Veteran-Owned Businesses in South Baltimore

| November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Happy Veterans Day to all the veterans and active duty military members in South Baltimore and beyond.

Here’s a list of some of the veteran-owned businesses in the area (note: please let us know if any are missing):

A&C Pack and Ship – Union Square: This shipping store is co-owned by United States Army Veteran C. Nicole Orr.

BMORE LICKS – Federal Hill (coming soon): This ice cream shop, which is coming soon to Federal Hill and has a location in Canton, is c-owned by Maryland Air National Guard Veteran Kim Proctor.

Elseworlds Emporium – Federal Hill: This new collectors shop is owned by United States Army Veteran Jason Petrini. The online shop is open and the store reopens on Friday.

Espirt de Couture – Federal Hill: This thrift shop is owned by United States Air Force Veteran Amy Karpan and United States Army Veteran Tom Strazza. Espirt de Couture is a nonprofit that donates its profits to veteran organizations.

Milk & Honey Market by Vagrant Coffee – Pigtown: This business is co-owned by Joshua Dew who is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Pizza di Joey – Federal Hill: Pizza di Joey is owned by United States Navy Veteran Joey Vanoni.

Photo from Pizza di Joey’s Facebook Page

Riverside Taphouse – Riverside/South Baltimore: Riverside Taphouse is owned by United States Navy Veteran Ryan Kehoe.

Suspended Brewing Company – Pigtown: The Pigtown brewery is co-owned by Amir Karimian who is in the United States Army.

The Baltimore Station – Sharp Leadenhall: The Baltimore Station is an innovative therapeutic residential and outpatient treatment program supporting veterans who are overcoming obstacles to regain self-sufficiency.

Tinybrickoven – Federal Hill: Tinybrickoven is owned by United States Navy Veteran Will Fagg. Tinybrickoven is closed for Veterans Day but will reopen on Thursday.

Vagrant Coffee – Federal Hill: Formerly known as 3 Bean Coffee, this business is also co-owned by Dew.

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