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The Baltimore I knew, and still love

The Baltimore I knew, and still love

When my husband and I lived in Baltimore, we often left our back door unlocked. The people who bought the house after us left the door unlocked, too. I know because when I went back to visit a neighbor, she opened the gate that adjoined the back patios and then the backdoor of their/our house so I could see how the new homeowners had redecorated. This is the Baltimore I know. Not the one you're seeing on TV. We knew the names of every one of our neighbors: Andrew, Jennifer, Jason, Suzan, Alma, John, Linsley, Ben, Lauren, Rebecca, Jeff, etc. But I cannot tell you the name of one person who lives on the floor of our enormous Roscoe Village condo building. In Baltimore, Eric...