Who doesn’t enjoy a good love story? The “engagement” of two of Baltimore’s beloved icons was the most-read Maryland Business blog post in 2011.
Other popular posts included the rebirth of a legendary Baltimore restaurant, new development in Canton and the search for a Hollywood star shooting on location in Charm City.
The most-read blog posts of the year are as follows:
1. Boh and wife –May 11
This Saturday, Natty Boh and Miss Salie Utz are getting hitched. Or chipped. Or whatever chips and beer do together.
You may have seen the billboard on the JFX. Natty Boh, mascot of National Bohemian Beer, proposed to Miss Salie Utz, of Utz Snacks fame, in 2007. Four years later the two are finally getting married.
2. Harris Teeter, Target announcement coming soon for Canton Crossing — Nov. 4
Owners of Canton Crossing, the new development now making its way through planning approvals in the city, are gearing up to announce two anchors: Harris Teeter and Target.
A city development source said Friday the two chains are ready to ink leasing deals with Chesapeake Real Estate Group and BCP Investors LLC, principals of the new ownership team of the 31-acre waterfront site located near the First Mariner Tower just off of Boston Street.
3. Towson Gino’s prepares to open — Aug. 9
Nearly two weeks shy of its grand opening on LaSalle Road in Towson, Gino’s Burgers & Chicken held a dress rehearsal Tuesday to the delight of dozens of former devotees of the legendary local chow.
Former Baltimore Colts great Artie Donovan held court at tables in the restaurant located near the intersection of LaSalle and Joppa roads.
4. Good morning, Woody Harrelson — May 9
Today, I’m on the hunt for Woody Harrelson.
“Game Change” is filming at the Tremont Grand, right around the corner from TDR’s offices, and security and set people have told us that Harrelson’s supposed to make an appearance Monday to shoot a scene.
5. The Falls in Mt. Washington to close — Sept. 20
Fellow residents of Mt. Washington (and those who frequent the area) will be saddened to learn that our beloved restaurant, The Falls in Mt. Washington, has announced it is closing, effective immediately.
The cafe/restaurant, located on Kelly Avenue near the Mt. Washington Tavern, made the announcement via its Facebook page Tuesday morning, with the reason for its closure unclear