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Public Safety & Quality of Life

125 East 54th Street - Restaurant and Lounge, Inc., D/B/A “Light” -  transfer of an on-premises liquor license

WHEREAS, Restaurant and Lounge, Inc., located at 125 East 54th Street is applying for an on-premises liquor license transfer; and

WHEREAS, This location/operation is presently and will continue to be a restaurant/lounge open Monday and Tuesday 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Friday and Saturday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.; and

WHEREAS, The square footage for the premises, which are subterranean, is approximately 4,200, with a total capacity of 175; and

WHEREAS, There will be live music Thursday and Friday nights; and

WHEREAS, The owner, Michael Tracy, attended the Public Safety/Quality of Life (PSQL) Committee meeting on May 8, 2006 and assured the committee that he will not be applying for a cabaret  or an outside café for the premises; and

WHEREAS, No one attended the PSQL meeting to speak in opposition to this operation and no complaints have been filed with the community board regarding this location; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the transfer of the on-premises liquor license for Restaurant and Lounge, Inc., d/b/a “Light”, located at 125 East 54th Street provided the above stipulations regarding no cabaret or outside café are incorporated into the method of operation of the New York State Liquor Authority Application.

The resolution passed with a vote of 33 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.     

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