Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

It Can Be Hard to Sell a House on Hampden’s 34th Street

It Can Be Hard to Sell a House on One of the Merriest Blocks in the Country Christmas Decorations Get Supersized on This Baltimore Street, Sometimes Surprising New Arrivals By Scott Calvert (Wall Street Journal, Dec. 5, 2014) BALTIMORE—Out house-hunting, … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Poop Plant is Engulfed by 4-Acre Spider Web

How many spiders does it take to creep you out? 10? 100? How many spiders make an “extreme spider situation”? The Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant put out a call for “extreme spider” help in 2009, when a giant spiderweb covered … Continue reading

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“American Horror Story”: Welcome to the Freak Show, hon!

The Curious case of Kathy Bates’ Baltimore-ish accent By Jordan Bartel (The Baltimore Sun, Oct. 15, 2014) Her beard may be the least interesting aspect of Kathy Bates’ character on “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Can we discuss Ethel Darling’s … Continue reading

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