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Best Crowd-Enraging Trans-formation

Miss Irene's

1738 Thames St., (410) 558-0033, missirenes.com

Posted 9/16/2009

When news came that Fells Point watering hole Miss Irene's was going to clean up its act and go straight, you could hear the gray ponytails falling to the floor as regulars pulled out their hair and donned sackcloth in mourning. Was the transformation of Miss Irene's from dive bar to diva restaurant the final cleansing of Fells Point a la Times Square? We're not sure, but we raise a can of Natty Boh in her memory.

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All Awards for Miss Irene''s:

Best Bar for Hard-core Drinking, 9/17/2003

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