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Best Sports Bars in Baltimore

It’s March baby! And March means hitting up your favorite local bar to watch some of the best college basketball of the year. Even though the Terps may be out, you may still want to cheer on the rest of your bracket. Hit up these local sports bars to make the best of tourney time.


screen-shot-2017-03-22-at-3-17-10-pmMax’s Taphouse

737 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231

Looking for a spot where you can find the largest selection of local and imported beers? Head to Max’s Taphouse! They’ve got 1,200 bottle beers in stock, 140 rotating drafts, and five hand-pumped cask ales. And don’t even worry about finding a screen to watch that buzzer beater on. Max’s has got you covered with 18 TVs! If you the game goes into overtime and you need a safe ride home, you can even catch the Water Taxi because this hot spot is located just east of the Inner Harbor in Fells Point.


Pickle’s Pub

520 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21230

That’s right. The O’s don’t have to be swinging bats in order for you to head to Pickle’s for a good time. Pickle’s Pub is easily one of if not the place to go before and after Orioles and Ravens games but it’s also a great spot to catch some college hoops. If you just so happen to daydream about opening day while you’re there…then so be it.


screen-shot-2017-03-22-at-3-20-06-pmSlainte Irish Pub and Restaurant

1700 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231

Still craving corned beef and cabbage from St. Paddy’s Day? Head down to Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant in Historic Fells Point for a Guinness and 12 HD TVs streaming live games at all times. There’s no wonder this pub has been named a local favorite among sports fans.


Lighthouse Tavern

1226 S Clinton St, Baltimore, MD 21224

If you’re looking for more of the traditional bar food while watching hoops, check out the Lighthouse Tavern in Canton. Their menu includes Buffalo Chicken Dip, Clinton Street Chili, Spectacle Reef Nachos, and the Canton Crab Pretzel. Yum. If you happen to head there on a Friday and you live in Canton, make sure to take advantage of their locals night happy hour where they give you discount prices all night long!


City Limits Sports Bar

1700 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230

Voted one of Baltimore’s Best Happy Hour Spots, there’s isn’t a bad seat in the house with 19 HD TVs to choose from. Located in historic Locust Point, near the Inner Harbor, City Limits Sports Bar is the place to go for the sports enthusiast and happy hour extraordinaire.


screen-shot-2017-03-22-at-3-23-17-pmTurp’s Sports Bar & Restaurant

1317 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Turp’s prides itself as a dedicated sports bar where you can watch the O’s with a Boh in hand. If you come hungry you won’t be let down because Turp’s has a ton of great specials to keep half time busy. Monday is taco night, Tuesday you can get a half price pizza, and Wednesday you’ve got half priced burgers!

So there you have it. Our wonderful city is jam-packed with bars and restaurants to go out and have a good time. When a good game is on TV, make sure you call up some friends and head out to explore.

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Real Estate Leader Josh Mente, is a founding member and owner of The MD Home Team of Keller Williams Excellence, and is responsible for business administration and marketing for the firm. Josh’s career path began in 1998 as a loan officer for Eastern Savings Bank, where he managed national accounts. He later joined Option One Mortgage originating more than 500 transactions per year valued at $100M+ in sales. In 2006, Mente shifted his expertise to real estate sales, gained his license and focused on buy/fix/sell transactions. Josh is a member of Elite Real Estate Network (ERN), the 2009 Rookie of the Year for Long and Foster corporate, and in 2012 ranked 206 and 2013 ranked 234 in Real Trends of the Wall Street Journal, ranking in the top 250 agents nationwide for all brokerages. From any early age, Josh was introverted and worked hard to overcome a fears of sales - a business that doesn't lend itself well to introverted people. When challenged by a manager that he didn’t have what it took for a specific job, Josh pushed forward and won approval in his new position. That was a pivotal moment that set the pace for his success in real estate sales. Having earned an AA degree from Montgomery College in business administration in 1995 and a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Towson University in Mass Communications 1997, Josh married his college sweetheart Melinda and they now have three wonderful daughters that provide the opportunity to watch them grow up and experience things for the first time. A committed sports fanatic, Josh spends time on the golf course, and follows the Ravens and Orioles as a season ticket holder. He is a part owner of two restaurants in Manhattan, enjoys music and time away with the family at their beach house in Rehoboth, DE. He hopes to find time for his hobbies that include building furniture, playing guitar, learning Spanish and flying planes.

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