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A '12 O'Clock Boys' theme park for Baltimore

A '12 O'Clock Boys' theme park for Baltimore

Lotfy Nathan spent about five years working on "12 O'Clock Boys," his 75-minute documentary about Baltimore's dirt-bike culture, its title taken from the vertical position to which the riders aspire when they pop wheelies in the streets near Druid Hill Park. It's no surprise to Nathan to hear that the Baltimore dirt-bikers are the source of much Sturm und Drang again, and that one of the proposed solutions for the problems they create is a dirt bike park. That sounds sensible: Get the dirt-bikers off the streets, and presumably the streets they ritualistically invade each Sunday will be safer. The crowds that form to watch them are notorious for leaving gobs of...

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