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Belgian Elvis tribute artist to play 2 Md. shows

Can’t help falling in love with Franz By Liza Harlow, Special to The Avenue (avenuenews.com, February 1, 2016) and The Dundalk Eagle (dundalkeagle.com, February 3, 2016) The award-winning Franz Goovaerts, who hails from Erquelinnes, Belgium, will be making his way … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayor Supports Divine Poop Monument

Baltimore Mayor Gives Support for Eight-Foot Monument to Divine, Featuring Dog Poop By Moze Halperin (Flavorwire, January 29, 2016) The corner of Read and Tyson Streets in Baltimore will forever bear the glorious ghost of an iconically filthy moment: Divine … Continue reading

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Suzanne Muldowney at 2015 Hampden Christmas Parade

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) An old ‘dog learns new parading tricks Though her appearances as 1960s cartoon superhero Underdog have become a parade (and Atomic TV) tradition, this year the versatile Suzanne Muldowney instead reprised her 2000 portrayal … Continue reading

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Patrick Joust, Baltimore Street Photographer

Bravo to my colleague Patrick Joust, a librarian at the Enoch Pratt Central Library whose after-hours photography “hobby” has garnered him critical acclaim and numerous awards, including City Paper’s 2015 Best of  Baltimore award for “Best Tumblr” site. (Be sure … Continue reading

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