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  • Merchants post new video online [Hampden]

    The Hampden Village Merchants Association has filmed and posted a promotional video that I guarantee will show you a side of Hampden you haven't already seen. The video can be viewed on the front of the HVMA website at http://hampdenmerchants.com and...
  • Construction projects give new meaning to the word 'groundbreaking' [Hampden]

    Let's take a minute to discuss groundbreaking, because there seems to be an awful lot of it going on around Hampden. I'm not referring to recent groundbreakings for Rotunda redevelopment or Skatepark of Baltimore's planned skateboarding park within...
  • Here's a shout-out to the contest winners of Hampdenfest 2013

    This year's Hampdenfest, held on Saturday September 14, caught a break and had uncharacteristically gorgeous weather. A record number of people turned out to eat food, drink the Brewer's Art/Union Craft Brewing collaboration beer Hampden Rye, watch...
  • Don't zone liquor stores out of business [Letter]

    Don't zone liquor stores out of business [Letter]
    In response to the Jan 13th article, "Key councilman says city shouldn't zone long time liquor stores out of business" (Jan. 13) I would like to say that I strongly agree with Councilman Ed Reisinger. I am a long-time resident (over 30 years) of Charles...
  • Neighborhood well represented in Baltimore Magazine's '101 Reasons to Love Baltimore'

    As a Messenger columnist, this time of year can be rough to write about. The post-New Years lull, as many of us are recovering from our Christmas and New Year's Eve festivities, can, traditionally, leave a gap in the calendar. But instead of taking some...
  • Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]

    Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]
    That was a good editorial on the expansion of MARC commuter rail service, but I have to echo the sentiment of some of my fellow MARC monthly ticket holders at the loss of our access to Amtrak on the weekends ("Weekends on the MARC," Jan. 2). Amtrak used...
  • Hampden merchants pushing city to finish water pipe repair work

    Hampden merchants pushing city to finish water pipe repair work
    Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are becoming increasingly angry as they wait for the Department of Public Works to finish water and sewer line repair projects that have clogged the commercial 3600 block of Falls Road and nearby streets...
  • Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey

    Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey
    Zagat is doing a retail survey of Baltimore businesses — and will be paying a visit to Hampden next week aboard a trolley. Though better known for rating restaurants and hotels, Zagat, founded by Tim and Nina Zagat in 1980, also reviews retail...
  • Nickel Taphouse is poised to succeed

    Nickel Taphouse is poised to succeed
    When a bar closes, we rush to assign a reason why. The easiest, or perhaps laziest, answer is to blame the location. But businesses, good and bad, close for myriad reasons all the time. And in Baltimore's nightlife scene, there is no blueprint to...
  • Holy Frijoles, Frederick's on Fleet taping reality show for TruTV

    Holy Frijoles, Frederick's on Fleet taping reality show for TruTV
    Holy Frijoles in Hampden and Frederick's on Fleet in Canton are the subjects of a cable TV show being taped in Baltimore this week. The show, being developed for the TruTv network, appears to be a variation of "Wife Swap," the reality show in which...
  • Stanley D. Thrift Jr., technician, dies at 54

    Stanley D. Thrift Jr., technician, dies at 54
    Stanley D. Thrift Jr., a retired maintenance technician, died Friday of undetermined causes at Comemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pa. He was 54. The results of an autopsy are pending, family members said. The son of an electrician and a...
  • Minas art gallery closing after 22 years

    Minas art gallery closing after 22 years
    Minas Konsolas is closing his art gallery in Hampden after 22 years, but he's not retiring his paint brushes. "I'm going to my new chapter as a full-time painter," said Konsolas, 60, who runs Minas Gallery and Boutique, 815 W. 36th St., with his wife,...