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Was this restaurant ever a jail?

Was this restaurant ever a jail?

The Blind Pig's owner makes wild claims about his building's past—but is any of it true?

This story has been updated; it was originally published  in March, 2013. We were recently approached by a UMD journalism student who wanted to learn more about “How Tycoons (now the Blind Pig) restaurant was converted from a  jail or prison into a restaurant.” It’s a fascinating question that gives us a chance to clear… Continue Reading

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