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  • 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...
  • Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead

    Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead
    Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected. While a maximum...
  • 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...
  • 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.,...
  • Sinkhole in Hampden a sign of aging infrastructure

    Sinkhole in Hampden a sign of aging infrastructure
    Hampden has a sinkhole and it’s a doozy — 25 feet down to the aging storm-drain infrastructure underneath Keswick Road at 37th Street. A Baltimore City emergency contract crew has been working since the last week of June to fix what Kurt...
  • Congrats to businesses that made magazine and newspaper 'Best Of' lists

    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...
  • 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...