NoHo News - February 2019
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NoHo/SoHo Planning Open House

On Wednesday, Feb. 6th, the Borough President, Gale Brewer, our Councilperson, Margaret Chin, City Planning Commissioner Maria Largo and Planning Consultants BFJ will host a Planning Open House on NoHo and SoHo M1-5B Zoning. , at PS 130, 143 Baxter St. from 6:00-8:00 PM
Six-month series of public meetings set to begin in February., Curbed.

Commentary in the NoHo News 

In the News 

Roy Stillman, developer of the Schumacher (36 Bleecker) profiled.
Inside Instagram's NoHo Headquarters
Manhattan Luxury Market looking bleak.
Indochine still hot at 35
Comedy Comes to NoHo

Famed U.C.B., home to New York's best live comedy, Improv, sketch, stand-up and more for $10 or less is moving to a new experience at SubCulture, 45 Bleecker St.  Club founders Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts and Matt Besser will present comedy Friday through Sunday, beginning Feb. 15.


Community Board  - Review of topics and applications affecting the interests of all stakeholders in NoHo and along The Bowery.  

Thurs., 2/7 @ 6:30 PM- Judson Church, Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson St.
TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION, Shirley Secunda, Chair
    * Discussion of City Council proposed E-Bike (electric bike)/E-Scooter legislation:
  • Intro. 1250 proposing legalization of E-Scooters with a capped speed of 15 mph.
  • Intro. 1264 proposing legalization of throttle-powered E-Bikes and capping their speed at 20 mph.
  • Intro. 1265 proposing the creation of a city-run program to provide the necessary resources for low-income workers (i.e. workers whose incomes don't exceed 200% of the federal poverty line) to make their throttle bikes legal in accordance with Intro. 1264.
  • Intro. 1266 proposing creation of a pilot program for shared E-Scooters.
Thurs., 2/21 @ 6:30 PM- P.S. 41, 116 West 11th Street, auditorium
FULL BOARD Carter Booth, Chair
January Follow-Up
Showfields, 11 Bond St. - CB2 denies Wine & Bear License for 38 combined patrons on the first and fourth floors and challenges auxiliary roof-top use.  This Resolution will be challenged at the State Liquor Authority.  Read the Resolution.

Temple Bar, 332 Lafayette - New owners for the Temple Bar get approval at CB2. 59 patron capacity. Hours:  Sunday: 5pm-1am; Monday thru Wednesday 5pm -2am; Thursday thru Saturday 5pm-3am.  Read the Resolution.

Small Business Survival Legislation - CB2's Economic Development and Small Business Committee weighs in on proposed Small Business & Jobs Survival Act at City Council.  Read the Resolution.

Street Activities Permiting - City Council Intros 1284 and 1285 address issues with Street Activities Permiting procedures, including community review and advance notices were reviewed by CB2's Quality of Life Committee.  Read their Resolution
If you have questions, want to express a concern or present testimony on any of the above hearings,
let us know
NYU Construction Updates
You can see a list of completed projects HERE
Current Project:  181 Mercer St - Construction Plan and Updates

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