Lovely to see diners enjoying brunch on Yellowbelly’s patio Sunday morning.
Edera Italian Eatery, a partnership between the Koplar family and culinary consultant Mike Randolph, looks like it’s getting closer to opening in the former ‘Scape space on Maryland Plaza. Ritz-Carlton veteran Chef Mick Fumo is executive chef.
Plans include a pizza station in the dining room and a take-out window in the passageway on the east side.
The photo above shows a section of the patio behind Edera, Italian for “ivy”.
During a quick visit with Ed King, proprietor of Pagan Wine Bar, I learned that his customers are adapting well to socially-distanced seating and temperature checks at the door.
Setting up the increasingly popular Streatery on Saturday evening.
After months of excavating old pilings from the former Channel 11 building on York Ave., the AC Hotel by Marriott has begun to take shape. The Koplar family is a partner in this venture.
On a late afternoon sojourn in Forest Park today I saw the sign above which served as a timely reminder of the need to care for our fabulous gem. We are so fortunate to have Forest Park at our doorstep. It is indeed a refuge, more so than ever these days.