Author Archives: Tom Warner

It Can Be Hard to Sell a House on Hampden’s 34th Street

It Can Be Hard to Sell a House on One of the Merriest Blocks in the Country Christmas Decorations Get Supersized on This Baltimore Street, Sometimes Surprising New Arrivals By Scott Calvert (Wall Street Journal, Dec. 5, 2014) BALTIMORE—Out house-hunting, … Continue reading

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30 Years Later, Massey Memories Linger

Author, department store historian, Fells Point Towne Crier, and “quite wonderful” Baltimore Symphony Orchestra oboist Michael J. Lisicky remembers Edith Massey. Tags: edith massey, edith's shopping bag, fell's point

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“American Horror Story”: Welcome to the Freak Show, hon!

The Curious case of Kathy Bates’ Baltimore-ish accent By Jordan Bartel (The Baltimore Sun, Oct. 15, 2014) Her beard may be the least interesting aspect of Kathy Bates’ character on “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Can we discuss Ethel Darling’s … Continue reading

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