Congregation members of a new mosque located in a former hot dog
stand on Western Avenue provided a first look inside their recently
renovated-space at a meet and greet with West Ridge residents Wednesday night.
News that a mosque might be built in the former U Lucky
Dawg location was not received well by community members, because they
wanted to see it remain a commercial space.
the mosque's leaders persevered with their plans and were issued a special use
permit for the prayer center, after originally being denied, and bought
the property about a year ago.
are open to any of you,” mosque spokesman Rashid Motivala told about 30
residents. “From the community, what we are expecting [is] that if you
have any concern or anything, we are open for compliment ... or your ideas
and how we can improve our services.” Read more »