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Baltimore Eagle bar and club reopens Friday night in Station North

After shutting down in 2012, the Baltimore Eagle will reopen tonight with a new look under new owners. 

The storied leather bar at 2022 N. Charles St. has undergone a massive renovation. The venue will host a ribbon-cutting at 7:45 p.m. Friday, followed by its opening at 8 p.m.

To start, the Eagle will operate as a bar and club with hours from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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Baltimore Restaurant Week extended through Jan. 29

As has become customary, about half the establishments participating in Baltimore's winter Restaurant Week are extending their promotions by an extra week.

So far, 44 restaurants will extend their offerings through Jan. 29, according to Visit Baltimore.

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Inauguration Day specials, themed drinks and more at Baltimore bars and restaurants

Many Baltimore bars and restaurants are rolling out specials and Donald Trump-themed menu items for Friday's presidential inauguration, while at least one eatery is closing its doors in protest.

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Blacksauce Kitchen's Remington restaurant opens Thursday

Blacksauce Kitchen, which built its reputation dishing out biscuits at farmers' markets, will open its permanent restaurant in Remington on Thursday — and only on Thursdays, for now.

The shop is opening in the former Sterling's Crab and Oyster House at 401 W. 29th St. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, according to a post on the eatery's Instagram account.

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Casual spinoff of The Helmand opens near Johns Hopkins Hospital

A casual spinoff of the popular Afghan restaurant The Helmand has opened its doors near Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The Helmand Kabobi opened last week at 855 N. Wolfe St. in Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood. 

"It's pretty much almost like a casual version of the Helmand," owner Helmand Karzai said.

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Fells Point bar Bad Decisions to close in February

After relocating to a new space in Fells Point six months ago, Bad Decisions will soon close its doors for good.

The cocktail bar announced its impending closure on Tuesday in a Facebook post, which noted it will be open until the weekend of Feb. 17. 

"It was a terrible fall/winter season and between that and the forced move from the original location I ran out of money," the post read.

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