Kraken Axes Opens at Power Plant Live!

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Power Plant Live welcomed a new business as axe throwing bar Kraken Axes & Rage opened last month at the Downtown retail and office complex in a space formerly occupied by MEX. Kraken Axes & Rage also has a location in Washington D.C.

In a Facebook announcement Kraken Axes & Rage said:

We are AXE-CITED to announce our second location in Baltimore! Now, we’re throwing the bulls-eye to Marylanders everywhere! Located in Baltimore’s Power Plant Live! — our expansive space can offer the same quality axe-periences for much larger groups.

Kraken Baltimore boasts two full service, 24’ bars: inside and outside! This location is perfect for friendly groups or large corporate parties. Our team of event planners are happy to work with you to accommodate just about any need or request – from conference space and audiovisual equipment to catering options and much more.

Kraken Axes &  Rage also has arcade games including Golden Tee, Skeeball, and Pop-A-Shot!

Its first day open was January 23rd and it’s hours are Thursdays from 4pm-11pm, Fridays from 3pm-1am, and Saturdays from 2pm-1am.

As Kraken Axe & Rage opens at Power Plant Live, one of its original tenants, Howl at the Moon announced it is closing at the end of February after 20 years.

Closures in recent years at Power Plant Live include MEX and AGGIO Baltimore which closed in 2018, and Ruth Chris and Havana Club both closed in 2016. AGGIO, Ruth Chris, and Havana Club’s former spaces along Water St. currently remain vacant. Joe Squared closed in 2017 at Power Plant Live, but still maintains a Station North Location, and Charm City Pizza replaced Joe Squared, but also closed in 2018. That space remains vacant. Charm City Clue Room opened in 2016.

Co-working space Spark Baltimore has expanded several times within the complex. It expanded in 2017 and 2019 and now occupies six floors of of 8 Market Place.

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Power Plant Live owner The Cordish Companies to build a 45-story tower at the school’s closed downtown location at 710 E. Lombard St., which located next-door to the complex. This MOU was announced in 2018, but construction has yet to begin.

Photos below courtesy of Kraken Axes & Rage – Baltimore’s Facebook Page

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