Category Archives: baltimore history

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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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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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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My Baltimore Books, John Steadman’s ‘Football’s Miracle Men”


This post is long overdue.  For years, there was a book that was missing from my ‘Baltimore Books’ collection.  Missing, due to my own stupidity. When I was boy, my Uncle Kelly gave me his copy of “Football’s Miracle Men, … Continue reading

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WMAR Channel 2 Baltimore Has Video of Hae Min Lee, Victim in NPR’s ‘Serial’ Podcast


http://www.abc2news.com/news/region/baltimore-county/serial-podcast-brings-flaws-in-1999-woodlawn-murder-investigation-to-light What are the odds that any news service would have videotape of a high school girl, that is going to meet a horrible fate such as that suffered by Hae Min Lee. Admittedly, someone at Channel 2 is on … Continue reading

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John Eager Howard Gets a Little Work Done


That John Eager Howard is so vain!!!Look at this guy!!  He’s being fawned over!  What a lovely Fall day in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore!

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Found this post for you on Tumblr


http://retrobaltimore.tumblr.com/post/97841047484/catching-up-with-former-baltimore-colts-tackle-sam Sam Ball was the number one draft pick for the Baltimore Colts in 1966. Look at the Colts’ record from 66 until 1970. They were a juggernaut! He only played those 4 seasons before his knees gave out. At … Continue reading

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