tues. & Thurs. 10am-7pm;  Frid. & Sat. 10am-5pm

MAIN EVENTS
Community Board 2 Manhattan
Hearings This Month
 
 
Tues., 3/3 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 207 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]  ARTS & INSTITUTIONS Robin Rothstein, Chair
  • Overview of She Built NYC, the Percent for Art program and its process by represnatives from Percent for Art, a program within the Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • *Discussion of draft language that establishes criteria regarding the eligibility of arts organizations for community benefit space associated with land use projects.
  • *Discussion of a resolution related to pending legislation, the most recent version of which is co-sponsored by Senator Robert Jackson (S6699A) and Assemblymember Deborah Glick (A8721A), that is an amendment to the Labor Law with the purpose of reclassifying more independent contractors as employees, and the impact of this legislation on small performing arts organizations and performing arts practitioners in CB2 and throughout New York State.
Mon., 3/9 @ 6:30 PM – The Clinton School, 10 East 15th St., Auditorium.  SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Co-Sponsored by: CECD2 Students with Disabilities Committee, Dyslexia (plus) Task Force and Decoding Dyslexia.
In Partnership with: Community Education Council 1, 2, 3 & 4; and Manhattan Community Board 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Dyslexia Legislation: How We Can Change the System.
Danielle Scorrano, Research Coordinator at The Windward Institute and host of READ Podcast will moderate a panel discussion with State Senator Brad Hoylman, State Senator Robert Jackson, Assemblymember Robert Carroll and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon. Under discussion will be the following legislation related to dyslexia.
 
Mon., 3/9 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 207 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.].  QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
  • Presentation by the Village Alliance regarding the Astor Place Spring Food & Craft Market on the South Plaza (April 15th-May 22nd) and the North Plaza (April 24th-26th; May 1st-3rd and May 8th-10th).
  • Presentation by the Village Alliance regarding the Astor Place Greenmarket (South Plaza, Tuesdays, June 2 – November 24)
FYI/ Sidewalk Café Renewals
  • Honeybrains Lafayette, LLC, d/b/a Honeybrains, 372 Lafayette St. with 10 tables and 19 chairs
  • Il Buco Corp., d/b/a Il Buco, 47 Bond St. with 2 tables and 12 chairs
Tues., 3/10 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 410 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.]..  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL BUSINESS Janet Liff, Chair
  • Presentation by Small Business Services about the programs and services it provides to small business owners.
Wed., 3/11 @ 6:30 PM - NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 207 [Please note that the accessible entrance is located at 31 Washington Pl.].  LAND USE Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair
  • Business session – continuing discussion of the priorities and recommendations in the report Envision SoHo/NoHo: A Summary of Findings and Recommendations and CB2’s response to the report. [During a business session, the meeting is open to the public to observe, but there will be no public testimony]
Thurs., 3/19 @ 6:30 PM - P.S. 41, 116 West 11th St., Auditorium.  FULL BOARD Carter Booth, Chair 
THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 PM. SPEAKER’S CARDS WILL BE NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER 7:00 PM.
 
February Follow-Up
Resolution requesting a study, including test applications and evaluations, of curbside access for package deliveries by commercial vehicles, taxi and car service pick-up and drop-off, and loading and unloading of personal vehicles in Community Board 2 Manhattan, with selection of test areas based on community input.  
Women's History Month
Comptroller Stringer's Women's History Month Celebration
Date: March 12, 2020
Where: American Museum of Natural History - Cullman Hall of the Universe (200 Central Park West, NY, NY 10024)
Time: Doors Open (5:30pm); Program (6:00pm – 8:00pm)
RSVP: Link
 
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