Hispanic neighborhood grows in city

April 06, 1994

In a sign that the Latino community of Southeast Baltimore is coming of age, a cluster of Hispanic groceries, restaurants and courier services has sprung up.

People from Puerto Rico, Peru and points between have converged on upper Fells Point, Baltimore's first true barrio in the making. That is a departure for the area's Hispanic community, which traditionally has been a mix of nationalities inconspicuously scattered around the city and suburbs.

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