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Citizen restaurant closing for good; Coronavirus cited as a reason

Posted at 7:12 AM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 07:12:38-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Fueled in part by the Coronavirus, a downtown lunch spot is preparing to close for good after the pandemic soured a deal that would have put it under new ownership.

Citizen, founded nine years ago by wife-and-husband duo Sherri and Greg Johnson, will close March 18.

The breakfast and lunch spot opened in 2011 at 909 E. Main St. before moving a few blocks east in 2015 to its current home at 1203 E. Main St.

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