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  • All the bells, whistles and 111 bikes

    All the bells, whistles and 111 bikes
    Brian Sacawa and Erik Spangler see themselves as sound guerrillas. The co-founders of the Contemporary Museum's off-kilter Mobtown Modern concert series don't just perform experimental music - sometimes they like to sneak up on people with it. That's...
  • Edgar Allan Poe: A viewing at Poe House

    Edgar Allan Poe: A viewing at Poe House
  • A proper reburial

    A proper reburial
    Edgar A. Poe, local author and poet of much renown, was laid to rest at Westminster Hall yesterday inside a simple redwood coffin, after a grand theatrical and oratorical send-off to usher him, as he once wrote, "into the region of shadows." Of course...
  • Dining for $25 or less: Annabel Lee Tavern

    Dining for $25 or less: Annabel Lee Tavern
    The Annabel Lee Tavern in Highlandtown is designed as a whimsical shrine to Edgar Allan Poe and, by extension, a shout-out to Baltimore itself. Inside the narrow rowhouse, a candle flickers next to a drawing of the famed poet, and lines of his romantic,...
  • In city, 'walkability' is key

    Tucked between Orleans Street, Central Avenue, Lombard Street and Washington Street, the neighborhood of Washington Hill began as a shipping center in the mid-1700s, later transforming into a mostly residential neighborhood during the mid-1800s. Named...
  • Edgar Allan Poe: A well-attended funeral

    Edgar Allan Poe: A well-attended funeral
  • Charlottesville, Virginia

    Charlottesville, Virginia
    Go here: Charlottesville is the town Thomas Jefferson built. Perhaps not literally, but his influence is everywhere, from his founding and design of the University of Virginia to Monticello, his historic home and burial site just outside the city. Tours...
  • City had 9 other mayors resign; a 10th was Union POW

    Mayor Sheila Dixon, who announced last week that she will resign and leave office on Feb. 4, is not the first Baltimore mayor to take that path. Actually, nine others have decided to pull the plug on their mayoral careers and for a variety of reasons....
  • Hey, Hon! It's John Waters

    BILLIE HOLIDAY called Baltimore a tough town. Frank Zappa moved away at the age of 10 and never came back. Edgar Allan Poe died here. John Wilkes Booth is buried here. But John Waters? John Waters, the one-time Pope of Trash, thrives on the place, and...
  • More than meets the eye

    Spare us that line about how those squeaking floorboards are nothing more than old wood in need of a few well-placed nails. That whistling sound? Don't try to explain it away as wind blowing thorough a crack in the window frame. Those flickering lights?...
  • The famous dead yield only murky diagnoses

    The claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...
  • Spirits in our midst

    The townspeople knew she'd been killed and buried the week before. But she floated ahead of them in plain sight anyway. They chased her toward the cemetery gates, but just as she was close enough to grab, she disappeared. In a rage, they dug up her...