Moreno said his only motivation is to make certain that residents of the trendy neighborhood have control over what goes into the club’s former home.
The suit seeks more than $9.6 million in damages from the 1st Ward alderman, the city of Chicago and the city’s zoning committee.
THE WATCHDOGS: While backing plans for condos in their wards, aldermen for booming neighborhoods got loans from bank led by the developers’ lawyer.
“Insult to injury, man,” Justine Bayod-Espoz said of the venue change to a 5,412-square-foot house that’s the picture of North Side gentrification.
His appearance at a $50-a-plate “Discussion of Gentrification with Ald. Joe Moreno” won’t quiet criticism.
Illinois Restaurant Association President Sam Toia is backing a plan to allow Chicago food trucks to park and stay longer in one legal space.
Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) says food trucks need longer than two hours to stay in one place if they are to survive and thrive in Chicago.