| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:47 AM
It's an especially wonderful time of the year for a young Baltimore couple. On Dec. 12 (or 12/12/12), Joshua Hager, 26, proposed to his girlfriend, Kate MacDonald, 27, in front of a Baltimore-themed house on 34th Street in Hampden, which is well-known for...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Baltimore City public school system is considering building a $28 million high school in Hampden as part of a 10-year, $2.4 billion plan to modernize city schools and infrastructure.
The proposed school would be built in 2014-15, the first year of...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 9:48 AM
This just in. Serious Eats and other New York food websites are reporting that the popular Brooklyn, N.Y. pizza shop Paulie Gee's will open a Baltimore location next spring in the old Hampden Republican Club building.
According to Adam Kuban's story on...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Humans had their hands full at Sunday's 18th annual March for the Animals in Druid Hill Park.
Adam Mittadam, 30, of Canton, held fast to the leashes of six French bulldogs — Mango, Kiwi, Coconut, Scooter, Vespa and Moped — all wearing...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Standing amid his $44 million refurbished textile mill, now nearing completion, developer and one-time mayoral candidate David Tufaro observed a bird wading in the Jones Falls nearby.
"That's our great blue heron," Tufaro said.
Water birds fly up...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87.
"Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:28 AM
A developer's plan to turn a historic house into townhouses and apartments is sparking consternation among residents, who say their streets are already overly dense and congested.
General contractor John Brooks wants to convert the old Crittenton Home...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Got blood? Time to help your community.
On Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday ,May 16, from 3 to 7 p.m., the Hampden Family Center, 1104 W. 36th St., is partnering with MedStar Health, which owns Union Memorial Hospital, for a blood...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Esther Bonnet, 100, is always thinking about new plans for Action in Maturity — as she has since she co-founded the transportation service for seniors more than 40 years ago.
During a recent visit from Elizabeth Briscoe, AIM's executive director,...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:45 PM
There are three food truck rallies this weekend.
First on Friday, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., nine food trucks will gather at Johns Hopkins University. That’s going to be near the “Beach” in front of Milton S. Eisenhower Library, and...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Sol Kramer, who turned a Depression-era 15-cent balsa toy airplane business into a leading wholesale hobby empire, died of pneumonia April 24 at Hospice by the Sea in Pompano Beach, Fla. The former Pikesville resident was 96.
Born in Baltimore, he was...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:24 PM
All's well at Cafe Hon, and Chef Gordon Ramsay is very pleased.
That was the message of Friday night's "Kitchen Nightmares" on Fox, as Ramsay revisited the Hampden eatery where he was instrumental in tamping down a war that had erupted over owner Denise...