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HampdenFest 2016

September 7th, 2016

Hampdenfest 2016 is September 17! There will be live entertainment beginning at 11am on three different stages. There is a kids area with activities for children, a Dangerously Delicious Pies pie eating contest, and blocks of arts and crafts vendors and other wares from a wide range of merchants and artists. The famous Toilet Bowl Races are from [...]

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Baltimore Named One of America’s Most Charming Cities

August 23rd, 2016

Baltimore was named one of America's most charming cities by Travel & Leisure Magazine. The cities were voted on by Travel & Leisure Magazine readers in a survey about 38 cities. Most of the cities in the top 20 had something in common -- old neighborhoods that have new life. Baltimore is a great example [...]

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HonFest 2016

June 2nd, 2016

Honfest 2016 is June 11-12! Honfest's hours are: Saturday 11am-8pm, with Dancin' in the Street from 7-10pm. Sunday is from 12-6pm. The annual “Gathering of the Hons” will be Saturday June 11 at 3:45pm at Roland & 36th. (All of those dressed up come together for a photo!) Parking will be available for $5 at [...]

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Hampden Named One of Hottest Neighborhoods in US for 2016

March 8th, 2016

Hampden was named one of the hottest neighborhoods in the United States for 2016. Not just one of the hottest in the Mid-Atlantic or Maryland. One of the hottest in the entire United States! It came in at #8 on the list created by Redfin, per the Baltimore Sun. Hampden is known for its' eclectic stores, [...]

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Baltimore Named a Top Ten City To Move After Graduation

February 19th, 2016

Baltimore was named a top ten city to move to after college graduation by the Huffington Post. Coming in at #9, Baltimore has a lot to offer those who have just graduated college! The list was put together by Rent.com. They surveyed 1000 Millennial renters, and found that they want to live somewhere with increased job potential [...]

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Baltimore Fines for Unshoveled Sidewalks After Snow

January 27th, 2016

Baltimore fines for unshoveled sidewalks after snow are a little known fact, but an important one. Baltimore City ordinance states that sidewalks are to be cleared six hours after a snowstorm, per an article in the Baltimore Business Journal. Due to the magnitude of the snowstorm this time, though, there was an extension to the [...]

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Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pick Up 2016

December 30th, 2015

Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pickup 2016 will be happening December 29, 2015-January 29, 2016! The Baltimore City Department of Public Works just posted on their Facebook Page on 12/28/15: "Need to get rid of your Christmas tree now? Set it out with your trash. To mulch it, take it to our Reedbird yard beginning Saturday." Baltimore [...]

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Halloween in Baltimore 2015

October 19th, 2015

The weekend before Halloween in Baltimore is often filled with fun activities and good times! This year Halloween is on Saturday, so some of the events will be happening on Halloween, while some of the fun, family, and scary events are on the weekend before for Baltimore Halloween fun! I will put the date of the [...]

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HampdenFest 2015

September 11th, 2015

Hampdenfest 2015 is September 19! There will be live entertainment beginning at 11am on three different stages. The Avenue Stage at 36th Street in front of Bank of America will host the possible last HAMPDEN IDOL contest at 4pm! There is a kids tent with activities for children, a Dangerously Delicious Pies pie eating contest, arts and [...]

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Honfest 2015

June 8th, 2015

Honfest 2015 is June 13-14! Honfest's hours are: Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 12-6pm. The annual “Gathering of the Hons” will be Saturday June 14 at 4pm at Roland & 36th. (All of those dressed up come together for a photo!) Parking will be available for $5 at the garage at 41st & Keswick, thanks to Johns Hopkins [...]