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A process server representing the owners of a proposed bar and restaurant in Gravesend that was denied a liquor license interrupted Community Board 15’s September meeting last night, serving papers for a $180 million lawsuit that claims the Board conspired to defame the owners, and discriminated against them based on their Russian roots. Pleasure Island,…

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“Bullet Points” is our new format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Board votes against naming street after activist and vocal Community Board critic Mary Powell: Members of…

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Just over three months after local leaders emerged victorious in a fight barring a new bar and lounge from opening on Avenue U, the establishment’s owners have tweaked their plans and requested Community Board 15’s approval for a liquor license. The owners of the business at 816 Avenue U, previously named Pleasure Island, have changed…

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We reported exactly one month ago that the State Liquor Authority voted to deny Gravesend’s Pleasure Island (816 Avenue U) a liquor license unless they could rally community support within 30 days. The deadline passed, and, with no community support reported, the denial is now official. “My office has been working with the community since…

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Following a barrage of complaints from the community, the State Liquor Authority voted yesterday to deny the owners of a would-be bar and lounge in Gravesend permits to sell booze if they cannot rally support from neighbors in the next 30 days. The owners seek to reopen Pleasure Island, a former bar at 816 Avenue…