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  • Edgar Allan Poe graveside "toaster" doesn't show -- again. Is tradition over?

    Edgar Allan Poe graveside "toaster" doesn't show -- again. Is tradition over?
    Is one of Baltimore's quirkiest traditions -- the Poe toaster -- dead? In the dark of night, on Jan. 19, the author's birthday, a mysterious, anonymous toaster had for years left cognac and roses at his grave outside Westminster Hall. Now that the...
  • Poe House could operate as part of the B&O Museum

    Poe House could operate as part of the B&O Museum
    A consultant charged by city officials with exploring ways of keeping Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum open and making it self-sufficient is recommending that it be operated in partnership with the nearby B&O Railroad Museum. Under the...
  • Was Morris Martick the Poe toaster?

    Could it be that the mysterious visitor to the Edgar Allan Poe grave through the years ("Poe's birthday party loses a famous guest," Jan. 20) was none other than the late Morris Martick, the Baltimore restaurateur who passed away in December? Think...
  • Reed returns to Rep with a profile of 'Barrymore'

    Reed returns to Rep with a profile of 'Barrymore'
    Think actress Drew Barrymore has had a pretty wild life? You should hear the stories about her granddad, stage and screen actor John Barrymore, whose life makes ol' Drew's look positively dull. The elder Barrymore's story will be newly laid out for all...
  • The Pita and the Pendulum: Lebanese Taverna hosts party for Poe House

    The Pita and the Pendulum: Lebanese Taverna hosts party for Poe House
    The Lebanese Taverna is hosting a Halloween party on Saturday night to benefit the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. The evening includes hors d'ouevres, a costume contest, dancing and silent auction. Tickets to Edgar Allan Poe's Halloween Party are $25,...
  • Halloween: Party on the weekend, order in on Monday

    Halloween: Party on the weekend, order in on Monday
    Halloween falls on Monday in 2011, just like Valentines Day did. That should be a good thing for bars and restaurants. Halloween itself tends to keep potential diners in their homes, waiting for trick-or-treaters, but the weekend brings out folks...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash

    Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash
    A gal with a meat cleaver embedded in her head. A living skeleton. Lots of witches, with pointy hats and long noses. And plenty of guys dressed like your host for the evening, the estimable author and, though dead for 162 years, favorite son of old...
  • Map: Edgar Allan Poe sites in Baltimore

    Map: Edgar Allan Poe sites in Baltimore
  • Edgar Allan Poe: A viewing at Poe House

    Edgar Allan Poe: A viewing at Poe House
  • 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...
  • 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...