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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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Paying it Forward Baltimore Style


You see that? That’s 30 bucks. I received that 30 bucks from a gentleman as thanks for finding his cell phone on the street. About a month ago I was running errands on Saint Paul street and as I stepped … 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 Ridiculous


It is no secret that I adore Baltimore for all of it’s weird, wild and wacky elements.  But even an unapologetic Baltimore booster like me gets peeved, now and again, at some of the dumber things that my fellow citizens … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayoral Race Random#LizEmbry


Heading home this afternoon, I was driving up Greenmount Avenue and happened upon Baltimore Mayoral Candidate, Elizabeth Embry behind a podium and being interviewed by WYPR’s Fraser Smith. She was also being filmed but it didn’t seem to be from … Continue reading

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Kindness, Food&Fun@Dovecote Cafe


I have stopped by Dovecote Cafe twice and here is what I know: The owners and staff are so gracious and kind and fun-loving that you just know that opening Dovecote is a dream come true for them. They make … Continue reading

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Collectors’ item?


Since the Orioles have disallowed Adam Jones from smashing Dangerously Delicious pies in teammates faces after a clutch, game-winning performance,  it seems that this Dangerously Delicious T-shirt might stop being printed. In fact, my lovely wife,  Anna said that this … 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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