Another Unicorn Dead: Cross Bar License Invalidated

  In setting what could only be described as a dangerous precedent today, Octogenarian Head of the Liquor Board Thomas Ward and Commish Dana Moore voted 2-1 to invalidate the 10,000 year old (but still in use yet) Cross Bar der Biergarten’s (12-18 Cross St, Federal Hill (theoretically)) liquor license, a bar that hasn’t even […]

No Idea Tavern is Dead, Long Live No Idea Tavern

Do you have No Idea what’s going on? Well let me catch you up some. No Idea’s owner Jason Zink has sold No Idea to one of the same people he sold Don’t Know to back in 2011 in one Ryan Cooper. This frees Zink to focus on his Canton endeavor, Smaltimore. Now, the sale […]

A local favorite now offering lunch on the weekends

Not that we needed more Sunday Funday options in the Hill area, but ask and ye shall receive! Pub Dog has long been providing us in the neighborhood with delectable eats, this is no surprise. The selection of delicious, personal (if you try hard enough) pizzas has been a craving to many Federal Hillians for […]

Will Crossbar der Biergarten be open by October?

Crossbar der Biergarten, or Crossbar for short, is the latest “super-bar” planned for Federal Hill. Brian McComas, Ryleigh’s owner, continues to push for this newest concept. The plan is to merge 12 & 14 East Cross Street and knock down the walls of 14 & 16 East Cross Street to create an open-air beer garden, […]

Tommy’s Downtown Tavern is the toehold Pigtown needs

A while ago I had heard through the grapevine (probably via @casey18cc and @carolott, who live within eyeshot) that Tommy’s Downtown Tavern (839 W Cross St, Pigtown) was for sale and was reminded again by reading it over on southbmore.com that Tom Fox is trying to sell the property to the “right person,” someone who […]

Former Shucker’s gonna be a mexican joint

A little while ago we TOTALLY BROKE THE STORY that Fells Point’s Shuckers was being shuttered with haste due to a litany of issues but an expiring lease was cited as the primary reason according to management. Some time later, BBJ and Baltimore Magazine brought us word that the brains behind the wildly successful Mad […]