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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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F. Scott Fitzgerald Gets Drunk With Future Game Show Host, Jumps Out Of Car And Hides In Bush Near (Uncle) Francis Scott Key’s Monument

“…Fitzgerald moved to 1307 Park Avenue in Bolton Hill, not far from the monument to his famous ancestor, Francis Scott Key. One night on his way home, according to historian Frank Shivers, a drunk Fitzgerald jumped out of the car … Continue reading

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F. Scott Fitzgerald in Baltimore

The author’s five years in Charm City were more cursed than charmed—but he loved Baltimore anyway By Deborah Rudacille (Baltimore Style, 12/2009) In the dark, a man paces. He gazes out over the city, but a gray mist obscures all … Continue reading

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