Parking has long been the bane of local residents, merchants, restaurant goers and shoppers in Hampden. On Monday, the Hampden Community Council is scheduled to discuss the parking problem and what can be done about it. The meeting starts at 7 p.m., in the Roosevelt Recreation Center, 1121 W. 36th St.
A symposium on a proposed streetcar draws movers and shakers from around the city Dec. 5 although a city representative was conspicuously missing. The streetcar line would link the Inner Harbor and north Baltimore institutions, such as Hopkins Homewood and the BMA
Community and political leaders were quick to call last weekend's violence outside the Recher Theatre an isolated event. But as new development draws more people into the Baltimore County's largest downtown area, many also want see more police and other resources directed toward the county seat.
Drivers are urged to plan alternate routes to travel through downtown Baltimore, as significant road closures are slated to begin Thursday evening to prepare for the second annual Grand Prix of Baltimore.
Birder and Charm City Circulator operations manager Paul Kilduff is closely monitoring nesting boxes he set up in Lake Montebello, because tree swallow and bluebird eggs in the boxes have hatched. The rare-for-the-city bluebird nestlings are predicted to leave the nest by July 5, giving them their Fourth of July "independence."