First spotted this item over at Eater ... Ben Conniff, co-owner of Luke's Lobster on Seventh Street, wrote a piece for GQ about the eatery's attempt to get a beer/wine license from the CB3/SLA.
"Community Board Approval: Unlike the legal system, which makes decisions based on objective analysis of evidence, community boards prefer to rule by arbitrary gut feelings. In January I watched the board tear apart the underdressed owner of a family pizza restaurant because of a paperwork error he made five years ago. When it was my turn to go before the board, I wore a tie. Approved!"