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920 Broadway, Scoditti Consulting Group Inc. d/b/a Brio Downtown NYC, application for a new unenclosed sidewalk café with 17 tables and 44 seats.

WHEREAS, The applicant, Scoditti Consulting Group, is applying for a revocable consent to install an unenclosed sidewalk café at 920 Broadway (Restaurant Brio), at the corner of 21st Street; and

WHEREAS, The proposed sidewalk café would have 17 tables and 44 seats, and would leave only 8'9'' feet on 21st Street and 8'9'' on Broadway for pedestrian traffic; and

WHEREAS, Community Board 5 feels the proposed sidewalk café is too large and would like to reduce its width to leave 9'6 ½'' clearance on 21st Street and 10'9'' feet clearance on Broadway, with 17 tables and 34 seats; and

WHEREAS, The applicant agreed to the Committee's requirements; and

WHEREAS, The closing hours (tables and chairs folded, locked and/or put away) will be as follows:

- Sun-Wed: 10pm

- Thurs-Sat: 11pm


WHEREAS, No comment or objection was raised by members of the public; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board 5 recommends approval with the following conditions of the revocable consent for an unenclosed sidewalk café at 920 Broadway:

The above resolution passed by a vote of 36 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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