Real estate agent suing longtime restaurateur over commission
After nearly three decades of burgers and blue jeans, Leonard “Boogie” Weinglass is selling the building that houses his namesake restaurant in Aspen for $27.5 million.
That’s according to a real estate agent’s lawsuit filed Wednesday against Weinglass’ company. Shlomo Ben-Hamoo, himself a former restaurateur who once worked at Boogie’s, contends he is due a commission of $550,000, and possibly as much as $1.3 million, on the sale. An attorney for Weinglass disputed that Ben-Hamoo is owed a commission.
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