Mt. Vernon

Brew House No. 16 ready for relaunch this weekend

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Image via Facebook.

Brew House No. 16, the brewery and restaurant occupying an old firehouse in Mount Vernon, is planning to relaunch this weekend with an updated menu and new beer offerings.

Event Pick: The soft opening for Mount Vernon’s new rooftop bar, Topside

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It seems Topside, a brand new rooftop bar crowning the also-new 107-room Hotel Revival in Mount Vernon, timed its soft opening just right to coincide with the warm-weather kickoff of spring. Starting at 5 p.m. today, the new spot, billed as a “seafood-centric, elevated beer hall,” will be pouring drinks for all who journey up to the 14th floor for the view.

Q&A: Three Goats Baltimore owners talk growing up in East Baltimore, not giving bougie status to street food, and more

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Chef Michael “Curly” McRae, left, and Gabe Holden at Three Goats Baltimore. Photo by Brandon Block.

“It’s only him and I,” says chef Michael “Curly” McRae. “We’re the dishwasher, security, everything.”

“Him” would be Gabe Holden, who, along with McRae, launched the new Three Goats Baltimore, an outrageously down-to-earth taco and arepa dive in Mount Vernon on Jan. 28. Although the two met only nine years ago, they spent their childhoods orbiting each other in East Baltimore.

City to pay nearly $156K to owner of building damaged in April 2016 sinkhole repairs

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Two years after a sinkhole collapsed a section of W. Centre Street near Park Avenue in Mount Vernon, the city is set to pay nearly $156,000 to the owner of a nearby property who sued after water damaged his building amid repairs.

Once again, the BDC is soliciting bids to redevelop the former Mayfair Theatre

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Photo by Eli Pousson, via Flickr

A year after it received exactly zero bids from developers to re-do the historic Mayfair Theatre property at the southern end of Mount Vernon, the Baltimore Development Corporation is again soliciting proposals for the landmark and two adjacent lots in the 300 block of W. Franklin Street.

Mount Vernon’s Tavern On the Hill is Closing

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Image via Tavern On the Hill’s Facebook page.

Low-key Mount Vernon bar and restaurant Tavern on the Hill will close this Sunday, the restaurant announced in a Facebook post.

Hot House: Mt. Vernon Storefront With Pink Flamingos Cameo Asks $150K

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Hot House: 233 W. Read Street, Baltimore, 21201 MD

Triangular brick townhouse, circa 1900, with storefront. First-floor shop with trapdoor access to full, unfinished basement with half bath. Second-floor living room/kitchen. Third-floor full bath and bedroom. About 552 sq. ft. aboveground. Separate side entrance to living space. Good condition, all systems up to date. Forced air heat, no central air. Zoned for residential and commercial use, buyer will need commercial loan: $150,000 

Monument Lighting Returns to Illuminate Mount Vernon on December 7

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The annual Washington Monument lighting, with fireworks overhead. Image via Downtown Partnership of Baltimore.

The iconic holiday lighting of the George Washington Monument is back.

The Room in Mt. Vernon is Closing After Tonight

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Photo via The Room/Facebook

Tonight’s Halloween bash at The Room in Mt. Vernon will be the café’s last.

The Play’s The Thing: Shakespeare In Love Brings Love, Humor to Baltimore Center Stage

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Shakespeare In Love at Baltimore Center Stage. Video still via Baltimore Center Stage

Baltimore Center Stage has continued its fall season with Shakespeare In Love, a theatrical adaptation of the Oscar-winning film of the same name, directed by Blake Robison, Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.