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  • 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...
  • How well do Lyft, Uber and taxis get you around Baltimore?

    How well do Lyft, Uber and taxis get you around Baltimore?
    Cars with pink mustaches and fist-bumping drivers. Rides in glossy town cars or SUVs. New ride-sharing companies Lyft and Uber are giving Baltimore's standard taxi cabs a run for their money. To see how these companies compare, reporter Julie Scharper...
  • The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'

    The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'
    The holidays are a time when people believe in Santa, his reindeer, and, of course, his little helpers, elves dressed in green and red. "It's a time when people are willing to suspend disbelief," observed Rebecca Meszler, 25, of Charles Village, a...
  • Despite parade cancellation, merchants roll down The Avenue in homemade float

    Despite parade cancellation, merchants roll down The Avenue in homemade float
    The Hampden Village Merchants Association made an expensive promotional float for the Mayor's Christmas Parade on Dec. 8, but when a snow storm canceled the parade, the float became moot and merchants were left out in the cold. On Friday, still bound...
  • Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit

    Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit
    The makeover of the mills along the Jones Falls into a hub of trendy restaurants and residences has succeeded so well that parts of the area no longer qualify for the federal tax credit that helped finance some of the work. A $19 million proposal by...
  • Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead

    Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead
    For a region accustomed to fizzled snow forecasts in recent years, a storm dumping as much as 8 inches of snow across northern Maryland surprised many on Sunday, stalling vehicles, canceling the city's annual holiday parade and blanketing the field at M&T...
  • Shakespeare troupe tries its hand at 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King'

    Shakespeare troupe tries its hand at 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King'
    It was bitter cold inside a 240-seat theater in St. Mary's Episcopal Outreach Center, where members of the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory rehearsed "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" on Sunday, Dec. 1. As it turned out, the boiler was on the blink....
  • Ammonia leak shuts down busy stretch in Hampden

    Ammonia leak shuts down busy stretch in Hampden
    Northern District police said that the 3600 block of Falls Road has reopened to traffic after hazmat crews closed the thoroughfare because of an ammonia leak. The Fire Department arrived at the location, in the heart of the Hampden business district,...
  • Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday

    Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday
    Opposed to shopping on Thanksgiving Day, Betty Allen of West Friendship waited until midnight to head to Walmart in Ellicott City for $2 DVDs and then shopped through the night without crowds to buy boots and clothing for her four children with stops at...
  • Dunkin Donuts in Hampden robbed at gunpoint (North Baltimore Crime Log)

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • A John Waters Christmas

    A John Waters Christmas
    You'll know you have arrived at John Waters' Christmas party when you see the wreath of thorns. Ricky the doorman — he's worked this party for 25 years — will not let you past the heavy wooden door unless your name is on the list. You...