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Looney's Pub in Canton reopens after health department closure

Looney's Pub in Canton has reopened after it was shut down by the Baltimore health department earlier this week.

The pub at 2900 O'Donnell St. reopened at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday after being closed Tuesday and Wednesday, manager Nick Creed confirmed.

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Mount Vernon restaurant Flavor behind Center Stage's new menu

Baltimore Center Stage managing director Michael Ross hopes theatergoers come hungry. 

The Mount Vernon theater is set to unveil its $28 million makeover this weekend, and that will include new food and new places to eat.

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New Italian-themed EATalian to open at former Strapazza's site in Towson

Signage at 12 Allegheny Ave. shows that a new restaurant, EATalian Bistro, is "coming soon" to downtown Towson.

The last restaurant in the space, Strapazza, also an Italian-themed restaurant, closed suddenly in April. A note still left on the door reads "thanks for 25 years of support."

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Looney's Pub in Canton shut down by health department for multiple violations

Looney's Pub in Canton was shut down by the Baltimore City Health Department on Tuesday for multiple health code violations.

The Canton pub was closed for "improper food handling, improper hand washing, improper cold and hot holding temperatures, improper food storage, rodent and insect infestation, and general unsanitary conditions," according to the health department's website.

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Baltimore restaurants offer specials to benefit Maryland Food Bank as part of 'Save a Seat' campaign

The Maryland Food Bank has recruited more restaurants to its "Save a Seat at Your Table" campaign as the fundraiser returns for another year.

Through April 15, more than 20 restaurants will offer specials to benefit the food bank. The promotions launched Feb.

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Ellicott City woman pleads guilty to stealing from flood-hit restaurant

— An Ellicott City woman has admitted looting a restaurant after the flooding there.

Media outlets reported 30-year-old Madeline Eve Scott pleaded guilty to fourth-degree burglary charges Tuesday morning.

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