Category Archives: Decades

Criswell Predicts Maryland’s Future, 1968

Criswell Predicts: “I predict that Maryland will suffer great losses at the hands of nature over the next ten years. The Chesapeake Bay will be ravaged by fantastic storms. And the damage from these storms, one after another, will force … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s “Southside Cocktail” Inventor Dies

George E. Lee Sr., bartender recalled for his secret Southside cocktail recipe, dies By Jacques Kelly (The Baltimore Sun, 2/1/2016) Working in a commercial kitchen, George Lee Sr. made and bottled his renowned Southside cocktail mix. George E. Lee Sr., … Continue reading

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“Shakedown” — Late-Night Baltimore Dance TV Show

WJZ revives dance show (The Baltimore Sun, 4/15/1992) Almost 160 local dancers aged 18 to 25 will get at least one chance to star on local television as WJZ-Channel 13 brings back to the airwaves the dance program “Shakedown.” The … Continue reading

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“Walking in an Essex Wonderland” — Interview with Parody Song’s Creator

By Scott Huffines (Baltimore or Less, 12/24/2014) Brett Harlow penned one of Baltimore’s Christmas cult classics, “Walking in an Essex Wonderland.” It’s one of those ditties that would be heavily played during the holidays on 98 Rock back in the … Continue reading

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