Category Archives: 2010s

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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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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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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