April 9, 2021
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Today, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball unveiled Dive Bar & Grille as the incoming restaurant at Historic Savage Mill. The new 9,000 square foot restaurant will be in the Carding Building, with 3 levels indoors, a riverside deck, and a patio on the courtyard terrace. The opening is planned for June 2021. Dive Bar & Grille has five other locations around the Pittsburgh area. Photos can be found here.
Historic Savage Mill is a one-of-a-kind location for Dive Bar & Grill in Howard County, and this is welcome news for our residents and visitors alike who are eager to get back into enjoying meals out with family and friends. After a year of challenges and setbacks for our restaurant industry, we're excited to see this space transform and invite more foot traffic to an area we all know is unique.
“We’re coming from Western Pennsylvania and just by the outpouring here, I can see we’ve made a great decision,” said Clint Kuskie, Owner of Dive Bar & Grille. “I can’t thank everyone enough for helping to make this a reality. We hope to have a great place for everyone to come visit soon.”
“After more than a year of pandemic-related closures where restaurants have been hit particularly hard, we are happy and proud to be a part of this great news”, said Jay Winer, General Managing Partner for Historic Savage Mill. “Dive Bar & Grille will usher in a fresh look and great menu for the Mill and be a great addition to our community. All of us here at Savage Mill, look forward to their opening and great new indoor and extensive outdoor spaces for dining.”
“I am thrilled to welcome Dive Bar & Grille to Historic Savage Mill. Savage is a beautiful and vibrant community, and I am excited that new businesses are choosing to make their home at the Mill as our county continues on the path of recovery from the pandemic,” said Howard County Council Member Christiana Rigby, District 3.
“Dive Bar & Grille coming to Historic Savage Mill is a much-welcomed addition to Howard County's dining scene", said Amanda Hof, Executive Director of Visit Howard County. "Clint Kuskie's Dive Bar & Grill concept coupled with the beautiful space and ambiance within Historic Savage Mill is sure to be a big hit with tourists and residents alike."