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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Twenty20 Cycling Co. opens at Savage Mill

    Twenty20 Cycling Co. bike shop will hold an official grand opening Saturday, Aug. 10 at its new location on the grounds of Historic Savage Mill, in Savage. The company's first shop, located in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore, was named a "Top Shop"...
  • Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home

    Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home
    Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home. "I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
  • 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...
  • 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...