Friday, July 20, 2007

Plumbing inspection Wednesday...

building inspection very soon after that. Then it's just getting the letter of no objection from the building department and pulling our license. We'll see--it shouldn't be much longer than a week from now.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Ha! Now to the next step.

06/11/2007 302283464 03 A2 001 P APPROVED 07/19/2007 SCHNALL RANSIN

Wednesday, July 18, 2007


And all it took was getting really mad and leaving a vaguely threatening voice-mail. I should get mad more often.

Now it's just paperwork--we'll keep you updated as we spin straw into gold, i.e. turn signatures into licenses.

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Two recent articles about us

are here:

We're (as usual) very close, but finally we've managed to get some plumbing happening, which is what we've been waiting on for nigh on a ridiculous month. That may be done by today or tomorrow, after which it's just the paperwork race. We'll keep you posted.

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Happy Fourth of July, everyone!

We took matters into our own (and our carpenter friend Mike's) hands this week and finished all the plumbing this week except for one underbar sink and the gas lines. If our old plumber doesn't get in touch with us tomorrow, I've gotten the info for two others who could do that work very quickly. Our architect has been out this week, but the next time he's open we'll set up inspections.

Today, we're going to clean up the bar, build a little office for ourselves downstairs, take out a bunch of trash, and then maybe go to somebody's rooftop to watch the fireworks on the East River. I hope all of you have a great 4th. I swear we're almost there!