A neighbor who said the Pride Parade should be kicked out of Lakeview due to crime was applauded at this month's CAPS meeting, but Ald. Tom Tunney [...] said those demanding its end are in the "very minor, minor minority."
Tunney's office received about 40 complaint calls in the first three days after the parade, he said, and most of them were about traffic — not crime.
"People know that this is a busy, dynamic neighborhood," Tunney said. "What you're saying right now — you're one person with an ax to grind."Just one person. Looks like that may now be two people: that stupid idiot from last year and some guy named Tom Tunney. Here's what the alderman said about the Pride Parade aftermath this year:
[…} The problems that came with the post-parade late-night crowd will be addressed as we continue to examine the parade route and evaluate all options for next year.The parade has crowding issues. Belmont is the problem. Both can be fixed.