| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:07 PM
The Souper Freak food truck won't be in its regular Friday spot on Sept. 16.
Instead, Irene Smith and the Souper Freak gang will be on the northeast corner of Elm Avenue and 36th Street in Hampden, partnering with Baltimore City Recreation and Parks...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:11 AM
An article in the Sept. 8 issue of the Baltimore Messenger about the VFW Post 3065 in Hampden hosting a 9/11 tailgate memorial party was very nice, but contained a quote that was very disturbing to some of the members of the post's longtime ladies...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Lifelong Dundalk resident Scott Holupka has heard the jokes. He's heard Dundalk residents stereotyped as some "combination of Archie Bunker and a West Virginia hillbilly," the community knocked as dirty, industrial and smelly.
Much of that perception...
| Sep 24, 2011
The cardboard models showed what a new town hall near Cross Street Market in Federal Hill could look like.
The graduate architecture students at Morgan State University crowded around professor Sanjit Roy as he critiqued the miniature buildings one by...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 2:45 PM
Maravene Loeschke, who will become president of Towson University Jan.1, couldn't walk a straight line through the University Union's Potomac Room, where regents, faculty, staff and students had gathered to welcome her Sept. 22.
This was the school...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Letter writer C.D. Wilmer of Baltimore refers to Hampden as a tourist trap ("Hampden isn't the same," Nov. 11). My definition of tourist trap is an attraction geared more to visitors than to locals, that promises more than it delivers. I moved to...
| Nov 23, 2011
Gift guide 2011: 10 gifts with Baltimore flavor
Sloop Betty Vodka
Area liquor stores; see sloopbetty.com/location.html Can't have a holiday without a little holiday cheer. So stand out from the crowd by giving Sloop...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Crabs for Christmas? Yes, please.
For three decades, David DeBoy has been singing his sad tale of an expatriate Baltimorean stuck in Houston on Christmas Eve, sadly lamenting to Santa that the only present he really wants is a big bucket of steamed...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Before Santa appeared in a pickup truck, before thousands of lights blinked on, before the first of tens of thousands of guests would stream to the tiny block in Hampden, there was work to do on 34th Street. A lot of it.
Tinsel to sweep, stars to tape,...
| Nov 30, 2011
How difficult is it to find a doctor or dentist in north Baltimore?
Does the area offer enough recreational opportunities and public transportation to medical appointments?
Are there bilingual doctors available locally? Do you have a hard time finding...
| Nov 30, 2011
James Floyd Jackson, a retired truck driver and Baltimore church musician, died Nov. 16 of a heart attack at Church of God by Faith while preparing to play for evening services.
The Loch Raven resident was 74.
Mr. Jackson was born in Baltimore and...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 7:56 PM
Baltimore police Sunday night are investigating a report of an armed person in the 1400 block of Union Avenue in Hampden. Police spokesman Det. Jeremy Silbert said police received a call around 6 p.m. of an armed individual and investigators went to the...