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Midtown South Explorers Block Party, on 35th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, on Saturday, October 2.

WHEREAS, The applicant wants to organize a block party on Saturday, October 2nd , 2010, and

WHEREAS, The proposed event would have 1000 expected visitors throughout the day, and

WHEREAS, Set up would start at 8am, and break down would be completed by 7pm, and

WHEREAS, The proposed event would have 8 food vendors, and 50 to 60 vendors, portable generators, and

WHEREAS, Community Board 5 is unfairly burdened with street closures for street activity permits, parades, film permits and other such events, and is opposed to street closures for any new block party or street festival, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the block party for Midtown South Explorers Club, application to hold a block party on West 35th Street between 7th & 8th Avenues, November 13th, 2010.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 36 in favor; 2 opposed; 5 abstaining.

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