Proposed Zoning Text BSA Special Permits 32-163 p-163

[Concerning the special permit BSA nightmare for the Red Rooster in Harlem, See http://dance-music-regulation.com/document/special-permit-by-bsa-18-years-and-only-one-social-dancing-special-permit/] Proposed Zoning Text BSA Special Permits 32-163 p-163 November  2023. Commented [Z20]: The Proposal maintains the current requirements for these specified uses, though the locational and design requirements for eating or drinking establishments in some C6 districts would be extended to… Continue reading Proposed Zoning Text BSA Special Permits 32-163 p-163

Special Permits by BSA – 18 Years and Only One Social Dancing Special Permit – Red Rooster

Few establishments have endured the BSA in order to obtain a special permit to allow dancing. One such establishment was the Red Rooster in Harlem, that received a special permit that was so onerous that the establishment was still unable to practically offer dancing in its downstairs space. Attached is a 602 page file of… Continue reading Special Permits by BSA – 18 Years and Only One Social Dancing Special Permit – Red Rooster

Nightlife Advisory Board Report Summer 2021

In the Summer of 2021, the Nightlife Advisory Board issued its primary report, but opted to offer no specific recommendations as to revision of the zoning related to dancing, no position on the practice of prohibiting cover charges for live music in Use Group 6, and no mention of the overreaching regulation by the State Liquor Authority in collaboration with Community Boards.

Comment to CityLand Article Rezoning and Remnants of Cabaret Law of June, 2022

Alan D. Sugarman submitted this comment to an oversimplified article appearing in CityLand. The article ignores abusive regulation of dancing and music by the State Liquor Authority, with Community Boards, requiring licensees to comply with an approved Method of Operation, which regulation will persist even with changes to the Zoning Resolution … unconstitutional demands as to type of music and other issues.