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HonFest

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  • 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...
  • Longtime Hampden merchant celebrates 35 years in business

    Longtime Hampden merchant celebrates 35 years in business
    Alice Ann Finnerty, a former nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, was raising six children in Guilford when she paid $5,000 to buy The Turnover Shop in 1978. On the check she wrote, "Oh, happy day." Now 75 and a matriarch of the Hampden business...
  • Police investigating arson attack against Muslims [North Baltimore Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • Hampden hosts a 'family-friendly' HonFest

    Hampden hosts a 'family-friendly' HonFest
    Stretching the parameters of a wholesome HonFest, three women on The Avenue stripped down to their bras and leotards Saturday to promote Sugar, a nearby sex-toy shop. In the booth behind them, a banner said, "Stirring up raw passion." But festival...
  • Tales of a British housewife in Howard County

    Tales of a British housewife in Howard County
    Howard County really is nothing at all like my home back in the U.K., all things considered. My family and I are what’s known as “expats,” and we’re fairly British in our politics, behaviors and spelling, but that doesn’t...
  • Woodberry to open diner and canning kitchen in Belvedere Square

    Spike Gjerde is coming to Belvedere Square. The Woodberry Kitchen owner has signed a lease for the multi-level restaurant space that has been vacant since Crush closed in November. His Belvedere Square project, Gjerde said, will be part canning kitchen...
  • Food Market to host first birthday party

    Food Market to host first birthday party
    It’s only been a year? A hit from the start, the Food Market opened on the eve of last year's Honfest. Co-owners Chad Gauss and Elan Kotz, the Food Market's executive chef and general manager, respectively, are celebrating their great first year...
  • Slow restaurant waiters won't cut it in new Hampdenfest race

    Slow restaurant waiters won't cut it in new Hampdenfest race
    A new race slated to make its debut at Hampdenfest gives new meaning to the phrase "hurry up and wait." That's exactly what waiters at area restaurants will be doing in the Baltimore Inter-Restaurant Battle, as they compete for the grand prize, a $100...
  • Hampdenfest organizer stepping down

    "I'm tired," said Hampdenfest organizer Charlotte Murray, slumped at the information booth at early afternoon Sept. 8. Parked nearby on The Avenue, which was closed to motorists, was the blue tricycle she began using this year to save wear and tear on...
  • Northern District community liaison police officer retires

    Northern District community liaison police officer retires
    Jon Walter, a longtime face of local law enforcement as a Northern District community liaison officer, will retire Friday - and start a new job Monday as Johns Hopkins University's outreach officer. Jon Walter, a longtime face of local law enforcement as...
  • Hampden: Here's your chance to learn about the cultural significance of Madonna

    Do you like Madonna? No, no, not the religious one, the pop icon one. If so, be sure to check out Atomic Books, 3620 Falls Road, on Friday, May 25 as Laura Barcella, the editor of "Madonna & Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop," hosts readings from...
  • Hon trademark dead...or is it?

    Hon trademark dead...or is it?
    After celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and his show "Kitchen Nightmares"visited Cafe Hon last year, Denise Whiting agreed to kill her trademark of the word "Hon." She did as she said. And yet, mention of the trademark appears in literature for this year's...