A public hearing before the New York State Liquor Authority regarding Barclays Center vendor Levy Restaurants' liquor license application at the arena is scheduled for June 12 at 11 a.m.
Community Board 6 recently (with the stipulation of a 2 a.m. cutoff time for alcohol sales).
However, CB6’s recommendation, which will go to the New York State Liquor Authority, came with two conditions that follow the policy for events and NBA games:
- During all NBA games no alcohol can be sold after the third quarter.
- All alcohol sales cease an hour before the end of any other event.
Brooklyn Speaks is calling for a 10 p.m. cutoff time, a stipulation that the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council and other area groups also included in a .
"Sure, the NBA has a policy that requires liquor sales to end after the third quarter,” says the petition. “But basketball only accounts for 40 of the expected 220 events to be held at the arena each year.”
The hearing will take place at the SLA's office at 317 Lenox Avenue, 4th floor, in Manhattan.