Category Archives: Baltimore Babylon

True Detective Stories from the Annals of the Maryland Police

28 Articles by Alexander Gifford in the “Baltimore News-Post” and “Baltimore American” from April 13-June 3, 1936 In the spring of 1936, legendary reporter-broadcaster Alexander Gifford selected 28 of the most sensational turn-of-the-century crime stories culled from Baltimore and Maryland … Continue reading

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John Waters Retrospective @ Lincoln Center: Sept. 5-14, 2014

“50 Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?” September 5 – September 14, 2014 The Film Society of Lincoln Center Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023-6595 “It took me 50 years to claw my way up from … Continue reading

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Pratt Library: Your Hustling Journey Starts Here

Having just watched National Geographic’s expose of Baltimore – “Heroin Capital of America” – on “The High Wire” episode of their popular Drugs, Inc. television series, we are still blown away by the unintentional product placement the drug hustlers gave … Continue reading

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