Oh Preakness, I remember how you used to be. Before the B-list bands, the exhibition sports and thinly veiled attempts at gouging people for beer money. You were the Best of Times, the Blurst of Times. The rampant pissing, the fecal lagoons, the 3rd world population density, the fist fights in the mud, the dried […]
City That Breeds Bumper Stickers and The Rat Fishing Video Post
After this interesting-to-me-only exchange witnessed yesterday on Facebook, I found myself remembering this slightly uncomfortable Youtube video filed under “Wait this is a thing?” shot in 1995, where a guy from DC interviews the Baltimore Association of Rat Fisherpersons, or B.A.R.F., as they hold their 3rd annual (and final) rat fishing tournament at Yellow Rose […]
Hey look, a big giant 100 year old map of the inner harbor
History is fun!
The Obligatory Willie Don Memory Post
Well here we are folks, the day has finally arrived in which we say farewell to Baltimore’s Weirdest Mayor, William Donald Schaefer. And since there’s nothing more to be said that wasn’t already put together months ago by the local media with their finger on the PUBLISH button, I’ll relay this little story of the […]
A night at Sid’s of Pigtown
Youtube brings it again: this completely awesome gem of a gem from 1978, an Evening Magazine spot about the shuffle bowl league at Sid’s over der in Pigtown. Sid’s most recently made some headlines and sparked a huge amount of discussion in the community when it was shut down about a year ago after a […]
Wild Bill Hagy on Evening Magazine = AWESOME
This video from the good ol’ days about Wild Bill Hagy is purestrain awesome and I want it bronzed and mounted on my wall. Also guest cameo by Marty Bass!