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Earlier today, I was recounting my fondness for Suburban Grape Soda when I was a very young boy. In my minds’ eye, I can recall seeing it on the floor of my grandparents’ house on East 33rd street in Baltimore. … Continue reading

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“The Ornithologist” This Movie Has Everything! Also, I LOVE The Parkway Theater!

I have been jonesing to go to Baltimore’s reborn and resurrected Parkway Theater to see a film. Any film. So tonight was the night. I didn’t know anything about “The Ornithologist” other than there was an ornithologist in it. Well … Continue reading

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Here comes the Red Line! Wait…What!?

It’s been more than 6 months since Governor Hogan killed the Red Line project. Maybe someone should come and get these signs.Sheesh! What a tease! 

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The good news! You can still find MonkeySpank records in actual record stores!

Found this copy of ‘Daemons Flew Out of My Mouth’ at Baby’s On Fire cafe in Mt Vernon-Baltimore

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I’ve been threatening to post more of Baltimore’s aging store signs. I drive past this one on Edmonson Avenue in West Baltimore. I have no idea if this is still a functioning carry-out, but at night time it still lights up good and bright! #baltimore #publicart #signs

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If I didn’t tell you that I took this photo yesterday you might think this is from the late 60’s or early 70’s. Baltimore is chock full of old signs that just feel so sweetly artistic to me. I promise to post more of these odd beauties.

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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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David Simon is Right, “It is a lie”

Whenever we are faced with yet another shooting of an unarmed African-American by law enforcement, my mind flashes back to this passage in David Simon’s book, ‘Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets’. It, of course, references a police-involved shooting … 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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Great Art Donovan Photo!

I was doing a search for a photo of Brooks Robinson’s restaurant , because, for the life of me, I cannot place it from my very early childhood. It was located at 511 Gorsuch Avenue and even though the google … Continue reading

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