13 EAST 17TH STREET (5TH AVE/BROADWAY) – FAT 2 MUSCLE, LLC – D/B/A “THE IRISH POETS SOCIETY” On-Premises LIQUOR LICENSE
WHEREAS, Fat 2 Muscle, LLC, d/b/a "The Irish Poets Society," located at 13 East 17th Street has applied for an on-premises liquor license; and
WHEREAS, This establishment will be a restaurant of 2000 square feet, with a capacity of 178 and hours of operation: Sun – Tues 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m and Wed – Sat 11:30 a.m. – 4 a.m. and will have only quiet background music; and
WHEREAS, The owners have assured CB5 that they will not be requesting a cabaret license and therefore will have no dancing and will not be operating as a club, and will not operate or request a sidewalk café permit now or in the future; and
WHEREAS, The owners have successfully owned and operated Papillion Bistro & Bar, located at 22 E 54th Street in Manhattan (in CB 5's District); and
WHEREAS, These applicants are aware that this location falls within the Ladies Mile Historic District and understand that no alteration can be made to the exterior (including signage, windows, roof, doors, lighting, etc.) without the approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission; and
WHEREAS, The applicants agree to incorporate the above conditions into the liquor license application method of operation and will submit to CB5, a copy of the final application to the State Liquor Authority; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of an on-premises liquor license for Fat 2 Muscle, LLC, d/b/a "The Irish Poets Society," located at 13 East 17th Street, with the above conditions as part of the method of operation of the applicants' New York State Liquor Authority Application.
The above resolution recommending approval by a vote of 21 in favor; 6 opposed; 1 abstention.