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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Arthouse, a Hampden gallery, reopens as pizza cafe

    The Arthouse, a Hampden gallery, reopens as pizza cafe
    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...
  • 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.,...
  • Community doggedly pursuing things to do in dog days of August

    "Dog days of summer." "Summer doldrums." 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...
  • Hampden gets its own old-fashioned ice cream parlor

    Laura and David Alima opened their Hampden ice cream shop, The Charmery, on Saturday. The Charmery serves the Alimas' hand-crafted, made-on-premises ice cream in fresh scoops and in sundaes, sodas and milkshakes. The ice-cream menu includes traditional...
  • Artifact Coffee will host Martha Stewart 'American Made' event

    Artifact Coffee will host Martha Stewart 'American Made' event
    On Monday night, Artifact Coffee in Hampden will host a promotional event for Martha Stewart's "American Made" program. Two editors from "Martha Stewart Living" will be at the event, which is being billed as a "Baltimore Meetup" for artisans who have...
  • Urban farmers win right to buy city lots near community garden in Hampden

    Urban farmers win right to buy city lots near community garden in Hampden
    Baltimore City has awarded "an exclusive negotiating privilege" to an urban farming collective to buy two vacant, city-owned lots near a community garden in Hampden. The collective, Baltimore Free Farm, is trying to buy the lots to prevent their...
  • Maryland's new chief judge lauded as forthright, diplomatic

    Maryland's new chief judge lauded as forthright, diplomatic
    The disagreement between Mary Ellen Barbera and Glenn T. Harrell Jr. made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, but that didn't stop them from meeting for lunch in Washington after oral arguments in the case. Barbera and Harrell, both judges on...