Liquor Licenses

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Bushwick »

Bushwick Board Vows to End 'Illegal' Invite-Only Liquor License Meetings

Brooklyn's Community Board 4 is moving its liquor license meetings to board offices to make them public.

Inwood »

Uptown Bar Trying to Open Under New Name After Liquor License Rejected

The planned bar Lumus is trying to open as Brown Sugar Restaurant and Bar after locals opposed Lumus.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Intimate Gay Bar Coming to Hell's Kitchen

Rise, a new lounge from nightlife impresario John Blair, is set to open at 859 Ninth Ave.

Long Island City »

LIC Flea Looking to Serve Booze at Outdoor Market

The much-buzzed about Mu Ramen is also hoping to serve liquor soon.

Chelsea »

Neighbors Don't Want Chelsea Sex Shop to Become Bar

Locals fear Splash Sexy Boutique will bring prostitution to the neighborhood.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Noisy Bar Screens Porn Visible From Sidewalk, Neighbors Say

Hell's Kitchen residents want the gay bar Fairytail Lounge shut down.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hell's Kitchen Residents Form Group to Fight New Bars

A new group hopes to convince Community Board 4 to stop approving liquor licenses.

East Village »

Old Lower East Side Map Shows Four Times More Bars in 1885

Part of the LES and East Village had 346 saloons in 1885, compared to just 74 bars today, records show.

Midtown »

Midtown Residents Join Forces to Fight Nightclubs, Rooftop Bars

Residents on and around 29th Street founded a new neighborhood association last month.

Ditmars »

Astoria Bikini Bar Faces 'Prejudice' in Liquor License Fight, Lawyer Says

The owners behind proposed Steinway Street bar Racks are set to go before Community Board 1 next week.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Another Massive Nightclub Headed for Hell's Kitchen

Space NY will hold more than 1,200 partygoers in a planned venue west of 11th Avenue.

Manhattan »

State Liquor Map Helps Locals Track City Bars

A new interactive map will plot each and every bar licensed in the city, as well as liquor violations.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

'Quiet' Bar Plan for Murray Hill Met With a Loud 'No'

Bar owner Sasha Petraske is facing stiff community opposition for a proposed "quiet" bar in Murray Hill.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Juliet Supperclub Under Investigation by State Liquor Authority

The Juliet Supperclub's Liquor License is under investigation after a string of deadly incidents involving the popular celebrity nightclub.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hell's Kitchen Gay Bar Moves Forward

Controverisal gay sports bar Boxers moved one step closer to opening a second location in Hell's Kitchen.