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Address: Baltimore, MD
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Hampden area of Baltimore is an area that has been revitalized. There are lots of good restaurants and great boutique stores. You can find everything from Vintage to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Doty J
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hampden area of Baltimore is an area that has been revitalized. There are lots of good restaurants and great boutique stores. You can find everything from Vintage to contemporary.

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Thank Doty J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Walked around today. Loved some of the stores. Was disappointed about some of the closed stores that have been closed for a while. Found some gems and found some cheesy stuff as well. Best store visited: Mud and Metal. Common Ground is an anchor store for the area - has not changed in over 11 years!

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Hampden is a fun, funky, eclectic neighborhood full of unique boutiques & awesome restaurants. This area is a great place to experience the essence of Charm City. There are frequently free events (like Honfest in the Spring/Summer & an entire street of holiday lights in the Winter), but there's loads to do in Hampden any day of the week!

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Thank Lauren S
Arlington, Virginia
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Here is a lovely, funky Baltimore neighborhood with all manners of shops and fun restaurants. It is extremely safe all hours and parking is reasonable. Go here for an afternoon of special shopping for stuff you won't find elsewhere and then a great dinner.

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Hong Kong, China
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

One entire street block where every home on both sides of the street, except one, is lit up with decorations that are lit, or move, or make noise. Look for the house that decorates with automobile hubcaps. Take the kids, park the car and walk up and down the street, one block and take in the Christmas spirit exhibited by... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Hamden is a great funky area filled up new and old restaurants of all types and prices and terrific shopping for those in the know and the young at heart.

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Thank Copperman1
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

It's a great neighborhood lots of fun awesome restaurants a vary nice safe neighborhood go visit you won't be disappointed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

If it's December, you must, must, must see this block of decorated homes. During certain hours the street is blocked off so that visitors can easily and safely enjoy the delightful Christmas decorations. We learned that if a home is sold on this block it is a contractual obligation to join in the decorating festivities each Holiday season. It's a... More 

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Monkton Md
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

we found a great place to park at 3333 Keswick Rd. which is right around the corner, while we had to pay, it was a bargain compared to driving around for an hour and trudging around too Kids loved it, and it made it soo much more enjoyable since they could really enjoy it!

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United States
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216 reviews
82 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Elvis festival is here!!! That should be reason enough to love Hampden. Okay, every restaurant is fantastic! There are many over prices shopping that is worth finding parking. Funny cards, and novelties that you must have are in several shops. The best wine stores are in this area. An upscale adult toys store is around the corner. Original art... More 

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