Community Board 2

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Greenwich Village »

Fifth Avenue Restaurant's Application for Sidewalk Café Rankles Neighbors

Claudette restaurant initially promised the Community Board they wouldn't have outdoor seating.

West Village »

Boots & Saddle Shot Down by Locals Fearing Noise and Kids Seeing Drag Shows

Community Board 2 rejected the drag bar's application for a new liquor license in the Village. 

West Village »

Boots & Saddle Closing After 40 Years on Christopher Street

The gay bar known for its drag shows is being priced out of the Village, the owner said.

SoHo »

Chef Michael White to Open Cafe Next to Osteria Morini in SoHo

Caffe Morini & Enoteca will serve small plates at 216 Lafayette St.

West Village »

Principal, Parents Urge City to Slow Traffic on Sixth Avenue

P.S. 41 Principal Kelly Shannon is calling on the city to put a Slow Zone on Sixth Avenue.

Greenwich Village »

Three Longtime Greenwich Village Residents Join CB2

Sandra Russo, Daniel Miller and Shirley Smith are CB2's newest members.

Fort Greene »

CB2 Bid to Take Over Atlantic Yards Jokingly Compared to Crimea Invasion

Atlantic Yards currently straddles Brooklyn's Community Boards 2, 6 and 8.

Meatpacking District »

Real Estate Firm Drops High Line Mural After Failing to Get City Approval

Town Real Estate did not get landmarks approval for a Domingo Zapata-designed mural on 14th Street.

Greenwich Village »

From FBI to IPA: Former G-Man Opens Craft Beer Bar in the Village

Don Borelli, a 25-year veteran of the FBI, is celebrating his love of craft beer.

Greenwich Village »

Witches' Solstice Festival Cast Out of Astor Place

Wiccans are upset Community Board 2 denied an application for the same fair they held there last year.

SoHo »

Lafayette Street Protected Bike Path Gets Unanimous CB 2 Committee Approval

The Transportation Committee approved a proposal to upgrade the buffered bike path to a protected one.

SoHo »

SoHo BID Approved by Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation establishing the controversial SoHo BID.

Meatpacking District »

Meatpacking District Too Raucous for New French Bistro, Residents Say

Community Board 2 voted against a liquor license for Michelangelo, saying there are too many bars nearby.

Hunts Point »

Strip Club with Violent Past Ordered to Close as Owner Fined Nearly $300K

Club Eleven in Hunts Point was issued a stop-work order Sunday by the state Workers' Compensation Board.

Midtown »

Majority of Manhattan Community Boards Oppose East Midtown Rezoning

Eight of 12 boards passed resolutions opposing the city's proposal to allow new, larger skyscrapers.