Dining

Ruby 8 Closes at McHenry Row, Likely to be Replaced by Two Businesses

Ruby 8 Closes at McHenry Row, Likely to be Replaced by Two Businesses

Ruby 8 has closed its 4,200 sq. ft. restaurant at 1702 Whetstone Way in McHenry Row. Owner Chil Chong has moved his focus to his new restaurant Nori, which opened this month at 850 W. 36th St. in Hampden.

| July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Team from Delia Foley’s Opening New Restaurant at the Former Bluegrass Tavern

Team from Delia Foley’s Opening New Restaurant at the Former Bluegrass Tavern

The yet-to-be-named restaurant from Andrew Carter and Jesse Selke will focus on “new American cuisine” and “upscale pub food.” The new restaurant will be a change of pace for the duo as Delia Foley’s and Smaltimore are more bar-focused establishments. “We are excited to tackle the food aspect of the business and diversify our portfolio,” said Carter.

| July 11, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Ellen’s Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Ellen’s Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Ellen’s Cafe serves chai lattes, hot and iced teas, a large selection of espresso drinks, cappuccinos, coffees, and smoothies. It will serve breakfast sandwiches each day with ingredients including egg, cheese, sausage, turkey sausage, and bacon. Sandwiches will come on bagels, croissants, or English muffins.

| July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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38,000 sq. ft. of Office and Retail Coming to Former South Baltimore Slaughterhouse

38,000 sq. ft. of Office and Retail Coming to Former South Baltimore Slaughterhouse

The former slaughterhouse at 1900 Light St. in South Baltimore is currently under renovation and will become office and retail space. The historic building is owned by Stephen Wilhide of Wilhide Draperies Inc. (WDI), which recently relocated from the building. The development team of Wilhide and Michael Abrams is aiming to bring two restaurants to the project.

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The Hoof Cafe Opens in Locust Point, Brings Coffee and Ice Cream to the Neighborhood

The Hoof Cafe Opens in Locust Point, Brings Coffee and Ice Cream to the Neighborhood

The Hoof is a coffee shop serving beans roasted at Locust Point’s Pfefferkorn’s Coffee, which has been in the neighborhood for more than 100 years. Coffee drinks include drip coffee, iced coffee, nitro cold brew, espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, Americanos, and more.

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Our House Relocating to Immigrant House in Locust Point

Our House Relocating to Immigrant House in Locust Point

Pizza restaurant Our House recently closed at 1121 Hull St. in Locust Point but is planning a new location within the neighborhood on the first floor of Immigrant House at 1308 Beason St. Immigrant House is a three-story, 5,920 sq. ft. building adjacent to the Locust Point Community United Church of Christ. Also located on the first floor of Immigrant House is the Baltimore Immigration Museum.

| June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Team from Das Bier Haus Opens Pizza and Italian Restaurant Fornicolli’s

Team from Das Bier Haus Opens Pizza and Italian Restaurant Fornicolli’s

Fornicolli’s has some dine-in seating, but will focus on delivery and carryout. The menu includes made-to-order pizza by the slice, whole pizzas, appetizers, cheesesteaks, pastas, sandwiches, and salads. The menu is led by Chef and General Manager Mark Dunaway, who was a former chef at Regi’s American Bistro and most recently a sous chef at Das Bier Haus.

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Ludlow Market, Bar & Bottle Shop Opens as More Casual Replacement to Wine Market Bistro

Ludlow Market, Bar & Bottle Shop Opens as More Casual Replacement to Wine Market Bistro

Owner Christopher Spann decided it was time for a change after 13 and a half years as Wine Market Bistro. He said the restaurant world is moving to more casual and laid-back and he wanted to transition the space into a restaurant with a more flexible menu that he thinks is a better fit for the neighborhood.

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Weller Entertainment Launches to Bring Events to Port Covington, Matisyahu and Talib Kweli Playing Shows This Weekend

Weller Entertainment Launches to Bring Events to Port Covington, Matisyahu and Talib Kweli Playing Shows This Weekend

Weller Development Company, which is leading the development of Sagamore Development Company and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group’s 235-acrew Port Covington redevelopment project, announced the launch of Weller Entertainment LLC this week. As an experiential marketing and production company, Weller Entertainment’s mission is to draw people to Port Covington through events and community engagement. 

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Jazz + Soju to Host Grand Opening this Thursday at Anthem House in Locust Point

Jazz + Soju to Host Grand Opening this Thursday at Anthem House in Locust Point

Jazz + Soju is a new restaurant concept from Baltimore resident Michelle Min, who also owns a restaurant called Roosterspin in Westfield, New Jersey with her sister. Just like Roosterspin, Jazz + Soju will serve Korean double-fried chicken, which earned rave reviews in The New York Times.

| June 12, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Federal Hill Neighborhood Clean-Up and Sidewalk Sale This Saturday, June 9th

Federal Hill Neighborhood Clean-Up and Sidewalk Sale This Saturday, June 9th

A Federal Hill street cleanup followed by a breakfast and happy hour at Banditos; and a sidewalk sale featuring many Federal Hill shops.

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill Jazz & Blues Festival Tomorrow Featuring Seven Hours of Music on Two Stages

Federal Hill Jazz & Blues Festival Tomorrow Featuring Seven Hours of Music on Two Stages

Check out Federal Hill’s 17th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival on Sunday, June 3rd!! Enjoy a day in beautiful Federal Hill, checking out awesome vendors, eating delicious food, and listening to the hottest jazz & blues bands in Baltimore!

| June 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Cheese Galore & More Relocating to Former HarborQue in Federal Hill, Adding Beer and Wine

Cheese Galore & More Relocating to Former HarborQue in Federal Hill, Adding Beer and Wine

Cheese Galore & More plans on adding light fare including cheese plates, charcuteries, open-faced French bread sandwiches, and shrimp salad, along with its signature paninis. Cheese Galore & More is also working with HarborQue to keep their signature Carolina-style pork BBQ at the location.

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

VaporFi opens at Southside Marketplace offering 30,000 juice flavors made in the USA; two new businesses open in Federal Hill; an Irish bar closes; a Federal Hill business raises capital; Horseshoe Casino employees help renovate a local school; a virtual McKeldin Fountain Downtown; and BGE lowers its rates. Stay in the know!

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to Fly Over Baltimore in October During Maryland Fleet Week

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to Fly Over Baltimore in October During Maryland Fleet Week

New this year will be a demonstration by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds during the the Baltimore Air Show. It will also include demonstrations from additional military planes. The show will take place on Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th from 1pm to 4pm.

| May 25, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Hawaiian Poké Restaurant PokéOno Coming to Southside Marketplace

Hawaiian Poké Restaurant PokéOno Coming to Southside Marketplace

Poké is a Hawaiian dish that became popular with fishermen on the Pacific islands. It features rice; seafood, including raw tuna and salmon; and toppings such as veggies, spices, and sauces. Poké became of favorite dish of Andrew Danieli’s when he would visit his New Jersey surfing buddies who had moved to the North Shore of Oahu. He decided he wanted to bring the dish to the East Coast and did “crazy research” talking to chefs all over Hawaii.

| June 6, 2018 | 1 Comments
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HarborQue Closes in Federal Hill, Launches Food Truck

HarborQue Closes in Federal Hill, Launches Food Truck

HarborQue closed its Federal Hill restaurant at 1125 S. Charles St. in April. HarborQue had a BBQ restaurant in South Baltimore for 10 years, including five years on Lawrence St. in Locust Point before its former building was demolished to make way for the Anthem House development.

| May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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