Category Archives: Decades

Dark Shadow’s David Selby Haunts 1969 Baltimore Parade

On Sept. 14, 1969, David Selby was grand marshal of the “I Am An American Day Parade” in Baltimore, Maryland. It was a huge event: Crowd numbers were estimated to have topped 200,000 for the Sunday parade. “Thousands of teen-age … Continue reading

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National Brewing Company’s “James Bond’s 007 Special Blend” (1968)

“A subtle blend of premium beer and malt liquor.” Bond Lifestyle: “The James Bond’s 007 Special Blend cans featured attractive women posing in front of famous London backdrops. The brand was pulled when National Brewing learned that it might have … Continue reading

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Why have Baltimoreans been hoarding this rye whiskey?

(By Andrew Zaleski, Washington Post, 1/25/2018) Baltimore writer Van Smith has stashed away nearly three cases of Pikesville Supreme. (André Chung/For The Washington Post) In the summer of 2016, Naomi Karzai, the bar manager of Pen & Quill — a … Continue reading

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Serious Comics: 1987 Baltimore Comic Book Stores article

By Lou Maistros (Baltimore City Paper, 10/30/1987) Click to enlarge images:

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