Since Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake vetoed legislation that would have brought permit parking to Hampden, progress toward The Rotunda continues in the sky, and on the ground. Read More →
Ready to cast off the Uggs and galoshes for snappy spring footwear? Whether it’s actually warm enough to wear them or not, bringing home a new pair or two of fresh styles can brighten up your wardrobe (and your mood) considerably. Perfect for when the weather isn’t exactly ready to brighten up itself. Ma Petite Shoe (one of of very favorite spots for the most unique and feminine footwear out there) has just received a whole host of great new looks for the coming season. Read More →
A snow day probably wasn’t the ideal day to issue a Snow Pants recall, but such is the life of running a craft brewery. Read More →
Weekend brunch is pretty great no matter what. But you know what else is great? Ice cream. And you know when it’s best? Any time. Luckily, the folks over at The Charmery seem to agree with us, which is why they’re hosting an Ice Cream for Breakfast event tomorrow, Saturday, February 7th. They’re declaring it, “the most wonderful, delicious, morning of the year!” And we can’t see why we wouldn’t agree. So throw on your best footie pajamas (yes, dressing in your PJs is encouraged) and head down for the least nutritious breakfast of the year.
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With a booming restaurant scene and the annual Christmas miracle, Hampden is used to congestion. With a new shopping center proposed, the neighborhood may be hitting peak parking. But whether permit parking is the answer is a matter of much debate. Read More →
Want to spend Valentine’s Day feeling the love, but without all the pressure and faux-romance and all of that? Maybe it’s time to look to the tiny tots in your life for Valentine inspiration. After all, they’re pure love, giggles, and joyousness (except of course when they’re not). That’s why Heart Love Photography is offering special mini-sessions for baby portraits just in time for Valentine’s Day. The sessions result in absolutely gorgeous (but also super cool, non-Anne Geddes-style) portraits that are pretty much guaranteed to be the best Valentine’s Day gifts you’ve ever received (or given, for that matter). Read More →
Just in time for the holidays, Hampden has a fabulous new place to find everything you need to check those final names off your list. It’s Thurston & Lovey, and if you’ll be strolling around The Avenue this weekend, make sure to stop in for unique gifts, and plenty of holiday cheer. These folks have great taste, and so much stuff that simply stopping in to browse is an adventure in itself. You can find jewelery, home decor, and antiques– all curated with great taste, and an eye for the kind of stuff we all love to give (and receive). Read More →
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