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Miracle On 34th Street
Friday, December 14, 2012
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Humor columnist Mike Moran argues there's no need to be a "Grinch" about the Hampden tradition.
North Baltimore it’s that time of year again. When our beloved neighborhood of Hampden suspends its subtle flair for tacky eccentricity in exchange for obscene amounts of tacky eccentricity. Of course I’m referring to our famous annual tradition of turning West 34th Street into a holiday tinged, poor man’s Las Vegas. It’s called The Miracle on 34th Street, and it’s a local tourist attraction that brings in thousands of gawkers from all over the world, hungry for an overabunance of Christmas decorations with a few requisite Hanukah items thrown in here and there. It’s a popular myth that everyone who moves into the 700 block of West 34th Street, between Keswick Road and Chestnut Street, are contractually obligated to participate in the …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Check out the decorations along the famed Hampden street.
Each year, the residents of West 34th Street in Hampden go all out decorating and lighting their houses to create the "Miracle on 34th Street." Check out some of these photos from this year's displays.