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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A roundup of business in South Baltimore including a space filled after 12 years, SoBo restaurants honored by the Baltimore Sun, Pub Dog now serving lunch and much more!

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Shake Shack to Open First Baltimore Location at 400 E. Pratt St.

Shake Shack to Open First Baltimore Location at 400 E. Pratt St.

Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) is proud to announce it will bring Shake Shack to Baltimore, Maryland. The restaurant is slated to open in early 2015 and will be prominently located in the city’s picturesque Inner Harbor at 400 East Pratt Street across from the iconic National Aquarium

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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BMZA Releases Decision on Crossbar Hearing

BMZA Releases Decision on Crossbar Hearing

After reviewing the board’s decision, David C. Tanner, executive director of the BMZA, issued the zoning board’s decision last Friday. The decision supported the denial of variances on the parking requirement and open air courtyard for outdoor table service, but determined that the rear yard variance was not required.

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Business updates from South Baltimore including two new restaurants, renovations for Rite Aid, and expansion for ZeroFox.

| April 1, 2014 | 3 Comments
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New Location and Name Ahead for Big Matty’s Diner

New Location and Name Ahead for Big Matty’s Diner

A diner has been open at 838 E. Fort Ave. since 1941, originally as Rallo’s, named after the late Vincent Rallo, and more recently as Big Matty’s Diner. However, that will be changing this spring.

| March 27, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Opinion: The Inner Harbor Needs a Local Cuisine Market

Opinion: The Inner Harbor Needs a Local Cuisine Market

In my travels to different cities around the country, whether on a Ravens or Orioles road trip or just taking an urban vacation, I always like to see what other cities are doing well and what I’d like to have in Baltimore.

| March 25, 2014 | 6 Comments
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Snug and Evil Approved to Open in Locust Point

Snug and Evil Approved to Open in Locust Point

An application for a bar/restaurant named Snug and Evil was approved on Thursday, March 13th by the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City (BLLC). Snug and Evil will open at 1401 Decatur St. in Locust Point at the former home of Banners, which opened in 2009 but has been closed for multiple years.

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Most Read Articles in February (SoBo Cliff Notes!)

Most Read Articles in February (SoBo Cliff Notes!)

Here’s a round-up of the most-read SouthBMore.com articles from February including Crossbar news, business updates, a snowboarding session, and Port Covington news.

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Best of Great Plates Around South Baltimore: Meat-Free Options

Best of Great Plates Around South Baltimore: Meat-Free Options

For those looking to eat meat-free for religious purposes this time of year, or for those who practice a vegetarian lifestyle year-round, here is a compilation of meat-free recommendations from SouthBMore.com’s ‘Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore’ feature.

| March 6, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Great New Menu at JR’s Bar & Grill in Locust Point

Great New Menu at JR’s Bar & Grill in Locust Point

JR’s Bar & Grill at 1229 Hull St. in Locust Point has recently undergone some fairly extensive changes. Interior renovations include a new downstairs dining room, an updated kitchen, and a soon-to-open upstairs game room with a pool table and other games.

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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FULL TILT BREWING to Release Camden Cream on March 8th

FULL TILT BREWING to Release Camden Cream on March 8th

FULL TILT BREWING (FTB), Baltimore’s newest craft beer producer, is excited to announce their newest addition, “CAMDEN CREAM.” Their initial release to the ever growing craft beer market will take place on Saturday, March 8th at Dempsey’s Brew Pub and Restaurant in the Camden Yards warehouse located at 333 W. Camden St, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Crossbar Hits Roadblock with BMZA

Crossbar Hits Roadblock with BMZA

The Ryleigh’s restaurant group’s plans for Crossbar were approved on Thursday, February 20th by the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City (BLLC) thus expanding the liquor license from 12-14 E. Cross St. to 12-18 E. Cross St. However, the drawings for the plan, which included several zoning variances, were denied at the Baltimore City Municipal Zoning and Appeals Board (BMZA) yesterday, February 25th. The plan was approved by a 3-2 vote, but a 4-1 decision of approval is needed for projects to move forward.

| February 26, 2014 | 3 Comments
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Crossbar Plan Approved by the Liquor Board

Crossbar Plan Approved by the Liquor Board

After ten months of discussions, two proposals, hundreds of hours of negotiations, two liquor board hearings totaling more than eight hours, and three attempts to challenge the validity of the liquor license, the plan for Crossbar der Biergarten has been approved by the BLLC.

| February 21, 2014 | 1 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two Cafés close, STX signs two athletes, Locust Point bar updates, a company relocates from NYC and Baltimore ranks 4th for highest taxes in the country.

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Changes Ahead for Ropewalk in Federal Hill

Changes Ahead for Ropewalk in Federal Hill

Ropewalk Tavern, which has been a part of the Federal Hill bar and restaurant scene for eighteen and a half years, is excited about some upcoming changes. Riding the success of Ropewalk Fenwick at the Delaware shore, owner Marc McFaul is looking to bring some of the concepts that made the Fenwick restaurant so popular.

| February 14, 2014 | 3 Comments
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New Crossbar Proposal Gains Key Support

New Crossbar Proposal Gains Key Support

Crossbar Der Biergarten, an authentic German biergarten proposed by the Ryleigh’s restaurant group for 12-18 E. Cross St. in the former home of Turner’s/Billabong (12-14 E. Cross St.) and Lanasa Produce in Federal Hill, has gained some key support during this latest round of the approval process.

| February 12, 2014 | 4 Comments
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Chesapeake Craft Brewers Continues Its Search for a Home

Chesapeake Craft Brewers Continues Its Search for a Home

Chesapeake Craft Brewers, the group that was once eyeing a move to the Pabst Castle at 1834 S. Charles St. for a production brewery and brewpub, is still searching for a home. Led by South Baltimore residents Spike Owen and Mike McDonald, Chesapeake Craft Brewers began looking for a new space.

| February 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
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