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  • NAACP convention not necessarily coming to Baltimore after all

    NAACP convention not necessarily coming to Baltimore after all
    The local branch of the NAACP spoke prematurely last week when it announced that the organization's 2016 national convention would be held in Baltimore, a spokeswoman from the national headquarters said Thursday. A panel is still in the process of...
  • Hampdenfest and toilet races back on again (Hampden Column)

    So, Hampdenfest 2014? Some of you may be wondering what's going on with that. First it was happening, then it wasn't, now it is again. Being one of the organizers, I'm in a somewhat unique position to be able to explain what happened, why and what's...
  • Hampdenfest is back on, organizers say

    Hampdenfest is back on, organizers say
    Having canceled Hampdenfest 2014 on Sept. 13 because of a conflict with Sailabration, organizers now are looking to Sept. 20 as a new date for the popular local festival. "We're on for Sept. 20," Benn Ray, president of the Hampden Village Merchants...
  • Permits aren't answer to Hampden's parking shortage [Letter]

    Permits aren't answer to Hampden's parking shortage [Letter]
    City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke is out of touch with a majority of her constituents ("Hampden parking woes lead to call for strict limits," July 17). I don't believe that most Hampden residents are in favor of permit parking. I am sure that some would...
  • Hampdenfest 2014 canceled due to conflict with Sailabration

    Hampdenfest 2014 canceled due to conflict with Sailabration
    City, community and business leaders scrambled Wednesday to find a way to keep Hampdenfest 2014 from being canceled because of a conflict with Sailabration. "Everything is fluid," said Hampdenfest co-organizer Benn Ray, president of the Hampden...
  • Hampden parking woes lead to call for strict limits

    Hampden parking woes lead to call for strict limits
    A proposal to sharply limit parking in part of Hampden is drawing concern from some who think the new restrictions would merely shift parking woes to other streets in the popular Baltimore neighborhood. A major redevelopment project at the Rotunda...
  • Councilman wants 90% tax break for urban farmers

    Councilman wants 90% tax break for urban farmers
    City Councilman William "Pete" Welch is calling for a large tax break for urban farmers in Baltimore. In legislation he plans to introduce Thursday, Welch is seeking a 90 percent break on property taxes for an urban farmer who grows and sells at least...
  • Roland Park Pool makes big splash during summer

    The first time we met Emily Zappulla, she was dragging her children, William, 4, and Katelyn, 1, to the Eddie's of Roland Park grocery store on Roland Avenue on a sled after a snow storm in February. "Fun for them, a lot of work for Mommy," she said...
  • Planned drug treatment clinic in Harwood sparks conflict

    Planned drug treatment clinic in Harwood sparks conflict
    The developer says his planned center for heroin addicts in a North Baltimore neighborhood would be revolutionary: a primary care facility that would treat all aspects of addict's lives, not just dole out methadone. But Harwood residents see it as...
  • Plan for 29 row houses raises new parking fears in Hampden

    Plan for 29 row houses raises new parking fears in Hampden
    A developer wants to build 29 row houses on the site of an old warehouse near The Avenue in Hampden, prompting concerns by merchants about the effect on Hampden's already worrisome parking problem. The three-story attached single-family row houses...
  • Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115

    Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115
    At 90 years old, Betty Williams' clearest memory of her days at Colored School 115 is running through an alley the schoolchildren thought was haunted. "It was a game to run through and not get caught," she said, describing the lane between two of the...
  • Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day

    Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day
    In America, the land of strongly held opinions, a whiff of controversy about the proper way to celebrate Independence Day seems positively patriotic. So it was in Bel Air. Complaints of animal cruelty didn't stop the frog-hopping contest or turtle...