| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Kyle Scheren and other members of the punk band So Long Arletta work up a sweat when they perform, but nothing like what they got Monday wielding picks and shovels to turn an old school parking lot in Hampden into a garden and outdoor education space....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:05 PM
The Zagat’s "2012 Washington, DC/Baltimore Restaurants Survey," is released today. Think of this an update of the previous edition, with 119 new listings. But established restaurants have not been re-rated and re-ranked -- that happens every other...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Reginald Dowdy separated the strand of his customer’s hair and slid a hollow bead-sized copper object to her scalp, leaving a black-and-white striped feather hanging. Dowdy’s client, April McGill-Willhide, tilted her hair to the side and...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 6:45 AM
As of 9:30 a.m., traffic was slow on northbound I-95 at I-395, due to an accident.
Otherwise, there were no major delays on Baltimore area highways.
There were no major delays on area mass transit systems.
| Aug 2, 2011
Baltimore's annual Summer Restaurant Week begins its sixth run on Friday and goes through Aug.14. During the 10-day event, participating restaurants will once again offer three-course, fixed-price dinner menus. This year, the dinner menus are fixed at...
| Aug 2, 2011
Zipcars march on! Based on the success of the recent Zipcar sites at the 36th Street and Chestnut Avenue, the company and Baltimore City are looking to place more of these rent-by-the-hour automobile stations in Hampden — specifically near 36th...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Everyone knows their local convenience store, where teenagers go in and buy slushies and adults pick up the occasional milk or pancake mix for the morning's breakfast. It is great to be able to quickly and easily get a cup of coffee, along with the...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The only thing more shocking than Italian pasta from a microwave is how great it can be.
At Daniela's Pasta and Pastries, a tiny, two-table Hampden restaurant, entrees are kept in a glass deli case, and re-heated to order in one of the microwave ovens....
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:16 AM
There are a couple of small, predictable joys that occur daily during my workweek — and probably yours. It's likely you haven't noticed them properly before, nor the subtle influence they have on your mood. Fortunately, I have penned this opinion...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Seven years have passed since Hekemian & Co. purchased the Rotunda and made grand plans to redevelop it as a mixed-use mall.
There would be apartments, additional office space and retail, restaurants and underground parking, and a new, state-of-the-art...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Denise Whiting cried, was scolded by Chef Gordon Ramsay and then hugged out months of drama on tonight's "Kitchen Nightmares" episode featuring Whiting, who Baltimoreans -- and the staff of her Hampden theme restaurant Cafe Hon -- love to hate.
| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Hampden residents are fighting mad over a proposal to build a three-story, 12-unit apartment building on Roland Avenue.
And they appear to have succeeded in slowing the proposed project.
Remodeler Eric Dashner is seeking a Baltimore City zoning variance...