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2016 Gift Guide: Eating Well

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 1:00pm

eat well gift guide 2016

Welcome to the Baltimore Fishbowl Local Gift Guide series. We’ll be featuring ten themed items each week through the holidays. Let us help you find that special something for everyone on your list, while supporting local businesses, and getting out to shop in different parts of this diverse and thriving city.

This Week’s theme is Eating Well. Good food is my favorite part of the holidays, and why not fuel the inner foodie in everyone on your list, with gifts that celebrate cooking? With ways to serve and to ways to season, this guide covers stocking stuffers and larger gifts alike. Read More →

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Hampden’s Most Expensive House: Giant Flip Asks $400K – More Than Triple The Sold Price

2 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 10:37am

Hot House: 3250 Keswick Road, Baltimore, 21211


New renovation of three-story Hampden rowhouse, circa 1900, brick with composite roof, on Wyman Park. Three bedrooms, three full, one half bath over 1,746 square feet with front porch, walk-out back deck, and separate basement entrance. Open plan main floor with exposed brick walls, living/dining area, kitchen with industrial shelving, granite counters, stainless appliances. Large master bedroom suite with separate closet room and luxury ensuite bath with red, barn-style sliding door. Two further bedrooms, upstairs sitting room and laundry. Custom French barn door in the kitchen leads to covered rear parking pad. $399,000   Read More →


Taste of Hampden Returns With Good Eats and a Great Cause

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016 3:05pm

Rocket to Venus staff at last year's event, Courtesy Hampden Family Center

Rocket to Venus staff at last year’s event, Courtesy Hampden Family Center

One of Hampden’s most charitable, foodie-oriented traditions returns this Thursday. For the sixth year in a row, neighborhood restaurants will be cooking up a storm of their best dishes for Taste of Hampden.

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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. 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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