[Summit] Fw: UPDATE - no need to speak today on 4 a.m. closing application by Insomnia Cookies

David Kolsky davidjkolsky at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 14 10:18:00 CDT 2016


With less than two hours notice (and all that work last night), I just got this from the College Hill Neighborhood Association.

Dave

--- On Thu, 7/14/16, College Hill Neighborhood Association <CHNA at chnaprovidence.org> wrote:

> From: College Hill Neighborhood Association <CHNA at chnaprovidence.org>
> Subject: UPDATE - CHNA opposing 4 AM closing time for Thayer Street business
> To: 
> Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016, 10:18 AM
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> 
> July 14, 2016
> 
> UPDATE:
> 
> 
> 
> Thank you so much for the many replies opposing the 4 AM
> closing time of this establishment.  This morning, CHNA
> submitted a letter of opposition to the Board of
> Licenses. 
> 
> 
> 
> At this time, we do not need to appear
>  for  “Approval for Advertising” per
> the Board of Licenses. 
> 
> 
> 
> However, we will need neighborhood support on the date of
> the actual hearing. Once a date has been set, we will
> provide an update.
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks! 
> 
> 
> 
>  
> 
>  Don’t let
> Insomnia Cookies keep you awake… until 4
> AM
> 
> 
> 
> Insomnia Cookies, a chain that establishes itself adjacent
> to college campuses is planning to go before the Licensing
> Board to seek an extended hours closing time. Their planned
> location on Thayer Street (across from the Post office) will
> provide walk-in and delivery service until 4 AM.
> 
> 
> 
> CHNA opposes a 4 AM closing time on Thayer Street as this
> creates a significant increase in traffic, noise, litter
> etc.  Allowing a 4 AM closing time would also set a
> monumental precedent for other establishments on Thayer (and
> the city) to ask for a similar closing time!
> 
> 
> 
> CHNA just learned today that Insomnia Cookies will be
> appearing before the Licensing Board tomorrow (Thursday,
> July 14) to seek approval to advertise for the actual
> hearing, which has not yet been scheduled.
> 
> 
> 
> CHNA believes it’s in our best interest to preserve
> our neighborhood by speaking up early and often on issues
> that impact our quality of life.  If allowed, it will
> become a magnet for all those seeking a place to eat and
> hang out until 4 AM especially when the crowds from
> restaurants and bars that close at current closing times of
> 1 AM or 2 AM (Fri/Sat) filter into College Hill with Thayer
> street as their destination. This has the potential to
> create a significant noise issue for nearby residents.
> 
> 
> 
> This could also result in an increase in late night
> disturbances and a need for extended Police patrol hours.
> 
> 
> 
> Would you be willing to appear in front of the Licensing
> Board tomorrow at 1pm to oppose this license request?
>  
> 
> 
> 
> Please don’t let Insomnia Cookies
> keep you up at night!
> 
> 
> 
> Providence City Hall, 25 Dorrance St, Room 112.
> 
> Please reference item 2 in Board
> of License Docket.
> 
>  
> 
                                            
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> © 2012 College Hill Neighborhood Association, Inc., All
> rights reserved.
> 
> a non-profit organization
> 
> www.collegehillna.com or call 401.633.5230
> 
> 
> 
> Our mailing address is:
> 
> CHNA PO Box 2442 Providence, RI 02906
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