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down to the Avenue! or esthetician to renew trees—Elm, Chestnut,
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Member since 2002 2 Happening
Association, we merchants have “We know how to
28 been doing our best to serve, Noteworthy throw a party: First
Hampden is for winners! Fridays, festivals,
Carefree please, and otherwise dazzle our Many of our merchants parades, holidays—
visitors. With that in mind, we win awards every year not to mention 13
“Hampden for “Best of …” and the consistently
doesn’t thought you’d enjoy 20 words “Baltimore’s Best,” as happening nightlife.” authentic
take itself too —and then some—that we think well as garnering other laura KalMan
Metta Integrative Wellness Center “What makes
seriously.” local, regional, and Member since 2009 Hampden special?
edye sanford get to the heart of why visitors national recognition. The people! 18
Designs from the Edge
Member since 2006 continue to return to Hampden. 8 The authenticity!
To shop, to dine, and to live. 3 There is nothing delectable
29 eclectic manufactured here.
it just happens.” Whatever dish you
From our 162 Welcome to Hampden. Friendly “No neighborhood susan Weis-bohlen
have a hankering for
lively “independent small revels in Baltimore’s
Breathe Books —American, Indian,
“The mix of ever-independent business owners are
more than funky
Member since 2004
shops ...is almost Hampden merchants S T RO N G the nicest people
around. They want Hampden.” 14
overwhelming.” —20 words that get S m a RT to make you a laureen Miles got it. And all within
baltiMore Magazine happy shopper.” “Where Baltimore”
Spring/Summer 2009 Stylish a pedestrian-friendly,
to the heart of Charlotte hays Murray
Charlotte Elliott and
Antique, vintage, or walkable distance.
30 why we continue The Book Store Next Door 9 avant garde: fashionistas
Member since 2003
delight in finds ranging 19
Famous to love Hampden independent from clothes, shoes,
“i came to Hampden handbags, and jewelry Thirst-
“...Hampden because it is to furniture, craft, and quenching
has gone from after 20 years … and a place where collectibles. “We have beer so
working-class i can be myself.” cold it’ll make
to artsy.” still just 20 minutes Chad gauss your teeth hurt!
The Food Market
The New York Times from downtown Member since 2012 Missi KibelbeK
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Member since 2009
Baltimore!!! 4 10
“i thought we’d be Hardware, eyewear, Colorful
open for two years … dog care, and computer “a rich and colorful
we’ve been here repair: Hampden offers variety of excellent
since 1995.” all that—and more. retail and restaurants
Hampden Junque all coexist in 20
Member since 1995 this intimate,
11 walkable avenue.” Small-town
Alchemy Modern American Eatery “it’s like my
Member since 2011 hometown in a
Fabulous “Hampden seems to
be moving with the ‘pre-shopping mall’
“The fabulousness times, as young and 16 era—a small town
of Hampden hip types settle in on in a big city.”
is never-ending. the main drag, 36th unique Joe leatherMan
From designing Street, bringing new No two shops are
Leatherman Design/Fat Elvis
Member since 1996
shoes to poetry businesses …” alike. That makes
yOuR 2012|2013 Guide readings, we’ve
got it goin’ on!”
george hobiCa our neighborhood a
“9 Reasons To Visit Baltimore
great destination for >>
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celebrating 20 years celebrating 20 years Designs from the Edge
hampdenmerchants.com BeST NeiGHBORHOOdS hampdenmerchants.com Member since 2006
and living. more reasons
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up-to-date MirAcle on 34th Street enDS Dec 31
Santa Claus visits The Avenue
Check out our website— Dec 15/16 & Dec 22/23
hampdenmerchants.com Mayor’s Annual Christmas Parade
—for a complete up-to-date Hampden Dec 2 HonFest
Honfest calendar of events. HampdenFest HalloweenFest Lighting of the Miracle
Jun 9/10 Sep 8 on 34th Street
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dining, and just plain living.
FROm THe TOP | mORe THaN 20 WORdS 150
Why i love my neighborhood 22
By BENN RAy | It happens every week. Quirky 138
A group of folks stops in my store and “… you might find
more of Baltimore’s
125 119 153 Nearby
says, “I wish we had a neighborhood like 109 “lots of ways to get here—
quirkiness around 127 88
Hampden … where car, bike, bus, light rail …
this where I live.” ¶ But that isn’t the part and we have Zip Cars!”
veteran hipster and 79
that gets me. What makes me proud 23
filmmaker John All roads, rails, and trails may
of Hampden are the answers I get when Waters picks up 96 not lead to Hampden, but
I ask where they are from. Answers like his fan mail.” many do: We’re 20 minutes
travel+leisure 139 by car, bus, or light rail from
“New york.” “Washington.” “San Francisco.” “America’s Best Cities
downtown Baltimore and also
“Chicago.” ¶ What these folks covet is
for Hipsters” / 2012 149
125 convenient to the suburbs.
Hampden’s main street, “The Avenue,” 94
which is nearly devoid of chain stores, 162 59
instead favoring individually owned shops Charming 41 37
and boutiques staffed and managed by 161 46 120 156
49 30 85
small-town charm. 123 152
city residents who would be priced out in Great restaurants.
159 13766 32 122 80 141 136 53 7 26 4 44 18 11 10 21 47 33 67 5 54 76 75 82130 55 40 155 91 142
those other cities. ¶ They are referring to Festivals. Parks 133 90
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Hampden’s unique character that comes from and open space. 154 100 63 39 84 43 145 144 132 151 60 116
Community art. 87 83 128 17
a micro-melting pot of lifelong residents and Christmas.” Key to map 117 97 35
young artists and professionals—a mutually genny dill
For complete directory 118 25
Maury Donnelly & Parr, Inc.
beneficial cohabitation of people of various Member since 2010 of hampden merchants
see numbered list 129
socioeconomic backgrounds. They are
25 on inside page. 92
referring to the real possibility that a person 147
• shops 114
who just served them a meal or a drink at a Historic
local bar or restaurant is, more likely than Hampden originated
• eateries 56
in 1802 as a center for • serviCes 62107
not, in a band that just got a great review on 51 98
NPR or pitchfork.com. ¶ It is the envy of others
canvas used for sails
“it is the envy of others 131 105 65 .5 mi to
that keeps me from taking for granted what on ships. Today the Remington Ave
that keeps me from
a truly unique and precious Baltimore City mills and surrounding taking for granted what
neighborhood Hampden is. houses have been a truly unique and 113 95 30TH ST
repurposed as living 8
Benn Ray is president of the Hampden Village Merchants precious Baltimore City
Association and owner of Atomic Books. His essay—Why
spaces, offices, artists’ neighborhood 115 6
I Love my Neighborhood—first appeared in Baltimore studios, restaurants, Hampden is.”
Magazine’s Ultimate Neighborhood Guide / April 2011. and more. benn ray 146
President, HMVA | Atomic Books
Member since 2001
eaTeRIeS 14 919 W. 36th St. A Hampden institution
ShOpS 53 Tiny kitschy shop full of collectibles St. 77 custom painted screen shop. Unique art 100 1123 W. 36th St. Law office 124 Rd. A Maryland SPCA Wellness Falls 148 36th St. Discover the difference
FRAZIERS ON THE AVENUE HAMPDEN JUNQUE 1006 W. 36th 911 W. 36th St. Baltimore’s only
RAZZO LAW OFFICE OF MURRAY M. 4007
HAMPDEN PET HEALTH 821 W.
THE PATAPSCO BANK
for over 70 years; a bar and restaurant with a and oddities: funny, campy, serious, religious. and gift items including: painted crabs, jewelry, with free consultation and notary service. Center. Providing affordable wellness care The Patapsco Bank can make with checking,
true neighborhood feel for locals and tourists 1930s through 80s, and Old Baltimore tinnery, and note cards. Custom art work is our 410.662.4448 / firstname.lastname@example.org for pets. 410.400.WELL / appointment@ savings, loans, commercial accounts and
alike. Great drinks, food, specials, and more. (like Natty Boh). Dynamic window displays. specialty. 410.948.6062 / tomrazzo@hotmail. hampdenpethealth.org / hampdenpethealth.org personal service! Call or stop by today.
on your mark, get set…go.
410.662.4914 / fraziersontheave@ gmail.com /
fraziersontheavenue.com this, that and the other...
410.889.6453 / hampdenjunque.com /
com / razzo.piczo.com 101 PJ BOgERT gRAPHIC DESIgN
Wide range of publication and
125 HIgH MOUNTAIN SIgNS, LLC 3600 410.366.3100 / patapscobank.com
Discover all the tasty treats
15 FRIEND KITCHEN 1103 W 36th St. Only
Thai food in Hampden! Eat in/ carry out/
you’ll find it all right here
54 HANgINg ON A WHIM 828 W. 36th St.
Beautiful gift shop filled with hand-
78 SANDY’S BARgAIN CENTER 1029 W.
36th St. A little bit of everything, hon.
From socks to sunglasses to giftware and toys
exhibition design, plus graphic identity.
Artful, accessible information.
410.243.2331 / email@example.com
Clipper Mill Rd., Suite 104 Design and
production of commercial and electric signs
that create success. Digital and vinyl graphics.
149 PRELLER PROPERTIES INC. 3714
Elm Ave. (rear) Developer and
owner of professional apartments, lofts,
hampden has to offer. free delivery. Chinese and Thai. Open 7 days a in the neighborhood. painted furniture, floorcloths, home accessories, and a whole lot more. 410.235.3848 / Banners and vehicle lettering. Responsive townhomes and commercial properties
1 13.5% WINE BAR 1117 W. 36th St. week. 410.366.6627 / friendkitchen1.com
32 7 ELEVEN 3601 Falls Rd. purses, jewelry and more. Sign up for birthday
parties, girls nite out and art classes.
firstname.lastname@example.org 102 BURgEE-HENSS-SEITZ FUNERAL
HOME, INC. 3631 Falls Rd. Funerals, service and effective results. 410.662.6100 /
throughout Hampden. 410.235.7891 /
Casual and hip atmosphere offering
wine from around the world and food 16 gOLDEN WEST CAFE 1105 W. 36th St.
New Mexican Cuisine and a little
A convenience store. 410.467.4234
834 ON THE AVENUE 834 W. 36th St. 410.467.3233 / brendahangingonawhim@
comcast.net / hangingonawhim.com
79 SERVICE PHOTO SUPPLY, INC. 3838
Falls Rd. Baltimore’s largest professional
cremation, and pre-planning to accommodate
all your needs. 410.889.3735 / mike. highmountainsigns.com prellerproperties.com
from around the corner. 410.889.1064 /
something for everyone. Our atmosphere is
casual, family-friendly and often bustling.
Studio/Art Gallery featuring original
55 HAVE FUN BE LUCKY 820 W. 36th St.
camera dealer is right here in Hampden!
Great products, low prices, and lots of
126 INSIDE OUT DESIgNS, INC 3446
Chestnut Ave. Commercial interior 150 100 Village Square Full
RADISSON HOTEL AT CROSS
art in industrial-Italian setting. Regular live TINA CASTRONOVO, REALTOR KEYS
2 ALCHEMY 1011 W. 36th St. Chefs Our dining area is eclectically decorated music and literary events. Home to nonprofit Fine tattooing in a safe, sterile friendly and intelligent customer service! 312 Wyndhurst Ave. As a Hampden design and space planning services. Project service hotel and conference facility
Michael Matassa and Debi Bell-Matassa with seasonal flair, and we feature a long ARTblocks. Open weekends and by appointment. environment as well as our own line of 410.235.6200 / email@example.com resident, I am your local real estate expert! I and construction management. 410.662.4414 / minutes from Hampden. Crossroads
create a fresh innovative menu daily. bar with a wide selection of beers and more. 410.243.3834 / firstname.lastname@example.org / custom apparel and fine art. 410.235.5930 / / servicephoto.com help buyers and sellers in the neighborhood, email@example.com / Restaurant and Courtyard Lounge on-site.
410.889.8891 / firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com / inside-out-designs.com Live music Thursdays. 410.532.6900 /
Custom designed catering, hand crafted
desserts, amazing wines, artisan beers, goldenwestcafe.com
34 9TH LIFE 833 W. 36th St. Vintage, new havefunbeluckytattoo.com 80 SIXTEEN TONS 1100 W. 36th St.
Stocking timeless apparel, accessories
and throughout Baltimore City and County.
410.812.9070 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
127 K&S ASSOCIATES 3939 Falls Rd. email@example.com / radisson.com/
inspiring brunch! 410.366.1163 /
firstname.lastname@example.org / 17 gRANO Now serving in two locations in
Hampden: gRANO PASTA BAR: 1031 W.
and handmade clothes and accessories.
56 HEARTWARES BY ART WITH A
HEART 623 W. 34th St. Hand-made and
and accoutrements for men. 410.554.0101 /
email@example.com / shop16tons.com
tinasellsbaltimore.com Excellence in Automotive Service.
410.235.6660 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
410.534.9999 / email@example.com / CHARM CITY ORgANIZERS RENÉE HAIR AND COLOR
alchemyon36.com 36th St. / 443.869.3429 and gRANO: 3547 one-of-a-kind jewelry, artwork pieces, house knsimports.com 827 W. 36th St. One
9th-life.com SOFT AND COZY BABY 915 W. 36th St. We help home owners and small STUDIO
Chestnut Ave. / 443.438.7521 Enjoy great ware items, ornaments, and assorted gifts. chair-one stylist-100% attention. Tigi-
THE ART HOUSE CAFE 1115 W. 36th
St. The Arthouse Cafe offers a unique
variety of goods and services in a warm and
Italian food in the heart of historic Hampden:
traditional, authentic recipes produced with
35 ANTIQUE EXCHANgE HOME &
DESIgN 3545 Chestnut Ave. Antiques 410.366.2054 / firstname.lastname@example.org
and decorating services, new and custom / artwithaheart.net
Baltimore’s natural baby boutique
specializing in cloth diapers, babywearing,
breastfeeding, and other fun natural goodies
businesses save time, money and sanity by
decluttering their space(s) and implementing
a maintainable, sustainable system that works!
128 3534 Chestnut Ave. Plumbing,
K.C. PLUMBINg AND HEATINg
heating, air conditioning - residential and
Vidall-Paul Mitchell trained with Redken
and Moroccan Oil products. In the rear of
natural local ingredients, including vegetarian Kiss N’ Make-Up. Ring doorbell for service.
creative atmosphere which includes a café,
retail space, and art gallery. 443.438.7700
and non-gluten pastas. Carryout available.
email@example.com / granopastabar.com
furniture, gifts, tabletop, accessories, antique
silver, rugs, china, estate cleanouts; we buy and 57 HONTOWN 1001 W. 36th St. Fun, Funky,
Fabulous Beehives, boas, Boh and Books.
Natty Boh Gear, Baltimore books, retro candy
for babies and families. 410.446.4525 / bayla@
softandcozybaby.com / softandcozybaby.com
443.676.3306 / Marycate@organizebaltimore.
com / www.organizebaltimore.com
commercial. 410.467.5345 / kcplmbghtg@aol.
com / kcph.com 410.467.3633 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
4 ASIAN TASTE 916 W. 36th St. Eat in,
18 HOLY FRIJOLES 908 W. 36th St.
Addictive Mexican fare and an
consign items. 410.532.7000 / wesley@
antique-exchange.com / antique-exchange.com and flamingoes. 410.243.1001 / cafehon.com 82 STUDIO C JEWELRY AND gIFTS 822
W. 36th St. Hand-crafted jewelry from 105 CHESAPEAKE SYSTEMS 801 W. 33rd
St. Hampden’s own authorized Apple 129 3408 Chestnut Ave. Sales,
KEN & RAY OFFICE MACHINES,
152floor) Shelley Birnbaum provides
RENEW ORgANIC SKIN
822 W. 36th Street
carry out, delivery. Hampden’s best CARE
36 ANTREASIAN ART gALLERY 1111 W. HOWL 3531 Chestnut Ave. Healthy pet gemstones, sterling, gold and vintage tin. rescuer. Visit our large retail showroom and service, supplies, rentals of typewriters,
traditional Chinese food plus tempura, sushi, award-winning bar. 410.235.2326 36th St. A gallery of fine original art, foods and treats, quality supplies, These unique beauties are created by owner, speak with our knowledgeable staff about your copiers, printers, fax machines, shredders, (2nd
exceptional customized skin care
and more. Open daily. 410.467.0100 /
410.467.4926 / bestasiantaste.com 19 KELLER’S LIQUORS 865 W. 36th St. featuring regional artists, and an eclectic range accessories and toys. Self-serve dog wash.
Liquor, beer, wine, ice, Lotto, Racetrack
of paintings and sculpture. Also providing Grooming by appointment. 410.235.2469.
Constance Scott. Best prices in Baltimore!
410.444.7979 / email@example.com /
Mac or iPad needs. 410.243.1023 / info@chesa.
com / www.chesa.com
coin and currency counters, checkwriters.
Also toner for HP, Sharp, Brother, Canon, etc. treatments, customized hand-crafted,
non-toxic, vegan skin care products and
and Keno. 410.338.0991 archival custom picture framing. 410.235.4420 For grooming call Tammy: 443.827.1383 / studiocjewelry.net 410.727.2134 / firstname.lastname@example.org
BALTIMORE BURgER BAR 830 W.
36th St. Grass-fed beef, exotic and
20 KINg’S PIZZA AND SUBS 907 W. / email@example.com / howlbaltimore.com
83 STURgIS ANTIQUES 3554 Roland Ave. 106 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READINg
ROOM 711 W. 40th St. Rotunda
130 MISSI KIBELBEK, LICENSED
hair removal services within an intimate,
appointment-only studio. 410.400.2745 /
veggie burgers topped with unique farm
fresh toppings/sauces, with fries and
milkshakes on the side! 410.878.1266 /
36th St. Pizza, pasta, subs, kabobs,
Middle Eastern food, vegan menu. All-you-
can-eat lunch buffet. 410.889.3663 /
37 ATOMIC BOOKS 3620 Falls Rd.
“Literary Finds for Mutated Minds!”
59 HUNTINg gROUND 3649 Falls Rd.
Offering modern designers as well as a
curated collection of vintage clothing and
Multi-generation estates. 1700s to mid-
century design, furniture, art, out-of-print
books, odd and unique items. 410.262.5383 /
(Ground Level) Here resources are offered to
help deepen your understanding of God and the
healing message of the Bible. A place for quiet
MASSAgE THERAPIST 822 W. 36th
St. 2nd Floor An organic, boutique massage
studio dedicated to guest comfort, value, and
kingspizzagrill.com Baltimore’s legendary independent bookstore. accessories for men and women. 410.243.0789
/ firstname.lastname@example.org /
email@example.com reflection, study and prayer for our families,
community and for the world. Mon-Fri: 10-2, Sat:
personal attention. Perfect for your next
massage! 410.889.7107 / missi@missikibelbek. 153 MVA Certified driving school. the
ROLAND PARK DRIVINg
711 W. 40th St. (at
6 BALTIMORE FOOD CO-OP 2800 Sisson 21 LUIgI’S 846 W. 36th St. Providing the
community with superior panini. We offer
Specializing in zines, comics, fiction, non-
fiction, art publications, art toys and strange shophuntingground.com 84 SUgAR 927 W. 36th St. An adult toy
boutique. Where sex is celebrated, 10-1. 410.467.7974 / firstname.lastname@example.org
com / missikibelbek.com Rotunda)
Driver improvement classes, three hour
St. A member-owned grocery store
committed to local first, certified
fair trade and organic, sustainable farming
imported meats and cheeses, fine antipasto
selections, fresh baked breads, and hard to
ephemera. 410.662.4444 / info@atomicbooks.
com / atomicbooks.com 60 IN THE DETAILS 813 W. 36th St.
”Feel great fashion.” Extraordinary
everyone is welcome and the toys are hot!
Enter from the parking lot off Roland, under
107 COMMUNITY LAW CENTER 3355 131 KIRBY INNOVATIONS 849 W. 33rd
St. Building business one click at a drug and alcohol classes, stick shift
lessons. 410.467.7737 (main) /
find Italian specialty items. 410.814.0652 / AVENUE ANTIQUES/THE IDEAL 901- clothing and accessories for women and Sprout. 410.467.2632 / info@sugartheshop. Keswick Rd. / Suite 200 Affordable time ... web design, photography, marketing.
practices. Real food at reasonable email@example.com / luigisdeli.net legal services for grassroots, community, and firstname.lastname@example.org / rpds.net
905 W. 36th St. From fine antiques and men——plus sizes too! Open 7 days a week. com / sugartheshop.com 410.371.2240 / email@example.com /
prices. Open to all. 410.889.6842 /
firstname.lastname@example.org / 22 MAMMA’S CUCINA 1020 West 41st St. art to vintage clothing, collectibles, furniture, 410.889.0380 / email@example.com
glassware, jewelry, jukeboxes, pianos, pinups, / inthedetailsshop.com 85 TOONS N TUNES 826 1/2 W. 36th St. nonprofit organizations and small businesses
to improve the quality of life and economic
154 ROOSEVELT PARK RECREATION
1221 W. 36th St.
(Greenspring Tower Square) Great
Italian food. New York style pizza. All-you- and more. 60+ merchants in 2 stores. C’mon
61 IN WATERMELON SUgAR 3555
Animation and music and all things
related. 410.382.0283 / d.schapiro@yahoo. viability of Baltimore’s neighborhoods. 132 DR. ALAN J. KLEIMAN,
PODIATRIST 839 W. 36th St. A community organization providing
support to Roosevelt Park & Recreation
7 CAFE HON 1002 W. 36th St. can-eat lunch buffet daily. Expert catering down, Hon! 410.467.0329 / Facebook.com/ Chestnut Ave. Eclectic mix of com / toonsntunes.com 410.366.0922 / firstname.lastname@example.org / Medical and surgical treatment of the feet.
A Baltimore landmark featuring home- available. 410.366.0020 / mammascucina.com AvenueAntiques / Facebook.com/IdealTheatre furniture and accessories for your home, communitylaw.org 410.467.4445 / AlanJKleiman@gmail.com Center. 410.396.6050 / ourreccenter@
style cooking and homemade pie. Hon Bar
23 McCABE’S RESTAURANT 3845 Falls
39 THE BOTTOM DRAWER LINgERIE bath and body. 410.662.9090 / 86 TROHV 921 W. 36th St. An inventive,
independently owned shop featuring
108 COTTON DUCK TITLE COMPANY
133 LEARNINg INC. 1234 W. 36th St.
gmail.com / rooseveltrecreation.org
features live music. Home of HonFest.
410.243.1230 / cafehon.com / honfest.net
Rd. Fine food and spirits. Grand BOUTIQUE 1001 A. W. 36th St. Eclectic email@example.com new and vintage home goods and gifts. 735 W. 36th St. Deeds, titles, and
settlements-your real estate law professionals.
Learning Inc. is a non-profit
155St. A community house of prayer
ST. LUKE’S EVANgELICAL
8 CHARM CITY CAKES 2936 Remington
Ave. Baltimore’s most sought after
re-opening of McCabe’s! 410.467.1000 /
lingerie boutique mixing vintage lines with new.
“Sometimes fun, sometimes comfy, sometimes 62 JILL ANDREWS gOWNS, LLC 3355
Keswick Rd. / Ste. 101 Couture wedding
sexy, BUT always classy!” Great place for girls and evening gowns, corsets, accessories and
410.366.3456 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
trohvshop.com 410.243.DUCK (3825) / danharvey@
organization with an academic and life skills
extended day program. 410.662.8049 / judy.
friedman@ verizon.net / learninginc.org
sharing the love of Jesus Christ with all
custom cake shop! Chef Duff and his team
can’t wait to create a custom cake for your 24 ROCKET TO VENUS 3360 Chestnut
Ave. A restaurant and bar. Dinner is
night or bridal shower! 410.783.8998 /
TheBottomDrawer.net / BottomDrawer1003@
alterations all designed and created in our
Hampden studio. 410.338.2525 / info@
87 THE TRUE VINE 3544 Hickory Ave.
CD and LP retail store. 410.235.4500 /
thetruevinerecordshop.com 109 CURVES FOR WOMEN 733 W. 40th
St. (Suite 20) A complete 30-minute 134 LEATHERMAN DESIgN 3334 Beech
Ave. Interior design and space
people in Hampden! Sunday worship:
10 a.m. Sunday school: 9:00 am.
next special event. 410.235.9229 / info@ aol.com workout and weight management specially 410.243.1391 / email@example.com
served 5-11 pm. Sunday brunch noon-7 pm. jillandrewsgowns.com / jillandrewsgowns.com planning services for commercial, hospitality
charmcitycakes.com / charmcitycakes.com Reservations are encouraged. 410.235.7887 /
40 BREATHE BOOKS 810 W. 36th St.
63 K STATON BOUTIQUE 1007 A W. 36th 88 THE TURNOVER SHOP, INC. 3855
Roland Ave. Antiques, china and fine
designed for women. 410.467.8700 / and residential needs. 410.235.7809 /
1564 (above Café Hon) A tranquil spot
SEEDS CENTER FOR WHOLE
3600 Roland Ave. /
9 A COMMON gROUND, INC. 819 W. firstname.lastname@example.org / rockettovenus.com From Chakras to Shamans, Buddhism to St. K Staton is a trendy boutique for email@example.com / curves.com firstname.lastname@example.org /
furniture at affordable prices. 410.235.9585 / Suite
36th St. Coffee shop featuring fresh
baked muffins, desserts and daily delicious 25 ROLAND PARK BAKERY & DELI 3500 Bodywork, Music to Meditation, and over fifty the plus size woman (sizes 14-30) housing
events a month allow you to easily explore some of the best in groundbreaking designs
110 DESIgNS FROM THE EDgE Retro-
inspired hip clothing and accessories
in the heart of Hampden to rediscover
specials. 410.235.5533 / MIKRUPP1@
Chestnut Ave. Fresh bakery products,
alternative paths for a healthy mind, body
grill and deli sandwiches, soups and salads. Eat
in or carry out. In business since 1984. Open and spirit. Mon-Fri: 11-7; Sat: 11-6; Sun: 11-5
for the curvy fashionista. 410.400.9113 /
email@example.com / kstaton.com 89 TWENTY20 CYCLINg CO. 725 W. 36th
St. Full service bicycle shop catering to
commuters, enthusiasts, racers and families.
for kids, grown-ups, and the home. Ready-to-
wear and custom work featuring outstanding
135 DENNY LYNCH PHOTOgRAPHY World
traveler specializing in photographs
of--and lectures about--Europe and beyond.
wellness and to de-stress. Services include
acupuncture, massage, naturopathy and
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craftsmanship. Sushi prints, bark cloth, and
CORNER BYOB 850 W. 36th St.
BYOB featuring continental comfort
Mon-Sat. 410.235.4422 / firstname.lastname@example.org
41 CELEBRATED SUMMER RECORDS 3620 64 KISS N’ MAKE-UP 827 W. 36th St.
WOW! Trendy gifts for bath, body and
443.759.5620 / email@example.com /
more! 410.467.8729 / designsfromtheedge@
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food. 443.869.5075 / meetme@cornerbyob. 26 ROYAL FARMS 3611 Roland Ave.
410.889.0200 / royalfarms.com Falls Rd. A small record shop with a big face. “Baltimore’s Funniest Greeting Cards”
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136 M&T BANK 1010 W 36th St.
Understanding what’s important. 157 SKATEPARK OF BALTIMORE
com / cornerbyob.com
27 SPRO COFFEE 851 W. 36th St.
heart. Stocking awesome, rare punk, thrash,
crust, doom, indie, rock and hardcore gems
and laughs for everyone. Services include
90 URBAN BABY 3608 Falls Rd. Baltimore
boutique of cool baby goods. Great
111 gENNY DILL, MAURY DONNELLY & 410.662.4971 / email@example.com / mtb.com
1221 W. 36th St. Skatepark of
Baltimore is a non-profit organization
11 DANIELA PASTA & PASTRIES mani’s, pedi’s and waxing. Walk-ins welcome. PARR, INC. 24 Commerce St. M.D.P.
900 W. 36th St. Real Italian cuisine.
Progressive American coffee, light
fare. Best Coffee Shop 2011. 410.243.1262 /
from all over the world! 443.866.9988 410.467.KISS (5477) / kissnmake-up@
selection of clothes and gear for little men and
ladies from birth-8 years. 410.366.2270 /
has provided insurance in Hampden, and
137 MANUAL PHYSICAL THERAPY &
SPORTS MEDICINE 3612 Falls Rd.
dedicated to building a public custom
concrete park in Hampden. 410.916.5570
Handmade pasta and pastries made fresh CHARLOTTE ELLIOTT AND THE BOOK comcast.net / kissnmakeup.netfirms.com beyond, since 1875. To obtain quality insurance
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dailiy. Sardinain/Italian cuisine in the heart
of Hampden. 443.759.9320 / daniuseli@
28 SUZIE’S SOBA 1009 W. 36th St.
STORE NEXT DOOR 837 W. 36th St.
Award-winning vintage clothes, furniture, fine 65 LITTLE SHOP OF HARDWARE 3252
Keswick Rd. PC and Mac in-shop and
urbanbabyrunway.com resident Genny Dill. 410.547.3190 or touch! We offer physical therapy and wellness
programs to heal and prevent pain and
yahoo.com / danielaspastaandpastries.com Noodles and Korean Fusion speciality.
arts, artifacts, gourmet commestibles. Books: on-site service, New and used computers, home
91 VILLAgE FLOWER MART 3601
Chestnut Ave. We want to be your full-
443.416.8903 / email@example.com / mdpins.com
disability. 410.889.8004 / manualPT@cavtel. 158 925 W. 36th St. A
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12 THE DOgWOOD RESTAURANT
911 West 36th St. Restaurant
29 TAHARKA BROTHERS ICE CREAM
previously read (used), rare, first edition and
blank journals. Best of Baltimore 2010.
and business networks, web hosting, internet
access, and accessories. 410.467.4631 /
service florist! Arrangements, plants, fruit and
112 ELEgANTLY RESTORED RENTALS
PO Box 65130 / Baltimore, MD 21209
net / ManualPhysicalTherapy.net progressive hair salon. Creating styles
features local chef Galen Sampson’s FACTORY 3515-A Clipper Mill Rd.
Home made ice cream ”Original American
410.243.0990 / charlotteelliott.com firstname.lastname@example.org /
junk food baskets, balloons. Daily deliveries.
All major credit cards. 410.235.0404 /
Living and working spaces with soul! In
138 DANIEL McgARRITY PHOTOgRAPHY
1329 1/2 W. 41st St. Portrait, wedding,
from Vidal classic to rock star, without
exposing you and the environment to
seasonal, sustainable American cuisine. CRYSTALS, CANDLES & CAULDRONS littleshopofhardware.com Hampden, Mt. Vernon and Canton etc. Request
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Great wine list. 410.889.0952 /
email@example.com Socialists. We cater! 410.889.1885 / info@
927-B W. 36th St. Books, sterling silver
jewelry, crystals, faeries, tarot decks, hoo-doo 66 LOVELYARNS 3610 Falls Rd. Gorgeous
selection of alpaca, wool, cotton, silk, and
92 WHOLLYTERRA 3406 Chestnut Ave.
113 THE ELM 3100 Elm Ave. A charming
classic photography prints and albums to be
enjoyed by your family or business.
sproutsalon.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
13 THE FOOD MARKET 1017 W. 36th
TaharkaBrothers.org / TaharkaBrothers.org and Wiccan supplies, tumbled stones, incense, novelty yarns. Friendly, helpful service! Come Combining organic principles and modern
design with glass and metal, Steve Baker
place for a party or wedding in a 301.758.9512 / daniel@ 159 STAR CARPET CLEANINg
3610 Falls Rd. Cleaning services
St. The Food Market focuses on
approachable, serious comfort food, in 30 THE WINE SOURCE 3601 Elm Ave.
Purveyor of beer, wine, spirits, cheese
fabrics and tapestries, candles, dragons, herbs, stitch-n-bitch or take a class at our new
classes and more. 410.467.4111 / aradia207@
and specialty foods. 410.467.7777 / wineinfo@ yahoo.com / wiccancrystal.com
location! 410.662.YARN / lovelyarns@gmail.
creates functional and beautiful art in the
WhollyTerra studio on Chestnut Avenue.
restored historic stable, surrounded by
gardens. 410.889.3288 / theelmsharon@
include: carpet cleaning, tile cleaning,
office cleaning, and more. We only use
a smartly designed industrial-modern com / lovelyarns.com yahoo.com / the-elm.com
space. Serving brunch and dinner the-wine-source.com / the-wine-source.com
44 DAVID’S USED FURNITURE 914 W.
67 MA PETITE SHOE 832 W. 36th St.
410.446.1093 / email@example.com /
114 FALKENHAN’S HARDWARE 3401 139 BRION McCARTHY PHOTOgRAPHY
LLC 3500 Parkdale / Suite 18
top cleaning products that are safe
and eco-friendly. 410.807.6773 /
nightly until 1 am! 410.366.0606 /
31 ZISSIMOS BAR 1023 W. 36th St.
Neighborhood tavern that has been in
business over 75 years, now featuring live
36th St. Great selection of furnishings,
from old to gently used. Some real finds——
something for everyone. Visit often! We buy
Shoes and chocolate in a Parisian setting.
Artisanal and exotic chocolates. Extraordinary
93 WILD YAM POTTERY 863 W. 36th St.
Handmade stoneware and porcelain
Chestnut Ave. All the little things to
work around the house. Hardware, keys
Photographer. 410-366-1834 / brion@
shoes and boots for men and women. duplicated, glass cut, electrical, plumbing, brionmccarthyphoto.com
music on newly renovated second floor.
410.467.4707 / firstname.lastname@example.org
used furniture and estates. 410.467.8159 /
Handcrafted slippers, scarves and handbags.
410.235.3442 / mapetiteshoe.com
pottery for the home and garden, created by
local potters. Custom orders welcome; bridal
housewares, seasonal items. 410.235.7771 /
140 MEADOW MILL ATHLETIC CLUB 160 USB PAYMENT PROCESSINg
8501 LaSalle Rd. Ste 300,
davidsontheavenue.com registry available. 410.662.1123 / info@ 3600 Clipper Mill Rd. “Best Kid- Towson Service is what distinguishes
45 DENOVA 1021 W. 36th St. Offering 68 MILAgRO 1005 W. 36th St. A global
boutique. Bringing you a cultural blend
wildyampottery.com / wildyampottery.com
115 FIRST FLOOR gRAPHICS 3000
Chestnut Ave. No. 11 Specializing in
Friendly Gym” (Baltimore Magazine), featuring USB from other card processors. We can
squash, group fitness, spin, cardio, weights, provide better pricing with local service.
a large collection of American and of clothing, jewelry, folk art and pottery. top-quality printing, graphic design, custom pilates, yoga, Barre, massage, acupuncture. 410.828.4286 / email@example.com /
European mid-century modern furniture, 410.235.3800 / milagrobaltimore@ yahoo.com fabrication and installation of large format 410.235.7000 / firstname.lastname@example.org / usbne.com
objects, lighting and art at “accessible” pricing. / shopmilagro.com graphics for businesses, associations, meadowmill.com
Open Wednesday to Sunday 11-5. 443.759.6645
/ email@example.com 69 MILLBROOK ANTIQUES & PRINTS
859 W. 36th St. Fine antiques at modest
museums, restaurants and those who need to
communicate visually. Banners, signs, posters,
141 MEDIA TWO 1014 W. 36th St. Based
in an historic church on The Avenue,
161 WORK SMART ERgONOMICS
3612 Falls Rd. Certified
Ergonomic Assessment Specialists
46 DOUBLEDUTCH BOUTIQUE 3616 Falls prices. Antique Baltimore prints, Steuben, exhibits and more. 410.261.5090 /
firstfloorgraphics.com Media Two produces 70+ magazines, providing services to individuals and
Rd. Modern lines and indie designs. Murano, Baccarat glass, furniture, much more. directories, websites, newsletters annually,
convenience, variety, savings. businesses to design safe workstations
An affordable mix of clothing, jewelry, handbags 410.235.7655 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
and other darling notions. New webstore
open. Voted Best of Baltimore 2006-2011.
millbrookantiques.com hampden merchants are here 116 FLAUNT, A SALON FOR MEN AND
WOMEN 803 W. 36th St. A boutique
styled studio, Flaunt offers a wide variety of
including the official visitors guides for
Maryland and Baltimore. 410.828.0120 /
preventing repetitive stress injuries,
decrease workers comp claims and
410.554.0055 / info@doubledutchboutique. 70 MINÁS gALLERY AND BOUTIQUE
815 W. 36th St. Vintage and new
to help when you call. hair services for men and women. 410.235.1001 /
email@example.com / mediatwo.com increase productivity. 410.889.8004 /
com / doubledutchboutique.com clothing and accessories for men and women.
94 woman-owned sign and graphic design
ABFAB DESIgN 3714 Falls Rd. A Lindsay@FlauntOnTheAvenue.com /
142 METTA INTEgRATIVE WELLNESS
CENTER 720 W. 36th St. Metta
162 XIBITZ 3601 Clipper Mill Rd.
47 DOWN UNDER 846 W. 36th St. Local crafts, CD’s and jewelry. Upstairs gallery firstname.lastname@example.org /
FlauntOnTheAvenue.com blends body, mind and spirit with science, art Exhibit design and fabrication;
Smoking accessories, incense, cigars, features original, affordable artworks, poetry/ business with a focus on original artwork. We and experience providing excellent care in a we partner with architecture and design
t-shirts, handbags, glass jewelry, tapestries. fiction readings. 410.732.4258 / specialize in removable wall art, giclees and gILAH PRESS + DESIgN 3506 Ash peaceful setting. Acupuncture, massage, firms, corporations, museums, universities
443.681.6936 / downunderofhampden@ minasgallery.com murals. 410.276.3611 / sandy@abfab-design. St. Graphic design and letterpress psychotherapy, Thai yoga and more ... and healthcare facilities in the execution
hotmail.com / smokedownunder.com com / abfab-design.com printing for businesses, events, occasions and
48 DREAMLAND 845 W. 36th St. In B’more
for over 30 years. We buy and sell
71 MUD AND METAL 1121 W. 36th St. Art
to live with created by artists around the
country specializing in decorative hardware, 95 ALPHA gRAPHICS, INC. The Mill
Centre / 3000 Chestnut Ave. / Suite
specialty needs. Call to discuss your project or
to set up an appointment. 410.366.3330 /
410.207.1297 / email@example.com /
of one-of-a-kind, experiential spaces.
410.366.6800 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
vintage clothes for men and women and ceramics, metal work, jewelry, paper and glass. 101 Graphic design and printing boutique email@example.com / gilahpress.com
143 MONIKA Art and restoration.
now carry Kryolan Professional Makeup. 410.467.8698 / firstname.lastname@example.org / specializing in large format posters, laminating, gOOD DOggIE DAY CARE
after 20 years 410.467.1582 / email@example.com / mudandmetal.com
mounting, alpha colors (INT’s, presstype), short-
run color and b/w copies, finishing services and
3500 Ash St. Completely cage-less
center for your dog. 410.889.3031 / 144 MORgAN SMITH INSURANCE
AgENCY 847 W. 36th St. Insurance
—and still just
49 EARTH ALLEY 3602 Elm Ave. 72 MYRTLE DOVE VINTAgE 5006
Lawndale Ave. Hand-picked vintage pick up and delivery. 410.727.1400 / cwalsh@
alphagrap.com / alpha-graphics.net
agency representing Metropolitan Life Inc.,
Ohio Casualty Insurance, SafeCo Insurance Co,
20 minutes Featuring unique eco-friendly and fair
STReNGTH trade gifts including hand-crafted jewelry, goodness for you and your home! Featuring Progressive. Give us a call for your auto,
from downtown iN NumBeRS cards, handbags and beauty products from retro housewares; and locally made art and
vintage clothing for men, women and children;
here and around the world. New creations all jewelry. 410.435.0033 / vintagemyrtledove@
96 AMARANTHINE MUSEUM 2010 Clipper
Park Rd. A labyrinthine tour through the
minds of artists through the ages by Les Harris.
119 BETSY gRANEK, RN, MPH, LMT,
THERAPEUTIC MASSAgE & BODY
WORK The Rotunda, 711 W. 40th St. / Suite
homeowners and small business insurance.
410.889.9290 / morgansmithinsurance@
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Baltimore!!! the time! 410.366.2110 / earthalley.com gmail.com / myrtledovevintage.com 410.523.2574 / inscape2@ verizon.net / 316 Holistic approach; multiple modalities,
50 EYE CANDY OPTICIANRY 849 W. 36th
73 PARADISO 1015 W. 36th St. Antique to amaranthinemuseum.org 20 years in practice. State and national
145 NV SALON COLLECTIVE
861 W. 36th St. We offer hair and
St. Check out our spectacular selection Mid-Century Modern home furnishings.
of frames from retro to contemporary. We will An outstanding destination for exceptional 97 CHARLES HILLER INNES II, AgENT,
INVESTMENT SPECIALIST. A. H. BAE
certification. 410.299.3960 / bgranek2@
verizon.net / bgranekmassage.com skincare services in a friendly and relaxing
environment. We strive to provide our guests
help you pick the right frame for your face and furniture, lighting, jewelry, fine craft, outsider COMMERCIAL REALTORS 3520 Elm Ave. HAMPDEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL with exceptional service and style.
your lifestyle. 410.889.0607 / eyecandyop@ art, gifts! Representing local, national and Bae Realty is a commercial specialist boutique 3615 Falls Rd. Providing daycare, 410.467.1754 / greathair@ nvsaloncollective.
verizon.net / eyecandyop.com international artists. 410.243.1317 / with expertise in the acquisition and sale of preschool and K-3. 410.338.2889 / com / nvsaloncollective.com
retail, restaurant, multi-family and investment
51 FLECKENSTEIN gALLERY & ARCHIVAL firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com /
FRAMINg 3316 Keswick Rd. Art gallery paradisohampden.com properties in the area. 410.235.6272 or
410.788.4300 / firstname.lastname@example.org
146 OPEN SPACE 2720 Sisson St. Gallery
and performance space run by 13
featuring paintings, prints and mixed media by
regional artists, and artful gift items. We frame
posters and Picassos, and everything in
74 THE PARISIAN FLEA 843 W. 36th St.
Antiques, estate jewelry, home decor and
more! Seven days a week, 11-6! 410.235.1287 / 98 BALTIMORE DANCE AND FITNESS––
STUDIO THIRTY 4 3355 Keswick Rd.
121 HAMPDEN COMMUNITY COUNCIL
The HCC is a 501(c)(3) organization
that acts as the voice of the community
artists in downtown Remington.
between. 410.366.3669 / fleckensteingallery. TheParisianFlea@gmail.com (Suite 300) Offering classes for everyone from and promotes the social welfare of
com / email@example.com
75 PARTY DRESS 824 W. 36th St. those wanting a fun and friendly weekly cardio
class to the serious dancer seeking a training
Hampden. firstname.lastname@example.org /
147 PADMA SALON 3401 Keswick Rd.
Padma Salon is a full service, eco-
52 gATEHOUSE INTERIORS / FLOWER Boutique style clothing, shoes and hampdenhappenings.org
program that will take them to the next level. friendly salon focused on the latest services
MASTERS 805 W. 36th St. Accessories accessories. Most items under $100. Life’s a
for home and office. Design services---custom party, dress for it! 410.338.4050 /
draperies and upholstery. In-home consultation. email@example.com
443.765.7575 / firstname.lastname@example.org /
122 HAMPDEN FAMILY CENTER 1104 W.
36th St. The Hampden Family Center
provides programs and support services for all
performed by a talented team. Padma offers a
warm, friendly environment. 410.243.1717 /
celebrating 20 years
A profusion of silk flowers and free custom
floral services. 410.243.0715 / reslouck@
76 THE PEARL gALLERY 826 W. 36th St.
Furniture, pillows, tapestries and custom 99 BIKRAM YOgA HAMPDEN & ONE
WELLNESS SPA 911 W. 36th St.
An oasis in the heart of Hampden. Offering
who live, learn, and work in the community.
410.467.8710 / email@example.com
framing; gifts; scarves, jewelry, handbags,
the original HOT YOGA seven days a week.
glassware, sculptures——men’s specialty items,
too! Unique designer and decorator
accessories. 410.467.2260 / maryellen@
Enjoy our full service holistic day spa for
your health and well-being. 410.243.2040 /
123 HAMPDEN HEALTH SOLUTIONS 3612
Falls Rd. Addiction treatment, serving
the Hampden community. 410.467.4357 /
As always, we strive to ensure that information contained herein is
correct. We regret any omissions or errors. / Brochure produced by
Hampden Village Merchants Association. Great thanks, as always, to
President Benn, Missi, Edye, Rachel and Elissa, and to all merchants
thepearlgallery.com / thepearlgallery.com firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com ——new and old——who sent in their thoughts about Hampden used in
bikramyogahampden.com this brochure. / Design: P J Bogert Graphic Design