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Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s forgotten movie theaters awakens memories

Author/Photographer Amy Davis has written a delightful book about Baltimore’s Movie Palaces from yesteryear, with plenty of riveting photos to bring it to life. It’s called: “Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters.” On Saturday afternoon Davis gave a talk […]

Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s forgotten movie theaters awakens memories

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Author/Photographer Amy Davis has written a delightful book about Baltimore’s Movie Palaces from yesteryear, with plenty of riveting photos to bring it to life. It’s called: “Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters.” On Saturday afternoon Davis gave a talk […]

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Visiting historic New England when the leaves are falling

“By the rude bridge that arched the flood, their flag to April breeze unfurled. Here once the embattled farmers stood, and fired the shot heard round the world.” -

A Son of Hampden: A Conversation with George Figgs

I had a conversation with one of Hampden’s unique sons - George Figgs on Saturday. He’s now residing across the Jones Falls in neighboring Woodberry. We sat down in

Episcopal Bishop Eugene Sutton Champions the Cause of the “Dreamers”

A spirited rally was held on the afternoon of September 13, 2017, in Bishop’s Park, Baltimore, Maryland. A crowd of about 150 were present. The park is located at

Ben Jealous calls for University of Baltimore to say no to Betsy DeVos

Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Ben Jealous, sharply criticized the picking of the controversial Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, as the University of Baltimore’s commencement speaker. She is scheduled to

Maryland’s best hideaway places: Port Deposit, Conowingo Dam & the Susquehanna River

It’s one of my favorite, small Maryland towns - Port Deposit. It sits on the upper bank of the Susquehanna River between the Conowingo Dam and I-95. It lies

Maryland State Fair for 2017 is ‘Up and Running’

The Maryland State Fair (2017) is a year older. It is celebrating its 136th birthday this season. Located in Lutherville-Timonium, just off the 2200 block of York Road in

Del. Shane Robinson: ‘We need to move toward 100 % clean energy immediately”

Del.  Shane Robinson, 39th District spoke Thursday at a press conference in Federal Hill to promote clean energy. He was introduced by Ms. Rianna Eckel, the Maryland organizer for

Rome, Italy Bans Offensive Monuments: Big Brother Is Pleased! (Satire)

In a secret meeting of Rome, Italy’s City Council, a controversial ordinance was passed by a 12-3 vote to ban all “offensive” monuments in the city. It’s fair to say

O Canada: From Toronto to Vancouver by rail

We took a plane ride on Air Canada, from Baltimore’s BWI to Toronto, early Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017. Would you believe, it only took sixty-five minutes? We got into

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