Remington

The Dizz is off the market as owners decide to keep the restaurant

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Photo via LoopNet.

The owners of The Dizz are staying put. Last September, Darlene and Thomas L. Basta Jr. listed the restaurant for sale and said they were ready to retire after 10 years of owning the Remington rowhouse bar and eatery.

“We are grateful to our wonderful clients, great employees and the Remington Community,” they said in a statement at the time. “It has been an honor and pleasure serving you and watching our Remington Community grow! We could not have done this without you.”

But now, after an outpouring of support from community members, the Bastas have decided to keep The Dizz.

Baltimore’s James Beard Award semifinalists: Charleston’s Cindy Wolf and Remington taqueria Clavel

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Photos via Clavel/Facebook and Foreman Wolf Restaurant Group

Remington mezcaleria Clavel and local star chef Cindy Wolf are representing Baltimore on the list of semifinalists for this year’s “Oscars of the food world.”

Former Baltimore Marine Hospital, once targeted for demolition, will now be renovated by Hopkins

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The Wyman Park Building. Photo by Ed Gunts.

The former Baltimore Marine Hospital on Wyman Park Drive, targeted for demolition as recently as 2008, will instead be renovated for academic use by the Johns Hopkins University.

Celebrate the Inaugural BRIX-MAS this Thursday – 12/20

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Brix-mas holiday party

Come one, come all – and get your fill of holiday cheer at the Brick + Board’s inaugural BRIX-MAS, this Thursday, December 20. The holiday cheer includes beer, great music, good vibes and plenty of wood. Starting at 5pm, this will be a celebration of Brick + Board’s workers, clients, vendors, partners, neighbors, community and city! 

Remington Wine Company has closed

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Image via Facebook

Remington Wine Company, an up-market liquor store in a W. 29th Street building owned by Seawall Development, closed for good today, the business posted on Facebook, citing “financial circumstances both beyond our control and of our own making.”

The Dizz in Remington is up for sale

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Photo via LoopNet

The Dizz, the rowhouse bar and restaurant that bills itself as “Baltimore in a Bar,” is on the market.

Event Pick: Try some Filipino pulutan to go with those drinks

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Photo via Calasag pop-up

We all love a good snack to pair with a cocktail or an ice-cold beer, but in the Phillipines these appetizers—called pulutan, derived from the root word “pulot,” which means to pick up—are part of the culture.

Event pick: B. Willow helps you with your bellyache

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While Tums and Pepto Bismol may be among the most popular bellyache remedies found in modern American medicine cabinets, civilizations dating back millennia found their own herbal fixes for indigestion and other stomach problems through careful study (and lots of trial and error, surely).

Event Pick: Swing by the Vintage & Handmade Market at R. House

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R. House, Lyft’s most frequented local restaurant destination in 2017. Photo via Johns Hopkins University.

R. House’s food hall setup is all about choice, and that is doubly true today when the Vintage & Handmade Market sets up shop. More than a dozen vendors and makers will be selling their wares, a group that includes the jewelry company Falling Branch Studio, the printmaker Beertanicals, vintage fashion purveyor Hemlock Vintage and the mixed-media artist Vanaadon Creations, just to name a few.

The bar at Parts & Labor will remain open the next two months

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The bar at Parts & Labor. Photo by Julie Hove Andersen.

People were saddened to learn earlier this week that Parts & Labor, the Remington butchery and restaurant run by Spike Gjerde and Corey Polyoka, would be closing after dinner service on Aug. 5.

Well folks, the bar, at least, is going to stay open a little while longer, offering “beers & spirits aplenty,” a rep for Gjerde says. And there will be food, too.

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