Category Archives: Essex / Middle River

Baltimore County “Hell House” Visit, 2000

Scott’s extremely scary visit to HELL HOUSE! By Scott Huffines (The Mobtown Shank, 10/31/2000) On Sunday, Oct. 29th, 2000, I visited HELL HOUSE, “a spiritually-based adventure that takes people on a 7-scene journey, each scene depicting the hell and destruction … Continue reading

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Baltimore Rappers air local infomercial at Main Event Night Club in Essex, Maryland

The Main Event was a night club in Essex, Maryland whose heyday was the late 70s/early to mid 80s. In the late 90s Street Legal Entertainment / Down Low Productions briefly aired a rap show on Comcast’s leased access channel. … Continue reading

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Bengies Drive-In… The SeXXXy Seventies

Is Baltimore County The Home Of Obscenity Flicks? (hat tip Keith Roberts)

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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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