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The Peabody Book Shop: One for the books… Or Not.

The Peabody Book Shop was ‘a place where respectable people could come for a sandwich and a glass of beer.’ By Mary K. Zajac (Style Magazine, Sept/Oct 2009) Come in,” the sign above the basement door at 913 N. Charles … Continue reading

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Baltimore On Air

Baltimore On Air: A nostalgic look back at Maryland’s role in the ‘Golden Age of Television’ by Mary K. Zajac, Baltimore Style, Sept/Oct 2008 On Thursday, Oct. 30, 1947, television came to life in Baltimore via WMAR (also known as … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Grand Old Amusement Parks

Wild Ride Baltimore’s grand old amusement parks were the original pleasure palaces, offering exciting sights and sounds — from the Racer Dip to the Human Laundry Ride to Klatawa the Diving Horse. They also offered a way to, in H.L. … Continue reading

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