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  • Ladies auxiliary has worked hard for VFW post in Hampden

    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...
  • Survey reveals Dundalk's reputation: rough, with water views

    Survey reveals Dundalk's reputation: rough, with water views
    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...
  • Students help dream facelift for Cross Street Market

    Students help dream facelift for Cross Street Market
    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...
  • Maravene Loeschke takes center stage at TU

    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...
  • City wants to privatize Roosevelt Recreation Center

    City wants to privatize Roosevelt Recreation Center
    Hampden community leaders were planning a protest Oct. 5 of Roosevelt Recreation Center's inclusion on a list of rec centers that Baltimore City wants to privatize. They said the city reneged on a promise not to contract out the management of the...
  • A Second helping of not-so 'Dangerous' comedy

    A Second helping of not-so 'Dangerous' comedy
    After drawing large crowds to Centerstage early this year with a Baltimore-spoofing blend of scripted skits and improv comedy, a famous troupe from Chicago has returned with a sequel featuring brand-new material. Although "The Second City: Charmed and...
  • T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride

    T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride
    Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city. The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart. "It all comes down to self-...
  • Hampden at wit's end over teen troublemakers

    Youths and teenagers as young as 12 are causing consternation in Hampden — throwing rocks at cars, vandalizing property, cursing loudly, skipping school, popping car tires with pocket knives and smoking marijuana behind a public school, according to...
  • An old story

    An old story
    Carla Du Pree remembers it well. It was a day like any other, and she decided to make her monthly excursion to Columbia's Second Edition Books and Music, the 16-year-old independent used book store located on the east side of town. Rummaging through the...
  • Parents protest city plan to privatize Hampden recreation center

    Chanting "Save our recs," about 100 people gathered in Hampden on Wednesday to protest a plan by Baltimore City to privatize or close Roosevelt Recreation Center and other city rec centers. Several City Council members joined supporters of the rec...
  • Don't blow through intersection of Elm Avenue and 36th Street

    Change can be hard to get used to, even when you want it, even when you're expecting it, even when people are telling you the change is going on. Here's what I mean. After numerous residents and businesses complained about the intersection at Elm...
  • Most stressful cities? Life in Baltimore is far better than the annoyance and mess of New York

    Forbes magazine got it wrong again when it listed Charm City as one of the most stressful cities to live in. I lived in Hampden for almost six years during the 1980s. As a proud son of the County of Kings (otherwise known as Brooklyn, N.Y.), New York...