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Baltimore Magazine Best of Baltimore Party lives up to its name

Purloined pages complete a perfect Poetic display at the Birroteca table. (Anthony C. Hayes) Thursday night, the Hippodrome Theatre was alive with Baltimore Magazine’s annual Best of Baltimore Party. The once-a-year blowout celebrated the best of food and drink in […]

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Baltimore Magazine Best of Baltimore Party lives up to its name

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Purloined pages complete a perfect Poetic display at the Birroteca table. (Anthony C. Hayes) Thursday night, the Hippodrome Theatre was alive with Baltimore Magazine’s annual Best of Baltimore Party. The once-a-year blowout celebrated the best of food and drink in […]

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Edgar Allan Poe and the Fall of the House: The Tale of the Announced American Apocalypse

It was never clear what Edgar Allan Poe thought of slavery, although he grew up in Richmond (VA), a town with an important position in the slave trade. So

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Poe, Dracula, Evasons and burlesque stars stir Halloween spirits in Baltimore and DC

A Good Witch (Clark Smith) If, as the poet T.S. Eliot once wrote, April is the cruelest month, then October surely must be the scariest. This is certainly true in

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Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum reopens

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was the keynote speaker Saturday at the ceremony marking the reopening of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum.  She noted that the area had

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Edgar Allan Poe Book Review: A Life Cut Short

Edgar Allan Poe is back in the news. One of his homes, now a museum at 203 Amity Street in West Baltimore, will reopen temporarily today. The non-profits operating

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Edgar Allan Poe’s gravesite monument vandalized

Most people would steer clear of a cemetery after dark, especially one that contains the remains of a figure as forlorn as Edgar Allan Poe. For 60 years, an enigmatic

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Edgar Allan Poe and cryptography: Are there hidden messages in ‘Eureka’?

Edgar Allan Poe had a fascination for cryptography. And he was certainly not the only one, because in his time cryptography played an important role in society. There was

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Centerstage’s Edgar Allan Poe leaves more questions than answers

On a cold October morning in1849, Edgar Allan Poe, poet, writer and literary critic, was found in the streets of Baltimore, unconscious and wearing ill-fitting clothes.  The stricken author

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Edgar Allan Poe tribute from a librarian comedian

On October 7, 1849, Edgar Allan Poe passed away at age 40 for reasons that to this day are still a mystery.  It almost seems a fitting end for the

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Baltimore Ravens fail to honor Edgar Allan Poe

The Ravens don't deserve to be called the Ravens. Change the name. But let me give you the back story first. I remember growing up in a suburb outside of Milwaukee

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