Local Happenings

Local restaurant brings Basque flavor to Baltimore

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Chaz Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Ben Lefenfeld’s love for cooking began as a child, when he would prepare breakfast for his family before school. Today, he owns his own restaurant. Lefenfeld, 37, is the executive chef and co-owner of La Cuchara, a Basque region inspired restaurant [...]

Group takes to the road to fight hunger in America

March 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

By Taylor Nappi Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Representatives of MAZON try to educate people about hunger in America. Photo provided by MAZON. An interactive art exhibit titled “This Is Hunger” came to Baltimore last week to inform and engage the community about the large number of hungry [...]

Miracles still happen on 34th Street

December 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor N. Villarreal Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Miracle on 34th Street in the Hampden section of Baltimore brings a Christmas show to the community with lights strung around homes, hot chocolate and even Santa Clause to visit. The neighborhood begins to put up lights and prepare for the [...]

Organization hopes to inspire girls by taking them on the run

December 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Allysa McMahon Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer More than 2,000 runners participated in the Girls on the Run 5k race last Sunday in Columbia. Runners showed up at 7130 Columbia Gateway Drive at 7 a.m. for on-site registration. The Girls on the Run staff offered multiple things for runners to do [...]

Mom helps create survival guide for school field-trip chaperones

December 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Allysa McMahon Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Dayana Bergman was thrilled to learn her 6-year-old son was going to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore this fall. She did not, however, expect a phone call stating her son was lost. The Halethorpe resident received a phone call on Oct. 19 from Baltimore [...]

New vegetarian eatery grows its own veggies

December 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor Bromante Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer As Baltimore’s veggie lovers eagerly anticipate the opening of Stall 11, a vegetarian/vegan eatery, there is one thing they can be even more thrilled about: its produce is grown with its own hydroponic farm. The farm was conceived by Urban [...]

Raising awareness about Veganism in November

November 28, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Gabriella Polsinelli Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Dalana Fell wasn’t always Vegan. In fact, it wasn’t until the age of 20 that she made the decision to first become a vegetarian. “For a while I had it in the back of my mind that I wanted to go vegetarian because of the animals, but it [...]
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