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Underwear Football in Baltimore: The Baltimore Charm

Charm Offensive Meet the unpaid, underappreciated, and underprotected stars of underwear football By Violet Levoit (Baltimore City Paper, 5/22/2013) “For me, the hardest thing was when I put the uniform on,” says Angela Rypien, quarterback for the Baltimore Charm. “It … Continue reading

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The Adaptive Reuse Of Little Taverns

The last Little Tavern closed in 2008, but the buildings reincarnate well. Pictured: Golden House Chinese Food, 8100 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda MD  More about the Little Tavern’s afterlife as nail places, donut shops and fried chicken carry-outs at RoadsideArchitecture.com Bonus: A comprehensive list of … Continue reading

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Best’s “Tilt” Showroom, 1978-1997

I only remember visiting the BEST store at the corner of Putty Hill Avenue and Goucher Boulevard once, but I sure said something about it to my mother every time we drove past: “It looks like Godzilla stepped on one … Continue reading

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