| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Chef Gordon Ramsay, whose visit to Hampden's Cafe Hon in the fall of 2011 helped diffuse the tension from owner Denise Whiting's attempt to trademark the word "Hon," returned to see just how much good his earlier visit accomplished. The "Kitchen...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:24 PM
All's well at Cafe Hon, and Chef Gordon Ramsay is very pleased.
That was the message of Friday night's "Kitchen Nightmares" on Fox, as Ramsay revisited the Hampden eatery where he was instrumental in tamping down a war that had erupted over owner Denise...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said.
Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:37 AM
A Baltimore artist has designed a poster from photos he shot of storm-barricaded Fells Point doors to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey.
Randall Gornowich is calling the poster he's selling on Etsy "Hurricane Sandy Knocks." It's a...
| 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...