Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Merchants will be offering special events, sales and staying open late.
It’s the holiday shopping season and the Hampden Village Merchants Association is celebrating First Friday every Friday through Dec. 21. Local businesses in one of North Baltimore’s most thriving neighborhoods will be staying open late, offering special events and sales, according to an email from the association. The following businesses will be participating: Click here for a full list of special events and sales. There will also be special events going on in the neighborhood throughout the holiday season. Dec. 2, at 1p.m.: The Mayor's 40th Annual Christmas Parade with Grand Marshal Laura Lippman Dec. 8, 3 p.m.: Ms. Santa Crawl 2012 Dec. 15 and 22, noon-3 p.m.: Baltimore School of Rock Carolers (vocal students from the school singing …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Several of the neighborhoods shops were named best of in Baltimore Magazine’s annual list.
Hampden is generally recognized as having one of the most vibrant commercial districts in Baltimore. And if the Best of Baltimore 2012 awards from Baltimore Magazine are any indication, the quantity and quality of the merchants play a role in that reputation. According to the Hampden Village Merchants Associoation's blog, these are the shops that were recognized by the magazine. Remember to cast your vote for your favorite shops in North Baltimore Patch’s Readers’ Choice contents.
Monday, November 21, 2011
For the first time merchants will be holding a decoration contest and the winners will be named in time for the Mayor's Christmas Parade on Dec. 4.
There’s something new going on for the holidays this year in Hampden. The Hampden Village Merchants Association is holding its first storefront holiday decorating contest. “Since this is the first contest, we are keeping the rules fairly loose. There isn't a theme, though eventually the contest might evolve to have one,” Missi Kibelbek, the association's vice president, said in a news release. The contest has been scheduled to coincide with the association’s First Friday events and the annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade. The 17 merchants competing must complete their decorations by Sunday and will be judged next Monday by the merchants association. The winners will be announced on Dec. 2 in time for the parade on Dec. 4. Follow North …