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  • History Matters

    50 Years Ago Let's see a movie An ad in the Times was a movie listing for the Edmonson Drive-In: "Wed, thru. Tues. Frank Sinatra in 'Come Blow Your Horn'; Richard Burton in 'Bramble Bush'; added feature Fri & Sat. Elizabeth Taylor in 'Giant'." The...
  • Hampden's only ice cream parlor planned to open this month

    Hampden's only ice cream parlor planned to open this month
    We all scream for ice cream, which leaves David and Laura Alima sitting pretty as they prepare to open their new ice cream parlor, The Charmery, in Hampden later this month. Located on the ground floor of the old Chestnut AID Pharmacy, 801 W. 36th St.,...
  • Waiting for Baltimore to finally reach the tipping point

    Waiting for Baltimore to finally reach the tipping point
    Baltimore is your unpredictable uncle in a bathrobe — sweet one minute, grouchy the next; as kind as an old friar today, as menacing as a hit man tomorrow. This town will baffle you. It is sane and insane, charming and ugly, cosmopolitan and puny,...
  • Mayor comes to Hampden to promote micro-loan program

    Mayor comes to Hampden to promote micro-loan program
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came to The Charmery on Wednesday to promote Hampden's new ice cream parlor as a success story of the city's fledgling micro-loan program for small businesses — and to try the new "S.R.B." flavor , a swirl of...
  • Breathe Bookstore Cafe brings healthy, vegetarian food to Hampden

    Breathe Bookstore Cafe brings healthy, vegetarian food to Hampden
    Baltimore needs more bookstore cafes, and Breathe Bookstore Cafe in Hampden is a good start. The cafe opened last June, giving Baltimoreans even more reason to visit the much-loved bookshop. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen, a cooking teacher and expert in...
  • Emergency water main replacement in Hampden expected to last about a month

    Emergency water main replacement in Hampden expected to last about a month
    A water pressure problem has sent work crews rushing into some of Hampden's busiest streets — including Falls Road and The Avenue — for an emergency water main replacement that Baltimore City officials said is expected to last about a month....
  • Four JHU students robbed on Move-In day

    Four JHU students robbed on Move-In day
    Four female undergraduates at Johns Hopkins University were robbed at gunpoint as they walked through the campus Wednesday night, the school's move-in day for the fall semester, according to a security alert from the school.  The victims were walking...
  • Latino restaurants flourish along Eastern Avenue

    Latino restaurants flourish along Eastern Avenue
    I put a question to one of Southeast Baltimore's busiest restaurateurs: What is the secret behind the steady growth of so many Latino restaurants flourishing along the old commercial corridor in Highlandtown? "People are looking for portions, price and...
  • Longtime Hampden merchant celebrates 35 years in business

    Longtime Hampden merchant celebrates 35 years in business
    Alice Ann Finnerty, a former nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, was raising six children in Guilford when she paid $5,000 to buy The Turnover Shop in 1978. On the check she wrote, "Oh, happy day." Now 75 and a matriarch of the Hampden business...
  • Former Baltimore Clayworks director opens art gallery on The Avenue in Hampden

    Former Baltimore Clayworks director opens art gallery on The Avenue in Hampden
    A deliberately cracked ceramic platter, entitled "Platter," hangs prominently on a wall at the new art gallery Schulman Project, on The Avenue in Hampden. Made by artist Steven Young Lee, director of the Archie Bray Foundation, in Helena, Mont., it...
  • Hampden methadone clinic vows to be a better neighbor

    Hampden methadone clinic vows to be a better neighbor
    As a public meeting approaches on what to do about a controversial methadone clinic in Hampden, clinic officials say they are making plans to curb drug dealing, loitering and other issues that have the business and residential communities calling for...
  • Need for foot patrol in Hampden stymied by lack of resources, police say

    Short of banging her fist on a table, merchant Denise Whiting couldn't have been more emphatic about the need for more police presence in and around The Avenue, at a time when property crime in Hampden is rising. "We have to have a foot patrol officer,"...