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Baltimore’s Wrestling Superfans

By Lane Walbert (Maryland Historical Society, 9/17/2015) Long-time fans of professional wrestling will remember the sport’s golden age—the ’80s—when stars such as Dusty Rhodes, Bruno Sammartino, Ric Flair, Ivan and Nikita Koloff, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, and many more entertained cities … Continue reading

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Celebrating Jimi Hendrix’s 71th Birthday

Crosstown Traffic Alert: Train A Comin! by Tom Warner and Scott Huffines (November 5, 2013) – Tonight at 9 p.m. on PBS, American Masters will present a new two-hour documentary on pioneering rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix (Nov. 27, 1942 – … Continue reading

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Who Is This Guy That Led Zeppelin’s Manager Chewed Out in Baltimore 40 Years Ago Tonight?

By Jeff Krulik (7/23/2013, www.ledzeppelinplayedhere.com) On the evening of July 23, 1973, this guy was yelled at by Peter Grant backstage at the Baltimore Civic Center. Who is he? Peter Grant was the legendary manager for Led Zeppelin, who orchestrated their … Continue reading

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Fell’s Point Fun Fest 2009

Never mind the rest, Fells Fest is the best I spent the past weekend doing nothing but playing tennis, eating sushi and walking around the Fells Point Fun Festival, where the sunny fall weather (mid-70s) was so wonderful it made … Continue reading

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