It’s never a bad a time to catch some live music over pizza and a drink, but it’s all the better if it’s to help put shelter over someone’s head or get them back on their feet. Tonight, Joe Squared in Station North is hosting a benefit concert for Project Plase (People Lacking Ample Shelter and Employment), with all proceeds going to the nonprofit based just down the street that helps house the displaced and find them work, among other services.
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The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Peabody Institute are well-known venues for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performances. A three-day music festival next month plans to add a third location: pizza restaurant Joe Squared, located on North Avenue.
While Joe Squared’s Station North location is a much-loved neighborhood institution and perhaps even more-loved pizza, it’s not a secret that the building needs some work. When we visited earlier this year, the pizza spot had to close early because of plumbing issues. With the issues mounting and the landlord allegedly refusing to make repairs, owner Joseph Edwardsen is looking to move to a new location.
Baltimore is a pizza lovers’ paradise, as our “best of” March Madness contest illustrated this spring. You’ll remember that Birroteca in Hampden won the most praise – after more than 20,000 contest votes were cast. Other crusty local legends – who topped the tasty competition – were Joe Squared in Station North, Johnny Rad’s on Eastern Ave., Tooloulou of East Baltimore, Iggie’s in Mount Vernon, and Matthew’s in Highlandtown. I personally pine for the pie at Two Boots next door to MICA and the slim, steaming slices at BOP (Brick Oven Pizza) in Fells Point.
Which brings me to my pizza-relevant point. With the new Domino’s walk-in shop opening in Hamilton this week, a stone’s throw from my Belair-Edison hood, I’m wondering how many of us true pie enthusiasts will bother to bite. Please weigh in below. Is Domino’s a processed-food guilty/nostalgic pleasure you still indulge in, when time is super short?