When Michael Krawiec discovered two adjoining, vacant storefronts on a corner in North Williamsburg during a space-scouting stroll a few months ago, he was gleeful. The entrepreneur was convinced he’d found the perfect landing spot for his next venture. “I didn’t think I’d be lucky enough to find a space like that,” says Krawiec. Not only were the windowed, ground-floor commercial spaces set in a Brooklyn neighborhood teeming with high-profile new developments, including the William Vale Hotel and the under-construction 25 Kent office building, but they could seamlessly house his freshly hatched concept: a bar and a coffeehouse under one roof. However, after coming to an agreement on rent with the building’s owner, Krawiec, a former co-owner of two bars in Astoria, his moment of triumph turned to anxiety when he considered the next hurdle: getting a liquor license for the place. CLICK ON PHOTO ABOVE TO CONTINUE READING
On September 7, 2016 Governor Cuomo signed into law changes to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. Effective immediately, on-premises licensees will be able to sell and serve alcoholic beverages starting at 10 AM on Sundays.
Message to Package store licensees Effective immediately, liquor stores licensed pursuant to ABCL Section 63 and Wine stores licensed pursuant to Section 79 for off premise consumption are converted to 7 day licenses.
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