Tango Sur Owner Plays to Rough Crowd in Bid for Tavern License on Ashland

By Patty Wetli | Monday, February 27, 2012

Neighbors meet to discuss tavern license application on Ashland Avenue. Credit: Patty Wetli

For 16 years, restaurateur Sergio DiSapio has operated the wildly successful Tango Sur on Southport. So you’d think the Northcenter community would be thrilled to welcome his newest enterprise to their neighborhood. Not exactly.

After spending the past nine months working to rid Ashland Avenue of the trouble spot Centro, residents were lukewarm at best to DiSapio’s bid to acquire property at 3938 N. Ashland Ave., requiring the lifting of a tavern license moratorium in effect on Ashland from Irving Park to Grace.

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