The restaurant closes after about four years in the North Baltimore shopping center.
The restaurant Crush in Belvedere Square served its last meal on Thursday and will not reopen, according to The Baltimore Sun. The restaurant opened about four years ago in the space that formerly occupied the restaurant Taste. Follow Patch for Updates.
Rev. Heber Brown III says business interests and Councilman Bill Henry are trying to push the church from its current location.
(UPDATED) 3:10 p.m.—In an email to congregants of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Rev. Heber Brown III questions the future of his church in North Baltimore. In the email Brown (who recently started a blog on Patch) mentions redevelopment plans in the neighborhood, and links to an article about renovations at the Senator Theatre. He writes: "some are eyeing the property all around our church as potential parking for the expansion of the local businesses." Brown also accuses Councilman Bill Henry of "dropping suggestions" the church move from its current location at 450 E. Belvedere Ave. He quotes Henry as telling Pleasant Hope leaders during a meeting in August about the church’s concerns as saying "Oh, you want clout. In that case, clout …
The eatery celebrated its "grand opening" on Friday.