Adult Entertainment Caberet

In People Theatres of N.Y. Inc. v. City of New York, 2017 N.Y. Slip Op. 04385, various owners of adult businesses (“Plaintiffs”) brought separate actions against the City of New York (“City”) based upon First Amendment challenges seeking relief against zoning ordinances that bar adult establishments from operating in, among other areas, all residential districts
Continue Reading Court of Appeals Reiterates “Modest” Burden for Regulating Adult Uses in People Theatres of N.Y. Inc. v. City of New York

In a decision that underscores the importance of presenting accurate and truthful information when making a land use application, the Appellate Division in Matter of Green 2009, Inc. v. Weiss, Index No. 2012-06784 (February 13, 2014), recently affirmed the Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals (“BOA”) decision to reopen a prior decision which granted a special exception for a

Continue Reading “Misrepresentations” May Justify Reconsideration of Prior Approval