the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, Paul Vagianos the controversial owner of “It’s Greek to Me” is throwing his hat in the ring for a run at the Village Council slot left open by the sudden departure of Bernie Walsh .
In a Facebook post on August 26th Mr Vagianos highlighted some of his successes ,
Mr. Vagianos was the focus serious community outrage when he build a permanent wall on a public sidewalk in violation of Village of Ridgewood code in front of his restaurant creating a public safety and ADA compliance issue as well as suggesting to many he was above the law.
Mr. Vagianos was a big proponent of the Hudson Parking garage and the High Density Housing that now litters the Central Business District ,built without any consideration of the impact it would have on traffic, public safety, schools, water, and sewage .
Recently Mr. Vagianos got a name for himself by becoming the first restaurant in New Jersey to require “vaccine cards” for indoor dining .