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Baltimore’s Al Jolson Impersonator Calls It Quits

By Jessica Contrera (Washington Post, 11/12/2015) The black greasepaint had thickened to the consistency of toothpaste. Bobby Berger slapped it onto his face in clumps, then rubbed it in circles, covering his 67-year-old white skin. He couldn’t remember how old … Continue reading

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Aerostat Breaks Free in Maryland, Heads to Pennsylvania for Less Restrictive Gun Laws

The Aberdeen Proving Ground aerostat is proud to announce that it has broken free from the clutches of Maryland’s high taxes and restrictive gun laws and is moving to Pennsylvania. The aerostat will commute to Maryland to collect a paycheck … Continue reading

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Halloween in Essex, Maryland, 1982

J.C. Greene of “Evening Magazine” Click image to enlarge

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Koffee Beans “Ad Man” & “Been A Long Time” – 1966 Baltimore Psychedelic 45rpms

Koffee Beans “Ad Man” Warren Marshall Raymond, 58, horticulturist and rock drummer By Jacques Kelly (The Baltimore Sun, 2/8/2005) Warren Marshall Raymond, a Columbia Association horticulturist and former drummer in several area bands, died of cancer Sunday at his Columbia … Continue reading

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