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760-766 8th Avenue a/k/a 268 West 47th Street, 760 8TH AVE. REST., INC. d/b/a "COPACABANA", Application for a new on-premises liquor license

WHEREAS, In April 2010, 760 8TH AVE. REST., INC. ("Applicant"), received approval from Community Board Five for a new on-premises liquor license for the second and third floors of the premises located at 760-766 8th Avenue a/k/a 268 West 47th Street, New York, New York, (the "Premises"), subject to certain conditions and restrictions; and

WHEREAS, At the time, use of the 2nd floor was limited to restaurant use and dancing only by restaurant patrons and, after restaurant hours, only in conjunction with private parties and catered events only; and

WHEREAS, Applicant has requested permission from CB5 to alter the method of operation on the 2nd floor to permit dancing by restaurant patrons as well as the general public, not limited to private parties and catered events; and

WHEREAS, Applicant has agreed that no other changes to the method of operation are now contemplated and that all conditions and restrictions previously agreed to remain in full force and effect; and

WHEREAS, Applicant has delivered a new affidavit restating all of the original conditions and stipulations, modified with respect to the use of the 2nd floor as discussed herein; and

WHEREAS, The agreements, stipulations and conditions will be incorporated into the Method of Operation as part of the liquor license renewal application submitted by Applicant to the New York State Liquor Authority, a copy of which shall be simultaneously submitted to CB5, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of a new on- premises liquor license for 760 8TH AVE. REST., INC. for the second and third floors of the premises located at 760-766 8th Avenue a/k/a 268 West 47th Street, New York, New York, unless the above conditions are adhered to and are incorporated into the method of operation of the State Liquor Authority application.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 32 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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