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A first look at Sandlot, the new outdoor restaurant — and more — from Spike Gjerde's group

A first look at Sandlot, the new outdoor restaurant — and more — from Spike Gjerde's group

Standing on a three-and-a-half-foot wooden deck still in the noisy process of construction this week, Spike Gjerde and Corey Polyoka — partners of Baltimore’s Foodshed restaurant group — stared out to the Inner Harbor, envisioning the colorful fireworks that will fill the sky later this summer.

“There’s water pretty much surrounding us, 270 degrees, so it kind of has its own city-island feel,” Polyoka said. “Fourth of July should be great out here.”

They’re not just taking in the views around Harbor Point, the 27-acre mixed-use development led by the Beatty Development Group. They’re putting the finishing touches on the Sandlot — the newest addition to Foodshed’s portfolio...

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