“We thank all of our customers new and old for always supporting us,” the Facebook post reads. “Traveling near and far to partake in the U.S. 1st female black owned oyster bar. This is by far not the end of The Urban Oyster but a chance for us to reset, regroup and return better than ever.”
Urban Oyster owner Jasmine Norton, in the Facebook post, said she will continue to serve in pop-up locations “until our new permanent location is determined.”
Baltimore’s restaurants have struggled to stay open in recent months as the coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to close their doors and limit their dining options to curb the spread of the disease.
After months of imposing restrictions, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young permitted restaurants to resume indoor dining at half capacity last month.