| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:02 AM
After 20 years as a Mount Washingtonian, Linda Noll felt like she still didn't really know her community and its past as well as she would like.
Now, Noll is promoting her new book for Arcadia Publishing, "Around Mount Washington," part of Arcadia's...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:20 PM
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....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:10 PM
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'."
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:42 AM
The Arthouse, which had been a contemporary art gallery on the Avenue in Hampden, is set to re-open on Wednesday, as The Arthouse Pizza Bar and Gallery.
The transformation from gallery to gallery/eatery was years in the making.
"My intention was to...
| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Between August and September, we enter into what some of us refer to as "Best Ofs" award season.
It's always interesting to me to see what publications like Baltimore Magazine and Baltimore City Paper regard as the best of the city. While I might not...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:41 AM
As September approaches, Hampden starts to get super-busy. There's a lot going on, so let's get right down to it, shall we?
Hampdenfest is coming up on Saturday, Sept.14, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., on The Avenue. If you are interested in vending or competing in...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 2:02 PM
"Dog days of summer."
I really don't know what these phrases mean. And they surely don't apply to Hampden.
Here's what I mean ...
On Sunday, July 21, the Golden West Cafe, 1105 W. 36th St., will be showing the Sean Astin classic...