Category Archives: art

Sacred Space in Sandtown-Winchester, West Baltimore


During my travels in West Baltimore yesterday, I came across this peaceful little plot of land after first noticing the wonderful wall mural that overlooks it.  I just had to stop and take a few photos. Little did I know … Continue reading

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Zodiac Killer’s Baltimore Connection!!


“Life is nothing without obsession.” -Pecker If you know me at all, you know that I’m obsessed with Baltimore. If you  know me a bit better, you also know that, from time-to-time, I’m obsessed with the Zodiac Killer. So today, … Continue reading

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“Ghost” sign Advertising in West Baltimore


I took a few moments today to drive around West Baltimore after I picked up a Vitamin C Blast Smoothie from my friend Andre’s excellent juice stall in the Avenue Market on Pennsylvania Avenue in Upton. It’s called Just Juice … Continue reading

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Baltimore-Land of Misfit Shoes Part III


Well maybe this is part 4 or 5…I forget.  Anyway, I was walking through Hampden today and while crossing the intersection of 36th street and Roland avenue, I looked up and noticed this. Yes, that’s a cowboy boot about 15 … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Barclay Street Beauty


For the first time in a quite a while, I had the opportunity to just relax on an actual day off.  While running errands and trying to track down a small piece of architecture that is supposedly a standing remnant … Continue reading

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Old, Beat Down Baltimore Bus, Beautiful in Its’ Degradation


I’ve always enjoyed driving down Falls Rd between Hampden and the area now known as Station North. I enjoy any swath of land in the City that is devoid of the typical urban features.  Part of this stretch of road … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Old, Interesting Baltimore. 1900 to Today


I have always loved faded, painted advertising on buildings.  Maybe that’s why I enjoy public art so much as it acts as a use for a wall that was simply being a wall until the artists’ hand had its’ way … Continue reading

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Graffiti or Business Sign-You Make the Call!


I drive past the intersection of 25th Street and Greenmount Avenue all the time, but I hadn’t noticed this interesting bit of public art until just a couple of days ago. The only word that makes any sense is ‘Metro’ … Continue reading

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My New Obsession: ‘In The Spirit’ Green Space in West Baltimore


After treating myself to an awesome Just Juice It juice from the Upton Avenue Market I was heading toward SoWeBo via Fulton Avenue and I stumbled upon this unique green space that I am assuming is a children’s park or … Continue reading

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Baltimore Boy Likes it Bazaar(yes i know the proper usage is ‘bizarre’)


I ventured to Hampden this past Monday and stumbled across a cool place that I had read about and was hoping to check out. Here’s their business card.Yup, Bazaar Curiosities and Oddities on Chestnut Avenue.  If you liked the now-defunct … Continue reading

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