You can always count on the Bull Shit Artists at the Board of Standards and Appeals to approve a variance for a building that no one wants to see in their neighborhood:
Korean day spa set to open despite lawsuit from Avella
Avella and several influential community groups have fiercely opposed the project and filed a lawsuit against the Board of Standards and Appeals in August after the city agency approved construction plans. The lawsuit is currently pending.
Residents say the spa, which can hold up to 1,200 people and will operate from 6 a.m. to midnight, will aggravate traffic woes in an area already congested and saturated with commerce.
Councilman Dennis "Pinky" Gallagher wrote a letter to the Board of Standards and Appeals on behalf of the owner of this establishment in support of the variance application. Why would Pinky do that? It's not even in his district! You guessed it:
Chon Engineering campaign contributions
Let's see who else has taken legal bribes from this guy:
Steve Chon campaign contributions - city