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A new distillery hopes to open in the Broom Factory

A new distillery hopes to open in the Broom Factory

Max Lents, a manager at Joe Squared, had long been working on plans to open his own bar. Then, he says, he grew increasingly passionate about distilling and, with a business partner, Ian Newton, he now plans to open a distillery, the Baltimore Whiskey Company, in the location currently called the Broom Factory (or the Broom Factory Factory) in Remington.  The location was formerly a DIY venue and currently houses a recording studio as well as serving as home to several tenants, including some who are affiliated with City Paper.  The building's landlord, Douglas Carroll, confirmed that he was in discussions with Lents, but said the operation was "still at the early...

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