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Cafe Hon

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  • Family finds way to celebrate Hampdenfest and observe Yom Kippur

    Family finds way to celebrate Hampdenfest and observe Yom Kippur
    Saturday was Hampdenfest. It was also Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jews, not to mention their weekly Sabbath. For Liz Baker, of Hampden, it represented a dilemma. Baker, 41, certainly didn't want to miss the holiest day of the year for Jews....
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Village Flower Mart in Hampden closes after 45 years

    Village Flower Mart in Hampden closes after 45 years
    The Village Flower Mart went out of business Saturday afternoon, after 45 years at 3601 Chestnut Ave., just off The Avenue in Hampden. “It's time,” said owner Cheryl Zetlmeisl,cq 64, of Parkton, who retired and has sold the building. She...
  • Baltimore's local currency, the BNote, is 2 years old

    Baltimore's local currency, the BNote, is 2 years old
    At Liam Flynn's Ale House in Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District, two George Washingtons will get you a can of Natty Boh. But a single Baltimore BNote, with an image of Frederick Douglass on one side and an oriole on the other,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BNote's success is BNotable

    BNote's success is BNotable
    Just read the article by Steve Kilar about Baltimore's local currency, the BNote ("Baltimore's local currency, the BNote, is 2 years old," May 7). This is such a great idea. I'm headed out to find some BNotes, have dinner at Cafe Hon and then head up to...
  • Twenty restaurants serving up Taste of Hampden

    Twenty restaurants serving up Taste of Hampden
    The Food Market has been well-received since the Hampden restaurant opened on The Avenue in June. Now, chef and co-owner Chad Gauss and his business partner, Elan Kotz, are giving back to the community, as one of 20 restaurants participating in A Taste of...
  • 2012 in dining: An era of expansion

    2012 in dining: An era of expansion
    Call it manifest restaurant destiny. In 2012, Baltimore-based restaurateurs set about expanding their empires, or at least their brands. Clementine opened a second location in the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, the team behind Langermann's in...