Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

A Divine idea for a Baltimore monument?

There is even some thought of renaming a portion of Tyson Street “Pink Flamingos Way.” Continue reading

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September of His Years: Tom Warner’s Weekend Trip Down Memory Lane at the Nostalgia Convention

By Tom Warner (Accelerated Decrepitude, September 17-19, 2015) It was the best of times, it was the Fest of times. After a mentally grueling week at the social services factory (aka, The Public Library), I came home Friday night longing … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayor Proclaims September 19, 2010 Frank Zappa Day

Mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake proclaimed September 19, 2010 “Frank Zappa Day” in Baltimore and then joined Dr. Carla Hayden (CEO Enoch Pratt Free Library) and various dignitaries, including the Zappa family, in unveiling the Frank Zappa Statue on “Frank … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Batman Impersonator Dies After Batmobile Breaks Down

Route 29 Batman is killed after his Batmobile breaks down along a Maryland highway By Michael S. Rosenwald and John Woodrow Cox (Washington Post, 8/17/2015) The Route 29 Batman, whose roadside encounter with Montgomery County police three years ago made … Continue reading

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