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Pictures at an Ecks-ibition

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) Johnny Eck – the legendary hometown “Half Man” sideshow performer, Hollywood actor (Tod Browning’s 1932 “Freaks“) and latter-day screen painter – will soon be the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the Maryland Institute … Continue reading

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Haussner’s Restaurant, WMAR-TV Baltimore, 1961

Baltimore Museum of Industry: “This film was shot for a story on “The Port that Built a City” TV series and aired on WMAR-TV in 1961. Reporter Helen Bentley does an interview in the famous Stag Bar. Haussner’s was featured … Continue reading

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Beware of Human Turds Near Patterson Park Play Area

Just saw a warning on the parent listserv to avoid Patterson Park play area.There was human poop by the bouncy toys.Wow.Just wow. — Charm City Kim (@charmcitykim) September 24, 2012 “Pink Flamingos” – Divine gets a birthday presentBuy “Pink Flamingos” … Continue reading

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