Op/Ed: Community Board 3’s Race Debate

Editor’s note: The following opinion piece was submitted by K Webster, a new member of Community Board 3 and a longtime community activist.  The Lo-Down accepts unsolicited op/ed articles.  Submissions should be emailed to: tips@thelodownny.com. 

Race & Politics: CB3 Chairperson Gigi Li’s Leadership Appointments Criticized (Updated 2:40 p.m.)

State Liquor Authority Chair Rosen Meets Downtown Community Leaders May 6

New Members Appointed to Community Board 3

Is Max Fish Coming Back to the LES? CB3 Agenda Offers Some Clues

Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard St.

Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard St.

There’s some big news from Community Board 3’s just-released April liquor agenda docket.  According to the agenda (and confirmed by CB3’s office), Ulli Rimkus, owner of the legendary Lower East Side bar, Max Fish, is applying for a permit in the Gallery Bar space at 120 Orchard St. 

24 New Applications Submitted For Community Board 3

Community Will Weigh in On Essex Crossing Park March 19

CB3 March Liquor License Agenda: Cochinta on Canal, New Concept For El Sombrero Space, Norman Cay’s Sidewalk Cafe

City Plans Safety Improvements at Bowery/Delancey Intersection

Proposed “Sol Moscot Way” Gets a Chilly Reception Before CB3 Panel

Beastie Boys Square Proposal Heads Back to CB3’s Transportation Committee

Now Available: CB3’s February Liquor License Agenda

Community Activists Help Create Vision For a New Lower East Side School

Here Are CB3’s January Liquor License Applicants

Community Board 3 is out with the lineup for next month’s liquor licensing meeting.

Jewish Conservancy Advocates For New Home as Redevelopment Nears

As we reported yesterday, six remaining tenants at 400 Grand Street, which will be demolished next year to make way for the Essex Crossing project, are fighting for relocation rights.   But another tenant in the building, the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy, is also concerned about its future.