Say hello to your Purple Route bar crawl

You know what’s really fun? Riding free buses paid for by parking fees and taxes! You know what’s even more fun than that? Using said free public transportation to grant patronage to ten or so bars/restaurants along its route! And so debuts the CCC Purple Route Bar Crawl, specifically designed to be performed on a […]

Baltimore Beer Week 2011 opening tap celebration – get yer tickets now

Baltimore’s undeniably biggest celebration of craft beer of the non-Belgian variety – Baltimore Beer Week – starts at the beginning of October, with the always enjoyable Opening Tap Celebration (OTC) on October 6th at Ram’s Head Live (tickets here). In its 3rd year, Baltimore Beer Week and its OTC has seemingly skyrocketed in popularity year […]

Gently Used Muggsy’s Mug House MUST L@@K!

Hey, anyone wanna buy a bar? A bar that recently closed a week or so ago? For $200,000 and a monthly lease with a purchase option? Well here’s your opportunity! Federal Hill, MD Bar,Tavern, Pub, Restaurant with liquor license in desirable neighborhood for sale. $200k firm Will finance 50% with very attractive terms.. First 2 […]

Finnegan’s Wake / Dark Horse Tavern: First Impressions

And so it has come to pass that the Ropewalk dynasty has inhabited the long, long, long standing massiveness that is Canton’s 2324 Boston St., a property with a rich and luxurious history of failure. Its last iteration, Canton Arts and Entertainment, was open for less than six months due to what could only be […]

Muggsy’s Mug House to close, landlord dispute cited (again)

Update: More info at Midnight Sun (also Beer in Baltimore), fortunate end to an unfortunate situation in that their agreement was nullified with no ill will. Huzzah! It seems like every week we’re either saying hello or goodbye to one bar or another in Federal Hill, and this time the unfortunate news seems to be […]

Update: Ryleigh’s Oyster / No Way Jose Cafe ‘pocalypse

So there I was, all set to potentially attend a meeting put on by the Federal Hill Hospitality Association tonight around 8pm in an effort to get a full update on what the status regarding one Ryleigh’s Oyster owner (INO) Brian McComas (who is also the president of the Federal Hill Hospitality Association, gee whiz) […]