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Hotel and Accommodation Industry
Apropoe's an undefined hybrid
Apropoe's an undefined hybrid

Opening a new hotel bar in Harbor East poses a challenge. Aesthetically, the neighborhood requires chicness, but there is also a desire to appeal to all comers, especially given the proximity to downtown. Straddling the line between comfort and sophistication demands a delicate touch. It all leads to the question: How does a hotel bar attract a local crowd? Apropoe's, the ambitious bar and restaurant inside the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, has attempted to find an answer. After Grill 700, the hotel's previous eatery, closed in December, the area was completely gutted for renovations. More than three months later, according to the hotel's director of sales and...