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 →
Time Group plans conversion of the Fox Industries building; Doors Open on Saturday; Topping off for Stadium Square; Highland Haus breaks ground
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.
Hampden is getting a brand new, two-level sports bar starting next week.
Meet Laura Marisco, 20-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.
The Baltimore Messenger ended its print run Thursday, September 29, 2016. For more than three decades The Messenger was a strong community paper.
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 →
An early morning fire on The Avenue damaged a much-loved Hampden restaurant, but the owner said it would return. Read More →
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 →
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