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  • Jitters and excitement on first day of school

    Jitters and excitement on first day of school
    Gov. Martin O'Malley wedged himself and his lunch tray between two first-graders at a table at Hillcrest Elementary School in Baltimore County and began eating pieces of banana as he struck up a conversation with the 6-year-olds. Darlene Lopez kept...
  • Like/Dislike with Nicholas Sjostrom, musician

    Like/Dislike with Nicholas Sjostrom, musician
    Nicholas Sjostrom, a Baltimore music producer, is stepping outside the studio and in front of a microphone. Sjostrom, a Chicago native who lives in Hampden, grew up playing music and studied sound engineering in college. The 34-year-old songwriter and...
  • Breathe Bookstore Cafe brings healthy, vegetarian food to Hampden

    Breathe Bookstore Cafe brings healthy, vegetarian food to Hampden
    Baltimore needs more bookstore cafes, and Breathe Bookstore Cafe in Hampden is a good start. The cafe opened last June, giving Baltimoreans even more reason to visit the much-loved bookshop. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen, a cooking teacher and expert in...
  • Emergency water main replacement in Hampden expected to last about a month

    Emergency water main replacement in Hampden expected to last about a month
    A water pressure problem has sent work crews rushing into some of Hampden's busiest streets — including Falls Road and The Avenue — for an emergency water main replacement that Baltimore City officials said is expected to last about a month....
  • Four JHU students robbed on Move-In day

    Four JHU students robbed on Move-In day
    Four female undergraduates at Johns Hopkins University were robbed at gunpoint as they walked through the campus Wednesday night, the school's move-in day for the fall semester, according to a security alert from the school.  The victims were walking...
  • Longtime Hampden merchant celebrates 35 years in business

    Longtime Hampden merchant celebrates 35 years in business
    Alice Ann Finnerty, a former nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, was raising six children in Guilford when she paid $5,000 to buy The Turnover Shop in 1978. On the check she wrote, "Oh, happy day." Now 75 and a matriarch of the Hampden business...
  • Small toy shops expect bright holiday

    Small toy shops expect bright holiday
    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...
  • 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...
  • An early peek at this year's Hampdenfest, including karaoke competition

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...