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Visions for Vacancies: Whatever Happened to The Muffin Man

The Muffin Man was set to open in Hilltop Plaza in 2011. What happened?

There was much excitement in Bowie when a 3,370-square-foot vacant store in Hilltop Plaza .

Orginally set to open in the spring of 2011, the opening was pushed back to November 2011, but it never happened. 

Whatever happened to the muffin man, the muffin man, the muffin man? Well, according to Bruce Levine, director of commercial real estate for the owners of Hilltop Plaza, the plan for the new restaurant fizzled.

"[O'Savio] personally built it out and realized it could not go forward for various reasons," Levine said.

Now, the partially built-out space beside Bowie favorite Chesapeake Grille & Deli sits empty. What would you like to see in the 3,370 square foot store front? Tell Patch in the comments.

Diva January 03, 2013 at 10:01 PM
I love Potbelly! I wish they would bring one anywhere in Bowie! I have to go to Annapolis Mall, Arundel Mills or College Park for my fix.
michael a. rogers January 04, 2013 at 12:07 PM
ask Best Pie, located on old 450 to move into the vacancy. Believe me, his products are out of this world. mike rogers aka Sheriff of Rockledge
Mrs. G J Moore January 04, 2013 at 01:07 PM
His products are really good but too pricey for me except very special times. And it is more food.
Marie January 05, 2013 at 02:41 AM
I would also vote for a coffee house of old! Where you can go in, get a coffee/tea and have a place to socialize or just hang out. I liked the little place that was by the Outback a few years ago. I agree with Mrs. Moore, I like Best Pie products but priced beyond me except for special occasions.
Marie January 05, 2013 at 02:42 AM
I am sorry, but I don't know what Potbelly is. Could someone comment?

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