Category Archives: Essex / Middle River

Baltimore’s Al Jolson Impersonator Calls It Quits

By Jessica Contrera (Washington Post, 11/12/2015) The black greasepaint had thickened to the consistency of toothpaste. Bobby Berger slapped it onto his face in clumps, then rubbed it in circles, covering his 67-year-old white skin. He couldn’t remember how old … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dave Cawley, King of Men!

David Cawley was born on September 6th, 1961 A dapper Dave celebrates his birthday and ponders the one way. His way! A crowd gathers and paparazzi snap away as Cawley prepares to take flight, presumably to sing a mid-air duet … Continue reading

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Essex Voters at Indoor Shuffleboard Court, 2014

Voters cast their ballots alongside an indoor shuffleboard court at a Knights of Columbus hall, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Essex, Md. Maryland voters will choose a successor Tuesday to Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who is term-limited. PATRICK SEMANSKY — AP Photo  

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Baltimore’s Poop Plant is Engulfed by 4-Acre Spider Web

How many spiders does it take to creep you out? 10? 100? How many spiders make an “extreme spider situation”? The Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant put out a call for “extreme spider” help in 2009, when a giant spiderweb covered … Continue reading

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