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  • Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired

    Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired
    For almost as long as the Senator Theatre has been in operation, so has Swallow at the Hollow. The bar/restaurant has been a holdout in Belvedere-Govans since the 1940s, when it was called the Hollow Bar and Grill. Little changed at the corner bar over...
  • Tax credit to speed Senator Theatre renovations

    Tax credit to speed Senator Theatre renovations
    If James "Buzz" Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, have their way, they'll be cutting ribbons by Christmas for a restored Senator Theatre that will preserve the original cinema and add three screens and a small restaurant. Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner

    Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner
    The Hollywood Diner has had a turbulent history in Baltimore. Here's a look back. 1981 — Location scouting begins for the MGM production “Diner,” which is to be filmed in and around Baltimore. The Hilltop Diner, the northwest...
  • Ex-Senator Theatre owner jailed, accused of harassment, trespassing

    Ex-Senator Theatre owner jailed, accused of harassment, trespassing
    Days after operators of Baltimore's Senator Theatre accused former owner Tom Kiefaber of trespassing at the movie house and harassing workers, Kiefaber was arrested Monday at the site. Police were called to the York Road theater Monday morning where...
  • Ex-Senator theater owner denies trespassing, harassment

    Ex-Senator theater owner denies trespassing, harassment
    Tom Kiefaber, former owner of the Senator Theatre, was released from jail Tuesday and gave his own account of events leading to his arrest Monday at the cinema, denying that he has trespassed and harassed the current owners. Kiefaber had been charged...
  • Ex-Senator Theatre owner's trespassing arrest details [charging documents]

    Ex-Senator Theatre owner's trespassing arrest details [charging documents]
    The former owner of the Senator Theatre told a police officer "he wished to be arrested in an attempt to get the media involved," according to charging documents in the Aug. 13 incident outside the Baltimore cinema. Tom Kiefaber was arrested that day and...
  • Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward

    Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward
    For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
  • City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family

    City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has agreed to sell the historic Senator Theatre to its current operators, officials said Thursday. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, announced the sale to Kathleen Cusack and her father James "Buzz" Cusack...
  • Senator Theatre sale, for $500,000, to be approved Wednesday

    Senator Theatre sale, for $500,000, to be approved Wednesday
    Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is expected to approve the sale of the Senator Theatre to its current operators Wednesday for $500,000. Senator Theatre LLC, a company controlled by James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, has...
  • City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss

    City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss
    Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller. "I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
  • Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator

    Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator
    It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...