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  • Fieldtripping: Staring at the Sun

    The only thing I love more than a good coupon is a membership card. I remember gazing longingly at the ads in my Archie Double Digest as a kid, the ones that promised a four-color button along with a shiny new membership card. I mean, who doesn’t want to be a member, with the card to prove it? I started amassing Baltimore-based cards before I even moved here, just to get myself ready, and I showed up in town with membership cards to the Maryland Historical Society, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, and season tickets to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Once in town, I added cards from the American Visionary Art Museum, the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, the B&O Railroad Museum, and the National Aquarium. When my ladyfriend and I started getting serious, I added her on a family membership to the Lewis Museum—because I know romance. When she got me a membership to the Baltimore Museum of Industry for my birthday last year, I knew this was the real deal.
  • Strum Und Twang: A Halloween-appropriate tale of country music murder

    - Country fans are in an uproar over the release of John A. Brown, the bastard who murdered country music star David “Stringbean” Akeman in November 1973. Brown and his cousin ambushed and shot Akeman and his wife Estelle at their Tennessee...

    Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    Beware getting too attached to Baltimore, as doing so may ruin your love of anyplace else. It happened famously to the late poet Ogden Nash, who, in explaining why he and his wife cut short their Manhattan residency to return to her hometown, wrote,...

    Baltimore for Kids

    Baltimore for Kids
    As a kid, I thought Baltimore sucked. I grew up in the Northwest suburbs and only ventured into “the city” for O’s and Colts games at Memorial Stadium—where I thought I was slick using the binoculars to ogle cheerleaders until...

    Places To Stay

    Places To Stay
    We don’t always get the chance to stay in hotels in our own city. But whether it’s the result of burst pipes  or collapsed streets, quite a few Baltimoreans got to experience our city’s hospitality first hand over the past year. And...