37 West 26th Street (6th Avenue and Broadway), BREAD AND BUTTER ENTERTAINMENT, LLC d/b/a “DRAGON” – On-premises liquor license
WHEREAS, Bread & Butter Entertainment, LLC, d/b/a "Dragon", located at 37 West 26th Street, between Broadway and 6th Avenue is applying for an on-premises liquor license; and
WHEREAS, This location/operation will be a lounge/restaurant of approximately 2000 square feet, total capacity 199, hours of operation will sometimes be until 4 a.m., operating four or five days a week (Wednesday through Saturday), no live music but will have tapes/CD's and special soundproofing, no dance floor/cabaret (not permissible) and no sidewalk cafe; and
WHEREAS, The owner, Tommy Tardie, who attended the Public Safety/Quality of Life (PSQL) committee meeting on June 5, 2006, owns and operates Fuelray Bar & Lounge at 68 West 3rd Street, located in Community Board 3; and
WHEREAS, Community Board 3 notified our board that they have no complaints regarding this establishment; and
WHEREAS, In the event the premises are to be sold, the owner will notify the community board before finalizing the sale of the premises; and
WHEREAS, The major complaints on and around this block are regarding the traffic congestion and therefore CB 5 will be sending a letter requesting increased police presence in the area; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the on-premises liquor license for Bread & Butter Entertainment, d/b/a "Dragon", located at 37 West 26th Street.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 35 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.