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The Book of Mormon (musical)
Across from the Hippodrome, Forno is still growing into its role
Across from the Hippodrome, Forno is still growing into its role

Forno, a great-looking new restaurant and wine bar located across the street from the Hippodrome Theatre, opened as quietly as it could in late February just as the blockbuster musical "The Book of Mormon" pulled into town. Emina Dukic, who co-owns Forno with her husband, Bryan Noto, has said she wants Forno to be not only an amenity for the theater crowd but for residents of an emerging west-side neighborhood in and around the sprawling campus of the University of Maryland. This community already has an excellent tavern, The Alewife, and a scattering of small eateries, but it lacked a certain something — a sophisticated gathering spot for catching up with friends over...

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