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Kiefaber Ordered to Stay Away From Senator Theatre

Kathleen Cusack said that she is "terrified" of former Senator Theatre owner Tom Kiefaber.

Tom Kiefaber must stay away for six months from the theater he once owned.

Kiefaber consented to a protective order in Baltimore City District Court on Friday instructing him to stay away from Kathleen Cusack, her home and her places of employment: the Senator Theatre and Charles Theatre.

A temporary peace order had been granted against Kiefaber July 15.

Cusack sought the order after an alleged shouting match and assault at the Senator Theatre prior to the midnight showing of the Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows — Part 2 last week.

Cusack operates the Senator Theatre with her father James "Buzz" Cusack.   

Following the peace order being extended, Cusack said she was pleased that Kiefaber legally has to stay away from her.

“I’m terrified of him,” Kathleen Cusack said in an interview.

District Court Judge Halee Weinstein explained to Kiefaber that he must stay away from the theater that his family operated after it was built in 1939. Friday's ruling ordering him to stay away from the theater came a day after the one-year anniversary of the last day Kiefaber legally operated the facility.

“Obviously if he walks down the sidewalk in front of the theater he’ll be in violation of the order,” Weinstein said.

Kiefaber, a candidate for Baltimore City Council President, walked out of court before speaking with a reporter from Patch.

Balt Observer July 22, 2011 at 11:12 PM
Ouch, that is going to hurt Tom's reputation. That now makes the City Council President and the Senator Theatre owner who are on the record as saying they are genuinely fearful of Tom. Who is Tom going to threaten next? Then again, motormouth Tom actually walked away from a reporter for a change. Has Tom turned over a new leaf? In Tom's own words, "stay tuned".
outsider observer July 22, 2011 at 11:31 PM
Of course she's afraid of him. She has a guilty conscience. Subconsciously, she's probably thinking about what she would do if people screwed her over and took her property like they and their cronies at the city have done to Kiefaber. I'm sure she'd become a terrifying thing if she had been harmed the way Kiefaber has been harmed. Kiefaber, on the other hand, wouldn't hurt a fly.
Kiefaber4Prez July 22, 2011 at 11:43 PM
Thank you for all your support. People may call you my lackeys, but I call you my luckies! So the haters and inside goons have me banned from two blocks in the city. Who cares! We've got bigger and better things to accomplish. Now that your power crazy charade is over, we can focus on taking over City Hall. Does it look cloudy? Because I am the real rain that will wash the scum off the streets. KieFEVER 2011 -- Get in on it!
Balt Observer July 23, 2011 at 04:35 PM
Your comment is rather odd and creepy. Your depiction of seething, passive aggressive resentment is actually exceeded by your own evident passive aggressive fury at this story.
Robert July 28, 2011 at 05:13 PM
@Balt Observer: passive aggressive fury - any fury - is entirely warranted if you've been following the story of the City's treatment of Kiefaber and the Senator for the last few years. It amazes me that people have been able to write off the entire chain of city improprieties surrounding the situation, from the auction to the selection process for the new theater operators - especially when there was even a Pew study using the Senator story to prove that the local media did little but puppet city government sources... which in this case equates to taking one side of the story. I have not see a newspaper or newssite accurately reporting Kiefaber's side of the story in this from day one. "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."
Balt Observer July 28, 2011 at 05:29 PM
It amazes you that people write off Kiefaber's endless stream of paranoid rants? What amazes me is how one person can have so many conspiracies going against him from what appears to be the entire government of Baltimore as well as all of the media, with no culpability of his own. I find that rather amazing.
Robert July 28, 2011 at 05:34 PM
To recap: the Senator's interior was declared protected - by CHAP, a commission which includes Buzz Cusack - at precisely the right time to scare off any potential investors and ensure the Senator went to auction. Where the City declared the bids it didn't like invalid during an outdoor auction purposely held in loud, heavy traffic, and sold the Senator to itself. After a lengthy RFP process where every other entity offering a proposal dropped out, some very suddenly, operation of the Senator - surprise! - was awarded to the Cusacks. Who have already begun the work on the interior that he was trying to block as part of CHAP. Enemy. Action. So if you want to believe that Tom Kiefaber is just a nut and his property wasn't stolen by the government of Baltimore CIty on behalf of Mr. Cusack, congratulations! You've got the government you deserve. Unfortunately, the rest of us also have the government you deserve.
Balt Observer July 28, 2011 at 05:41 PM
Every conclusion you just drew is conjecture, not fact. If Kiefaber had any real evidence that he was treated illegally, he could file suit. He's threatened lawsuits numerous times, but he will never follow through. The reason is simple - his arguments are a house of cards. They will never stand up to rigorous scrutiny.
Tom Kiefaber July 28, 2011 at 05:46 PM
Folks, The imposter posting above, who constantly tweets as me throughout the day and evening since the very day I declared my candidacy, is an element of a substancial dirty tricks squad popping up all over town. So far we have identified three active "fake" Tom Kiefabers tweeting and posting away offensive material to discredit me. I have not transmitted a single tweet yet in my campaign due to these imposters under investigation. Why is that folks". If my candidacy is not a viable one, then why are the dirty tricks pros being paid? What is the "machine" so scared of regarding my candidacy, Not being assulted, as I have never in my life committed such an act. It's my WORDS, and what I have experienced and learned first-hand from the BDC and City Hall that they really fear. "It's hard to beat someone who never gives up". Babe Ruth
Tom Kiefaber July 28, 2011 at 06:04 PM
They're running scared, now that folks are waking up to the fact that whoever wins the City Council President seat will probability become Mayor by statute within 2 years. Think about it. Both Ms. Rawlings-Blase' & Cathy Pugh WILL NOT promise the electorate that they will serve a full ,four-year term if elected. Why won't they?? Without a clean-sweep, reform agenda, the city's systemic corruption will continue to compound & fester. So the smart move for them is Martin O's move. They apparently plan to jump from floating ice chunk to ice chunk, get to shore and get the hell out before the sh-t hits the fan in Baltimore. While I have no mayoral aspirations, I may find myself slammed in breech as mayor like Steph. Unlike her however, the BDC has no illusions about compelling me to support their concealed, back-room, criminal activities as they did with our "transformed'" BDC/Brodie Toady. No way. Also please note that this young reporter, Adam Bednar, was enmeshed himself in the private interactions with the vulnerable young ADA cancer patient at the heart of this story, yet he chose to omit that aspect entirely from his coverage in Patch. That's simply wrong Adam, so why? You have my cell number and email address. Why didn't you call me for a response after a court employee approached and told me right after the hearing that the jackals were set up outside to accost me and offered to guide me to another exit? Yet no anticipated followup call Adam. What up?
Balt Observer July 28, 2011 at 07:10 PM
You do realize, Tom, that your assertions that there are paid operatives out to get you adds to your aura of paranoia, don't you?
AH July 28, 2011 at 07:22 PM
A little something from the DSM-IV: Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by dramatic, emotional behavior, in the same category as antisocial and borderline personality disorders. Narcissistic personality disorder symptoms may include: Believing that you're better than others Fantasizing about power, success and attractiveness Exaggerating your achievements or talents Expecting constant praise and admiration Believing that you're special and acting accordingly Failing to recognize other people's emotions and feelings Expecting others to go along with your ideas and plans Taking advantage of others Expressing disdain for those you feel are inferior Being jealous of others Believing that others are jealous of you Trouble keeping healthy relationships Setting unrealistic goals Being easily hurt and rejected Having a fragile self-esteem Appearing as tough-minded or unemotional
Balt Observer July 28, 2011 at 10:01 PM
So, you're going to be mayor now, Tom? Of what, Candyland? Your pathetic delusions of grandeur are hilarious. You've become a ridiculous joke. Once you've failed at your ill-advised political ambitions, you should have a career available in the entertainment business, if you're so inclined. Perhaps you can be a clown.
Balt Observer July 29, 2011 at 12:29 AM
How'd your campaigning go today, Tom? Meet any Ewoks on your visit to the planet Endor?
MIchael July 29, 2011 at 08:01 PM
Any reasonable person reading this can see that Balt Observer is directly involved in this story. Who in the hell would have such a hard-on to keep attacking TK at every possible chance? Give me a break... I'm keeping up with it because I happen to think TK is a great guy who got farked over. Balt Observer? Well, if he/she were really just an average disinterested citizen.... why in the world would they be so over-the-top in their trolling? It's so obvious, it's sad. Balt Observer popped up on this and the Sun's posts solely to post about TK. Check the account!!! There are no posts relating to ANY OTHER STORY on either site. Balt Observer, you are a fraud.
Balt Observer July 29, 2011 at 09:50 PM
Michael, you're more paranoid than your Jedi Master Tom. Get help, young Jedi Apprentice, and may the farce be with you.
Tom Kiefaber July 29, 2011 at 10:07 PM
Michael, You called that shot re: BO. Vampires require stakes through the heart to eliminate them, BO just needs a dose of Arrid Extra Dry, and the creature will shrivel and die. As usual, give these slimeballs enough rope and they expose and discredit themselves. We're done with these flailing hydra heads, but the body is still alive unfortunately so reinforcements will soon arrive. Let's role on outta here, I'm bored with this forum. . . . .
Balt Observer July 29, 2011 at 10:11 PM
Happy trails, Space Cowboy...
MIchael July 29, 2011 at 11:27 PM
Done and dusted.
Robert August 16, 2011 at 05:21 PM
BO: Oh look, you actually responded. Most of Kiefaber's claims can be corroborated by eyewitness statements from other people who were present... oh, except because they're associated with Kiefaber, they're his "lackeys" and thanks to the dedicated smear campaign you are gleefully joining, they're not credible either. And I suppose you have no response to the fact that the government/media consipracy part is not conjecture but the results of a study conducted by independents with no personal stake in the story. 92% of the coverage of the Senator foreclosure and auction was parroted from sources in the local government. Please explain this "coincidence" away. I do disagree with Tom on some things- I don't think you're paid to do this, for example. I think either you have a personal stake, or you're just one of the obsessive types that the internet breeds- an assertion I invite you to use against me. Because it doesn't change anything, and the central fact- the Pew study -supports all the other assertions more than one man screaming "They're crazy! They're paranoid! They're brainwashed! Don't listen to them!" Or in parlance TK would favor, "Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Curtain!"

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