Peanuts, crackerjack, beer
LIC’s 2014 Spring battle over the use of restaurant’s backyards, has gotten citywide attention now that summer is here. Yesterday, The Daily News published an article highlighting Alobar’s and 51st Bakery & Cafe rejections so far of their use. Adding fuel to the fire, the story disclosed that:
“The Buildings Department approved plans at 51st Bakery and Café and then backpedaled after receiving an anonymous complaint saying the business did not have a proper certificate of occupancy to open the garden.”
Hmm, the timing sounds a little fishy to me, might it be an inside job?
Anyway, while Community Board 2 is still in its exploratory phase regarding the use of restaurant’s backyards, there are a few new options for dining al fresco this summer. Continue reading