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  • Sex toy shop moving into former HONtown space in Hampden

    HONtown, a gift shop run by Cafe Hon owner and HonFest founder Denise Whiting, has moved out of its space at 1001 W. 36th Street (The Avenue) in Hampden and is moving across the street to Cafe Hon, 1004 W. 36th St.
  • Minas art gallery closing after 22 years

    Minas art gallery closing after 22 years
    Minas Konsolas is closing his art gallery in Hampden after 22 years, but he's not retiring his paint brushes. "I'm going to my new chapter as a full-time painter," said Konsolas, 60, who runs Minas Gallery and Boutique, 815 W. 36th St., with his wife,...

    The "hon" ruckus remembered

    Two years ago the portion of Baltimore that lives online was preoccupied with a brouhaha over a word.  The word was hon, on which Denise Whiting, proprietress of Cafe Hon, had filed trademark papers for business purposes.* Several persons, given a...

    Jack Barr, 79, a fixture on The Avenue with a nose for news

    Jack Barr, 79, a fixture on The Avenue with a nose for news
    Longtime Hampden resident Jack Barr, a colorful "town crier" who trolled The Avenue for business news, often wearing caps or crowns with an assortment of handcrafted noses on them, died of heart disease and a colon infection on Sunday, Sept. 29 at the...

    Baltimore City's new planner aims to optimize Hampden parking

    Baltimore City's new planner aims to optimize Hampden parking
    Jennifer Leonard was hired in May to the newly created position of parking planning manager in the Baltimore City Parking Authority. "My role is going through each one of the communities (that have parking issues) and studying what their parking...