Lola, the relocated Chelsea Cajun restaurant looking to reopen at Watts Street in Soho (right), has bucked the odds and won the liquor license that faced significant neighborhood opposition, The Villager reports. What lesson does Lola's win have for other restaurateurs? Let's find out:
“It served the public interest because it served the public interest,” Sweeney said of the ultimate point of the S.L.A.’s final five-page report on why the license was granted.And thus concludes another bang-up job by the SLA.
· Lola has a Liquor License Again in Soho Cajun Battle [The Villager]
· Drying of NYC: Lola Edition [~E~]
BONUS DRYING OF NYC: The drying of, uh, Hunter's Point.
· Hunters Pt. bar opposition brewing [NYDailyNews]