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Address: Baltimore, MD

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Christmas lights

I went to the Christmas Lights in December 2014. Getting off the interstate I was a little worried about the crime level, that is until I drove down the main street. The area is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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York, Pennsylvania

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I went to the Christmas Lights in December 2014. Getting off the interstate I was a little worried about the crime level, that is until I drove down the main street. The area is clean with nice looking houses and buildings and was full of life, with well dressed people walking to different shops, restaurants etc. The lights are a... More 

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eastcoast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Pretty gentrified, which I don't always think is great. The place looks the same, clean, pretty little places well kept, and safe, but it looks like it's losing businesses. Many of the older antique places are gone, although there are some new ones. There's one little shop I found that I fell in love with that sells, I guess you... More 

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baltimore, md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love it here - Get some incredible fries from Le Garage - some 'hon' gear from one of the local shops, dessert from Cafe Hon - and there are incredible shops for kids items or furniture. You could easily spend an entire day shopping here. And don't forget to visit for the Christmas Lights! An unforgettable experience - a... More 

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baltimore
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Off the Baltimore city center, Hampden retains the charm of Baltimore working area of 1950-s but nowadays has plenty of boutiques, antique art and book stores along W.36th street. On this street there are many small cafes, some of them with a couple tables outside. The area is quite, with little traffic. Beside half a mile of 34th street stroll,... More 

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Truckee, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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Baltimore
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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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NC
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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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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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