The old Dimitri’s Bar on Falls Road in Hampden was an old-school dive bar, frequented by blue-collar locals, and it was not uncommon to see customers coming and going from it at 8 a.m. It closed two years ago and an extensive renovation was underway by its new owners.
Brian Michael Lawrence
Brian Michael Lawrence is one of THE Baltimore style experts. After all, he was the longtime editor-in-chief at STYLE Magazine, which specialized in covering everything stylish around the Baltimore area. Brian also served as editorial director for the digital division at Sinclair Broadcasting, and creative director at Blue Sky Design. Currently, he oversees communications & marketing for the department of Tourism, Film & the Arts at Maryland’s Commerce Department.
In his bi-weekly column, you’ll get to see what cool hotspots are piquing the interest of this Baltimore style maven and why - whether it's the fabulous food, cool cocktails or elegant environs.