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  • 2014 gets off to a good start for children and adults alike [Hampden Column]

    As far as years go, 2014 has come barreling out of the gate, with a whole host of happenings already lined up in Hampden. Gallery 788, 3602 Hickory Ave., presents Learning By Heart, an exhibit and performance for children 4-12 with no formal training,...
  • With Eightbar, Atomic Books adds a cozy lounge

    With Eightbar, Atomic Books adds a cozy lounge
    For the past few years, Atomic Books owner Benn Ray envisioned one day transforming the back area of his Hampden bookstore from a record store into a cafe. And instead of serving coffee, the bar would sell beer and wine. “I like the idea of being...
  • Fire it up: Get cooking outside with locally quarried stone

    Fire it up: Get cooking outside with locally quarried stone
    When Jake McCarty decided to build an outdoor living space with a fireplace as a focal point, he knew that natural stone from local land was the way to go. McCarty, a Cockeysville resident, had a lot of ideas about what he wanted in his backyard, but he...
  • Teaching couple shares an education in fine wine

    Teaching couple shares an education in fine wine
    Terry Sullivan sometimes finds himself absentmindedly swirling a glass of juice or water as if it were a glass of fine wine when dining with friends or family members. "That's when you know you can't turn it off," he said, referring to his passion for...
  • 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...
  • Community doggedly pursuing things to do in dog days of August

    "Dog days of summer." "Summer doldrums." I really don't know what these phrases mean. And they surely don't apply to Hampden. Here's what I mean ... On Sunday, July 21, the Golden West Cafe, 1105 W. 36th St., will be showing the Sean Astin classic...
  • Marchionda's on Harford Road is a new Italian winner

    Marchionda's on Harford Road is a new Italian winner
    We had a good old time at Marchionda's, an accomplished but unassuming Italian restaurant that might coax city diners farther up Harford Road than they've been in a long time. Marchionda's opened in late July, in the rowhouse space that was for so...
  • Good eats: Beer-steamed mussels

    Good eats: Beer-steamed mussels
    DuClaw Brewing Company is known for its expert brewing -- and for its beer-friendly food. Mussels cooked in a heady sauce of tomatoes, red wine and heavily spiced Mysterium Belgian ale are aromatic and tasty -- a great snack for crisp fall afternoons....
  • Belvedere Square will stay up late for Senator Theatre patrons

    Belvedere Square will stay up late for Senator Theatre patrons
    Beginning Oct. 10, the merchants at Belvedere Square will begin staying open until 10 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The later hours coincide with the re-opening of the Senator Theatre, the long shuttered movie house located just across...
  • 'Drunken Botanist' event at the Cylburn Arboretum

    'Drunken Botanist' event at the Cylburn Arboretum
    The next time you're in a liquor store browsing the shelves, imagine you're strolling through a garden. That bottle of gin is a juniper bush with citrus peels and maybe some coriander and even lavender thrown in for good measure. Tequila? Made from...
  • Wine Find | 2011 S'Andrea in Colli Il Rosso

    Wine Find | 2011 S'Andrea in Colli Il Rosso
    From: Toscana, Italy Price: $13 Serve with: Pasta with tomato sauce, grilled burgers This medium-bodied Italian red shows plenty of the fine character of the sangiovese grape even though it doesn't carry the name of an exalted wine region. It's a...