| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:42 PM
A Taste of Hampden, a fundraiser for the Hampden Family Center on The Avenue, was a rare night out for one couple.
They don't get out much, because they have children, said local merchant Susannah Siger, who met them in a sellout crowd of 250 at the...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Baltimore City's $75,000 grant offer to the Skatepark of Baltimore still stands — but not for much longer.
It's a matching grant with an expiration deadline of May 31, which means that supporters of a planned skateboarding park in Hampden have less...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:11 AM
It looks like the "Kitchen Nightmare" might not be over for Baltimore's Cafe Hon.
A producer for the show has been calling around town, looking to book people for what appears to be an episode that will check in on how the Hampden restaurant has fared...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Veterans Day is a red-letter day on a few restaurant calendars.
Mission BBQ will observe Veterans Day on Monday with a "Freedom isn't Free" event. The Glen Burnie restaurant, which has announced the opening of a second location in Perry Hall, will offer...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 10:55 AM
After complaints from several people, Cafe Hon removed a picture early Thursday morning of one of its staff members in blackface for Halloween.
The Hampden restaurant had posted the photo on its Facebook page. It showed an employee, in blackface,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:38 AM
WEATHER: Partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 56. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, low around 40.
TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.
Garrett Co. still reeling from Sandy-related snowstorm: Sandy ran into...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Given the trouble she's gotten into in recent years (think: trying to trademark the word "Hon"), one might presume Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting would take special care to avoid unforced errors that cast her establishment in a less than flattering light....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The "Unhappy Halloween, Hon" (Nov. 3) commentary by Michael Cross-Barnet was a scream. Like a Holy Roman emperor or a demented totalitarian dictator, it dictated what was appropriate free speech for all times and all places. It also chastised the owner of...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Summer is all but officially over. Fall is all but officially here. That means stuff is happening. Let's get right to it, shall we?
There's nothing bigger happening than Hampdenfest 2012, which takes place Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., on...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:49 PM
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...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his show "Kitchen Nightmares" blitzed into Hampden's Cafe Hon Wednesday to see how the restaurant has fared since his visit last fall.
Ramsay stepped out of an SUV and into the cafe, capturing owner Denise Whiting in an...