Nice Profile of Baltimore’s Hampden

A local Baltimore news station does a profile of some shops in Hampden, an only-in-Baltimore neighborhood where there is no discernible line between the working class “Old Baltimore” and the trendy, self-aware “New Baltimore.” In Hampden, where the p is silent but still stinks, you can stil spot a beehive created with aqua-net and can totally buy a nickel bag of the schwagest schwag in the country from a 11 year old. (Things started to change when John Waters set Pecker in the neighborhood.) The video is shared because Michael Makarovich, my friend, former teacher, and favorite self-loathing old queen is featured:


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