| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Gart Westerhout, an internationally known radio astronomer who established the astronomy department at the University of Maryland, College Park and was scientific director at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, died Sunday of congestive heart...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Even though Halloween has become synonymous with "sexy" and "trashy" — heck, there's even a naughty ladies' "Bert & Ernie" ensemble — you have a choice. And you can choose fashion and sophistication.
There are plenty of options that will have...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:19 PM
David Morgan said he fell apart when his wife died of ovarian cancer last year, leaving him at a personal crossroads — and leaving in doubt the future of two establishments that border The Avenue in Hampden like bookends.
Morgan soon shuttered...
| May 12, 2012
| 8:32 AM
"Our fish will be leaving the building," came the announcement over the public address system at Hampden Elementary/Middle School on May 3.
Minutes later, 15 seventh-graders would rush 204 trout tykes in an ice cooler full of water to Roland Park to be...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:20 AM
The aging Roland Park fire station, home of Engine 44, will be closed for at least three months later this year for renovations on the second floor, and its firefighters and paramedics probably will be reassigned to Hampden's fire house until the work...
| May 6, 2012
Roland Park is looking forward to its fifth and biggest ciclovia on Saturday, May 5..
But community leaders have misgivings about the high number of police and traffic officers that will be safeguarding the ciclovia, and about restrictions on...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:29 AM
For the next few months, traveling in and out of Baltimore along the I-83 corridor near Hampden is going to be tricky at best, because of heavy infrastructure construction taking place.
But then, that's one the perks of living here. You don't have to...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Visit Baltimore, the city's quasi-public marketing and tourism arm, is asking the Hampden Village Merchants Association to pay a membership fee of up to $20,000 per year to join the organization.
To make the fee more palatable, Visit Baltimore...
| 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 13, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Open only since last month, Luigi's Italian Deli in Hampden avoids any of the missteps that invariably are part of a new restaurant.
Luigi's, and several of the small restaurants on 36th Street in Hampden, aka The Avenue, belie the old adage that patrons...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Ashley Boycher has always considered public museums "magic places." "Growing up with modest means in rural Louisiana sure will make a kid curious about the world," said Boycher.
That curiosity never left her, and she now has been at the Walters for 18...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:18 AM
When Jill Andrews redesigned her Hampden rowhouse last year, it finally sank in how narrow it really was —12 feet wide.
Traditional, bulky furniture just wouldn't do.
She purchased custom pieces, such as her living room table and her son's bunk...