| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
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....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:37 AM
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,"...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:34 PM
– 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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:38 AM
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...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:50 PM
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,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:45 PM
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."
| May 28, 2013
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:14 AM
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...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:24 AM
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...