Shhh, drink quietly in New York: Noise Ruling Shakes Up Nightclubs

on 07/09/10 at 11:31 pm

Booze News

A court decision in favor of a West Side co-op building is sending shivers through New York’s nightclub and restaurant industry.

In ruling that a roof-deck bar at the Empire Hotel exceeded a city ordinance for noise level and interfered with the residents’ “right to use and enjoy their respective apartments,” the New York appellate court on Aug. 24 reversed a lower court’s decision and sent it back to that court to recommend a remedy.

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