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  1. Partnerships
    Duane Park’s Bowery Relocation One Step Closer to HappeningExpect poetry readings on Sunday and Monday nights, and Southern food with live entertainment the rest of the week.
  2. Community Boards
    Jane Hotel’s Neighbors Hate All the Racket, Can’t Do Much to Stop ItThings got heated at last night’s CB2 meeting.
  3. Coming Soon
    Mais Oui: Carmellini’s Noho French Project Sails Through CB2The two-floor project is coming right along.
  4. Community Boards
    CB2 Nixes Morini Expansion PlansMichael White’s team just cannot convince neighbors that they need more Morini in their lives.
  5. Red Tape
    Public Wants a Five-Seat Bar With Separate Entrance, CB2 Says NopeBack to square one.
  6. Community Boards
    CB2 Happy With the Smile’s Liquor PlansEven Zella Jones is onboard!
  7. Community Boards
    Fonda Nolita Gets a No-Go on Booze From CB2The board says the owners’ plans to only serve four different drinks doesn’t warrant a full license. Then again, they also don’t want the place to turn into a bar.
  8. Community Boards
    Mile End Sandwich Hits a Snag at CB2 MeetingZella Jones doesn’t think the upcoming restaurant should have a liquor license.
  9. Community Boards
    CB2 Agrees to Steve Hanson’s Strip House Expansion PlansB.R. Guest’s plans for their latest property are moving along.
  10. Community Boards
    Neighbors Still Not Into Strip House Expansion Plans, CB2 Approves ApplicationProvided soon-to-be-owner Steve Hanson agrees to close at 2 a.m.
  11. Community Boards
    Things Not So Rosy at Greenhouse’s CB2 AppearanceThe board has rejected the club’s plans to expand twice.
  12. Community Boards
    CB2 Uproots Josh Pickard’s Rooftop-Garden PlansThere’s some concern that the project might become a “hot spot.”
  13. Community Boards
    Osteria Morini’s Expansion Plans Clear Another Community-Board HurdleThings are looking good for the restaurant’s plans to take over the space next door.
  14. Community Boards
    Umberto’s Clam House Sails Through CB2 Meeting; Empanada Mama Gets BurnedTwo different restaurants get two very different reactions from the board’s SLA committee.
  15. Community Boards
    CB2 Pulls a Switcheroo on Pieces DecisionThe iconic gay bar gets the board to make a rare reversal on its earlier decision.
  16. Community Boards
    CB2 Committee Denies Liquor Application for Iconic Gay Bar Over Fears of SmokingPieces will have to rethink their relocation plans.
  17. Community Boards
    Chuck Close Goes to Bat for Il Buco ExpansionThe artist tells CB2 that “bars and restaurants saved our neighborhood.”
  18. Community Boards
    La Esquina Expects to Prevail in the Fight to Keep Its Liquor LicenseThe restaurant’s still hopping, despite efforts to run it dry.
  19. Community Boards
    NIMBY Threatens to Block Il Buco’s Market and Wine BarIf it roasts a pig.
  20. Community Boards
    As Pig Roast Approaches, Il Buco Prepares to Get Dragged Over the CoalsHelp Il Buco fight for its right to put a pig on a spit.
  21. Community Boards
    Tonight’s CB2 Meeting Promises to Be a DoozySeñor Swanky’s finally gets a suitor, and a tire shop is in danger.
  22. Community Boards
    Sin Sin Gets Ready for a SpankingThe loathed East Village bar is up for a liquor-license transfer.
  23. Community Boards
    Dance Till You Drop at the Boom BoomThe Boom Boom Room gets a cabaret license.
  24. Community Board
    The Mott and Chumley’s Get CB Approval, But Where Are Bohemian’sSome long-overdue winners at last night’s Community Board 2 meeting.
  25. Community Boards
    CB2 Smiles on Campanale, Hanson, Bradley, and GuarnaschelliWill Guarnaschelli actually be cooking in Butter’s next one, or is it another 1Oak?
  26. Community Boards
    Jimmy Bradley Hears It From Future NeighborsAnd more from last night’s CB2 SLA committee meeting.
  27. Community Boards
    Pera, Not Café Noir, Goes After Bar Martignetti SpacePlus, Don’t Tell Mama wants the Manor space.
  28. Community Boards
    CB3 Gives 205 More GriefPlus, the latest on Tonda, Café Deville, and others.
  29. Community Boards
    Marty-Mark Fights for Right to PartyMarkowitz offers a reality check to Brooklyn’s increasingly strict CB2.
  30. Community Boards
    Brooklyn’s CB2 Votes Down Booze for ‘Beautiful Restaurant’Brooklyn’s Community Board 2 has voted to support the Dumbo resident who sent us a letter protesting the prospect of booze at what was said to be a sandwich shop.
  31. Community Boards
    Dumbo Resident’s Plea: No Booze for Sandwiches“I can’t imagine why a little sandwich shop would need a liquor license.”
  32. Community Bored
    Neighbors Nervous About Meatpacking Noise; Bouley Gets Thumbs-up from CB2Also in our CB2 roundup: a liquor license for Alexandra and outdoor drinking at Soho Park, but no bar above Five Guys on Bleecker.
  33. CB Wars
    Bowery Ballroom Fights for TravertineThe venue enlists its extensive e-mail list in the fight for good eating before and after shows.