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  • Like/Dislike with Jay Gould, MICA photography faculty member

    Like/Dislike with Jay Gould, MICA photography faculty member
    Jay Gould first got his hands on a camera when he was 6 years old, and he describes those first shots as "terrible." [I] mostly captured roll after roll containing pictures of flashes on aquarium glass," said Gould, 31, who lives in Hampden. "I'm a geek...
  • City hopes to finish emergency water main work by Thanksgiving

    Baltimore City is making progress on three different water and sewer repair projects in Hampden, and hopes to finish one that affects merchants on The Avenue in the next two to three weeks, Public Works officials say. "We just have a lot of work going...
  • Catholic school in Hampden celebrating 140th year

    Catholic school in Hampden celebrating 140th year
    Wearing a tie and a name tag that said "alumni," Brooks Brawner, 14, stood smiling in the gymnasium of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Hampden on Nov. 8, giving tours at an open house for prospective parents. The Hampden teen, now a freshman at...
  • Thomas Bailey Sr., city fire captain

    Thomas Bailey Sr., city fire captain
    Thomas M. Bailey Sr., a retired Baltimore Fire Department captain and fire academy instructor who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of cancer Saturday at Brightview Avondell independent living in Bel Air. The former Cedarcroft resident was 96....
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Methadone clinic draws fire at community meeting

    A boisterous meeting Thursday night did nothing to change the minds of two Baltimore City Council members who said a complaint-prone methadone clinic in Hampden should be closed. "We're engaged in a struggle," said City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, who...
  • Baltimore City's new planner aims to optimize Hampden parking

    Baltimore City's new planner aims to optimize Hampden parking
    Jennifer Leonard was hired in May to the newly created position of parking planning manager in the Baltimore City Parking Authority. "My role is going through each one of the communities (that have parking issues) and studying what their parking...
  • Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park

    Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park
    Skateboarding enthusiast Stephanie Murdock was 21 when she placed an ad in the Baltimore City Paper in 2004, looking for help in bringing a skate park to Hampden. "This is going to be easy," she thought. Nine years of hard work later, Murdock, now...
  • 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...