Category Archives: “The Block”

Tesco Vee Sells His Soul to Visit Baltimore, “Capital of Sleaze”!

WAY USA host Tesco Vee makes a pact with the Devil to meet John Waters! In 1988, MTV was still cool, if only for one show. Way USA  was an ultra-cool, albeit short-lived, underground travel series that aired on MTV … Continue reading

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The Great Baltimore Fire of 1904

Baltimore’s Great Fire Created As Well As Destroyed Tour on Great Fire’s anniversary draws crowd By Jay Hancock (The Baltimore Sun, 2/6/2011) One hundred seven years after Harry met Martha at the edge of hell, two people who resulted from … Continue reading

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Gayety Burlesk Theatre photos, 1933

Gayety Theatre stage productions 405 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland September or October 1933 John Dubas (fl. 1904-1973) 8×10 inch acetate negative Arthur U. Hooper Memorial Collection Baltimore City Life Museum Collection Maryland Historical Society MC9271 .1 MC9271 .6 Click … Continue reading

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