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Director says unstable business led to Hollywood Diner lease’s end

If the Hollywood Diner was viable under its current operator, Baltimore would not have terminated its lease, according to the executive director of the nonprofit Chesapeake Center for Youth Development. Ivan Leshinsky said Wednesday that CCYD did not comply with ...

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Sweat Equity: Hollywood Diner gets new owner, vision

The Hollywood Diner has been a Baltimore landmark ever since Baltimore-native and movie director Barry Levinson filmed parts of his breakout film “Diner” in it in 1982. It wasn’t on the corner of Saratoga and Holiday streets then, nor was it called the Hollywood Diner, but its new owner is hoping both the location and the celebrity will help usher in diners looking for an inexpensive — yet delicious — meal.

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