These liquor stores minored in the wrong business. Read More
State Liquor Authority Chairman Daniel Boyle, ranked No. 21 on The Observer‘s 100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate, has lost some clout in the apparent political fallout from his unsuccessful fight to sink the Cipriani family’s restaurant empire.
According to the New York Post, fellow SLA commissioners Noreen Healey and Read More
State regulators aren’t letting up on posh Chelsea club Marquee owners Noah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss.
The New York State Liquor Authority (S.L.A.) has denied the club’s request for an all-night permit on New Year’s Eve, according to the New York Post.
The agency is "cracking down on applicants" for the permit Read More
Bartender extraordinaire Sasha Petraske might just be stuck brewing coffee at Mercury Dime on East Fifth Street, after local Community Board 3 again declined to support his aspirations of alcohol service, according to Eater.
Grub Street adds a splash of drama, noting that the Milk & Money maestro "must Read More
Neighbors protesting the trendy Beatrice Inn‘s effort to renew its liquor license were outraged last week to find out that they were effectively wasting their breath.
By the time the issue had come to local Community Board 2 for a vote on Sept. 18, the hip celebrity hangout’s renewal had already Read More
An ongoing dispute with an upstairs neighbor continues to create more legal headaches for David Kaplan, proprietor of the popular yet embattled East Village cocktail lounge Death & Co.
Mr. Kaplan, who is also suing the State Liquor Authority over its decision to not renew his liquor license, has now filed Read More
The New York Post‘s Steve Cuozzo today pleaded with state regulators not to revoke the liquor licenses of seven Cipriani restaurants and banquet halls around town:
It would…cost more than 1,000 jobs, leave our most iconic celebration spaces empty for the foreseeable future, and knock the fizz out of the city’s culture of Read More
Anti-bar-sprawl activists used to bemoan the State Liquor Authority’s glaring lack of a single voice from New York City.
Now, the state agency is poised to include a bonafide majority of city slickers.
Governor David Paterson today nominated a former legislative aide, Jeanique Green, presently a senior court analyst in the New Read More
A fierce standoff between two New York titans, both ranked on The Observer‘s recent 100 Most Powerful People In Real Estate, wrapped up an indecisive first-round yesterday.
Dapper restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani (ranked No. 97) had offered up $500,000 to settle his dispute with the State Liquor Authority (S.L.A.). The state agency Read More
David Kaplan, owner of embattled East Village cocktail cathedral Death & Co., is suing the State Liquor Authority (S.L.A.) over its refusal to renew his liquor license.
Mr. Kaplan had formally requested a reconsideration of that potentially business-killing decision this past February—a request the S.L.A. has since denied.
In court papers, Read More