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In-N-Out banner hinting at new location opening in Silverthorne was a prank, city says

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Posted at 8:21 AM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 10:41:12-05

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — After months of opening announcements and growing anticipation, another potential Colorado location for California fast-food franchise In-N-Out Burger seemed to surface over the weekend, this time all the way over in Summit County.

The picture, of an official-looking sign just off Interstate 70 in Silverthorne, shows the words “Here Soon” next to the burger company’s logo. It even includes a phone number to call for inquiries.

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“While the photo is real, it was a prank, as In-N-Out is not working on any prospective sites in Silverthorne,” Town Manager Ryan Hyland confirmed in an email to The Denver Post on Monday.

This isn’t the first time In-N-Out fanatics have planted somewhat convincing advertisements on random street corners or in vacant store windows, but the timing is especially deceiving.

Read the full story at The Denver Post's website here.