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Liam Flynn's Ale House on verge of closing; campaign underway to save it

Liam Flynn's Ale House, the Irish/Scottish pub in Station North that hosts art shows and concerts of folk and traditional music, is facing eviction. Owner Liam Flynn has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $50,000 in seven days to pay off past debts and relocate.

On the GoFundMe page, Flynn describes the situation: "We are locked into a Lease that has a terrible percentage rent clause.

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Monument City Brewing to open new brewery and taproom in Highlandtown

Brothers Ken and Matt Praay are expanding Monument City Brewing, with plans to build a new brewery and taproom in Highlandtown and increase the number of beers in their portfolio.

After spending the last year and a half contract brewing at Peabody Heights, the brothers are building out a new facility at 1 N. Haven St.

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Alchemy in Hampden set to close by end of June

Alchemy, the new American restaurant on the Avenue in Hampden, is set to close so the owners can focus on their restaurant in Bel Air, Alchemy Elements.

Debi-Bell Matassa and Michael Matassa, the couple that opened Alchemy in 2010, announced the closure in an email to customers. The last day of service will be June 30.

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Red Emma's announces pay-it-forward food ordering

Radical bookstore Red Emma's is allowing cash-rich customers to spread the good fortune to those in need.

Through a new suspended ordering system, patrons can order a small coffee, BLT sandwich, or cup of soup that someone who may not be able to afford it can redeem.

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Natty Boh takes out craven full-page ad to get back in Oriole Park

The makers of National Bohemian beer took out a full-page ad, written in the voice of its one-eyed mascot, Mr. Boh, in this morning's Sun asking beer drinkers, Orioles fans, and beer-drinking Orioles fans to protest Boh's absence at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

It is bullshit.

First, the ad is called "Boh: Thrown Out at Home." Sorry, Mr.

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Reversing previous decision, liquor board renews license for The Drinkery

Reversing its earlier decision, the Baltimore liquor board voted to renew the license of The Drinkery, a corner gay bar in Mount Vernon. The vote was 2-1, with Chairman Albert J. Matricciani Jr. dissenting.

Becky Witt, an attorney with the Community Law Center who writes about board meetings on the blog Booze News, confirmed the news to City Paper.

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