Lee Brewster (NYC Department of Consumer Affairs)

Mackenzie Farkus filed this request with the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs of New York City, NY.
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Multi Request Lee Brewster
Est. Completion March 1, 2019
No Responsive Documents


From: Mackenzie Farkus

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any files related to Lee Brewster, founder of the Queen's Liberation Army and the owner of Lee's Mardi Gras Boutique in New York City, who died in 2000 (https://www.nytimes.com/2000/05/24/nyregion/lee-brewster-57-style-guru-for-world-s-cross-dressers.html).

I am a career journalist with work that has appeared in various publications. I am willing to pay any reasonable expenses associated with this request, however, as the purpose of the requested disclosure is in full conformity with the statutory requirements for a waiver of fees, I formally request such a waiver.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Mackenzie Farkus

From: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has acknowledged your FOIL request FOIL-2019-866-00040. You can expect a response on or about Friday, March 1, 2019.

From: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has closed your FOIL request FOIL-2019-866-00040 for the following reasons: (https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2019-866-00040) A diligent search for records responsive to your request did not locate any such records. Accordingly, your request is denied.


There are no files associated with this request.