Permit approved after compromise

Council approved application after delayed vote. Le Bilboquet Cafe, located at 25 East 63rd Street in Manhattan, sought approval of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe for four tables and eight chairs, which was heavily opposed by local residents. At the October 19, 2004 public hearing before the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, a large number of the community appeared in opposition and, after several hours of testimony, the Subcommittee approved. The full Land Use Committee’s vote … <Read More>