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Baltimore’s Sherwood Gardens: Tiptoe through the tulips

Just after a little showers this morning on Sunday morning, Saturday, I got a chance to visit the Sherwood Gardens. They are located in northern Baltimore City, near Charles Street and just south of Loyola College.The property was once – […]

Baltimore’s Sherwood Gardens: Tiptoe through the tulips

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Just after a little showers this morning on Sunday morning, Saturday, I got a chance to visit the Sherwood Gardens. They are located in northern Baltimore City, near Charles Street and just south of Loyola College.The property was once – […]

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Julian Assange: Hero or villain?

In 2006, the Australian-born Julian Assange, now age 47, founded Wikileaks. It slowly built up a first-rate reputation as an organization that got the inside scoop on war crimes

Sights and scenes from our trip to Maui, Hawaii

We were in Maui, Hawaii, from March 15 to March 24, 2019. This was our second trip to the island of Hawaii. The first time we went we utilized "The

New Orleans & its Heroic Defender, Major General Andrew Jackson

Last year, in early February, I spent a delightful week in the City of New Orleans. It was my first visit and also the beginning of the Mardi Gras

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pushing to cut musicians pay as it plays hardball with the union

BALTIMORE — On Tuesday evening, January 8, 2019, a concert was held at the Roman Catholic Basilica of the Assumption in Baltimore, Maryland. It featured the brass and percussions sections

Baltimore Colts vs. New York Giants, Dec. 28, 1958: The Greatest Game (60th Anniversary)

"Every man’s memory is his private literature." - Aldous Huxley My personal memory of “The Greatest Game,” the Baltimore Colts versus the New York Giants, on Dec. 28, 1958, is

The Man Who Invented the Jump Shot: Kenny Sailors

Back in the late 40s and early 50s, I would occasionally attend pro basketball games at the Coliseum on Monroe Street in Northwest Baltimore, near Pennsylvania Avenue. Like the

Not All of David Simon’s Ideas Are Good Ones!

David Simon is back in the news! On Veterans Day, November 11, 2018, he announced his latest TV/HBO production. It’s called “Plot Against America.” A better title would have

John Waters, as a visual artist, featured at the Baltimore Museum of Art 

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA), presented on Tuesday “John Waters: Indecent Exposure.” It is the first major retrospective of the visual arts of the iconic filmmaker in his hometown

Britain’s Paul Johnson debunks Karl Marx, the Icon

Back in the 70s, the late author Tom Wolfe put out a hard- hitting, satirical piece entitled, “Radical Chic.” It was a put down of a ritzy party given

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