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Midtown East »

'Footloose' Bar Agrees to Ban Dancing to Appease Neighbors

Copia is about to have a new owner and a new policy that forbids dancing.

Chelsea »

Bungalow 8 Maven Amy Sacco Rekindles Ties With Controversial Bar

Ex-Bungalow 8 owner Amy Sacco is banned from working with a new Chelsea bar, but she promoted it online.

Inwood »

La Marina's Proposed Seating Cut in Half After Community Outcry

La Marina's proposed seating capacity was cut to 500 from 1,000 by the Parks Department. 

East Village »

Andre Balazs' Standard Hotel Brokers Deal on Liquor License Changes

Standard hotelier Andre Balazs brokered a deal for liquor license changes with Community Board 3. 

Park Slope »

Neighborhood Group Wants Halftime Cutoff for Booze Sales at Nets Games

Brooklyn Speaks is calling for 10 p.m. cutoff for booze sales at the Barclays Center.

SoHo »

Neighbors Block Michael White's Expansion of Osteria Morini

An expansion of chef Michael White's restaurant Osteria Morini got the thumbs-down.

Yorkville »

Liquor Licenses Latest Weapon Against Bad Biking by Deliverymen

An UES eatery saw its beer and wine license denied after a deliveryman was seen riding on the sidewalk.

Chelsea »

Outcry Forces Owners to Ditch Bungalow 8's Celebrity Brand for New Pub

LDV Hospitality has abandoned plans to call itself Bungalow 8 and has given Amy Sacco the boot.

TriBeCa »

Italian Bar With $4,000 Bottles of Wine by the Glass Coming to TriBeCa

Mulino a Vino is opening at 279 Church St. with a sampling of high-end wines including a $4,000 bottle.

South Street Seaport »

Eatery Opening in Former Yankee Clipper Space Despite Residents' Concerns

Some residents of 170 John St. worry the new restaurant will bring noise and crowds to their block.

Washington Heights »

CB12 Committee Gives Thumbs Up to Big Bar, Stunning Neighbors

Residents said a proposed bar is too big as a CB12 committee votes to recommend liquor license. 

Chelsea »

Bungalow 8 Hid Identity to Get Liquor License, Community Board Says

Bungalow 8's new owners hid the club's name to get a license for its new location, critics say.

SoHo »

Ivanka Trump Fingerprinted for Liquor License

Trump is seeking a liquor license for a new restaurant in the Trump SoHo.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Residents Mount Campaign Against Proposed 218th Street Bar and Grill

Inwood residents oppose a new Inwood bar and grill they fear will become a nightclub.