Bill “Boz” Boswell stands at the bar at Leon’s of Baltimore, drinks a shot and takes a sip from one of two Yuenglings just delivered by the bartender. He talks excitedly about the scene he found here in 1979 after getting out of the Army. It’s in Baltimore’s gay bars that he finally found a […]
A developer’s fight over some $625,000 in lost historic tax credits for an award-winning Mount Vernon redevelopment has survived a challenge in U.S. District Court.
A city review panel gave limited preliminary approval to plans for a $25 million, 142-unit apartment building at a busy intersection in historic Mount Vernon Tuesday.
Agora Publishing, a 33-year-old international publisher based in Baltimore, will soon be moving into another city landmark: 1001 Cathedral St. in Mt. Vernon. The company announced Tuesday it had purchased the former site of Chase Brexton Health Services to expand its office space. Chase Brexton is moving to larger office spaces in the Monumental Life […]
The new manager of the former Brass Elephant restaurant said Wednesday the doors will soon reopen as a seafood and brunch specialty café called The Museum — and not as a night club as originally planned. Taking a break from renovations, Charlie Curry said the restaurant will feature menu items such as shrimp and lobster […]
St. John Properties has announced the purchase of a one-acre parcel at 56 Timonium Road for redevelopment into 10,000-square-foot retail strip mall. Known as Timonium Exchange, the site is configured to hold a medley of tenants with businesses ranging from 1,500 to 4,500 square feet. St. John said this week that it plans is to […]
A Mt. Vernon landmark restaurant that closed down could be open again by spring and three annual coin shows threatened to leave Baltimore if Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget eliminates their tax breaks. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. Brass Elephant could reopen by spring – by Melody Simmons The “old […]
The “old lady” is coming back. Baltimore’s historic Brass Elephant restaurant could reopen as early as spring with new owners, a real estate agent said Wednesday. Workers were busy Wednesday inside the Mt. Vernon landmark checking the restaurant’s kitchen and operating systems, and the sale could close within 30 days, said Martin Kibbe, a ReMax […]
The work at what soon will be Baltimore’s newest park is in full swing near Pier 5. Look for Pierce’s Park to open this fall. The development, located on a sliver of land behind the Columbus Center, is going to be an oasis for fun and creative play. Park benches will be made of recycled […]
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As the landmark redbrick building near the square in Mount Vernon undergoes repairs from a devastating fire in December, the owner of a small restaurant has found hope just across the street. After being closed for eight months, chef and owner Tony Chemmanoor reopened Indigma Restaurant in mid-August in temporary quarters at 801 N. Charles […]
When you think of Baltimore, you don’t necessarily think “fashion destination” along the lines of New York, Paris, Milan, etc. But apparently someone wants to try to change that. On Sept. 8, a “Fashion’s Night Out” celebration of sorts will be held in Baltimore, along with 100 other cities in 17 countries participating in the […]