| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Twenty minutes before September's First Friday, people came rushing into my store, Atomic Books, saying, "You need to do something. There is a crazy fight going on outside."
I immediately walked outside and noticed I didn't need to do anything....
| 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...
| May 30, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Baltimore and Washington's food-truck armadas will square off at A Taste of Two Cities a blow-out food-truck gathering on Saturday, June 23.
A Taste of Two Cities will gather together 20 food trucks from each city at the Westport Waterfront, the venue...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Skatepark of Baltimore, Inc., the nonprofit group that has been raising money to build a facility in Hampden for skateboarders, has raised more than the $75,000 it needed to qualify for a promised matching grant from the Baltimore City Department of...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
It's been a cathartic 12 months for Denise Whiting. She gave up her frowned-upon 'Hon' trademark, and apologized publicly for thinking that she could own a common term of endearment.
She cried on national television, as the celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
It's been seven months since Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting publicly dropped her controversial trademark of the word "hon." Chef Gordon Ramsay and the rest of the "Kitchen Nightmares" crew were even in town last week for a follow-up to the original Cafe...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:13 AM
ON THE SITE...
Howard Community College bomb threat causes evacuation: Howard Community College was ordered evacuated Thursday morning after someone called in a bomb threat to local police. After searching the school, police ruled the threat a hoax and...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:53 AM
Today's forecast calls for increasing clouds and a high temperature near 90 degrees. Tonight is expected to be cloudy, with a 60 percent chance of rain and a low temperature around 73 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning'...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 7:47 AM
At HonFest 2012, It was all about the hons. The 19th annual festival June 9-10 on The Avenue in Hampden will be remembered for a 100-year-old hon, a one-month-old hon, a skateboarding hon, and a handicapped hon, who was competing in the "Baltimore's...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:00 AM
HonFest 2012 was the first for a new restaurant that found instant success on The Avenue last weekend.
But the festival was the last for an upscale boutique store that is relocating from Hampden to Baltimore County after five years.
At The Food Market,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The Hampden Village Merchants Association moved closer Wednesday to joining Visit Baltimore, the city's quasi-public tourism and marketing agency.
Representatives of the two organizations met again Tuesday, said merchants association president Benn Ray....
| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:48 PM
The suspects had gathered under the Jones Falls Expressway in Hampden around lunchtime with the intention of committing a robbery, authorities said. But as federal agents closed in, one suspect attempted to run down an officer and was shot as a quick-...