State Liquor Authority

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Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Canz Gets 'First Date' with Community Board

As Canz sorts through its liquor license issues, it finds support in an unlikely place.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

'Footloose' in Turtle Bay as Residents Crack Down on Illegal Dancing

Residents say the bar Copia has been encouraging dancing, even though it's not allowed.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Mamajuana Cafe Beating Victim Will 'Never Be The Same,' Family Says

CB12 voted to recommend against a Mamajuana liquor license application for a new Italian restaurant.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Juliet Supperclub Was Never Allowed to Throw Parties, Records Show

The club, linked to promoter-related violence, also agreed to not use club promoters in 2008.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Liquor Authority Exec Admits Agency is 'Dysfunctional'

The deputy CEO of the agency admitted mistakes at a forum on Hell's Kitchen nightlife.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Canz Lands an Awkward First Date with Community Board

Canz a Citi Roadhouse is heading to the local community board for a discussion of its liquor license.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Pols to Hold Forum on West Side Nightlife

State Sen. Tom Duane is hosting a hearing Thursday on the glut of new bars in Hell's Kitchen.

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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

B.A.D. Burger Owner Calls CB3 'Fascist' After Liquor License Rejection

Keith Masco called CB3 "fascist" for rejecting a beer and wine license for B.A.D. Burger on Avenue A.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Hybrid Jazz Club, Bakery and Restaurant To Replace Crash Mansion

An unnamed restaurant is scheduled to open in September in the former Crash Mansion space on the Bowery.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Papasito Under Investigation for Alleged Labor Law Violations

A server at Papasito said she was paid only in cash and never filled out tax paperwork at the restaurant.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Vudu Lounge Manager Ditches Country Theme for Next Venture

Vudu Lounge manager Michael Stein went back to the drawing board after community outcry.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Complaint-Ridden Papasito Restaurant Owes $27K in Rent, Landlord Says

Papasito restaurant, which infuriated neighbors with noise, owes $27,000 in back rent, its landlords say.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Huge Latin Club to Open in Hell's Kitchen

La Boom, a three-floor, 600-person Latin music and culture club, is set to open in Hell's Kitchen.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Canz to Be Squeezed by Community Board

Canz a City Roadhouse angered community members by opening in October without a liquor license.