| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Angelo's, the Hampden pizzeria that closed without warning on May 15, has reopened. The same owners, brothers Angelo and Tommy Pizza, are back.
According to this story in the Baltimore Business Journal, the Pizzas were able to reopen Angelo's last Friday...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Dr. B. Ralph "Buddy" Hoffman, a retired longtime Hampden dentist and World War II veteran, died June 19 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts, a Pikesville assisted-living facility.
He was 93.
Dr. Hoffman was born and raised in...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Baltimore City's Buena Vista Park could someday be home to a dog park.
The Medfield Community Association is forming a "discovery committee" to conduct a feasibility study for a dog-dedicated area of the park, located at Buena Vista Avenue and 40th...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Salt is good? Or at least it's not bad. That's what a new meta-analysis in the American Journal of Hypertension finds. Also, a Christian Science perspective on "Millenial foodies" and a recipe for Old Bay fried green tomatoes.
| Jul 18, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Wilmer A. "Bud" Rehmeyer, a World War II veteran who owned and operated a Baltimore County clock and jewelry repair shop for more than 50 years, died July 10 of heart failure at Chapel Hill Nursing Home in Randallstown.
He was 96.
The son of a...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:57 AM
City schools and AYP
The following elementary and middle schools were the only ones in Baltimore to meet adequate yearly progress goals this year:
•Baltimore International Academy
•Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:58 PM
It's been eight years now since Thomas Rudis moved his Golden West Cafe from its original storefront operation into its current home on The Avenue in Hampden. It continues to flourish, and if Hampden is a town, Golden West is its town hall.
| Jul 29, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Jack L. Rothenberg, former owner of a Highlandtown tavern, died July 19 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. He was 99.
The son of Russian immigrant parents, Mr. Rothenberg was born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden, where his parents owned and...
| 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...
| May 24, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Was it Sun Tzu who said, "There are no losers in a burger war"?
Let's hope that's right, because the great American burger wars are about to get very juicy around here. There looks to be summerlong skirmishing in Maryland, among locally operated joints...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Not everyone in Baltimore thinks the image of the "hon" or its glorification through Honfest is cute, funny or endearing. It is actually rather insulting to a generation of working, lower-middle class people and does not put on Baltimore's best face for...