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  • How 'hons' came to be and other tales from the 20th annual HonFest in Hampden

    How 'hons' came to be and other tales from the 20th annual HonFest in Hampden
    The prevailing wisdom is that 'hon' is short for honey, a term of endearment for the working women of Baltimore. But a new, radically different theory emerged in a large sign that leaned against a psychedelically painted bus, converted to a mobile...
  • Framework adopted to help food truck industry expand

    Framework adopted to help food truck industry expand
    Baltimore's food truck industry will be able to petition Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration for additional places to sell their fares, under a bill approved Monday by the City Council. The legislation calls on the Department of General...
  • Changing Baltimore's storyline [Commentary]

    Changing Baltimore's storyline [Commentary]
    While describing the potentially devastating effects of climate change during a recent segment of "The Colbert Report," host Stephen Colbert warned that if climate change continues unabated, much of the planet will turn into an uninhabitable wasteland,...
  • Parking plan for Rotunda area divides Hampden community

    Parking plan for Rotunda area divides Hampden community
    Sitting in the back row of a crowded, contentious meeting Thursday, neighbors Misty Kercz and Sarah Diehl had opposite opinions of a city councilwoman's plans for residential permit parking around the Rotunda mall. Misty Kercz said she would like to see...
  • Baltimore barbershops mount community comeback

    Baltimore barbershops mount community comeback
    As the buzz of hair clippers mixed with Gene Simmons' howl through speakers inside Beatnik Barbershop, Ali Farzad awaited his last haircut inside the tiny Mount Vernon establishment. Raising his voice to be heard over the din, Farzad said he's moving...
  • Trivia Night trend takes over Towson-area restaurants for mid-week fun

    Trivia Night trend takes over Towson-area restaurants for mid-week fun
    Mid-week socializing used to involve bowling shoes or secret handshakes. Now bowling leagues and fraternal associations have some serious competition. Trivia Night. The Towson area is home to more than 20 of them. For two hours a week, at restaurants...
  • The hons of Honfest

    The hons of Honfest
    Since 1994, Hampden's Honfest has been celebrating the archetypal Baltimore hon. Women — and even some men — have flocked to 36th Street (if you're a local, you know it as the Avenue) for the sole purpose of winning the title of Baltimore's...
  • Region's movie theaters staging a comeback

    Region's movie theaters staging a comeback
    With today's opening of a 15-screen Cinemark theater in Towson, Baltimore and its immediate area — that is, within the Beltway — is home to nearly 60 movie screens. And 20 of those are in the city itself. That's not bad when one considers...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Killer Bee at Golden West Cafe

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Killer Bee at Golden West Cafe
    For more than a decade, Golden West Cafe has been slingin' Southwest cuisine to the denizens of Hampden and beyond, in addition to live music, comedy shows and a solid bar in the back. Primarily a whiskey bar, Golden West's cocktail list displayed on...
  • Hampden skatepark represents positive change for Baltimore [Letter]

    Hampden skatepark represents positive change for Baltimore [Letter]
    Regarding your coverage of Stephanie Murdock's multi-year effort to build a skate park in Hampden, reporter Colin Campbell's article captures Ms. Murdock's tenacity, enterprise and passion, but it did not mention that she was awarded an OSI-Baltimore...