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July 7, 2008

Hurricane specials at Bertha's

Hurricane Bertha may be swelling in the central Atlantic Ocean, but Charm City drinkers have cause to celebrate.

Since the season's first big storm is called Bertha, the Fells Point bar and restaurant of the same name is offering discounted hurricane drinks!

See, there's a silver lining in everything. 

Bartender Bernard Lyons isn't exactly sure about the details, but if you bug him, he'll give you a buck or two off a hurricane drink. He might even name a drink after the storm.  

"Maybe we'll have to lock everybody in the bar like it's an emergency and force them to drink," Lyons said.

"Check in with us as the hurricane grows. You'll find larger and larger drinks."

(Photo by Elizabeth Malby/Sun Photographer) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 2:18 PM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


I'm there all the time and didn't know they made hurricanes....

Well, my family and I are flying in from London in a couple or weeks time and holidaying in Orlando this summer, so here's hoping all these storms miss Florida :)

Looking forward to seeing you all soon.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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