Dec. 1, 2021

Mark Dinerstein & Andy Hotchkiss of HammerJacks

Mark Dinerstein & Andy Hotchkiss of HammerJacks

Mark Dinerstein & Andy Hotchkiss are the owner/operators of Hammerjacks.Hammerjacks, a legendary Baltimore brand, was originally established in 1977, and reestablished in 2021 under new ownership. For 20 years, its reputation for showcasing regional and n


ABOUT THE GUESTS

Mark Dinerstein

Mark Dinerstein is an owner / operator of Hammerjacks. With more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Mark oversees the Hammerjacks team and is responsible for the day to day operations including developing and overseeing strategies for the venues, food & beverage, sponsorships, partnerships, events and more.

Prior to joining Hammerjacks in 2019, Mark served as President at Knitting Factory Presents (KFP).

Andy Hotchkiss

Andy Hotchkiss is currently a principal at NREB, LLC a commercial real estate brokerage firm based in Bethesda, MD. He represents national, regional and local retailers in procuring real estate and negotiated 100’s of retail leases in this 15 year. He is licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC; and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Andy’s past interests include starting the successful development company GapWedge and creating The Honour Society – an apparel company specializing in officially licensed collegiate clothing. Prior to these accomplishments, Andy served as an account executive at Adair- Greene, an Atlanta based advertising firm. Andy is currently the President of the Carroll Camden Business Association, a local organization that oversees the district in which Hammerjacks resides. Andy is a 3rd generation Maryland native and currently resides in Bethesda. 

Hammerjacks

Hammerjacks, a legendary Baltimore brand, was originally established in 1977, and reestablished in 2021 under new ownership. For 20 years, its reputation for showcasing regional and national musical talent propelled it to a strong national brand and was a beacon for live entertainment in the mid-Atlantic. The local and regional affinity for the brand continues to this day. Now, almost fifty years after first opening its doors, Hammerjacks is back and ready to raise the bar, inviting seasoned regulars and a whole new generation alike to join them in carrying on the legacy of a true Baltimore institution. Located at 1300 Russell Street, the new Hammerjacks operates with the same rock & roll attitude that fueled the original into entertainment history. The first phase of the new Hammerjacks features recycled shipping containers fashioned into food and beverage stations and the outdoor space will see a wide variety of usage, from large-scale NFL tailgate parties and live events.

Mentioned in this episode:

HammerJacks
Baltimore Fishbowl

Maximilian Franz Photography

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ABOUT THE GUESTS

Mark Dinerstein

Mark Dinerstein is an owner / operator of Hammerjacks. With more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Mark oversees the Hammerjacks team and is responsible for the day to day operations including developing and overseeing strategies for the venues, food & beverage, sponsorships, partnerships, events and more.

Prior to joining Hammerjacks in 2019, Mark served as President at Knitting Factory Presents (KFP).

Andy Hotchkiss

Andy Hotchkiss is currently a principal at NREB, LLC a commercial real estate brokerage firm based in Bethesda, MD. He represents national, regional and local retailers in procuring real estate and negotiated 100’s of retail leases in this 15 year. He is licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC; and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Andy’s past interests include starting the successful development company GapWedge and creating The Honour Society – an apparel company specializing in officially licensed collegiate clothing. Prior to these accomplishments, Andy served as an account executive at Adair- Greene, an Atlanta based advertising firm. Andy is currently the President of the Carroll Camden Business Association, a local organization that oversees the district in which Hammerjacks resides. Andy is a 3rd generation Maryland native and currently resides in Bethesda.

Hammerjacks

Hammerjacks, a legendary Baltimore brand, was originally established in 1977, and reestablished in 2021 under new ownership. For 20 years, its reputation for showcasing regional and national musical talent propelled it to a strong national brand and was a beacon for live entertainment in the mid-Atlantic. The local and regional affinity for the brand continues to this day. Now, almost fifty years after first opening its doors, Hammerjacks is back and ready to raise the bar, inviting seasoned regulars and a whole new generation alike to join them in carrying on the legacy of a true Baltimore institution. Located at 1300 Russell Street, the new Hammerjacks operates with the same rock & roll attitude that fueled the original into entertainment history. The first phase of the new Hammerjacks features recycled shipping containers fashioned into food and beverage stations and the outdoor space will see a wide variety of usage, from large-scale NFL tailgate parties and live events.

Mentioned in this episode: HammerJacks Baltimore Fishbowl Maximilian Franz Photography

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or listen on my website, follow on Instagram (where I am most active), like on Facebook, or email mtrthenetwork@gmail.com!