Category Archives: Holidays

Maryland celebrates New Year with unique drops

As the doughnut drops, a new year begins “Giant Do-Nut Drop” the newest of Maryland’s wacky New Year’s traditions. A duck, a muskrat, a crab and a pastry will descend to greet 2015. CNN to broadcast 10th annual crab drop … Continue reading

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“Walking in an Essex Wonderland” — Interview with The 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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H.L. Mencken’s “Christmas Story” (1946)

H.L. Mencken’s “Christmas Story” via archive.org.

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