Rumors of Green Street Chipotle closing untrue

By Chandresh Nandani

The Green Street location of the widely popular Mexican food chain Chipotle is not closing, despite rumors perpetuated on the mobile app Yik Yak.

Yik Yak is an anonymous geolocation-based app that allows users in the area to post “yaks,” or short blurbs. The content can be upvoted to become more visible.

Last week, an upvoted post claimed that Chipotle was closing due to a new owner buying the location and raising the price of rent to a point where Chipotle could not pay it.

There were multiple follow-up yaks and even yaks that were supposedly from employees confirming the shutdown.

However, Chipotle Service Manager Steve Hardyman said the store is not in fact closing and is “doing just fine.” He said they are constantly working on improving the quality of the food and service they provide.

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Chandresh can be reached at [email protected].