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Double Digits: Trohv Celebrates a Decade in Baltimore with a party on Sunday

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 11:15am

Trohv Home & Gift turns 10 This weekend with a Party for customers

Trohv Home & Gift turns ten on Sunday with a Party & Open House 11-3pm         921 W. 36th St. Baltimore, MD 21211 // ph. 410.366.3456

Hampden’s comeback as a successful retail & dining locale has been credited largely to restauranteur Denise Whiting, who in the early 90s opened her quirky Café Hon on 36th street with a celebratory (if not slightly mocking) acknowledgment of the area’s traditional personalities. Other entrepreneurs followed suit, opening shops and restaurants along “The Avenue” creating Baltimore’s most unique shopping location. But while Whiting is credited for re-starting the neighborhood, the shops holding our interest there are often largely taken for granted. Read More →

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Time Group plans conversion of the Fox Industries building; Doors Open on Saturday; Topping off for Stadium Square; Highland Haus breaks ground

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 17, 2016 2:44pm

fox industries building

Fox Industries Building

The next big redevelopment project in Hampden is likely to be the conversion of the historic Fox Industries building at 3100-3200 Falls Cliff Road, the first major manufacturing center of the Noxzema skin care conglomerate.

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The Five and Dime Ale House Opens in Hampden On Monday

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 12:38pm

Five and Dime Ale House

Hampden is getting a brand new, two-level sports bar starting next week.

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City-Zen: Meet Laura, Card Carrying Member of the Hampden Village People

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 1:00pm

Laura with a Hampden Village Baby

Laura with a Hampden Village Baby

Welcome to City-Zena Q & A series of real conversations with real Baltimoreans sharing their thoughts on issues that are top-of-mind to many of us.  Whether you’re just starting out, raising a family, struggling to get by, or at the top of your game, we all have something in common.  It’s easier to communicate once we understand each other.

Meet Laura Marisco20-year Baltimore resident, the past 14 of which were in her Hampden row home, where she’s raised a family.  Laura was a kindergarten teacher at The GreenMount School for eight years and is currently the CO-OP manager and co-curricular program manager for the school.  While much of her academic career occurred out of state, she took a few classes at The College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

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Adieu, Baltimore Messenger

3 Written by: | Friday, Sep 30, 2016 12:20pm

baltimore-messenger_300x286The Baltimore Messenger ended its print run Thursday, September 29, 2016. For more than three decades The Messenger was a strong community paper.

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Hampdenfest is Back With Toilet Bowl Races, Pie-Eating Contest and a Game Show

2 Written by: | Monday, Sep 12, 2016 3:05pm

Hampdenfest's 2016 poster

Hampdenfest’s 2016 poster

catch of the day fish (2)Hampdenfest can make for a fairly laid-back celebration of one of Baltimore’s favorite local neighborhoods. But for those inclined, there’s also a chance to get the competitive juices flowing.  Read More →


Holy Frijoles Suffers Early-Morning Fire

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 15, 2016 3:07pm


An early morning fire on The Avenue damaged a much-loved Hampden restaurant, but the owner said it would return. Read More →


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Baltimore Museum Director’s House Besieged by Pokemon Hunters

0 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 04, 2016 9:37am


According to Art F City‘s Michael Anthony Farley, The Contemporary director Deana Haggag’s Hampden residence was mistakenly marked as a “Pokemon gym” in the insanely popular Pokemon Go app. It seems her life hasn’t been the same since. Read More →


Police Arrest Duo for Dangerously Delicious Pies Burglaries

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 3:39pm


Surveillance footage from the Dangerously Delicious Pies break-in.

There’s a slice of sweet justice in Hampden to report. Baltimore police said they made arrests in connection with pair of burglaries at Dangerously Delicious Pies on The Avenue. Read More →


Hampden’s Skatepark is Getting Some Upgrades

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 3:41pm

skateboarding shotSkaters are getting some new challenges in Hampden. Read More →


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