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Very Eclectic area, pubs, restaurants, shops

Old area of town that has a mixture of the old and new. Pubs, restaurants, shops, difficult parking on the street.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Truckee, California
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Truckee, California
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277 reviews 277 reviews
81 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Old area of town that has a mixture of the old and new. Pubs, restaurants, shops, difficult parking on the street.

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Columbia, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Eclectically great. A nice afternoon strolling down the Avenue. The sites and the people are what make this great, spend and hour laugh, smile and have fun.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Hampden is a wonderful neighborhood. The joy of Hampden is you can walk up and down the street, window shop, have a bit to eat, find a treasure, and experience a homegrown Main Street atmosphere. Along the Avenue and its side streets there are many shops, restaurants, bars and galleries. For free parking, go to Falls Road (adjacent to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

useta be nice, now no place to park. aside from 'Cafe Hon' and 'Holy Frijoles' there is not to much to see or do except traipse through all the 'cookie cutter' shops that have sprung up EVERYWHERE.Much like the tee shirt shops on the boardwalk in Ocean City HON!.

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

There are fun and very good restaurants and if you are into antiquating this is the area for you. I recommend you take the drive out, great for breakfast.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Hampden is touted as an arty neighborhood, with great restaurants. The restaurants are mediocre at best and the area is dirty and at night it is grungy, with people dragging their pit bulls and unattended children milling about. We had our car broken into and I didn't feel safe walking beyond the main street. And, why is it called an... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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178 reviews 178 reviews
98 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is the setting of Pecker. This was an interesting working class neighborhood that now has become hip and cool --- some say for the better and some say for the worse.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hampden is a great little neighborhood. From the Hon Festival in the summer to the Christmas lights on 34th Street, there is alway something to see and do in this little 'burb. The shops on 36th Street are terrific small businesses offering items you don't see everywhere. Atomic Books is a hidden gem with great titles and friendly staff. And... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The annual Hon Fest in Baltimore is a blast, people get together on the streets of Hampden (coned off from traffic), and dress like something out of John Waters movies such as CryBaby

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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wine bar, dive bar, great restaurants, antique store, yarn store, store that sells kitsch (I see you Hampden Junque), a sex store, and more antique stores, and MORE!! This is my favorite way to spend a Saturday. I can shop, eat, shop, eat and...well, you get the idea. It is simply a great place. Finding a place to park just... More 

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