Urban Planet: Cracking Down on Chicago’s Food Trucks

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“You can’t get me for premeditated selling of a cupcake,” says Chicago truck vendor Lupita Kuri. A police officer noted her intended location from a Facebook post and ticked her for parking in a loading zone. Food trucks are very popular in the windy city. But an ordinance which prevents the trucks from operating within 200 feet of any business that serves food has police cracking down. (The Chicago Sun Times)

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