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Black Cat Seeks to Build Third Floor, Add Bar

blackcat14th Street NW nightclub Black Cat is seeking to build a third floor and an additional bar, according to a liquor license notice posted today. The club has applied for a change to its liquor license and a public hearing has been scheduled for Sept. 30.

The notice says Black Cat has applied "to make some modification to the building including the addition of the 3rd floor for extra dressing room and storage space. The changes will include 1500 square foot room with a bar. In addition, increase the total load by 149."

From the notice alone, it's not clear if the third floor will include the new bar or if the bar will be added to existing space. According to Black Cat staff, club owner Dante Ferrando is out of town; he could not be reached by phone today. I'll update with details when I have them.

In the meantime, read the notice after the jump.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE REGULATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Posting Date: August 2, 2013
Petition Date: September 16, 2013
Hearing Date: September 30, 2013

License No.: ABRA-060476
Licensee: Circle Productions, Inc.
Trade Name: Black Cat
License Class: Retailer’s Class “C” Multi-Purpose
Address: 1811 14th St. NW
Contact: Dante Ferrando

WARD 1 ANC 1B SMD 1B12

Notice is hereby given that this licensee has applied for a substantial change to its license under the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Act and that the objectors are entitled to be heard before the granting of such on the hearing date at 10:00 am, 4th Floor, 2000 14th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009. Petition and/or request to appear before the Board must be filed on or before the petition date.

Applicant requests to make some modification to the building including the addition of the 3rd floor for extra dressing room and storage space. The changes will include 1500 square foot room with a bar. In addition, increase the total load by 149.

CURRENT HOURS OF OPERATION AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SALES/SERVICE/CONSUMPTION
Sunday through Thursday 10 am – 2 am and Friday & Saturday 10 am – 3 am

Image courtesy Black Cat

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  • eric

    It would be nice if they would spend some money to improve the lights and sound, too. It's gone downhill in recent years...no idea why...but obviously so in relation to other venues in town.

  • gaga

    this place is a dump, run by a bunch of tattooed punk ass beyatches. here is to hoping that the shaw dupont what the fuck its called shuts this place down.

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