Update: Sister Cities has been cleared by the city and will reopen Sunday, January 24 at 11 a.m. Travis Parfait and Pamela Melton tells us, "We will also be open this Monday, to help us recover. This could all end up being just a hiccup if we get a strong turnout over the next few days!"
Original story follows....
The popular Dutchtown eatery Sister Cities Cajun & BBQ has been closed indefinitely after a driver skidded through the snow in the early morning hours and drove right into the South Grand Avenue storefront.
Co-owner Travis Parfait tells Riverfront Times that the driver, an older gentlemen, lost control of his compact Toyota and hit the building with such force, security footage shows snow falling inside the building. It even knocked out the electricity. When city inspectors visited the scene, they declared the property unsafe and ordered it condemned until repairs can be made.
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