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Detroit-Style Pizza Bar ‘Cross Street Public House’ Opens in Federal Hill

Detroit-Style Pizza Bar ‘Cross Street Public House’ Opens in Federal Hill

Detroit-style pizza is a deep dish, focaccia pizza cooked in blue steel pans. This style is known for its burnt cheese edges and sauce drizzled across the top. Cross Street Public House offers 8″x10″ pizzas including a Margherita, spicy pepperoni, Coney Island hot dog-inspired pizza, cheesesteak pizza, BBQ chicken pizza, s’mores pizza, and more.

| October 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Nola Seafood and Spirits Opens on Cross Street in Federal Hill

Nola Seafood and Spirits Opens on Cross Street in Federal Hill

The menu features a raw bar; chargrilled oysters, which Lasinski fell in love with after trips to New Orleans; crawfish and seafood boils; gumbo; jambalaya; crawfish etoufee; po boys; Cajun-style catfish; and many other Creole-style dishes.

| October 19, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Federal Hill business closes until spring, a Cross Street Market stall launches a food trailer, a tech company expands near M&T Bank Stadium, and updates at Port Covington.

| October 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Seafood and BBQ Carryout Restaurant ‘Miss Maryland Crab’ Coming to Pigtown

Seafood and BBQ Carryout Restaurant ‘Miss Maryland Crab’ Coming to Pigtown

Chef Veronica El is bringing her seafood and BBQ concept Miss Maryland Crab to 813 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. The first-floor retail space on Pigtown Main Street was previously the home of Nick’s Rotisserie before it relocated to a larger space three doors down.

| October 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Retail and Office Collective ‘Riverside’ Aims to Start Construction this Winter

Retail and Office Collective ‘Riverside’ Aims to Start Construction this Winter

A retail and office collective planned for 1900 Light St. is hoping to begin construction at the end of this year. The project, which is called Riverside, is a partnership between building owners Stephen and Cheryl Wilhide and development company Urban Pastoral Collective. The project team has applied for State and Federal tax credits and are awaiting approval before construction will begin.

| October 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Groundwork Kitchen Launches Culinary Training Program, In-Person Dining Starts Next Week

Groundwork Kitchen Launches Culinary Training Program, In-Person Dining Starts Next Week

Groundwork Kitchen, a $10-million, 14,000 sq. ft. culinary arts training center, restaurant, and carryout shop at 925 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown, welcomed its first cohort of students on Monday. Groundwork’s carryout shop opened in July and the sit-down restaurant will open on October 13th.

| October 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Vegan Shop ‘Cloudy Donut Co.’ Opens in Federal Hill

Vegan Shop ‘Cloudy Donut Co.’ Opens in Federal Hill

Vegan shop Cloudy Donut Co. opened last weekend at 1049 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The retail space was mostly recently a CBD shop.

| October 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Caesars Sportsbook and ‘The Brew Brothers’ Sports Bar Coming to Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Caesars Sportsbook and ‘The Brew Brothers’ Sports Bar Coming to Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is preparing for the rollout of sports betting in Maryland with a new sportsbook and sports bar on the first floor of its South Baltimore facility. The Brew Brothers will take over a space vacated by Guy Fieri’s Baltimore Kitchen & Bar and the casino’s Caesars Sportsbook will open adjacent to the space.

| September 29, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Longtime Bartender Taking Over Shotti’s Point

Longtime Bartender Taking Over Shotti’s Point

Kristie Bukowski, who has bartended for the last 17 years at both Shotti’s Point and Paul’s at 701 E. Fort Ave., will become the new owner of Shotti’s Point. Kristie Bukowski is buying the Riverside building and business with her husband Dan Bukowski, who runs karaoke nights at the bar.

| September 28, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Farm Store ‘Rooster + Hen’ Closes at Cross Street Market

Farm Store ‘Rooster + Hen’ Closes at Cross Street Market

Farm store Rooster + Hen has closed at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. Rooster + Hen, which relocated from Catonsville to Federal Hill, was the first tenant to occupy the 1,800 sq. ft. enclosed space at the southeast corner of the renovated market

| September 29, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Former Restaurant Building on Pigtown Main Street Currently Up For Auction

Former Restaurant Building on Pigtown Main Street Currently Up For Auction

A former restaurant property at 771 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown is currently available for purchase in an online auction. The property was most recently the home of Breaking Bread, which is relocating. It was also previously the home of the Tilted Pig and Calypso Cafe.

| September 27, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New Orleans-Inspired Restaurant ‘Nola’ Taking Over the Former Ryleigh’s Space

New Orleans-Inspired Restaurant ‘Nola’ Taking Over the Former Ryleigh’s Space

The menu will have a raw bar; chargrilled oysters, which Lasinski fell in love with after trips to New Orleans; crawfish and seafood boils; gumbo; jambalaya; crawfish etoufee; po boys; Cajun-style catfish; and many other Creole-style dishes.

| September 21, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Shareef’s Pizza & Pasta Opens on Light Street

Shareef’s Pizza & Pasta Opens on Light Street

Shareef’s Pizza & Pasta has opened at 1538 Light St. in Federal Hill. Shareef’s takes over a retail space that was home to Pizza Palace before it closed in the spring.

| September 17, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Limoncello Featured on The Real Housewives of Potomac

Limoncello Featured on The Real Housewives of Potomac

Locust Point restaurant Limoncello was featured last week on Season 6, Episode 9 of The Real Housewives of Potomac (RHOP) on Bravo. The scene was filmed in March.

| September 15, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Codetta Bake Shop and National Aquarium Featured on Good Morning America

Codetta Bake Shop and National Aquarium Featured on Good Morning America

Riverside’s Codetta Bake Shop was among the businesses and sites around Baltimore featured on the Good Morning America (GMA) segment called ‘Rise and shine, Maryland!’

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Barfly’s Named One of the Best Bourbon Bars in the Country

Barfly’s Named One of the Best Bourbon Bars in the Country

Yelp named Riverside’s Barfly’s the 19th best bourbon bar in the country last month. The website ranked the bars using “a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews between Jan. 1, 2001 and Aug. 19, 2021.”

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Rye Street Tavern Reopens for Private Events, Targets 2022 Restaurant Reopening

Rye Street Tavern Reopens for Private Events, Targets 2022 Restaurant Reopening

Rye Street Tavern at the Sagamore Spirit distillery at 301 E. Cromwell St. in Port Covington has reopened for private events, however its public restaurant remains closed. NoHo Hospitality Group, the New York City-based restaurant group by Chef Andrew Carmellini that ran Rye Street Tavern, is not currently involved.

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
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