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Mike Posner
The Crown offers a little bit of everything in Station North
The Crown offers a little bit of everything in Station North

It's a little after 11 p.m. on a recent Saturday night at the Crown, a small Station North bar and live entertainment venue that opened in June. "People Just Love to Play with Words," a terrific Men at Work song from 1981, plays over the sound system as a young, diverse crowd of roughly 45 mingles with cocktails and cheap cans of beer in hand. Against the striking red walls are leather couches, where friends are cuddled up and make-out sessions may or may not happen later. For a second, the dingy room feels like it could use a renovation — until you realize that would probably ruin it. Not long after, Chase O'Hara, currently of the Baltimore duo Chiffon, takes...

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