Category Archives: Inner Harbor

Dylan’s Baltimore Song Still Raising Cane 50 Years Later

by Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) (October 23, 2013) – The northwest corner of Baltimore and Calvert streets, where the main office of the SunTrust Bank now stands, was the setting for one of Bob Dylan‘s best songs and one … Continue reading

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Play Ball with the Orioles

Play Ball with the Orioles [preview clip] Described as the “parade of the century”, on April 15, 1954, civic organizations, manufacturers, merchants, and breweries form Baltimore designed elaborate floats and marched from Johns Hopkins, south down Charles Street, west on … Continue reading

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Baltimore Crowd watching Harry Houdini, 1916

(Md. Historical Society Photographs, 8/2/2012) Crowd watching Harry Houdini Charles Street, Baltimore April 26, 1916 Unidentified photographer 8 x 10 inch glass negative Baltimore City Life Museum Collection Maryland Historical Society 1985.26.21 Over 500,000 people gathered in front of the … Continue reading

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Batman on the field at Orioles home opener

By Dan Steinberg (D.C. Sports Bog, The Washington Post, 4/6/2012) “I mean, if we’re going to write about Orioles fans eating bacon on a stick skewers, and an Orioles fan in an Orioles Tebow jersey, we can hardly avoid this … Continue reading

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