Category Archives: Inner City

Pratt Library: Best Mixed Martial Arts Venue?

[According to Wikipedia, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports. Some recent regional variations may … Continue reading

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Santa visits the old Royal Theater in Baltimore, 1963

Photo via  Cezar Del Valle, Theatre Talks, on

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Bronies Invade Baltimore

BronyCon 2013 brings thousands of ‘My Little Pony’ lovers to Baltimore Adult men who obsess over the cartoon ‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ will converge on the convention center By Adam Gutekunst and Dustin Levy (The Baltimore Sun / … Continue reading

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Baltimore writer describes life in the death business, her 9 years at a city funeral home

(The Washington Post, 5/29/2013) Sheri Booker was 15 when she got a summer job at a West Baltimore funeral home. In the beginning, she answered phones and babysat bodies, showing guests into the funeral home’s viewing room. But over the … Continue reading

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