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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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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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Frederick Douglass, Devin Allen & The Language of Image


The Baltimore Sun of December 21st, contained an excellent Op-Ed piece written by Harvard University’s, John Stauffer. In it, he dispenses two amazing facts.  The first being that Frederick Douglass sat to have his picture taken no fewer than 160 … 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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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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Stay Classy, Catonsville! OR If You Aren’t a “Swinger”, Why Are You Standing Outside of a “Swingers” Club at 2 am??


Three shot outside swingers club in Catonsville early Sunday By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun 4:41 p.m. EDT, October 5, 2014 Three people were shot in the parking lot of a members-only swingers club in Catonsville early Sunday, Baltimore County … Continue reading

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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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I Love that HowChow Blog digs ROOTS MARKETS’ Lemonades!!


http://howchow.blogspot.com/2014/08/lemonade-at-roots-wheatgrass-strawberry.html I am very excited that the hard work and creativity of Roots’ Chef, Seamus Scott and our hard-working and creative cooks, Araceli Valladares and Nathan Tucker is getting such a rave review from the HowChow Blog.  Today, I did … Continue reading

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Jacques Kelly to the Rescue!!


I know that all of you are dying to know how my investigation into the nomenclature of the mystery structure I blogged about yesterday is going.  Well my main man, Jacques Kelly came through in the clutch.  I sent him … Continue reading

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Need Some Help, Old-School Waverly People and Maybe Jacques Kelly


I love stumbling upon amazing old Baltimore architecture and last week I experienced the latest installment in, “What IS this cool old building thing?!” I had to buy some stamps and popped over to the Waverly Post Office, which, for … Continue reading

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