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Happy Birthday, Pat Moran!

Dreamlander Pat Moran strikes a caped pose on West Read in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. Taken next The Leather Underground shop sometime in the 1970s. More about Pat Moran on Baltimoreless Or Less.

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HARRY: Baltimore’s Underground Journal debuts (1969)

Scanning through the microfilm rolls of the “Underground Newspaper Collection” in the Enoch Pratt Central Library’s Periodicals department,  I came across the very first issue of “Harry: Baltimore’s Underground Journal” from November 13, 1969. The bi-weekly publication sold for 25 … Continue reading

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Sunshine Puts Beanies in a Whirl

By Catherine Gunther (The Baltimore Sun, 3/25/1980) In the Fifties and Sixties, every child who watched television had to have a set of Mickey Mouse ears or a Beanie propeller cap. Some lucky kids got both. Yet while Mickey Mouse’s … Continue reading

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