Author Archives: Scott Huffines

Don’t Eat the Turd Tomatoes in Baltimore!

Sewage Overflows Feed a Garden of Troubles By Tom Pelton (WYPR, 9/30/2014) On a road in Baltimore, from a gap in the pavement near a manhole cover, grows a tomato plant. Green roma tomatoes dangle like Christmas tree bulbs strangely out … Continue reading

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Highlandtown Pissed Off Over Mattress Saturation

Not another mattress store, say residents (The Baltimore Guide, 9/24/2014) “We are super tired north of Eastern.” This was one online explanation offered for the proliferation of mattress stores in the Highlandtown and Baltimore Highlands neighborhoods. Message-board wisecracks aside, some … Continue reading

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John Waters on hitchhiking adventures and his long-ago arrest at Johns Hopkins

By Bret McCabe (Johns Hopkins University “Hub,” 9/22/2014) “…In the prologue of the book you write that your parents expected you to hitchhike to school. When my parents wanted me to hitchhike—I went to Calvert Hall—and in private schools and … Continue reading

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