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October 16, 2008

The review: Tiburzi's

the windup spaceSorry for only posting twice yesterday. I visited my alma mater as a guest speaker for a journalism class, which muddled up my day.

I was expecting the students (with their never-ending enthusiasm and youthful optimism) to make me feel ancient. By they didn't, which is always good. 

Here is a link to my review of the newly re-imagined Tiburzi's (900 S. Kenwood Ave).

As you may recall, Tiburzi's recently transformed from an Italian cafe and grill to a sports bar. What did I think of it? "Meh." Good service though.

Also in today's dead-tree ...

a short piece about Ignite Baltimore, which comes to the Windup Space (12 W. North Ave., pictured) tonight.

More than 15 local speakers will each give five-minute presentations as part of the free event. The topics range from "100 Mistakes I Will Try Not to Make Again" to "20 Favorite Baltimore Stories."

If free mini-speeches aren't enough motivation, there will also be free pizza from Joe Squared. Now we're talking.

(Sun archive photo)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 7:53 AM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


that pic is The Wind Up Space

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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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