The people: Unitas, Berry, Moore, Parker, Gino, Big Daddy, the Lewises, Brooks and Frank, Boog. Palmer, Unseld, the Honeycomb and the Pearl. The places: the zoo with Arthur Watson, Druid Hill, Patterson and Herring Run parks, Park Lane and Park Circle, Lake Montebello and Memorial Stadium. The politicians and characters — Abe Sherman, Hyman Pressman, Little Melvin, Verda Welcome, Kurt Schmoke, Perran Mitchell, Gilbert Sandler and the crew of “Homicide.” The food: Jimmy’s, Pancho’s, Haussner’s, Cohen’s coddies, Jack’s and Attman’s. The stores: Hecht’s, Stewart’s, Reads, Blank’s. The movie theaters: the Avalon, Crest, Uptown, Ambassador, Little, Mayfair and the Boulevard. The schools: the Talmudical Academy, School #59, Pimlico Junior High School, City College and Johns Hopkins University. The Port, welcome, Pride of Baltimore; the streetcars and #5, #7 and #22 buses. These and all the other wonderful people and places — that’s what 71 years of living in Baltimore mean to me.