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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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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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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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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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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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Baltimore Boy Likes it Bazaar(yes i know the proper usage is ‘bizarre’)


I ventured to Hampden this past Monday and stumbled across a cool place that I had read about and was hoping to check out. Here’s their business card.Yup, Bazaar Curiosities and Oddities on Chestnut Avenue.  If you liked the now-defunct … 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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Scenes From a Run Around Baltimore’s Lake Montebello


Lake Montebello, even though man-made, is a true gem in Northeast Baltimore.  Today a light, fresh snow had fallen and on the portion of the lake that was still frozen, it lay like a sharply pressed white linen sheet.  I … Continue reading

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