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Two Toynbee Tiles Near Lexington Market-New??


I was at Lexington Market yesterday and as I was walking back to my car that was parked at 300 North Eutaw St. and as I was crossing the street I saw what I thought were two pieces of paper … Continue reading

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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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The Best Band in Baltimore That Doesn’t Exist!


If you’ve read this blog before, and really, how can you resist, you know that I enjoy graffiti.  Not all graffiti.  It has to be on something that someone doesn’t love, own, care about, etc. I’m also a fan of … Continue reading

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Meet Monty! Lake Montebello’s Sea Monster


Okay.  This actually isn’t Monty, but he is a cutie, right?!  Anna and I have been marveling at the amount of Turtle-action there is at Lake Montebello.  I have been running around this Baltimore landmark for years and had never … Continue reading

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The Greatest Piece of Graveyard Trash Literature!


I cannot believe it has taken me so long to post this incredible photo.  If you read this blog, you know that I have become an unofficial caretaker of the grounds around the Patterson Family Cemetery plot.  I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Semiotics Fail in Baltimore Church Bathroom


I don’t understand why the ‘hand swipe’ symbol AND the words, “Motion Activated”, weren’t enough.  I guess, that there is a silver lining here.  While symbol-meaning may not have had the intended effect, at least, people CAN read.  I’ll take … Continue reading

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My Absolute FAVORITE Piece of Baltimore Wall Art!!


I drive past this mural on Greenmount Avenue all the time and have meant to post it forever.  I don’t know the artist or artists but there is a lot of art all around it and I have blogged before … Continue reading

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Patterson Family Graveyard Defiled, Maybe Betsy’s Ghost Did it!


I hadn’t stopped by the Patterson Family Graveyard in a while so on a recent stamp purchasing trek to the Waverly Post Office, I ambled over.  You may recall some blogs I posted last year, after I stumbled upon the … Continue reading

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Rust, Rust, Rust Went the Trolley…


This is me doing my best Kate Drabinski imitation.  While I wasn’t riding my bike a’la Ms. Drabinski I decided to stop my car and take a photo of this decaying Streetcar that is right next to Baltimore’s Streetcar Museum.  … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Amazing Public Art


I have, in my mind, written at least 50 blogs about all of the amazing art that can be found all around Baltimore.  I am referring to stuff that in some cases would be considered graffiti.  In some cases it … Continue reading

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