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Sacred Space in Sandtown-Winchester, West Baltimore


During my travels in West Baltimore yesterday, I came across this peaceful little plot of land after first noticing the wonderful wall mural that overlooks it.  I just had to stop and take a few photos. Little did I know … Continue reading

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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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Old West Baltimore Architectural Stalwarts


I went to H&H Camping Supplies to buy some boots for the cold weather and if I were truly a good and just man, I would be writing a blog about how amazing H&H is.  A total throwback kind of … Continue reading

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Stickin’ it to The Man, Baltimore Style 2, Electric Boogaloo!


Hey guys, remember a few months ago when I posted photos of the toilet that had been strategically placed on a newly built traffic circle in Charles Village? You do, don’t you?! Well dig this; I was back in Charles … Continue reading

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Wow! Did Police Really Search All that Hard?


    300 block S. Highland Ave., Saturday, May 9, 10:10 p.m.: A drunken man stood in front of a bar and shouted, demanding beer. A bystander told him to be quiet and the drunk pulled a large knife and … 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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Beelzebub’s Baltimore Bounty!


Oh I do love alliteration! Satan’s a busy guy, ‘ya know?  The goat-footed Prince O’ Darkness is always jet setting around the planet, bringing war and disease, zombie wannabes and Scott Walker and stuff.  This means he’s got to find … Continue reading

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Stickin’ It To The Man, Baltimore Style!!


So I was tooling around my old neighborhoods of Waverly and Charles Village today and came across a recently added traffic circle thingy at the intersection of 32nd Street and Guilford Avenue.  Every time I see it, I realize that … Continue reading

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