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December 2, 2009

A tip

I have it on good authority that Boomer's on the Hill, the South Baltimore neighborhood bar, has closed. I'll let you know when I find out more.

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 8:16 AM | | Comments (6)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Is that "good authority" Facebook? The bar had a Facebook page and it said their last day was a few Sundays ago. I lived across the park and had two great times when I went in. I sure miss it.

Mark, no, I heard this from a South Baltimore bar owner. But I'm glad their Facebook page confirms it -- thanks for the heads up. I had fun each time I went there too. It's a shame to see it go. Wonder what will take its place?

A few weeks back they had a sign up that said "last stand" and the hours sign and beer lights are out of the windows. It is a shame, because it was a really nice place. I think the mistake was never opening the kitchen. I know personally, I would have been in there much more frequently if I just could have grabbed some bar food while enjoying a few drinks. They even could have considered making an agreement with a place like Hilltop to carry their menu.

Sorry to hear that. I enjoyed walking over to have a few drinks and playing Wii with the girlfriend.

I have it on good authority that Eddie Vedder stopped by on the bar's last night.

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