They've come to their senses! The Funk Box is going back to it's original name: 8x10
And will not be turned into a dance club:
When Rather decided to sell the business this year, he said he turned down offers to turn it into a dance club.
"I'm happy that the place is gonna stay live music," Rather said. "I'm glad Tim was able to pull together to buy it, because I think he's going to do the best job with keeping it live music. For Baltimore and Federal Hill, that's a good thing."