Category Archives: Obituaries

Freddie Gray’s Funeral Service (4-27-2015)

Our friends Todd Stachowski and Paul Brown at DoNotWatch, Inc. (follow them on YouTube) produced the following video documenting the Freddie Gray Funeral Service held Monday, April 27 at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Northwest Baltimore. Stachowski, who filmed … Continue reading

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RIP Gayety Theatre’s John H. “Bud” Nickel, Jr. (1971)

Rites Set For J. H. Nickel, Former Operator Of Gayety (The Baltimore Sun, 4/8/1971) Funeral services for John H. Nickel, Jr., who with his sister owned and operated one of the city’s landmarks, the Gayety Theater and Nightclub on The Block, … Continue reading

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The Last Picture Store

This week, the Video Americain on Cold Spring Lane closes its doors for the last time. It is the last video store of its kind in Baltimore. Continue reading

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