Category Archives: Neighborhoods

LETTER FROM BALTIMORE: This Is My Jail

Hello Baltimore! Once again, we’re in the national spotlight for sex, drugs, murder and corruption! In this week’s New Yorker magazine (pictured left), legal columnist Jeffrey Toobin rehashes the embarrassing scandal of Tavon White, the Black Guerilla Family gang (and … Continue reading

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Pratt Library: Best Mixed Martial Arts Venue?

[According to Wikipedia, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports. Some recent regional variations may … Continue reading

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Whimsical taxidermy catches on in Baltimore

By Julie Scharper (The Baltimore Sun, 2/19/2014) This is not your dad’s stuffed deer head. After decades of being relegated to man caves and hunting lodges, taxidermy is hip. Three television shows delve into the art of preserving animals, and … Continue reading

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