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Fighting the NIMBYs

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2010_10_ken-lobby.jpg"Restaurants are like an ATM machine for the city...We need to be treated with more respect...the idea that the community boards have as much power as they do without being policed or governed in any way...and can prevent a legitimate business that's going to employ lots of people and pay lots of tax etc. from doing something is pretty crazy." —Ken Friedman explains how he's forming a restaurant lobby with Sean MacPherson, Eric Goode, Taavo Somer, Serge Becker. [The Feast]