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MIB: Barcelona Nuts

MIB: Barcelona Nuts

Nuts. High in protein, contains the good kind of fats, a million ways to prepare them. And in this fast paced web synergy marketplace world we live in, you’ve got a lot of hifalutin’ options. Planters, Emerald, Wonderful, some other brand I’m forgetting, the list goes on and on. Fortunately for you, the next time you’re at the gas station or convenience store or grocery store or miscellaneous food store you’ve got a local option … Read entire article »

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MIB: Washington Flour

MIB: Washington Flour

We continue our very, very limited series on products made and sold in Baltimore with a most basic of staples: Flour. Washington Flour. A most basic but crucial product, one which enters every delicious muffin, cakey thing or pancakey thing imaginable, when thinking about buying local (or the marginally less favorable buying regionally) it’s good to know that a ubiquitous staple like flour can be bought with the knowledge that the company producing the gobbledegook is … Read entire article »

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MIB: Goetze’s, and Mary Sue Candies

MIB: Goetze’s, and Mary Sue Candies

Our limited (to how long we feel like doing it) series on products made here in Baltimore continues with every grandma’s favorite thing to put out for the kids – candy! @SpaceManAndy‘s pick – Goetze’s Candy Goetze’s should also be filed under our not-terribly-regular feature Holy Shit That’s Awesome! Because holy shit, I love me some caramel creams. Goetze’s (it’s pronounced “gets” and is not to be confused with “goatse,” you perv) got its start in 1895 … Read entire article »

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M.I.B. – Made in Baltimore, or at least headquartered here

M.I.B. – Made in Baltimore, or at least headquartered here

Let’s face it, Baltimore City and the state of Maryland seem to have an incredibly difficult time (well, all of America really) holding onto businesses/companies that make actual things. Manufacturing. From widgets and doohickeys all the way up to coffee and cars, Maryland did at one point have a rich tapestry of manufacturing jobs that sustained a very robust working class – especially in the city. But alas – GM, Solo Cup, Bethlehem Steel, Black … Read entire article »

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