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Pennies for Poe: Near the Diner Grill, A Bowl of Change for the Literary Giant

By Laura Vozzella (Baltimore Sun, 4/13/2011) Baltimore schoolkids collected pennies nearly 150 years ago to save Edgar Allan Poe the indignity of lying in an unmarked grave. Now another “Pennies for Poe” campaign is under way, this time with the … Continue reading

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His Noodliness Reigns Unchallenged in Hampden

by Laura Vozzella (The Baltimore Sun, 9/28/2007) Jacob Corbin-Beal bought a Hampden rowhouse that happened to have a billboard on one side, and he wasn’t sure what to do with the thing. The seller had led him to believe it … Continue reading

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