Lockup owners address claims

Co-owners and husband and wife team Eric and Liz Macaire said The Lockup “is here for the long run.” Photo by Alexander Wilburn

From the beginning, The Lockup was the subject of stories and speculation. The Main Street Salisbury restaurant was set to open in a space that had primarily been used as a clothing store, and its long renovation through a seemingly endless summer of 2016 was as public an affair as possible. 

Pedestrians peeked in through the windows, watched the workers, and by autumn, it seemed anyone inquisitive enough to fully stick their head in the door was happily given a full tour, weeks ahead of the Thanksgiving Day grand opening. 

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