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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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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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Friends Who Become Suspects-The Best of the Baltimore Guides’ Crime Reportage


  Eastern Ave. 4900 Block. Dec 3, 9 pm.  The Victim said that she was visiting her mother in the hospital with two female friends, who became suspects when they allegedly robbed her of $32.70 in cash at knifepoint while … Continue reading

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“That’s Some Bull!”


The enormity of the Ravens’ Super Bowl victory, hit me yesterday.  I was at work, but there wasn’t a whole lot to do because the entire state was down at the Raven’s stadium for the Victory parade/celebration.  I turned the … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s New Divine! The Masked Orioles Fan!


Did everyone see this guy today during the broadcast of the Orioles-KC Royals game today? I am of course, referring to the naked guy in the black and orange luchador mask?  He looks very “where’s Waldo-y”.  I saw him during … Continue reading

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Baltimore Books-“Hometown Boy” by Rafael Alvarez


When I was living in New York City back in the 90’s, I used to go through some serious bouts of homesickness for ol’ Crabtown.  I would videotape episodes of “Homicide: Life on the Streets”, I would re-watch my Orioles … Continue reading

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Grammatical Unwieldy-ness From the Baltimore Guide’s Police Blotter


Does this make sense to you…I mean, I get what happened…but it’s like a whole sentence is missing. S. Highland Ave., 800 block, June 26, 11:30 p.m. A man reported that while walking home, he was approached by two men … Continue reading

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Miami Cannibal-Baltimore Connection!


My blog is experiencing something that it never has before.  It’s receiving what I can only imagine is national attention.  Why you  ask? You did ask why, didn’t you?  Anyway, a number of months ago I blogged about an old, … Continue reading

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Now THIS is Quality News Reporting.


    McHenry Street, 1600 block, May 6, 7 p.m. Some lowlife took a power wheelchair. No foolin’.  That is an actual cut and paste from the Baltimore Guide’s Police Blotter? Where else would you want to live?

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Mick King’s Foolproof Mirth-Making Silly Thingy!!


Upon learning of Mick’s death last week, I declared that I would be blogging a lot about him and our time as roommates, co-workers, jackasses, etc.  It’s no secret that I have been lagging desperately behind in my promise to … Continue reading

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