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Unread postby jb » Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:04 am

Spending a Friday evening at the inner harbor area in a few weeks. Like most things in my life punctuated by raising young children, I was there a decade and half ago and haven't been there since. I am often rip van winkle.

I was thinking that Fell's Point might still be fun for a csaual dinner and some bevs, but have visions of being that out of town guy who stil thinks the Flats are still happenin'.

Any advice? I really just want to have in walking or short cab ride on the water side of all the murder spots.
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Unread postby Larvell Blanks » Thu Apr 28, 2011 10:46 am

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Unread postby Erie Warrior » Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:01 am

Check out the Heavy Seas brewery, I'm hoping to make it there this summer.
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Re: balmore questions

Unread postby peeker643 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:11 am

When ya going? Time of year makes a difference whether I send ya off for fresh crabs or for safer fare ;-) ;) :wink:

Is seafood required?

Family all going?

Are you staying right there or out in the burbs like owings Mills or someplace?

Need info if I'm gonna be Julie.

My strongest suggestion would be for you to grab a rental car and head 45 minutes to Annapolis. Eat at McGarvey's, or Fado and drink at CastleBay (couple great Irish bars on the main strip) and take in one of the greatest little places I've been. But if your heart is set on Inner Harbor I need the above.

Naval Academy and the flight museum in it is great if you have kids or if ya wanna walk off a few beers and crab dip with the wife or yourself and everyone should visit Annapolis once.
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:25 pm

Spend a day barhopping Feld's and Federal Hill.

Avoid the Inner Harbor tourist trap like the plague.

East at Carroll's Creek in Eastport/Annapolis.

Eat or drink at Tabrizi's. My favorite summer hangout by far. Would actually go to Little Havana for brunch then just hang our for a couple hours in the sun at Tabrizi's.

Avoid boarded up row houses.

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Unread postby peeker643 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:29 pm

From my girl Nicole who lives downtown and works for Progressive:

Ok. A couple of suggestions. He'll need to cab it, but short cab rides.

Brewers Art if he appreciates good food and good beer. They brew their own. He should try a Resurrection Ale for sure. This place is in the Mt. Vernon section of Baltimore. It's nice to get out of the Harbor area sometimes. It's about 10 minutes North of downtown (if you catch the lights and no traffic:-)

http://www.belgianbeer.com/index.html


If he likes Bourbon at all. He can try BlueGrass. Also a cab ride. It's in Federal Hill, right on the other side of the Harbor. Here's there website. It's definitely Foodie food, so he should take a look at the menu. T

http://www.bluegrasstavern.com/



If he really wants a Seafood Place he can go to either The Black Olive or Oceanaire. Both a short cab ride. The Black Olive is in Fells Point and Oceanaire in Harbor East.

http://www.theblackolive.com/restaurant.html

http://www.theoceanaire.com/locations/b ... tions.aspx


You can get crabs now, but they might not be local. It's a little early. This option is in Canton which is on the Harbor by Fells Point.

http://www.bobrooks.com/


Lastly, if he just wants a lot of beer options, he can head to Fells Point. Max's on Broadway. Ridiculous beer selection. Can't vouch for food.

http://www.maxs.com/
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:31 pm

Also, Baltimore's Little italy is vastly underrated and right near Felds/Canton (they are neighbors!).

Brewers Art is insanely cool, although I wouldn't cab up there over taking time to hit Feld's and just barhop. Cost benefit thing. If you can do both do both.

EDIT: I can't type - UNDERRATED for Little Italy and if you want Italian I can drop my suggestions
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:32 pm

EOD, focus on Feld's/Canton and Fed Hill and you'll be just fine.
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:52 pm

I also never read the original post here.

Just 1 night?

Fancy - eat in little italy, drink in felds.

Simpler, eat at a rec'd place in Felds or Fed Hill then bar hop a bit.

Problem solved.

Fuck the inner harbor.
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Unread postby peeker643 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:54 pm

e0y2e3 wrote:Fuck the inner harbor.



Agreed- overpriced chains for the most part that prey on ignorance and laziness.
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Unread postby jb » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:29 pm

peeker643 wrote:When ya going? Time of year makes a difference whether I send ya off for fresh crabs or for safer fare ;-) ;) :wink:


You Q & I A:

May. Just Ang & I. She's getting a butt cheap SWA to BWI meeting me up. Pickin' her up after I do some work in the area. Thursday nite only, rest of wkend going to DC cause its a real city, but I don't want to sweat the beltway traffic.

Really want to stay close to the fort which is in said area of IH Lee referenced I want to avoid. That's why I was was thinking Fells. Close and it use to be fun and most foaming mouth cack heds are west. Plus when you google Fell Pt one of the images that came up was two chicks kissing. I showed it to Ang & asked if she had interest and minded spectators.
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Unread postby jb » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:32 pm

e0y2e3 wrote:Also, Baltimore's Little italy is vastly underrated and right near Felds/Canton (they are neighbors!).

Brewers Art is insanely cool, although I wouldn't cab up there over taking time to hit Feld's and just barhop. Cost benefit thing. If you can do both do both.

EDIT: I can't type - UNDERRATED for Little Italy and if you want Italian I can drop my suggestions



concur. was there once & it was excellent. glad to know its still good.
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Unread postby peeker643 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:33 pm

The stuff from Nicole up thread applies then as well as what Lee has for ya. Plenty of options.

Have fun.

jb wrote:
peeker643 wrote:When ya going? Time of year makes a difference whether I send ya off for fresh crabs or for safer fare ;-) ;) :wink:


You Q & I A:

May. Just Ang & I. She's getting a butt cheap SWA to BWI meeting me up. Pickin' her up after I do some work in the area. Thursday nite only, rest of wkend going to DC cause its a real city, but I don't want to sweat the beltway traffic.

Really want to stay close to the fort which is in said area of IH Lee referenced I want to avoid. That's why I was was thinking Fells. Close and it use to be fun and most foaming mouth cack heds are west. Plus when you google Fell Pt one of the images that came up was two chicks kissing. I showed it to Ang & asked if she had interest and minded spectators.
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Unread postby JCoz » Fri Apr 29, 2011 9:35 am

jb wrote:Spending a Friday evening at the inner harbor area in a few weeks. Like most things in my life punctuated by raising young children, I was there a decade and half ago and haven't been there since. I am often rip van winkle.

I was thinking that Fell's Point might still be fun for a csaual dinner and some bevs, but have visions of being that out of town guy who stil thinks the Flats are still happenin'.

Any advice? I really just want to have in walking or short cab ride on the water side of all the murder spots.


Max's at Fell's point is great. About 100 beers on tap. I would definitley go there before anywhere else.
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Unread postby pup » Fri Apr 29, 2011 1:39 pm

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Unread postby JCoz » Fri Apr 29, 2011 1:48 pm

e0y2e3 wrote:EOD, focus on Feld's/Canton and Fed Hill and you'll be just fine.


Why do you keep saying "Felds"?
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Unread postby e0y2e3 » Fri Apr 29, 2011 1:52 pm

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Unread postby jb » Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:02 pm

JCoz wrote:
e0y2e3 wrote:EOD, focus on Feld's/Canton and Fed Hill and you'll be just fine.


Why do you keep saying "Felds"?



cause he's lived in Bawlmore
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Unread postby JCoz » Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:59 pm

jb wrote:
JCoz wrote:
e0y2e3 wrote:EOD, focus on Feld's/Canton and Fed Hill and you'll be just fine.


Why do you keep saying "Felds"?



cause he's lived in Bawlmore


That's fair.

I've been here almost 6 years and I barely understand some of em.
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