Category Archives: Vices

At 91, Irv Koch keeps Maryland’s last basement bar going

By Zoë Read (Baltimore Sun, 11/19/2014) If someone wants to grab a drink at Club Sunset Knoll for the first time, they better find someone who knows Irv. For 51 years, the little establishment tucked into the basement of a … Continue reading

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Pratt Library: Your Hustling Journey Starts Here

Having just watched National Geographic’s expose of Baltimore – “Heroin Capital of America” – on “The High Wire” episode of their popular Drugs, Inc. television series, we are still blown away by the unintentional product placement the drug hustlers gave … Continue reading

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“Drugs, Inc.” looks at Baltimore in “The High Wire”

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less, August 29, 2014) This week, National Geographic Channel‘s Drugs, Inc. television series aired its Baltimore episode, “The High Wire.” The show characterized Baltimore as the heroin capital of America, with its ever-growing drug problems … Continue reading

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