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  • Restaurant Week Rain Check Menu
    The Food Market offers Restaurant Week rain check
    Clever marketing on the Food Market’s part to come up with a prix fixe 3 course $35 menu and call it a rain check for those who missed making it in for Summer Restaurant Week. Monday September 8th kicks off the Food Market’s promotion...
  • Council
    Maine town council member: Pledge of Allegiance part of extreme Tea Party agenda
    In a video posted Thursday at The Blaze, two members of the Hampden, Maine, town council refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. One member who refused to stand -- Vietnam veteran Thomas Brann -- said the decision to start meetings with the...
  • The Charleston fashion whirl has begun
    The Charleston fashion whirl has begun
    Charleston fashion excitement began last week with pre-fashion week shows by local retailers. Croghan’s Jewel Box, Bits of Lace and Bob Ellis collaborated on a show. “White Haute Night” showcased local boutiques and designers at...
  • Hampden Tires
    Hampden Tires
    Hampden Tires is an example of an American small business that is the backbone of our nation’s economy. The owner of Hampden Tires started with struggles but managed to open a full service tire business in the Hampden community. He was able...
  • It was a fun, tasty Halloween with doggie in Baltimore with Rocket to Venus
    It was a fun, tasty Halloween with doggie in Baltimore with Rocket to Venus
    I like to walk around Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood on Sunday mornings with my dog, Mr. Jefferson for exercise and during the holidays to see the characters of the area! Walking does build up an appetite and after checking out the kiddies...
  • Fashion cares at Hampden
    Fashion cares at Hampden
    Thursday, Hampden, an upscale boutique on King Street, considered by such fashion arbitrators as Vogue and Marie Claire to be among the top women’s clothing boutiques in the country, presented a fall fashion show.The proceeds from the ticket...
  • The Food Market
    Hampden’s The Food Market kicks off a new unique dining promotion
    You’ve all heard about the early bird specials for people who dine early usually between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., those are the ones who catch the proverbial worm or in this case the dining deal. But have you heard about a dining deal for those...
  • Lovely Yarns: beautifying Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood
    Lovely Yarns: beautifying Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood
    Hampden is one of the quirky neighborhoods that gives Baltimore the moniker "Charm City". It's really one of the "Hey Hon" places that inspired John Waters' Hairspray. On 36th Street -- "The Avenue" -- you can...
  • Hampden Restuarant News
    Hampden Restaurant News – July 26th
    Here’s the scoop from Baltimore’s growing Hampden neighborhood, or I like to call it Baltimore’s Restaurant Row.Today kicks off Summer Restaurant Week where one can dine on a two course lunch for $15.13 and a three course dinner...
  • Hampden - The Avenue - Baltimore, Maryland
    Restaurant News from Hampden
    The first day of summer was beautiful weather and an inspiration to hop in my car and go check out the comings, the arrived and the remodeled in Hampden. Check out the slideshow.The ChaRmeryWith an opening date scheduled mid-July the ChaRmery at...
  •  Fior di Latte, Italian Tomatoes, Berkshire Sopressata Piccante and Parmigiano Reggiano
    Paulie Gee’s Pizza from Jersey to Brooklyn and Brooklyn to Baltimore
    You know me; I always start at the beginning and do a Seinfeld finish at the end. I’ve been missing on the scene since the beginning of January. My father-in-law passed away at 91 years of age, a long time Medfield resident – the...
  • Grand Rapids holds off late Hampden rally
    Grands Rapids holds off Hampden for second victory at Senior League World Series
    Bangor, ME--- Hampden/Newburgh did not get a win but they sure did make it exciting in the final inning on Monday evening.Brad Burns reached base four times from the lead off spot to lead Western L.L.of Grand Rapids, Michigan to a 8-5 victory over...
  • Local artisan profile: An Interview with Erica Dwyer of Hampden Hills Alpacas
    Local artisan profile: An Interview with Erica Dwyer of Hampden Hills Alpacas
    Local fiber artist Erica Dwyer from Hampden Hills Alpacas lives in Hampden, Massachusetts and manages a herd of 12 alpacas. She processes alpaca fiber into yarn, and weaves, knits, spins, and dyes. She also is a talented tailor. Her etsy shop...
  • Ladies who brunch - The Food Market
    The Food Market’s women who brunch deal – half off this Friday
    Hampden’s new, sizzling hot restaurant, The Food Market, is now doing brunch on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Restaurant brunches are usually Sundays, with an assortment of Baltimore restaurants offering it the entire weekend. Chef Chad...
  • HonFest
    Hampden presents Honfest 2012
    HonFest is a local tradition. The Bawlmer term of endearment, Hon, short for Honey, embodies the warmth and affection bestowed upon our neighbors and visitors alike by historic working-women of Baltimore. HonFest is an annual celebration in honor...