The folks behind Tracks open Eden, a new women's bar

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Eden is the latest revamp of the capacious space at 3090 Downing Street that previously held Swallows, Blackberries Bar and Tosh's Hacienda, among others. Opened by the folks behind Tracks, who now own the building, Eden is designed as a lesbian bar.

"We appreciate the spectrum, of course," says general manager Brittany Joseph. "We're a women's bar, but we are a garden and celebrate all flowers that are blooming."

Open from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. Wednesday through Sunday, Eden is serving dinner as well as bar snacks. The menu has plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, such as tofu fries and hummus, but also includes meaty items like chicken parmesan and bison sliders, as well as gluten-free choices. Temptation Hour features $2 shots from 6 until 8 p.m., and then again from 10 p.m. to midnight.

The club, which is housed in what was once a church, covers three floors and has two patios, both sporting lime green walls painted with leaf-like designs -- the garden of Eden. The large foyer is covered with artwork you can purchase by local artists. The main room has a coin-operated pool table and flatscreen televisions playing such music videos as Madonna's "Material Girl" and Abba's "Dancing Queen." Beyond the music videos, entertainment includes DJs and burlesque shows, depending on the night.

This address has had a rough run; here's hoping Eden keeps blooming.

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