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Cafe Hon

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  • Church leadership changing in Hampden area

    Church leadership changing in Hampden area
    As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!" "She's a lot younger" than...
  • 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. The space was empty last week and a...
  • 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...
  • Family center spruces up for annual Taste of Hampden fundraiser

    Family center spruces up for annual Taste of Hampden fundraiser
    The Hampden Family Center is already benefiting from A Taste of Hampden, the annual fundraiser that takes place Thursday, Oct. 24. In recent days, the family center, 1104 West 36th St., received an exterior face lift in anticipation of the event, with...
  • Rash of break-ins on affluent St. George's Road [North Baltimore crime log]

    Rash of break-ins on affluent St. George's Road [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...
  • Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur'

    Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur'
    Back in 2000, Entrepreneur's StartUps magazine featured an article about Janice McLean Deloatch as she was trying to launch a business in Maryland that dispensed pantyhose from vending machines. The venture didn't take off. But the Abingdon resident took...
  • Construction projects give new meaning to the word 'groundbreaking' [Hampden]

    Let's take a minute to discuss groundbreaking, because there seems to be an awful lot of it going on around Hampden. I'm not referring to recent groundbreakings for Rotunda redevelopment or Skatepark of Baltimore's planned skateboarding park within...
  • Here's a shout-out to the contest winners of Hampdenfest 2013

    This year's Hampdenfest, held on Saturday September 14, caught a break and had uncharacteristically gorgeous weather. A record number of people turned out to eat food, drink the Brewer's Art/Union Craft Brewing collaboration beer Hampden Rye, watch...
  • An early peek at this year's Hampdenfest, including karaoke competition

    As September approaches, Hampden starts to get super-busy. There's a lot going on, so let's get right down to it, shall we? Hampdenfest is coming up on Saturday, Sept.14, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., on The Avenue. If you are interested in vending or competing in...
  • Story branching test

    It’s hot. Too hot to be outside. But here you are, lounging by the pool at the Tiki Barge in South Baltimore, watching the ice melt in your half-empty Jack and Coke. You’d love to take a dip in the pool, if the water wasn’t 85...
  • State business loan program praised and criticized

    State business loan program praised and criticized
    – In the heart of this historic Eastern Shore city, the effect of a state program that lends money to small businesses in struggling neighborhoods is easy to see. There's Jimmy & Sook's restaurant with its award-winning crab cakes; My Favorite...
  • Need for foot patrol in Hampden stymied by lack of resources, police say

    Short of banging her fist on a table, merchant Denise Whiting couldn't have been more emphatic about the need for more police presence in and around The Avenue, at a time when property crime in Hampden is rising. "We have to have a foot patrol officer,"...