Judge orders utilities be turned off at Backstreet Grill; restaurant announces closure

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A judge is ordering the utilities be turned off at a popular Old Town restaurant. Backstreet Grill was ordered to close at the beginning of the year because of its refusal to require employees to wear masks. However, the restaurant said its shutting down for good. A recent Instagram post says Sunday was their last day in business.


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In the spring, the health department revoked the restaurant’s health permit saying the management refused to cooperate with food safety inspectors. On Wednesday, a judge ordered for their utilities to be discontinued.

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