Photos by Stacie Joy
Here's a look at a few applicants who will appear before Community Board 3's SLA committee this evening. (See below for info on watching online — or in person.)
• Lollo Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar (Lollo LLC), 27 Ave B (op)
We mentioned this pending arrival back in April.
A group of partners originally from Northern Italy are behind the new establishment, Lollo Italian Restaurant. (Lollo is short for Lorenzo, the chef and one of the partners.)
They are taking over the former Solo Pizza space between Second Street and Third Street. Solo closed last September after 15 years in business courtesy of a rent hike.
Application here. (PDF)
• Cozy Cafe (Cozy Cafe Corp), 43 E 1st St (upgrade to op)
The hookah bar is looking to upgrade its liquor license. Application here.
• The Boiler Room 45 (JBMT Tavern Corp), 45 2nd Ave (op)
After a two-plus-year court battle over pandemic-related back rent payments, the Boiler Room will leave its home of 34 years at 86 E. Fourth St. near Second Avenue later this year.
Ownership has signed a lease for a space at 45 Second Ave. between Second Street and Third Street, previously home to the Moroccan specialty shop Timbuktu.
• San Marzano (Evir Corp), 117 2nd Ave (upgrade to op)
The 11-year-old brunch-and-pasta spot on Seventh Street and Second Avenue wants to upgrade its liquor license. Application here.
Items not heard at Committee
Dora's Restaurant received administrative approval to serve beer and wine with its "ceviche fusion cuisine."
Dora's daily hours will be 3-11 p.m., per its questionnaire.
The restaurant takes over the space from El Carnaval, which CB3 accused of serving liquor without a license in the summer of 2021.
• Nine Cases (Nine Cases LLC), 86 E 3rd St (wb)
Nine Cases is a new Mediterranean wine bar slated for this block between First Avenue and Second Avenue. (This small space was Uminoie, the Japanese restaurant that closed during the pandemic.)
Find the application, which includes a sample menu, at this link.
• Orpheum Theatre (Orpheum Live LLC), 126 2nd Ave (wb)
One day you'll be able to have a beer or glass of wine before a show at the Orpheum (or maybe during intermission — if there is one).
• Sip and Co East Village (Proper Cafe Management LLC), 433 E 9th St (wb)
Codetta is the name of a new coffee shop-cafe coming soon to this storefront between Avenue A and First Avenue.
The application describes the method of operation as a coffee shop by day offering cafe fare and a wine bar "serving small bites" in the evening.
The principal here is also behind Hard to Explain, the Japanese coffee shop-wine-beer-sake bar on 10th Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue.
The address was previously Westville Bakery... and Superiority Burger used the space afterward.
Tonight's meeting starts at 6:30. Find the Zoom link at this link.
This is a hybrid meeting, and there is limited seating available for the public — the first 15 people who show up at the Community Board 3 Office, 59 E. Fourth St. between Second Avenue and the Bowery.