Category Archives: tourism

WORSHIP THE ANT WITH A HAND FOR A HEAD!!!!


This is my new favorite piece of urban art.  It lives on a wall at the intersection of N. Patterson Park and North Avenue., You gotta dig this! It looks like a 1950’s Creature Feature; something that might be lampooned … Continue reading

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Baltimore Homicide Icon, Terrence Mclarney Replaced as Head of Murder Police


Appparently, McLarney left his car in a ditch back in March, which might be a symptom of a larger personal issue.  I will say that T.P. Mclarney was definitely one of my favorites from David Simon’s “Homicide: A Year on … Continue reading

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Finally! A Day at the Races!!


I have a secret shame.  I am the type of man who is embarrassed by nothing and I’m liable to say or do anything at anytime, but I am loathe to admit the following; I have never been to Pimlico … Continue reading

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Play Misty for me Baltimore!


This past Friday provided me with two instances of the weepies.  Good weepies, happy weepies.  These moist eye moments were brought on by some things that are particularly heart warming and prideful to a person, like myself, who is possessed … Continue reading

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A Day Off@Lexington Market!


One of my favorite things about being from and living in Baltimore is our market system.  For the unknowing, way back in the day before there were supermarkets and 7-11’s, citizens of a metropolis had to go to market for … Continue reading

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“The Kings’ Speech” and Baltimore


“The Kings’ Speech” is a wonderful film.  On occasion, I will note that a movie is “virtually flawless” and this is one of those movies.  But this is not a movie review blog in the traditional sense.  Anyone who has … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Big Shark, The USS Torsk


I saw in the Baltimore Sun a couple of days ago that the two historic ships that reside in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, The USS Constellation and the USS Torsk were both headed to dry dock for repairs and maintenance.  I … Continue reading

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