Last Halloween, as flames licked up the walls of The Mt. Washington Tavern, groups of horrified customers watched the blaze ravage their favorite hangout, while the co-owners pledged to rebuild. Rob Frisch and Dave Lichty made good on their promise. Just a year and a few days after the two-alarm fire, the tavern emerged from the ashes as an entirely redesigned restaurant and bar, open to the public as of Tuesday at 4 p.m. Former customers and neighboring business owners in Mount Washington Village said they’re thrilled to welcome the tavern back, even though it’s hardly recognizable thanks to massive renovations to the tune of $4 million for the 10,000-square-foot space.Read More »
With plans to reopen this November, the Mt. Washington Tavern is selling paving bricks with proceeds benefiting the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital. The popular restaurant and bar has been closed since November, when a fire nearly burned it to the ...Read More »
Rising four stories over what once was home plate at Memorial Stadium, a new senior housing and skilled nursing care facility is set to open Thursday at 1 p.m. The $12.6 million Green House Residences at Stadium Place will mark ...
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From William Donald Schaefer's death in April to the Grand Prix in September, to the inauguration of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in early December, a lot has happened in 2011. The Daily Record's photographers were there to capture some of these historic events, and our editors have chosen the best of the best to be Photos of the Year.Read More »
Mt. Washington’s beloved tavern burned down early Monday morning, but its owner plans to rebuild soon, and several historic buildings in Baltimore are being considered for designation as landmarks. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. ...Read More »
Mt. Washington tavern hit by fire Rob Frisch, the co-owner of the Mt. Washington Tavern, said Monday that he fully intends to rebuild and reopen the popular dining and bar spot. Once the damaged is assessed, he will know how long ...
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Rob Frisch, the co-owner of the Mt. Washington Tavern, said Monday afternoon that he fully intends to rebuild and reopen the popular dining and bar spot. Once the damaged is assessed, he will know how long it will take, but Frisch is confident the 32-year-old institution in northwest Baltimore will be back to serve its loyal patrons.Read More »
An early morning fire at The Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore brought several firetrucks and dozens of firefighters to the scene on Newbury Street. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but Rob Frisch, the bar’s owner, vowed to rebuild the bar and restaurant and had posted an emotional message to patrons on the Tavern’s website by noon.Read More »
As firefighters rolled up water hoses nine hours after a fire ripped through the Mt. Washington Tavern Monday, the owner of the popular bar and restaurant said he had already met with contractors to begin planning a reconstruction. It was ...Read More »