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New Zeke's

jfish Jan 21, 2010 04:55 AM

Zekes will be opening a new retail outlet where Grind-On was on Harford Road. Let's hope Thomas (aka Zeke) relents and provides a space to hang out, eat fine food and drink great coffees. The current plan seems to exclude food. Grind-On was a great addition to the neighborhood, however I was displeased with their proclamation of organic while selling mostly nonorganic Safeway food.

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    chowsearch Jan 21, 2010 06:35 AM

    They said there might be snacks but didn't want to compete with Red Canoe, their friend and client, and it would be more like a tasting room than an eat/hangout.

    1. MegMD Jan 21, 2010 07:33 AM

      what happened to Grind On?

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        jfish Jan 21, 2010 01:43 PM

        Closed. Not sure why. Differing stories are circulating the neighborhood. The former owner says he wants to reopen in the area but didn't offer a reason for closing.

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          chowsearch Jan 21, 2010 07:39 PM

          He said he was frustrated by some crimes and the inability of the police to protect the place. Also, he couldn't get the city to move the bus stop further away.

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