Leftfield Seeks Additional Liquor License for UC Lounge Space

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 at 10:34 am by
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In November of last year, it was announced that Hoboken nightlife purveyor Marc Russell was planning to cross the Hudson and into the Lower East Side. His goal – to assume control of the UC Lounge at 87 Ludlow Street. That feat was quietly accomplished earlier this year without much fanfare. Leftfield is the new B&T nightclub here.

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Later tonight, team Leftfield will appear before Community Board 3 to fight for a second bar on premises. In the basement. Most notable about the application, however, is the hours of operation (4 pm to 1 am) and the “never had any noise complaints” claim. Looks fine on paper, but a few sleep-deprivated readers living within earshot of the bar, specifically overlooking the enclosed courtyard, have heard quite the contrary. Loud music well into 4 am with patrons spilling into the small backyard spewing all sorts of drunken bullshit.

It’ll be interesting to see what happens here.

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