Nov. 1, 2016 04:55 PM

The economy, the August flooding, a chain gang of restaurants. It was all just too much for the local BBQ joint.

It is with great sadness that we bring you this news: 2Paul’s Radically Urban Barbecue, a favorite among many in this community (though apparently not enough of us), locked its Johnston Street doors for good Monday.

Here’s why:

Marilyn and Gary, we’ll surely miss you.

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