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Vegan carryout, 'monster slices' and cocktails coming to Baltimore's Cross Street Market

A vegan takeout spot, a cocktail bar and a pizza spot are three of the new tenants coming to Cross Street Market, developers announced Tuesday.

Gangster Vegan Organics, Old Line Cocktail and Wine Bar and Pizza di Joey will open at the historic Federal Hill market this summer, according to a release.

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Bitty & Beau's coffee location to open in downtown Annapolis

Coffee with a mission is coming to Annapolis.

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, a Wilmington, North Carolina business, is opening up a new location in the previous location of Starbucks on Dock Street.

Bitty & Beau’s is a business dedicated to hiring people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

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Remington's The Dizz isn't looking for new ownership after all

The Dizz is staying just as it is.

Owners Darlene and Thomas Basta, who had decided to retire and put the popular Remington bar and eatery up for sale back in September, have decided not to sell.

“They did get some offers,” said Lynn Szybist, executive assistant to the owners. But in the end, she said, the Bastas just didn’t have the heart to sell.

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Atlas Restaurant group to open seafood spots at Cross Street Market, replacing Nick's

Atlas Restaurant Group is in lease negotiations to open a seafood tavern and crab house at the Cross Street Market, as well as a seafood market.

Both will open in April of next year, according to Atlas Spokesman Joe Sweeney.

“The concepts will be two new brands, interior designs and will be unique to the city of Baltimore,” Joe Sweeney said.

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Mother's Federal Hill Grille reopens after temporarily closing for unsanitary conditions

Baltimore health inspectors cited Mother’s Federal Hill Grille for unsanitary conditions Monday and ordered the popular bar closed.

Co-owner David Rather later said the bar would reopen at 4 p.m. Tuesday — a little over 24 hours after the announced closing.

“We were closed because a couple of our cold boxes didn’t come up to temp,” Rather said.

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Raw Bar coming to Canton waterfront in former Boathouse restaurant space

The Canton waterfront is getting a new hangout this summer.

River Partners, the management team behind Fells Point spots Bond Street Social and Barcocina, announced that they will be opening Raw Bar in the former Boathouse space. It’s located at 2809 Boston St. at Tindeco Wharf, a former tin factory that now houses apartments and office space.

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